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Keep The Faith Events and Warrior FM – Best Of 2014 – DJ Charts

Keep The Faith Events & Warrior FM ‘Best Of 2014′ DJ Charts


DJ Paul Aaaron  (Keep The Faith / Groove Lineage / UKSoulJam / NeoSoulWW / Warrior FM) London, UK
Best Of 2014 DJ Charts – Top 30+
Miscellaneous Singles, Albums, Promo’s, Events & People Of Note:

D’Angelo: “Black Messiah” – RCA

Various Artists – “Northern Soul – The Film” – Original Sound Track – Harmless

Amp Fiddler – “Basementality 2” EP – Bandcamp

Madame Pepper “Drummond” – Bandcamp / signalgenerator.cz

Jesse Gamage – “Hold The Fire” EP – Soundcloud

Erykah Badu – “Other Side Of The Game” – Al Pack Remix – Promo

Ledisi – “The Truth” – Virgin / EMI

Eric Roberson “The Box” – Dome Records /  Blue Erro Soul / Liaison Distribution

DJ Fudge, Hallex M, ft Omar –  “Simpatico” – Mike Steva remix – Yoruba Records

The Layabouts ft Omar “As Long As You Believe” – BB Boogie Remix – Reel People Music

Omar LyeFook – ‘Stop War, Make Love” – Freestyle Records

Muhsinah – “L.M.O.” – Giant Step Mix – Sonic Boom / Giant Step

Prince – “Art Official Age” – Warner Bros

Prince & 3rd Eye Girl – “PlectrumElectrum” – Warner Bros

Marsha Ambrosius – “You & I” (from “Friends and Lovers”) – RCA

Marsha Ambrosius “Spend All My Time” Ft Charlie Wilson (from “Friends and Lovers”) – RCA

Marsha Ambrosius – “So Good” (from “Friends and Lovers”) – RCA

Kindred the Family Soul – “A Couple Friends” – Shanachie

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – “Give The People What They Want” – Daptone Records

Lee Fields – “Emma Jean” – Truth & Soul Records

Various Artists – “Havana Cultura Mix – The Soundclash!” – Brownswood

Liv Warfield – “The Unexpected” – 1860 Property

Don-e “Future Raregrooves” – Don-E Music

Angela Johnson – “Naturally Me” – Dome Records

Algebra Blessett – “Recovery” – BBE

Avery Sunshine – “The Sun Room” Dome Records

Cody ChestnuTT – “Landing On A Hundred: B Sides & Remixes” – One Little Indian / Promo

Carmen Rodgers “Heartless” – Nia Music Distribution

Aniba Hotep & The Sol Collective – “Sol Genetics” – Promo

Ann Nesby  “Living My Life” – Arrow Records

Raleigh Ritchie – Overdose (The Internet remix)

Jesse Fischer & Melanie Charles – “Gemini” – Remix – Soundcloud

Dontae Winslow & Winslow Dynasty – “Enter The Dynasty” – Promo.

DJ Rahdu / Various Artists – “On Deck 2” compilation – BamaLoveSoul Promo

Various / LTJ Bukem – “Jazz’in” (vinyl versions) – Good Looking Records

Dexys “Nowhere Is Home – Live at Duke Of York’s Theatre ” – Absolute Dexys


Those we lost in 2014 duly remembered:   Henry Stone,  Bobby Womack, Horace Silver, Fran Franklin, Bob Crowe, Tony Benn, John Holt,  Idris Muhammad,  Joe Sample, Wayne Henderson,  Ronny Jordan, Anna Gordy Gaye, “Bunny Rugs” Clarke, Floyd Taylor, Frankie Knuckles,  Deon Jackson, E-Z Rock,  Jimmy Ruffin, Frances Nero,  Shirley Mae Silvers,  Johnny Allen, Robin Williams,  Ian McLagan –
R.I.P.

