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Rudy Jackman / Press

“Two ingredients need to be at the forefront of my recordings. First and foremost the songs need to have a message. Secondly and I hate to say it, I need the freedom of my voice to express what I’m singing about. Rudy Jackman”

“It isn’t everyday that you can stumble upon an artist with such a characteristic vocal style and incredible stage presence. RJ’s personal approach make him able to channel classic and diverse influences such as 60s pop, rock ballads, motown and RnB - not only keeping the fire of this genres alive, but also making it shine brighter, updating the sound tastefully, according to the times and to his own personality.”

“Drawing on influences ranging from Motown to Wilson Pickett, Jackman boasts a soulful voice reminiscent of Cee-Lo Green’s that powers emotionally crafted songwriting. The track Say Hello, for example, is a heart wrenching ode to a lost lost love in which Jackman wants to just say hello for the last time. Juliet is a throwback to 1940s-style doo-wop, complete with swirling strings, a saxophone solo and a background chorus of shoo-wops. Black Widow Woman is Jackman’s piano-based bluesy number about trying to get away from a woman who just isn’t good for him.... ”