Album of the Month: Hall of Famer Chris Jasper Raises the Bar again

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    When it comes to musical resumes, there aren't many better than Chris Jasper. A Hall of Fame former member of The Isley Brothers, he wrote mountains of hits for that group before fashioning an enviable solo career. He is also a SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards Lifetime Achievement winner, and he continues to win over fans with his combination of old school funk and tender ballads.

    Chris has just issued a brand new album, Raise The Bar, and it is a family affair. Both wife Margie and son Michael help out on vocals and programming on the disc, and Chris dedicates various songs on the disc to members of his family, including a special one to Margie on the song "Hey Love." 

    When it comes to musical resumes, there aren't many better than Chris Jasper. A Hall of Fame former member of The Isley Brothers, he wrote mountains of hits for that group before fashioning an enviable solo career. He is also a SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards Lifetime Achievement winner, and he continues to win over fans with his combination of old school funk and tender ballads.

    Chris has just issued a brand new album, Raise The Bar, and it is a family affair. Both wife Margie and son Michael help out on vocals and programming on the disc, and Chris dedicates various songs on the disc to members of his family, including a special one to Margie on the song "Hey Love." 

    Raise The Bar is all we love about Chris Jasper records, and should please his legion of fans around the world who have been anxiously awaiting the release. We're excited to feature it as our Album of the Month for June. Take a listen below, and welcome this living music legend back to SoulTracks.

    Album of the Month
    Chris Jasper - Raise the Bar

     

     
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