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DJ K15  (Keep The Faith / K15 Productions / WotNot / Wild Oats) London, UK
Best Of 2014 DJ Charts – Top 20
Miscellaneous Singles, Albums & Promo’s:


Top tracks of 2014 (in no order):

Taylor McFerrin – “Florasia” – Brainfeeder

Otis Brown III – “I Love You Lord / We Exalt Thee / In The Beginning” – Decca

Eric Harland – “Raghavan” – Sunnyside Communicat

Kris Bowers – “Wonderlove” – Concord Jazz

Jneiro Jarel – “The Path (Face Your Fears)” – Soundcloud / iTunes

Fatima – “The Biggest Joke Of All” – Floating Points

Iman Omari – “Free Fall” – Bandcamp

Henry Wu – “Interlude” – Bandcamp

Wiley – “On A Level” – Big Dada

Ella Frank – “Homie Lover My Best Friend” – Soundcloud

Isaiah Rashad – “Shut You Down” – Top Dawg Entertainment

Mick Jenkins – “The Waters” – Cinematic Music Group

Sol Mechanic – “Just Pick Me Up” – Stereo Cure

Spooky – “Freekin’” – Promo

DJ Harrison – “Everglades” – Bandcamp

The Peter Edwards Trio – “Meet You At El Malecon” – peteredwardsmusic / Bandcamp / iTunes

Shokazulu – “Fresh Fromage” – 2000Black

Tuamie – “Decis – I-On” – Juno Records

Leon Vynehall – ” Inside The Deku Tree” – 3024World

Jaykae & Dapz OTM – “Froggy” – iTunes


K15 (K15 Music)’s own music productions and releases in 2014 were:

The Black Tape – http://inirecordings.bandcamp.com/album/the-black-tape
Dying Breath – http://k15music.bandcamp.com/album/dying-breath
Profusion – Flying – http://k15music.bandcamp.com/album/flying
Shibboleth – http://k15music.bandcamp.com/album/shibboleth
Gusto – Sold (K15 Remix) – https://soundcloud.com/gostotracks/gosto-sold-k15-remix
Bordeaux – https://soundcloud.com/wotnotmusic/k15-bordeaux-ep
Insecurities – https://soundcloud.com/wild-oats-music/k15-yellow-insecurities-ep

Listen to & buy K15’s music via the above links.

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DJ Honza Noel  (Keep The Faith / Astral Lounge / Circle Of Funk ):
Best Of 2014 DJ Charts – Top 10
Miscellaneous Singles, Re-Issues & Promo’s:

King Tut – “D.A.N.C.I.N” – Funk City Records

TS Monk – “Play Side Two” – Funky Town

Carlos Pafe – “Escorpiao” – Promo

Sly & The Family Stone – “Everyday People” – Sony

Wipe The Needle ft Fred Triplett – “Better Way” – Traxsource

Circle Of Funk ft Charlene Samms – “Free to Fly” – Circle Of Funk

Groove Motion – The Ver2 EP – “It’s The Same Old Song” – Juno Records

James Brown – “Don’t Tell It” – Polydor

Re-Tide – “Luther” – Juno Records / Beatport

Choklate – “The Tea” (Opolopo Remix) – Reel People Music

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DJ Johnny Blaze  (Warrior FM / So Prup DJs) California, USA
Best Of 2014 DJ Charts – Top 10
Miscellaneous Singles, Re-Issues & Promo’s:

Adrian Marcel – “I Get It” – Soundcloud

Artful feat. Donaeo – “I’m In Love” (Deep Mix) – iTunes / Beatport

Calvin Richardson – “We Gon’ Love Tonite” – Primary Wave

Chromeo – “Come Alive (feat. Toro y Moi)” – Parlophone UK

Toro Y Moi – “Say That” – Universal Music

Tuxedo – “Do It” – Stones Throw

Kendrick Lamar – ” I ” – Top Dawg

Dilated Peoples – “Show Me The Way” ft. Aloe Blacc – Rhymesayers

TOPS – “Way To Be Loved” – Arbutus Records

DJ Quik – “Life Jacket” ft. Suga Free, Dom Kennedy – Soundcloud

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The DJ Charts are not necessarily in order of preference.

