Archive for October, 2009

A few of the most brilliant pianists the world has ever known!!!

Posted in Brilliant pianists with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 27, 2009 by lightcandy

It’s ME!!!

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Music is so fascinating and full of what life is about. It tells our stories in the most creative, innovative and diverse ways. I’ve found genius in these featured artists. Prepare to be dazzled, sucked in and amazed… Let the incredibleness begin!

Rho ( Miss R&B )

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Oscar Peterson… astoundingly amazing, genius at his craft, compared to the greats of all time, yet is a great in his own right…

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Bill Evans… wonderfully talented, beautiful touch to the piano and totally in the music

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Art Tatum… a pioneer and inspiration to a lot of the greats, insanely good, with a flare all his own

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Ahmad Jamal… so fabulous with his finesse, great ear and wonderful musician

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Thelonious Monk… unique playing style, madly talented and eccentric

Umi Garrett

Umi Garrett… a phenom, beautiful spirit, and exceptional ability

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Chick Corea… modern yet classic, skilled execution and inspiring player


I wear Sinless Life Jewelry created by my good friend Lara Manoukian

Posted in 1 with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 25, 2009 by lightcandy

En Vogue and Ginuwine with ME!!!(as a special guest) at The Nokia in Los Angeles

Posted in Live events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 21, 2009 by lightcandy

Join me on November 8th at The Nokia in Los Angeles to kick off the uphill climb of  “The Anticipation Of R&B”! Thank you so much for your support!!!

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A tribute to some of the best groups of all time!!! U ready???

Posted in A tribute to best groups with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 17, 2009 by lightcandy

It’s ME!!!

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Welcome, welcome,welcome… 😉 I hope you’re ready to reminisce, sing-a-long, maybe even slap your knee from the exciting trip we’re about to take together. I’ve compiled some of the best groups and their songs in our musical lifetime!

Always visit again, as I’m am updating this blog regularly with some of your favorite artists, and forthcoming music from myself with “The Anticipation Of R&B” ! I appreciate your support. Enjoy the ride baby!

Rho (Miss R&B)

The Jackson 5

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Jackson 5 in their famous performance for Motown 25!

The Jackson 5 announcing at the 1973 Grammy’s…

The Supremes

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The Supremes performing “Stop! In the name of love”

The Supremes singing “Reflections”…

The Tempations

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The Temptations singing “Papa was a rollin’ stone” live

The Temptations gettin’ down with “I wish it would rain”

The Four Tops

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The Four Tops from the early days in raw footage singing “I Can’t Help Myself”(sugar pie honey bunch)…

The Four Tops live performance of their 70’s hit “Ain’t No Woman Like The One I Got”

Earth, Wind and Fire

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Earth, Wind and Fire video ” Let’s Groove”

Earth, Wind and Fire with “Reasons” performed by Phillip Bailey

The Emotions

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The Emotions singing one of their hits “Best of My Love”

The Emotions singing “Don’t Ask My Neighbor”

The O’Jays

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The O’Jays performing an oldie AND goodie! “For The Love Of Money” (what a jam session!)

Tower Of Power

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Tower Of Power “So Very Hard To Go”


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Commodores “Sail On”

Commodores “Zoom”

Go Go’s

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Go Go’s “We Got The Beat” (live)

The Beatles

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The Beatles “Come Together”

The Beatles “Let It Be”

The Eagles

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The Eagles “Hotel California”


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Chicago ” Hard to Say I’m Sorry”

Bee Gee’s

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Bee Gees “Stayin’ Alive”

Bee Gees “Night Fever”


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Shalamar “The Lover In You”

Shalamar “Night To Remember”

The Isley Brothers

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The Isley Brothers… “For The Love Of You”

The Isley Brothers … “Between The Sheets” (how many babies were conceived to this song?)

Cool In The Gang

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Cool In The Gang “Ladies Night”

Cool In The Gang “Celebration”

SOS Band

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SOS Band gettin’ funky with “Take Your Time (Do It Right)”

SOS Band with their hit “Just Be Good To Me”…

Parliament Funkadelic

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Parliament Funkadelic … how about funkin’ our way to “One Nation Under A Groove”

Parliament Funkadelic … who didn’t funk to the dog catcher’s funk “Atomic Dog” ?

The Gap Band

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The Gap Band ” Party Train”!

