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From Brooklyn to Birdland - A Jazz Hop Soul Concept by BrooklynBeatz (JayRetro) & CandaceK

8 tracks, 24.48 CandaceK on February 10, 2013 20:25

Available via Download and CD at http://candacek.bandcamp.com/album/from-brooklyn-to-birdland

Teaming up to travel from Hip-Hop to Jazz, BrooklynBeatz and CandaceK begin on Marcy Avenue and take listeners on a trip to the famed jazz club as it was during its heyday just north of 52nd Street in Manhattan.

As in life, detours, triumphs, and confusion all play a part in the struggle to find a place where you belong. But what you learn from the journey will enrich the destination. The struggle enriches the finale.

With classic sounds from both of ends of the spectrum, jazz vocal stylings, story-based lyrics, and vintage instrumentation and vocal production, the project wouldn't be complete without a touch of soul.

Come on down to Jazz Avenue, by way of Brooklyn.


All beats by BrooklynBeats a.k.a. JayRetro

All lyrics, vocals, and melodies written by CandaceK
Lyrics and rap verse on "44th Street" by @@An0malyMusic

Creative zen, recording, mixing, and mastering by Timothy "Septembers1st" Williams

Special thanks: The Soul Knowmadz (Madz Love), Outlawed Beats

Release date: Feb 18, 2013

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