To submit music for club, radio & DJ Chart coverage email tracks & info to:  info@keepthefaithevents.com
http://KeepTheFaithEvents.com

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UKSoulJam ‘Nu Jazz Special’ At Ronnie Scott’s, London, W1 Ft: Kaidi Tatham, Yolanda Charles’ The Deep MO, Heidi Vogel, Bembe Segue, Jazz Bailey, Kate Threfall + More – Sun April 29th 2012



THIS SHOW IS NOW SOLD OUT – THANKS FOR BUYING YOUR TICKETS

UKSOULJAM ‘NU JAZZ SPECIAL’ – SUN APRIL 29th At Ronnie Scotts (main room) Frith St, London W1
Ft live: KAIDI TATHAM (4Hero/2000Black)/ Agent K)| YOLANDA CHARLES’ THE DEEP MO(Paul Weller) | HEIDI VOGEL(Defected/ Cinematic Orchestra) | BEMBE SEGUE(4Hero/Bugz In The Attic) | JAZZ BAILEY | KATE THRELFALL | THE NEUTRONICS (House
Band | PAUL AAARON & K15 (KTF resi’ DJs) + Open Jam & More TBA | To Be Filmed By SKY TV. | 6.30pm-Midnight | Tix / Seats: £12.50 – £22.50
From Ronnie Scotts club or online at: http://www.ronniescotts.co.uk/performances/view/822-uksouljam-nu-jazz-ronnie-scotts-special
| All enquiries email: info@keepthefaithful.com | General info at:
http://keepthefaithful.com . Info updates also at http://twitter.com/keepthefaithful & http://www.facebook.com/events/247977405281350 .

More info:

Date: Sun April 29th

Address:
Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club (downstairs main room)
47 Frith Street, Soho, London
W1D 4HT

Time: 6.30pm-Midnight

Price: Seats / tickets from £12.50 to £22.50

Buy Tickets From:
In person at Ronnie Scotts Club
By telephone on: T: +44 (0)20 7439 0747
Or online from Ronnie Scotts website via this link:
http://www.ronniescotts.co.uk/performances/view/822-uksouljam-nu-jazz-ronnie-scotts-special

Line Up:

Live Guests:
KAIDI TATHAM (4Hero / Bugz In The Attic / ‘Agent K’)
YOLANDA CHARLES’ THE DEEP MO
HEIDI VOGEL (Defected / Expansion Records / Cinematic Orchestra)
BEMBE SEGUE (4Hero / 2000Black / MdCL)
JAZZ BAILEY
KATE THRELFALL
+ More acts TBA

+ House Band: THE NEUTRONICS
+ Resident DJs: PAUL AAARON (Groove Lineage / Keep The Faith) & DJ KAY ( K15 / Keep The Faith)
+ Hosted by DEL BLAKE & PAUL AAARON

Event Summary:
UK SOUL JAM: A celebration of UK SOUL featuring the best of London’s &
the UK’s Soul talent. As featured on Sky TV.
UKSoulJam was born at Jazz Cafe Camden, in it’s 6 years of existence
each year the show hosts a spot light on the UK’s Nu-Jazz & Soul-Jazz
talent.
This year the show is thrilled to bring it’s Nu Jazz special to the
legendary Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club.

