Singer/songwriter Raquel M Jackson from Philly born in Atlantic City, NJ. Current city Atlanta since 2007.
Released March 2011 a single produced by Barry Walker CEO of Dream Research Music along with Karey A Davis on keys titled "TURN IT UP" (Genre House Music/ world music). A messages from the artist during their trip to Miami for TURN IT UP music video: "I am very excited about this project with Barry Walker who would have known that my first single would be laid out on a house groove. I've always loved house music and the people who support this genre of music. You can either dance your ass off or just sit back and nod your head to every bass line and drum beat. Dream Research Music is a lifestyle not a category of dreamers, and without this lifestyle none of this would be possible."
Raquel has shaped the music scene and divided her talents from many angles in many different city's. Her talents are not limited to just singing and writing music. Raquel has engineered, curated, and help to developed a movement in music with her talents and hands on personality. A laughter here and blood and sweat there she's touched the hearts of many with her voice and pure personality.
Raquel has shared the stage with many artist upcoming, old and new as she continues to move forward with her music goals in life. Sharing the stage with such artist as Philly's very own Jill Scott, Eryka Badu, Goapele, Philly's own Hezekiah, Taylor McFerrin just to name a few. Her jazzy sexy flares are contagious. Everything from her musical melodies, her jazzy scatting to her harmonies. She delivers every musical thirst is a tasteful pleasure.
Beautiful and sultry she's influenced by a mix of vocalist such as Whitney Houston, The Beatles, Frank Sinatra, Patty Labelle, Anita Baker, SWV, Luther Vandross, Omar Lyefook, Beady Belle, Angélique Kidjo, Lizz Wright, and many others. "My music represents my flirtatious side it's sad, happy, confused, discipline, growing, challenging it's worldly, all mixed with some jazz, funk, soul, and house grooves. Anything that speaks to me inside is a sure feeling of expression."
Raquel plans to finish her first album this year 2011 "before the world ends at least" as she likes to say. "I feel like it's long and over due but truly only God can tell me when it is time to put this album out." An anticipated album from her fans they are ready to hear all of her hard work and are very excited about the single "TURN IT UP". The downloads have been coming in and the world on the streets is spreading across cities in the US, UK, Canada, Ghana and even on the moon.
Fans wait no more the time has come and she's on the move to bring you her heart, her voice, and her time into something you've been waiting to experience. Get ready for Raquel M Jackson.