Frank McComb and Kathy Kosins make us "Pinch" ourselves with joy

(October 8, 2021) Collaborations in music can stem from various connections. Some come from artists sharing the same label, others can come because of location, or working with similar producers. In the 21st century, with the internet and technology breaking down walls, some collaborations can come from chance virtual meetings. This is the case for Frank McComb and Kathy Kosins, as a connection through social media resulted in an ultimate face to face writing and recording session. , The fruit of this encounter is their new duet, "I Gotta Pinch Myself (I Must Be Dreaming)." 

With music written, produced, mixed and mastered by McComb and lyrics written by Kosins, "I Gotta Pinch Myself" is a lovely and melodic midtempo cut that spells out how a relationship can be so great that it feels too good to be true – the kind that makes you sing the hook "Oh I....gotta pinch myself cause I must be dreaming.

(October 8, 2021) Collaborations in music can stem from various connections. Some come from artists sharing the same label, others can come because of location, or working with similar producers. In the 21st century, with the internet and technology breaking down walls, some collaborations can come from chance virtual meetings. This is the case for Frank McComb and Kathy Kosins, as a connection through social media resulted in an ultimate face to face writing and recording session. , The fruit of this encounter is their new duet, "I Gotta Pinch Myself (I Must Be Dreaming)." 

With music written, produced, mixed and mastered by McComb and lyrics written by Kosins, "I Gotta Pinch Myself" is a lovely and melodic midtempo cut that spells out how a relationship can be so great that it feels too good to be true – the kind that makes you sing the hook "Oh I....gotta pinch myself cause I must be dreaming.

Vocally, the interplay between the two artists feels organic and not forced, and gives each of them the room to show their respective fan bases what has made them so valuable to the soul, jazz and R&B genres for many years. Additionally, superior musicianship is found in this track in the form the great Najee delivering a  spirited sax performance, while David P. Stevens compliments it all with his guitar work.

Set for release this month, "I Gotta Pinch Myself (I Must Be Dreaming)" is a song that fans of both Frank McComb  and Kathy Kosins will cherish, and serves as proof that in this new world, there are no limits to how great music can be birthed and created.

By Keivu Knox

Frank McComb and Kathy Kosins
"I Gotta Pinch Myself"

 

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