UK Soul Jam captures the energy and musical talent from London’s
Contemporary Soul Scene. Bringing together singers, players, &
connoisseurs of Neo Soul, Nu Jazz, Credible Hip Hop and RnB,
Brokenbeat, Reggae, Gospel and Soulful House scenes in London. A
platform for new & established artists.
At the end of the event the stage is opened up to the public (Medium
skill level upwards) for an open jam session for singers & musicians
in the house. email info@keepthefaithful.com if you’d like to perform.
Previous surprise guests in our Jam session have inc. Amy Winehouse,
Jeffrey Daniel of Shalamar, Nailah & Marsha Ambrosius of Floetry –
make sure you’re on the house to see who will surprise us this
month…
UK SOUL JAM – The ORIGINAL UKSOUL Show.

This Month’s Guests:

KAIDI TATHAM:
Kaidi Tatham is one of the UK’s finest Jazz artists who’s skills range
from multi-instrumentalist, writer, arranger & producer.
Often known for his Nu Jazz, Soulful Dance music & Brokenbeat work
from his major contribution as keys player, multi-intruments,
production & remixes for acts such as 4Hero, Bugz In The Attic, 2000
Black & Mark De Clive Lowe.
An accomplished flute player & pianist he also is in demand on drums &
percussion as well as excelling on bass, guitar & writing for strings
& orchestral arrangements.
In addition to Kaidi’s own great solo releases inc. his dance
production alias ‘Agent K’ Kaidi’s performance, production, writing &
remix credits read like a who’s who of contempory Jazz, Soul, NeoSoul
& Hip Hop inc. artists such as: Macy Gray, Amp Fiddler, Salsoul
Orchestra, Amy Winehouse, Gene Harris, Vikter Duplaix, Fertile Ground,
Soul II Soul, Rhiann Benson, Slum Village, Elzhi, Leroy Burgess, Mr
Scruff, King Britt, IG Culture, Nathan Haines, Kyoto Jazz Massive,
Ivana Santilli, Patricia Marx, Izzi Dunn, DJ Spinna, Bugz in the
Attic, Blakai, Likwid Biskit, Mark De Clive Lowe, 2000 Black, 4 Hero,
Afronaught, Phil Asher, Modaji, Bougie Souliterre, Donnie, Matt Lord,
Mulatu, Silhouette Brown, Lady Alma, Mr Scruff, Eric Lau, Blakai,
Dego, Blu & Blakai.
Kaidi already has two solo albums out + many singles & remixes with a
new album forthcoming this year.
Kaidi’s live sets are unique, distinct, fresh & exciting & we look
forward to hearing a taste of what’s coming on the new album on
UKSoulJam on April 29th at Ronnie Scotts.

YOLANDA CHARLES’ THE DEEP MO:
After starting playing Bass at 15 Yolanda Charles came to prominence
playing for Jimmy Sommerville, & Acid Jazz acts Raw Stylus & Urban
Species. From there led more session work & then to significant time
period playing bass with Paul Weller from his solo career period
onwards.
The artists Yolanda has worked with reads like a who’s who of the
music biz inc.: Paul Weller, BB King, Van Morrison, Michael Jackson,
Jermaine Jackson, Mick Jagger, Eric Clapton, Roger Daltry,, Marcella
Detroit, Alison Moyet, Desert Eagle Discs, Gabrielle, Robbie Williams,
Carleen Anderson, Shaun Escoffery, , Utada Hikaru, Natasha
Bedingfield, Level 42 & currently Sinead O’Conner.
‘The Deep MO’ is Yolanda’s own band project ft Yolanda on Bass &
vocals. The band bring their own brand
of Acid Jazz tinged UK Funk & fusion.
With an E.P. & single ft. Dee C Lee (of The Style Council) already out
the band have an album due for release this year. The Deep Mo are no
strangers to Ronnie Scotts’ stage & we look forward to hearing their
new album on this Nu-Jazz-Soul special.

