Album of the Month: Marion Meadows creates a magnificent "Soul City"

(February 16, 2018) Soulful saxman Marion Meadows has been a favorite of SoulTrackers for years, as he has deftly combined elements of soul and jazz into dozens of now classic songs. And Marion is back, better than ever, on his new CD Soul City. It is a star-studded affair that unites the saxophonist with such luminous talents as vocalists Will Downing, Peabo Bryson  and Maysa, guitarists Peter White and Norman Brown, among others.

(February 16, 2018) Soulful saxman Marion Meadows has been a favorite of SoulTrackers for years, as he has deftly combined elements of soul and jazz into dozens of now classic songs. And Marion is back, better than ever, on his new CD Soul City. It is a star-studded affair that unites the saxophonist with such luminous talents as vocalists Will Downing, Peabo Bryson  and Maysa, guitarists Peter White and Norman Brown, among others.

Meadows says, “Growing up, I learned that it ain’t SOUL if you don’t feel it in your bones and get that tingle down your spine.” It is this creed coupled with Meadows’ consummate musicianship and quest to connect with his audience that have earned him a place as a mainstay on the Contemporary Jazz charts for several decades.  “I always hope that people will feel inspired by my recordings. My purpose is to keep humanity moving forward,” shares Meadows who has collaborated with such luminaries as Stevie Wonder, George Benson and The Temptations among others.  Meadows’ earnest desire to offer his music as a force of positivity coalesces on his new recording Soul City

Imagine a city defined by soul, where harmony resonates and the perfect groove keeps all things moving at the right tempo and direction.  Marion Meadows has created the soundtrack for such a world on Soul City.  Several decades into Marion Meadows’ enviable career, a string of radio hits under his belt, scores of sold out international shows, a catalogue of critically heralded albums and the saxophonist is still inspired. “Each recording is continuation of my journey,” concludes Meadows. “I feel as though I have grown as a musician and a storyteller. It is all about my life and the fellowship of sharing.” So get ready for the ride of your life and come on into Marion Meadows’ Soul City, our newest SoulTracks Album of the Month.

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Click below to check out Soul City at Amazon.com

 
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