The Gap Band and their classic hit ” Yearning For Your Love”



Cameo “I Just Want To Be” (funkalicious baby)


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DeBarge with a classic favorite in “All This Love”

DeBarge performing their huge hit “Rhythm Of The Night”

The Jets

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The Jets “Crush On You”

The Jets “You Got It All”

New Kids On The Block

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New Kids On The Block “Please Don’t Go Girl” (pioneer pop boy band )

The Backstreet Boys

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The Backstreet Boys “I Want It That Way”



N’sync “Gone”


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Guy “Let’s Chill” (another baby makin’ classic)

Guy “Fantasy” (back when people weren’t afraid to really dance at parties)

Boys To Men

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Boys To Men “Motown Philly”

Boys To Men “Water Runs Dry”


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SWV … “Weak”

SWV with one of our favorite remix remakes “Right Here”

New Edition

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New Edition “Mr. Telephone Man” in their younger years

New Edition “If It Isn’t Love” Live… ( doin’ their thing!)

Mint Condition

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Mint Condition “Pretty Brown Eyes”


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TLC “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg”

TLC “Waterfalls”


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Jodeci “Forever My Lady” (the song that started it all)

Jodeci “Stay” (whoo!)

Destiny’s Child

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Destiny’s Child “Cater To You”

Destiny’s Child “Soldier”(Show performance-hot!)

Manhattan Transfer

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Manhattan Transfer “Java Jive” ( blended live performances)

Manhattan Transfer”How High The Moon” (with the incomparable Ella Fitzgerald singing live for the Grammy’s )

Take 6

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Take 6 “Wade In The Water”

Take 6 “I L-O-V-E U”

The Winans

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The Winans “Question Is”

The Clark Sisters

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The Clark Sisters “You Brought The Sunshine”


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Run DMC “You Talk Too Much” (hip hop heroes)

Run DMC “It’s Like That”


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NWA “Straight Outta Compton” (pioneers of gangsta rap)

I thought I’d complete the journey with my former group, the legendary…

En Vogue

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En Vogue “Hold On” (those black dresses… )

En Vogue “Don’t Go” (Terry singing her face off and the ladies impeccably backing her up)

Might have something really cool coming up in NOVEMBER!!!

Posted in Just Me on October 16, 2009 by lightcandy

I’ll be updating you soon… 🙂

It’s ME!!! Welcome;)

Posted in music with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 11, 2009 by lightcandy

Welcome to my blog:) I’ve compiled some of the best “B sides” of all time! I was quite surprised to see what songs made the list. In addition, I’ve included my song from my latest, yet to be released album “The Anticipation Of R&B”. It’s called “B Side”!!! It’s like a tribute to all the hottest songs that weren’t intended to be the single 😉 Sit back, relax and enjoy your voyage!

Make sure you scroll down for more tributes to duets, crooners and divas! I hope you’ve got time. You’re gonna be here for a minute! It’ll be fun though. Music makes the world go round…


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Popular B Side records! Who would’ve thought that they weren’t the single?!

Posted in A tribute to b side records with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 11, 2009 by lightcandy

I’ll start it off… Rhona Bennett ( Miss R&B )

“B Side” song on my forthcoming album “The Anticipation Of R&B”

Continue to scroll down and enjoy the ride!!!

Gloria Gayner … disco icon, forever a classic

“I Will Survive” b side to “Substitute”

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Queen …  funky, flamboyant , crazy talented and innovative

“We Will Rock U” b side to “We Are The Champions”

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Dee-lite… our throwback funk group in the nineties, fun, creative and dee-liteful!

“Groove Is In The Heart” b side to “What Is Love”

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Elvis Presley … sexy, gutsy, energic and a music icon

“Hound Dog” b side to “Don’t Be Cruel”

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Beach Boys… fun, creative and often coined “America’s band”

“Don’t Worry Baby”   b side to “Hello, Goodbye”

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Doobie Brothers … classic American band, with some classic music, a breeding ground for Michael McDonald

“Black Water” b side to

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Madonna … the queen of reinventing yourself! seductress, shock value, and classic pop diva

“Get Into The Groove”

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Prince … dripping sex, creative vocals, innovator of sounds, a true artist to the core

“Erotic City” b side to “Let’s Go Crazy”

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This song gets an honorable mention… They disabled the link. Sorry:(

KRS-ONE … one of the pioneers of hip hop, prolific lyric master, huge contribution to the “game”

“Hip Hop vs. Rap” b side to “Sound Of Da Police”

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