Shades of J

Shades of J

BandR&BSpoken Word

An eclectic & thought provoking blend of Jazz-Funk, Electronica & Acoustic Spoken Word "J-Style"... I.E. , SPOKENWORDSOUL.. Buy it Today @ or at Worldwide.


Introducing… Shades of J

J's music is such a reflection of her being; like the artist, the music & poetry has many layers...

“It is at times difficult to lay it all out in a way in which you will understand So I simply define my state of heart my soul my mind as it is as it does ..Love hard and find a soft place to land…”

If you must put her in a box, "Lady" J is a Poet, lyricist...Singer-songwriter. However, if you delve a little deeper in describing her Style you can call it "SpokenWordSoul"....

J’s work reflects her heart & soul; blending soulful R&B with her thought-provoking verbal flow delivering significant messages with a seductive vibe.

Her performances are unique and soul-stirring, while making a sincere and intimate connection with her audience as though they were sitting in her living room.

Hailing from Cincinnati, Shades of J has Opened for artists such as Kirk Whalum, Bo Henderson (former lead singer/Temptations), Bloodstone, War, The Rose Brothers and Howard Hewitt. She has penned songs with former Earth, Wind and Fire Guitarist Sheldon Reynolds, and has extensive live performance and studio session experience.

Shades of J is now ready to take her own group on the road - states that she is on a mission and kicks off with her debut CD entitled, "Shades of J : Spoken word Soul
Go ahead..check out my Tracks here..


Shades of J: Spoken Word Soul-Solo Debut....Appeared as a guest Singer on various Indie releases....

Set List

Songs & Poems from My CD "Spoken Word Soul"; 13 tracks in all
...Covers include "Cherish the Day"(Sade), "Never Stop"
(Brand New Heavies), Take your time ( SOS Band ),
Underneath it all( No Doubt)...I'm into Neo Soul/ Funk Rock/ Jazzy R&B/ Acoustic Soul..All over the Map!
As long as it's funky & meaningful...