Deep House News - #BackToTheOldSkool with Jazzie B
#BackToTheOldSkool with Jazzie B

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(The below write up features on Jazzie B website)

Although Jazzie B and Soul II Soul will always be connected, both spiritually and substantially, that has never been all Jazzie has been about. For years now, he has built a parallel career away from the collective, one that allows Jazzie to advance his own ideas and character. Among his more eclectic achievements as Jazzie B, he has been a regular on London radio since Kiss FM was a pirate he is currently on Solar Radio, Sundays 2-4 pm and also does a variety of voice-overs for radio and television. He has had a spell running Motown in the UK, designed a sneaker for the Lacoste Legends range and presented James Brown with the Diesel U Music Lifetime Achievement award an honour the late Mr Brown would accept in person on the one condition that it was Jazzie who presented it to him.

For as long as there has been a Soul II Soul success story and studios, there has been a procession of artists through the doors to take advantage of Jazzie B production and remixing skills. Jazzie co-wrote and produced a series of tracks with the Godfather of Soul himself, James Brown, including Just Do It, Watch Me and Show Me Your Friends. He has remixed for, among others, Public Enemy, Johnny Gill, Fine Young Cannibals and Incognito. Jazzie B was awarded with a OBE for his service to music in 2008.

Back To The Old Skool patrons are you ready to go Soul to Soul with Jazzie B on Saturday, 27 February at Mary Fitzgerald Square Newton, Johannesburg?

Posted on : 2016-02-16