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"Camaraderie," the highly anticipated new release from WJ3 Records artist Jacques Lesure, hit stores this May 2015. The album release tour stops in Old Town Camarillo for an evening Session at the Loft with featured vocalist Ebony Ann Blaze - Msjames Music Get tickets: https://www.artful.ly/store/events/5975 --- Seasoned guitarist Jacques Lesure plays, teaches, and presents all over the United States.and abroad.. He strives to create and nurture a love and appreciation for the tradition of Jazz music, as an original, American art form, birthed in the African-American culture, emphasizing how the sound is the root and foundation of music today. Currently a resident of Los Angeles, California Jacques Lesure is originally from Detroit, Michigan. He has performed with many great artists in music: Kenny Burrell, Oscar Brown Jr., Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine, Freddy Cole, Wynton Marsalis, George Benson, Jack McDuff, Les McCann, Carmen Lundy ,Oliver Lake, and many others. He has collaborated in the creation of and performed in a variety of stage plays, movie scores and special projects made for television. His career spans over 30 years. Jacques is also very active in the community and with today’s up and coming musicians in the greater Los Angeles area. His weekly “No Nonsense Jam Session” has become a destination for the experienced musician, students both college and high school, and the locals who love to stop by and support the music. He is the Musical Director for the Living Legends Foundation and president of the African-American Jazz Caucus. Jacques is a national adjudicator, judging student competitions across the nation and he is an Artist Teacher for the Thelonious Monk Institute, Music LA, and The Dolo Coker Jazz Foundation.
Powerful soul vocals over an improvised mix of jazz fusion, funk, classic and contemporary soul grooves. Breaking the norm, cultivating the sounds you're used to.
Sounds Like: Anita Baker, ♥ Jill Scott ♥, Lalah Hathaway, Lizz Wright, Phyllis Hyman
Label: Sundown Says Music, LLC
Who Is Ebony Ann Blaze?
The question is often asked, “Where did that voice come from?”
Ebony Ann is singer/songwriter originally from Santa Barbara, CA. Her live performances are known in the Ventura County area for being soulful and powerful with a keen ear for improvisation.
Having refined h...See Full Bio