Jibreel

Jibreel

BandJazzSoul

Sultry Smooth Silky Neo-Soul & Jazz Baritone Crooner That Reminds You Of The Love Of Barry White, Isaac Hayes, Will Downing With A Smooth Spoken Flow That Mesmerizes. Jibreels' Music & Live Shows Are An Instant Classic That Puts You In The Mood For Love, With The Rhythms To Entice & Entertain.

Biography

JIBREEL (Defining "Neo-Poetic")

Jibreel Is A Smooth Jazz, Neo-Soul, Spoken Word, Poet And R&B Artist That Hails From Newark, New Jersey. He Has Been Referred To As "The Love Child Of Isaac Hayes, Will Downing, Gil Scott Heron, Maya Angelou & Nancy Wilson"…

Over His Career As A Musician, Vocalist & Poet, As Well As Working With Other Independent Artists And His Own Band "Eclectic Soul", He Has Honed A Sound And Feel Unlike Many Of His Contemporaries. He Has A Unique Strange Familiar Tone & Quality That Is Inviting & Intriguing. But After Vibing On This Manly Morsel, One Finds His Voice Is Immediately Recognizable And Sends The Listener On Another Worldly Adventure. He Is Reminiscent Of Many Classic Smooth Baritone Vocalists’ Of Our Time; Barry White, Will Downing, Isaac Hayes And Yet Still Stands Alone In His Delivery Of Vocals & Spoken Word.

Jibreel Started His Journey As Most Inner-City Hopefuls, With Performing Arts Education Courses And Performing At Local & Regional Events. His Musical Roots Comes From His Maternal Grand Father Who Was A Founding Member Of “The Gospel Hymnsters”. One Can Hear Those Roots In Various Studio Session & Live Performances. Jibreel Took Hiatus From The Arts To Travel & Study Abroad And To As He Puts It, “Find My Purpose In The Universe”. Thus His Diversity & Inclusion Of A World Based Musical Foundation.

Jibreel Entered The New Millennium With Poetry & Spoken Word As His Foundation. This Led To Appearances Across The US & Africa, Where He Performed In His Ancestral Home Of Ghana. This Led To His First Full Length CD, “The Realist: Tales From A Brick City”. In This Spoken Word And Smooth Jazz Journey, Jibreel Introduces Us To The Soul Of A Poet & The Tapestry Woven In Music And Interlude. Unlike Most Poetry CDs, We Are Given A Reflection Of The Foundations Of Poetry, Spoken Word & Jazz Vocals Related Through This Artists Fears & Convictions.

Jibreel Spent 2002 Through 2005 Working With His Band “Eclectic Soul” & Performing On A Regular Basis In The Southeastern United States In Venues Such As; House Of Blues, City Jazz At Universal Studios Orlando, Busch Gardens, JJ Whispers, Caribbean Beach Club, The Cotton Club-Tampa, Mango’s-South Beach, Blues Martini’s and Festivals Throughout The Region. As A Solo Act, Jibreel Traveled Throughout the US & Canada And Performed At Events Such As; Carabana (Canada), Tropical Heatwave (Tampa, FL), WolfTrap (Washington, DC), NPS (Chicago & Minneapolis, USA), Bull City Jazz & Blues Festival (Raleigh-Durham, NC-USA), St Lucia Jazz Festival And Others.

From 2005 Through The Present Jibreel Has Worked On His Solo Career And Created A Second EP, As Well As Single Release Projects. He Continues To Perform & Work With Members Of Eclectic Soul And Works As Producer & Arranger For Many Indie Artist In The Neo-Soul, Spoken Word & Smooth Jazz Genres.

Jibreels’ Writing, Vocal & Production Credits And Influence Can Be Found With Artist Such As; B-1 Jazz, Rob Goode, Derrick “Hott Soss” Cummings Guitarist For Patti LaBelle, Charles “Stitch” Wilson, III Keyboard/Pianist & Assistant Musical Director For Justin Timberlake, Ecelctic Soul, Soul Fusion and Various Independent Movie Scores As Well As Jibreels’ Own Full Length, EP & Singles.

Jibreel Continues To Entertain Live Audiences As A Solo Act Performing With & Opening For Indie, National & International Acts Such As: Spyra Gyra, Musiq SoulChild, Erykah Badu, Dwele, Raphael Siddiq, Floetry, FourPlay, Everett Harp, Eric Robeson, Saul Williams, Chuck Davis Dance Ensemble, Orlando School Of Cultural Dance and Others. Without Question He Still Is An “Eclectic Soul”.

His Live Shows Attest To The Love Of Classic Rhythms Reinterpreted In A Modern And Smooth Format. Jibreel Has Found A Way To Blend Smooth Jazz, Neo-Soul, Spoken Word, Rap & Plain Ole Soul Music Into A Tapestry Of Intimate Inclusion. A Competent Vocalist & Musician, Jibreel Controls & Direct His Live Show As A Conductor To An Orchestra Where The Audience Participates As Part Of His Symphony.

One Could Say, "Jibreel Is The Perfect Conversation", And Would Find Themselves Well Served In That Thought…

Artist Home Page: http://www.lovetalkmusic.com
Artist MySpace Page: http://www.myspace.com/jibreelmusic
Artist Online Store: http://www.cdfreedom.com/artists/jibreel/

CURRENT RELEASE: "THE DEFINITION OF LOVE"

This 3rd Offering From Independent Neo-Soul Artist "Jibreel" Takes Us Through A Smooth Jazz, Classic Soul, R&B And Spoken Word Journey In This Offering Aptly Named "THE DEFINITION OF LOVE" Suite.

Starting With A Smooth Acoustic Take Of Barry White's "I've Got So Much Love To Give" , You Are Immediately Informed That This Journey Is One Of Passion. Jibreels' Classic Baritone Voice Reminds Us Old Classic Crooners Such As; Barry White, Isaac Hayes, Will Downing & Set The Tone For The "TRUE GROWN & SEXY"

As A Poet & Spoken Word Artist, Jibreel Reminds Us The Best Way To The Heart Of A Subjec

Discography

The Realist (LP) - 2002
StressLess (Single) - 2003
Mad Love (EP) - 2004
B-One (Single) - 2004
The Defintion Of Love Suite (LP) - 2008

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Set List

Set List (Depending Of Venue)

Original Music - Reference CD's Below
The Realist (LP) - 2002
StressLess (Single) - 2003
Mad Love (EP) - 2004
B-One (Single) - 2004
The Defintion Of Love Suite (LP) - 2008

Covers

POP Music Genre:
Earth, Wind & Fire - Can't Hide Love Era
U2 - With Or Without You (Earlier Material)
Will Downing - "All"
KEM - "All"
D'Angelo - "All"
Alicia Keys - "All"
Jill Scott - "All"
Prince - "All Classics"
Nora Jones - "All"
Luther Vandross - "All"
War - "All"
Santana - "All Classics"

NEO-SOUL Music Genre:
Jill Scott
Kindred
Eric Robeson
Erykah Badu
Meshell N'Dgeochello
Others

JAZZ Music Genre:
George Benson
Herbie Hancock
Miles Davis
Other Smooth Jazz Artists

REGGAE Music Genre:
Bob Marley
Burning Spear
Third World
Others As Requested

POP, AC, ROCK Music Genre:
Justin Timberlake