music mix | marina soul club 004

Cheers, all!

My fourth and latest mix for Marina Soul Club Radio is now up on mixcloud.com, just in time to wind down your Memorial Day Weekend! This outing begins with the beloved spring and summertime anthem “Sailing” by Christopher Cross setting the tone for a smooth and soulful excursion, followed by Bobby Caldwell, Alessi Brothers, an unexpected but worthy appearance by Charlie’s Angels alumnus Cheryl Ladd, Pages, Margie Joseph, James Taylor and other amazing music makers of the era.

15 songs, 53 minutes. As always, pour yourself a glass of your favorite wine and sail where you need to go.

ARTIST / Tracklist
01. CHRISTOPHER CROSS / “Sailing”
02. BOBBY CALDWELL / “Open Your Eyes”
03. ALESSI BROTHERS / “Driftin'”
04. CAMEL / “Wing And A Prayer”
05. CHERYL LADD / “Skinnydippin'”
06. DANE DONOHUE / “Whatever Happened”
07. KARLA BONOFF / “Personally”
08. PAGES / “Come On Home”
09. MARGIE JOSEPH / “Come On Back To Me Lover”
10. LITTLE RIVER BAND / “Reminiscing”
11. CLIMAX BLUES BAND / “Couldn’t Get It Right”
12. TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS / “Breakdown”
13. DEBARGE / “I Like It”
14. GINO VANELLI / “I Just Wanna Stop”
15. JOURNEY / “Lights”

If these tunes take you back, be sure to check out the first three episodes of Marina Soul Club Radio on my Glenn Red Mixcloud Profile, and definitely stay tuned for the next installment, droppin’ Sunday, June 7th!

thursday feb 27 | andrée belle live

Regime 72 and The Mayfair Hotel present

The Soulful Sounds of
Andrée Belle and Friends
with Tyler Conti
+ DJ Glenn Red

In THE LIBRARY BAR
No Cover / 21+

Andrée Belle – vocals
Tim Conley – guitar
Doug Carter – keyboards
Zephyr Avalon Music – bass
James Yoshizawa – drums

Singer, songwriter, dancer, poet and humanitarian Andrée Belle is heralded for her soulful, sultry, raw, rich vocal tone, an expansive range from ethereal Minnie Riperton-esque highs to a bluesy guttural lower register. Her nuanced, powerful, and emotionally captivating vocals have been compared to Billie Holiday, Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, Prince, Erykah Badu, Sade, and Amy Winehouse.

A southern native, who’s also of Puerto Rican heritage, she was born in Georgia and grew up in North Carolina. She studied classical voice in North Carolina before relocating to Los Angeles to study jazz at The University of Southern California with Grammy nominated jazz vocalists Tierney Sutton and Carmen Bradford (Count Basie, Wynton Marsalis, James Brown).

https://www.andreebelle.com/

The Return to Queendom, her latest work, was released on International Women’s Day. The record’s theme is about reclaiming our power, and transmuting our painful life experiences into joy, expansion and freedom. The project was co-written and produced by multi-instrumentalist MAST and recorded at Revival at The Complex, the home to Earth, Wind & Fire’s label headquarters and personal studio/rehearsal space. Outside of the core elements of jazz, the album brings together a multitude of genres, adding an LA flavor of all-encompassing fusion that is reflective of the city’s musical history.

https://andreebelle.bandcamp.com/

Sonically, The Return to Queendom has a magnetism that is embellished into complex layer schemes, beautiful harmonics, and dynamic shifts, traversing through an endless doorway of sound and raw essence. Andrée Belle’s vocals float over the music with every inflection imaginable, hitting multiple octaves and lacing soulful passages with the depths of life. Every musician on The Return to Queendom performs with a heightened sense of virtuosity and energy that elevates the message of the music.

Andrée also serves as the Director of Music and Movement for the nonprofit organization, The Art of Elysium, bringing music and dance to communities in need. She cultivates over 40 music and dance programs a month and serves over 13,000 people in need within the greater Los Angeles area a year. She performs in hospitals and live in facilities bedside for medically fragile children and adults and creates engaging concerts for the homeless in Skid Row.

Andrée’s passion for dance lead her to study Afro-Cuban dance extensively with the prestigious, Raices Profundas in Havana, Cuba. She is also working on a book of poetry and developing her own hot sauce.

TYLER CONTI
https://tylerconti.com/

DJ GLENN RED
Glenn Red is a Manila-born, Los Angeles-based creative expressing Love via deejaying, music event production and graphic design.

Known primarily for his work as half of Santa Monica’s legendary Afro Funké Sound System and one-third of beloved afro-latin deejay/producer collective, La Junta, Glenn quietly continues to forge a loyal following among fans of eclectic music, steadily rocking crowds in the city’s most respected venues alongside the finest selectors and musicians from around the world.

With the honest music of passionate artists as a common thread, his deejay sets weave fluidly through time and across genres, connecting the traditional sounds of Africa and the Americas with their modern expressions around the globe. Afrobeat, Cumbia, Rumba and Samba rhythms embrace Funk, Soul, Hip-Hop and Reggae, as Glenn’s rhythmic and multifaceted sound echoes the deep, colorful and spirited energy of L.A. and its soulful people.