This was a photo shoot to remember. I had an amazing team working with me. The amazing Keziah Lendor, Melvern Isaac who has a killer eye, Jerome “Jboogy” Birch capturing the behind the scenes footage and the main man pulling all the strings Ron Charles. Stay tuned for more behind the scenes and the release of the EP in 2019.
Hey family, thanks for following the story so far. We got in early on this day set up go a bite and then we recorded. We did two track that night. Let enter and see what it’s like while the guys set up. Stay locked for more information as the EP comes in 2019.
It was another day in the kitchen cooking up a fine dinner. I think we left the studio around midnight. Was so much fun tracking Whoo Hoo “So Beautiful”. What was even more fun was watching Tamba track the percussion. Stay locked for more clips of the process. Gospel of Romance EP due 2019.
What’s up family? Here we are again working on the EP. We are at Heaven Sent Production Studio with Jonathon Hensley on Drums, my Haitian bro James Jessey Joseph on Guitar, Charles Ryan on Bass and Shurlon “Silks” Patrick on Keys. Stay tuned for more EP is due 2019.
I am eternally grateful to my friend Jesse Ryan for the amazing arrangements on the horns for the EP. Here we are tracking horns for Whoo Hoo (So Beautiful) at the beautiful GMP Recording Studio in Canada.
Hey, family another day at the studio with the crew. Here we are setting up with percussionist extraordinaire Tamba Gwindi. Stay locked for more clips and news about the EP coming in 2019.
We are back at it again. Today we are tracking horns for on of the tracks on the EP “You Me and God”. Trust me this funky track is going to get you dancing. Stay tuned for more clips and info about the EP coming in 2019
Hi Family Join me on a behind the scenes journey towards the release of my upcoming EP from the Gospel of Romance Project. Featuring by Contemporary Jazz Saxophonist Elan Trotman, Soul Soprano Llettesha Sylvester, Arranger, bassist and drummer David Richards, Jesse Ryan, and others. Stay tuned for more clips and info about the EP coming in 2019
Excuse me as I wipe my mouth, I just eat ah food. My sweet “blue” food notes and curried “grays” have satisfied my hunger…till…my appetite growls again. Until I allow the acid to burn the lining called my conscience.
Then I eat a food again. This time a little heavier, left-hand dumplings with some “greens” and some sliced “reds” on the side please, and to wash it down how about a tall beastly cold “50”.
But how long before the acid burns all my conscience away, then, the ulcers one by one appear. Slowly, I cringe at first, bending over in pain. Maybe it was the dumplings, maybe the curried “grays” or the sweet “blues”. I’m… not cer..tain but it pains.
I’ve lost it my birthright, my good name, my character, my conscience eaten away by the food. Food that should have strengthen me, developed my muscles, food has become my poison.
Must I eat ah food? oh yes! but not all food must be eaten.
I shook my purse, dug deep in my pocket
One, two, three, four, five, sense.
Is that making any sense?
How can I live on five sense? Is that even possible?
I’ve done it all my life, but, thinking about it, five sense isn’t much.
I went shopping with my five sense,
I saw my favorite fruit
But I could only watch, five sense can’t buy squat.
Seeing is no fun when you can’t buy.
A five sense budget is, a crime!
The aroma tickles my nose, while passing the bakery mmmmm,
The sign said $10 a loaf,
I smell melting butter, I smell melting cheese
But my nose deceives me
Five sense can’t buy these!
I feel like a captive
Five sense living keeps me bound
Can’t get ahead in living,
Even with opportunities around
Is there another sense to acquire?
A sixth, without seeing death?
Currency, purchasing power, bargaining with confidence
I need a sixth sense
A seventh sense! An eighth sense!
A ninth sense! A tenth sense!
Getting me closer to a dollar, Got me some power!
More than my pocket can hold.
Can’t live on five sense
On my knees…I get my sixth sense
I stand tall, brave, bold…
Written by Stephen John
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