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VibeOlogy - My New Music Podcast on Blackan Radio, Japan 

Hi Friends,

I've been wanting to do a music podcast for a while now, to promote the great independent artists I have discovered over the years and to introduce more and more people to the gorgeous music coming out of my homeland, Trinidad and Tobago.

Finally, here it is! Thanks to Blackan Radio, Japan, for hosting the show. Blackan has been a great champion of independent music by foreign artists in Japan, as well as a big supporter of my music and my albums, Rose, with indigo jam unit, and my solo album…

"ROSE" is ALBUM OF THE YEAR!!! 



I'm so happy to report that "Rose," by indigo jam unit feat. Alicia Saldenha, was voted Album of the Year @ Tokyo Jazz Notes!!

What an honor to have been part of the project and to have so many of you love and support it.
THANK YOU!!!

Other honors for "Rose" include:

4 Weeks in the Top 100 and Top 50 Billboard Japan Charts for Independent Albums and Singles.

The "Rose" CD Release Tour in Shibuya, Tokyo on September 10, 2011 was the favorite for the Best Gigs of 2011 @ Tokyo Jazz Notes.

None of…

Life Thru "ROSE" Tinted Glasses 

Releasing the CD, "ROSE," with indigo jam unit has been so exciting. September has been one of the most memorable months of the year, with the album release and Japan tour.

Hearing our songs on the radio, walking into Tower Records and hearing my voice, seeing "ROSE" on display, reading the reviews of the album and the tour, or the appreciative comments of fans on Twitter and Facebook - it has all been amazing and not a little surreal.

There have been so many delights.

I love, for example, the custom…

"ROSE" - Making The CD 

"ROSE" by indigo jam unit feat. Alicia Saldenha
Release Date - September 2nd, 2011

It is wonderful to write these words. This will be my first full album.
I recorded it with one of my favorite bands, indigo jam unit.
Having them invite me to record the album with them was such a joy and an honor in itself.
Being in the studio every day was exhilerating.
And now, I can share the music we created together with you.

Here are a few pics from the recording session at Alchemy Studio in Osaka.