The viewing will take place from 9 AM – 11 AM, and the home going service will begin at 11 AM to conclude at 1 PM.
Jackson’s friends and colleagues are struggling with their loss and are looking forward to celebrating his life and remembering him as a musical legend, who was loved and respected as a man, father and brother to many.
Released in the US in May, the album resonates the beloved 70s Motown sound, replete with funk and jazz inflections, and features a stellar crew including powerhouse jazz/rock drummer Cindy Blackman (Lenny Kravitz), legendary bassist TM Stevens (Miles Davis, James Brown), guitarist Sherrod Barnes (Roberta Flack) and Soulive’s guitarist and keyboardist Eric Krasno and Neil Evans, with a guest appearance by Nigerian-German singer-songwriter Ayo.
The company then switched to representing artist in U. ANTHONY DAVID (Artist/ Singer) Shortly after getting settled, he struck up a friendship with India.
Arie and penned a song for her debut, 2001′s Acoustic Soul. After he warmed to the idea of being a performer — rather than just a songwriter — in his own right, he hooked up with the local Brash label, which released 3 Chords & the Truth (2004) and The Red Clay Chronicles (2006). K.) Through Arie’s Universal-distributed Soulbird, Acey Duecy was put together for a 2008 release; it combined tracks from the two independent releases for greater exposure and reached number 30 on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
More melody- than beat-driven, it showcases not only his strong, soulful vocals but also his songwriting skills.
The album opens with “Slaave 2” (borrowing from Grace Jones’ “Slave to the Rhythm”); Slum Village share lead vocals with Johnson, the track’s sparse, catchy beat enhanced by his signature beatboxing and scratches.