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12welve, Ava Lemert’s new album released on April 3rd, 2012. It is a carefully bred R&B project with a generous dose of soul, jazz, funk and dash of pop blended together as only the Singing Saxstress of Soul can, creating a unmistakable and universally appealing collection of songs that everyone will love.
What the album's title “12welve” Represents:
"12welve" represents more than the year 2012. It actually is a tribute to her Dad, Bob Sirkegian, who was the pivotal inspiration for her new CD. Sirkegian’s number as a record-setting motorcycle racer was the number 12x, and it has always been a lucky number in her household growing up.
The name 12welve also represents her breakthrough album in the year 2012 as she returns to her own style of R&B/Soul music, linking contemporary R&B with her Jazz background and catchy Pop sensibilities. Elegantly, the album also contains 12 tracks that feature more of Ava's vesatile, soulful voice while keeping her instrument of choice —the saxophone— boldly represented throughout the album. It is a unique style with elements of "old school" Motown R&B with contemporary production techniques and a dash of jazzy sophistication.
12welve is now available worldwide in both digital mp3 format through Amazon, iTunes, eMusic, Rhapsody, Spotify, Last.fm and many more digital music web sites. A special pre-order through iTunes will include a six-page full color digital CD booklet with photos and lyrics with a full CD purchase ($9.99). Physical CDs are exclusively available through Amazon.com and fulfilled by Amazon, thus the album qualifies for special offers and super saver shipping from Amazon.com.
About Ava Lemert
Ava Lemert grew up in Covina, California and is one of the most innovative and unique jazz musicians in the music industry today. Her sound can be described as jazz fusion with a noticeable pop influence. In addition to being a talented saxophonist, clarinetist, composer and vocalist, Ava is also a graphic designer and her artwork has been seen on TV, in print and can be viewed on her web sites. She is also a volunteer for several charities, a local elementary school and also enjoys performing for residents at local assisted living and memory care facilities.
Ava has played concerts and festivals in several cities across the state of California, wowing not only mature audiences but also younger people with an ear for great music and artistry. As a brand, Ava Lemert is relentlessly creative and unique, constantly pushing the boundaries of genre to give the listener a memorable experience. Ava's dedication and love for her craft has been noticed by music industry insiders, musicians as well as by her loyal fans who support her ever-evolving career and musical fruition.
The Track Listing For 12welve:
1. Flow On
2. I Think It's Love
3. Far Away Places
4. Workin' on a Groovy Thing*
5. Ain't No Turning Back Now
6. Impress Me
7. Let's Be Real
8. Feeling Naughty
9. Something to Prove
10. A Mother's Song
11. Drive Me Crazy
12. Junior's Jam
For more information and booking Ava Lemert
Please contact John Raymond at Ava Lemert Music, Inc.
Release date: Apr 3, 2012