HEIDI VOGEL:
Heidi Vogel’s musical range is as wide & diverse as her tours which
have taken her the world over to theatre’s across the USA, Brazil, The
Far East inc. acclaimed festivals such as Fuji Rock Festival at Fuji
Mountain & Coachella in LA, USA to sell out concerts with Gilles
Peterson favourites The Cinematic Orchestra at The Royal Albert Hall
in her London home town. Heidi’s music touches on acoustic roots Samba
music style of her Brazilian family heritage to contemporary Soul,
Soulful House & Nu Jazz with releases out on labels such as Defected,
King St Sounds, Duffnote, Slip & Slide, Further Out, SoulHeaven, Ninja
Tune, Counterpoint & Expansion Records. Heidi’s working credits read
like a who’s who of Soul & Dance music working with everyone from
Isaac Hayes, Brand New Heavies to Bob Sinclair’s Africanism. Heidi
returns this time with a great new album! – be in the house to hear
the latest from this relentless UKSoulJam favourite.

BEMBE SEGUE:
Bembe Segue is a phenomenal singer & improviser who’s vocals & writing
skills are found on many great acts recordings, productions & live
work inc.: 4Hero, 2000 Black, Bugz In The Attic, Mark deClive Lowe,
JazzaNova, Blakai, The Politik, Les Nubians, Da Lata, Nicola Conte,
Silhouette Brown , Ty, New Sector Movements to name a few & our
headline artist Kaidi Tatham. Bembe has a distinct vocal sound
influenced from her Latin roots through to the Jazz, Funk, Soul Fusion
sounds she heard growing up in London, just some of the ingredients
that led Bembe to become a key vocalist & contributer to the London Nu
Jazz & Brokenbeat scenes.

JAZZ BAILEY:
Jazz Bailey is one of the UK’s freshest new Soul Jazz artists. With a
dash of NeoSoul Jazz’s organic sounding mix of harmonic Soul & Jazz
the Hackney artist is gaining new fans by the minute. Having several
releases already under his belt and recent work with DJ Vadim we look
forward to what Jazz brings us live next on April 29th.

KATE THRELFALL:
Kate Threlfall is one of our most promising artists from this
generation of UK Jazz artists. Currently a London resident having been
raised in Manchester with a classical and Jazz background Kate has
performed in a variety of music set ups from small groups to the
Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Kate sings, plays Piano & also Cello
& has toured the UK extensively with regular gigs in Leeds, Manchester
& Liverpool.
Kate has performed for Jazz FM here in London & also won UK Jazz
Radio’s award for “Best Vocalist” 2010. We look forward to hearing
Kate once again live on April 29th

Youtube & Music Clips Of The Acts Performing On April 29th:

Kaidi Tatham “5ive” album trailer 2011:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOvaW9d-zLo
Kaidi Tatham ‘Agent K’ “Ride Away” ft Carleen Anderson:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJe7FQevja0
Bugz In The Attic Ft Kaidi Tatham, Bembe Segue, Mpho Skeef- “Booty La
La” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iB3v9amd6SA
4 Hero “Play With The Changes”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iV6_l6P7LjY
2000 Black “A Little More”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jrtyip254kE
4 Hero “Hold It Down” – Kaidi Tatham Mix:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deVC5LC1vcc
2000 Black “Got Me Puzzled” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pm5JKNri-ek
Kaidi Tatham Live 2010: http://youtu.be/wtTP4bxu8h0
Yolanda Charles’ The Deep MO: http://thedeepmo.bandcamp.com/
Heidi Vogel “Bring Me To Your Life”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9mm6Vu-lvE
Cinematic Orchestra ft Heidi Vogel “Lilac Wine”:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_w-xms9h0Dc
4 Hero Ft Bembe Segue, Kaidi Tatham: “Something In The Way”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSdXFqFUenc
Bugz In The Attic Ft Bembe Segue “Consequences”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBCiqmy9NqY
Jazz Bailey “Sun Harbour” http://soundcloud.com/jazzbailey/a-spark
Kate Threlfall “Lonely” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJKyEXyxitY

Further web info:
http://www.keepthefaithful.com/
http://twitter.com/keepthefaithful | http://www.twitter.com/uksouljam

All enquiries please email keepthefaithful@gmail.com.

