What Does Soul Mean to You?

In the wake of Soul legend Ben E. King’s death, Nouveaux’s Timmy Odejimi takes a look at the music genre and what it means to him. As a black African individual, soul music was never really embedded into my system in comparison to most (if not all) of my African-American friends, relatives and former companions.…

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Spotlight: Jordan Jackson

  Music is my soul and life. It helps transform me into a trascendental world; music is all that is within me.    Jordan Jackson is singer and pianist whose style fuses elements of jazz, soul, gospel and pop. Her voice is refreshing and addictive with smooth tones and piercing high notes amid playful ad…

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Adura June – Black Coffee (cover)

  Written by Sonny Burke and published in 1948, jazz vocalist Sarah Vaughan charted ‘Black Coffee’ on her record with Columbia just a year after. 5 years from it’s release, Traditional pop and Jazz artist Peggy Lee released her own version which was then covered by many other artists; from Ray Charles (The Great Ray Charles 1957) to…

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