First Listen: Jonny Tobin takes us through an "Odyssey"

(October 25, 2020) Jonny Tobin is back at it! The jazz-funk keyboard fusionist and beatmaker has dropped a new single on our ears and it is living up to its title. “Odyssey,” a collaborative work showcasing a slate of young emerging talent, displays a versatile funk that snugs perfectly into any cool lounge playlist.  It takes off with Vancouver rapper Kapok sliding showcasing both a clever mix of raspy rhymes and vocals and is anchored down by The Drum Temple’s hip-hop swag and go-go percussion. BrandonLee Cierley comes in with a sexy sax solo midflight. Toward the back end, the song shifts into a slowed-down midtempo groove and falls into a jazzy soulful fog heavily saturated with Cierley’s seductive sax ad-libs.

Fans of Drake and Lil Wayne soul will gleam over this track and hunt down more of Tobin’s work. Let us know if you’re feeling the joyride of this “Odyssey.”

(October 25, 2020) Jonny Tobin is back at it! The jazz-funk keyboard fusionist and beatmaker has dropped a new single on our ears and it is living up to its title. “Odyssey,” a collaborative work showcasing a slate of young emerging talent, displays a versatile funk that snugs perfectly into any cool lounge playlist.  It takes off with Vancouver rapper Kapok sliding showcasing both a clever mix of raspy rhymes and vocals and is anchored down by The Drum Temple’s hip-hop swag and go-go percussion. BrandonLee Cierley comes in with a sexy sax solo midflight. Toward the back end, the song shifts into a slowed-down midtempo groove and falls into a jazzy soulful fog heavily saturated with Cierley’s seductive sax ad-libs.

Fans of Drake and Lil Wayne soul will gleam over this track and hunt down more of Tobin’s work. Let us know if you’re feeling the joyride of this “Odyssey.”

By J Matthew Cobb

Jonny Tobin - "Odyssey"

 
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