Omar Live At Jazz Cafe, London With Keep The Faith Events – Sat Feb 18th 2012

*** STOP PRESS – THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT ***

Jazz Cafe, London In association with Keep The Faith Events present OMAR live. On Sat Feb 18th, 7pm-11pm, Tickets: £17.50 Advance from ticketmaster.co.uk or jazzcafe.
+ DJ Paul Aaaron (keepthefaithful.com / UKSoulJam) & DJ K15 (UKSoulJam / NeoSoulWW)

More info:

OMAR LIVE
SATURDAY 18TH FEBRUARY 2012
TICKETS £17.50 IN ADVANCE
DOORS FROM 7:00PM

OMAR:
UK Soul Legend returns to Jazz Cafe for Special Valentine’s show to showcase his new album.

The Nu Soul master Omar entered the UK charts with his first album “There’s Nothing Like This”. From then on he was a key player in bringing Soul music back to it’s most potent form & in what would become the Nu Soul scene. Artists such as Stevie Wonder & India Arie sight Omar as a favourite artist.

Omar has just re released Sing [If You Want It] on Tru Thoughts, the British soul supremo’s sixth and perhaps funkiest album so far. Featuring guest appearances from Stevie Wonder, Angie Stone, Common, Estelle, Rodney P, JC Bentley, Canitbe, Ashman + Zed Bias. A brilliant collection of tracks/artists that manages to break new ground yet at the same time re-establishes that unmistakable, unique Omar signature sound.

Omar has been busy touring, acting (Lovesong) + finalising album no 7 ‘The Man’ which will feature a new version of ‘There’s Nothing Like This’ marking its 20th anniversary as well as receiving a MOBO nomination.

2012 is sure to be another busy year for Omar.

“When I grow up I want to be like Omar” – Stevie Wonder.

KEEP THE FAITH: Soul, Raregroove, Roots, Jazz & Neo-Soul events in London.
UKSOULJAM: KTF’s celebration of UKSoul live in London with new & established acts.
NEOSOULWW: KTF brings international Nu Soul acts to the stage live at Jazz Cafe, London.
KTF / UKSoulJam / NeoSoulWW Residents Paul Aaaron & K15 DJ proceedings before Omar takes the stage on this live Omar performance night.

TICKETS:
Standing & Restaurant seats – buy online via ticketmaster at: http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/event/1F00474196457F01?camefrom=CFC_UK_MAMA_JAZZCAFE&brand=jazz_cafe
& also: from HMV at: http://www.hmvtickets.com/events/2172?REFID=MAMA_JAZZCAFEWEB (standing tickets only)
Order restaurant seats by phone on: 020 7688 8899
& buy tickets in person & with cash at Jazz Cafe box office at Jazz Cafe (front door), 5 Parkway, Camden, London, NW1 7PG (Monday – Saturday 10.30am – 5.30pm)

OMAR info:
http://omarmusic.net/
http://www.facebook.com/groups/105077969546705/
http://twitter.com/omarlyefook

KEEP THE FAITH Info:
http://keepthefaithful.com/
http://www.facebook.com/pages/KEEP-THE-FAITH-KEEP-THE-FAITH-Events-Org/100710870598
http://twitter.com/keepthefaithful | http://twitter.com/uksouljam | http://twitter.com/neosoulww

All KTF enquiries -email: keepthefaithful@gmail.com

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Marsha Ambrosius & UKSoulJam On Sky TV’s ‘UKSwagger Show’

A clip from our friends at OhTV’s “UKSwagger TV Show” highlighting the UK’s new music & culture on Sky TV Channel 199 each week.

The above clip is footage of UK Soul artist Marsha Ambrosius filmed back in 2009 at KTF’s “UKSoulJam” show at Jazz Cafe, London as Marsha prepared for making her first solo album.

Thanks IUC Media for this clip.