Will Downing - Black Pearls (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 00:51:25 | 118 MB
Genre: RnB, Soul, Smooth Jazz | Label: Shanachie
Closing in on three decades of creating silky and sublime R&B/jazz vocals, Will Downing reminds us why he’s long been known as "The Prince of Sophisticated Soul." On BLACK PEARLS, his first full length album in six years, the veteran baritone gives it up for the ladies, paying loving homage to his (and our) all-time favorite soul divas with gently nuanced, lushly produced and arranged re-imaginings of classics and amazing though lesser known tunes by Chaka Khan, Phyllis Hyman, Randy Crawford, Deniece Williams, Angela Winbush, Jean Carne and Cherrelle. Complementing the inviting perfection of one of the greatest voices of our time are cool guest spots by Najee and Kirk Whalum, among others. Downing makes these musical BLACK PEARLS shine like never before.