After three studio albums, a #1 hit with Street Life in 2007, several years of touring and performing famous Jazz venues and festivals around the world such as the Dubai Jazz Festival, the Capital Jazz Festival, Catalina Jazz Trax, etc., U-Nam has not only won the hearts of Jazz audiences, but has acquired great respect and credibility as a performer and virtuoso guitarist. In the words of none other than George Benson, "The man known as U-Nam, is destined to become one of the most controversial musicians. In the few recordings that I have heard, there is conviction, making himself felt by
the general public, and the critics alike. It's great to have a new voice on the guitar scene; one that is loaded with energy and excitement."
U-Nam: Live at Anthology, has mesmerizing power. Showcasing an inspired blend of R&B, Jazz and Soul, French guitarist U-Nam brings his soulful, energetic and virtuosic guitar playing to DVD for the first time. This video captures a magical night of entertainment recorded live at the award-winning performance venue Anthology, in San Diego, California. Experience this once in a lifetime, unique performance featuring an All-Star Band; Kim Hansen - keyboards, Tony Moore - drums, Darryl Williams - bass, and Shannon Kennedy - saxophones and flute.
Among the disc's many highlights are the live performance of many of U-Nam's popular songs such as Street Life and Keep The Faith. A plethora of additional content is available when the DVD is inserted into the user's computer. This includes a gallery, U-Nam's biography, a live performance from the 2010 NAMM show, MP3/AAC studio versions of the performed songs, a digital copy of the DVD artwork, and an exclusive, previously unreleased version of the new single, Act Like You Know ( featuring Tim TiO Owens ) .U-Nam's new single, Act Like You Know featuring R'n'B/Soul vocalist Tim TiO Owens, is a cover of the R&B/Funk hit originally by Fat Larry's Band. U-Nam gives this 80's classic a fresh new twist, ensuring its lasting popularity for generations to come. His arrangement truly gives life to this already spirited composition, owing to the interweaving vocal lines, virtuosic guitar, and funky rhythm section. Act Like You Know is the first single from U-Nam's soon to be released album Back IV More, a follow-up to his most popular album, Back from the 80s. Back IV More primarily features an assortment of talented vocalists, while U-Nam acts as a producer - a familiar role for this multi-talented musician. He produced tracks for artists such as Barry White, Kool & the Gang, and many well-known French artists. On the album, vocalists such as Rahsaan Patterson, Myron, Maysa Leak, Marva King, and Tim Owens, as well as others make appearances; a line up proving exactly why this album's release is so highly anticipated by U-Nam's fans all over the globe. Alongside this all-star collection of vocalists, the album showcases top notch musicians such as Michael White (drums), Paulinho DaCosta (percussion), Alex Al (bass), Darryl Williams (bass), and Ricky Lawson (drums).Act Like You Know includes U-Nam: keyboards, programming, and guitars; Tim Owens: vocals; Darryl Williams: bass; Denis Benarosh: percussion; and Shannon Kennedy: saxophones.
U-Nam will be touring to promote and support of his first live DVD "Live at Anthology" and new single, Act Like You Know. Visit his web site to view the schedule. For more information and audio/video clips,