Jody Watley Tulsa Soul Fest Recap

The event, originally an outdoor event was moved indoors to the Cox Business Center. It was a beautiful thing to see a music event with major sponsors to make it a free city family friendly concert and also be in celebration of  Tulsa’s own former NBA player and respected jazz musician Waymon Tisdale. I performed ‘Skin Deep’ in celebration of Tisdale because I’d done two Smooth Jazz Cruises around the time of the original release of “Midnight Lounge” – the message was appropriate as well.

It was really special to see The Whispers, my former label mates from back in my Shalamar, Solar Records years..Scotty with the classic response!

 

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Hotel suite – on my way straight to stage.

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SRL (Nate Allen Smith and John ‘Havic’ Gregory’) are ready too! A quick photo before heading to Cox Business Center.

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I don’t throw ‘legendary’ around casually – this is pretty epic if you know the history of hits here. Jody Watley // Shalamar // Solar Galaxy of Stars Tour// The Whispers

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Always – Own it.

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Making it a night to remember — with Nate Allen Smith and John ‘Havic’ Gregory 

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Up Next October t:

October 13 – Detroit Soundboard Motor City Casino with Tony Toni Tony

October 19 –  San Antonio  Jo Long Theater

Jody Watley Joins Hot New Personalized Greetings App Cameo

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New Item in Jody Watley BandWear Spotify Online Store

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New just in time for the fall / autumn season the signature hoop earrings logo hoodie in wine just arrived. Order yours today – represent your Wattage! Shop Jody Watley

You can also link to this online store while you’re listening to my music on Spotify.

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Welcome Autumn. Wattage Thoughts.

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Summer scene..enjoying the view in Waikiki – it was a work trip but I made it relaxing too!

Hopefully you found time to enjoy summer with some days off, chilling, enjoying your me time or family, traveling..whatever you made time to do. As time continues to move on make sure you are living life not just going through life. Learning to revel in the moment, learning to pat yourself on the back for overcoming obstacles or some days feeling like you’d like more rainbows than rain – you are here, we are here. That within itself is a blessing and time waits for no one and remember to appreciate the small things because one day they may very well be the big ones you reflect on. Don’t let anyone rob you of your joy.

Just as trees shed their dead leaves to bloom in new ones for spring..don’t be afraid of new growth while remaining solid like the tree!

Wishing everyone the best of the season.

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Photography by Debra L. Rothenberg – Sony Hall NYC August 16 2019

Up Next :: September and October —

September 28 – Soul Fest Tulsa Guthrie Green a family friendly event with The Whispers

October 13 – SoundBoard Detroit, Motor City Casino with Tony! Toni! Tone!

October 19 – Jo Long Theater at Carver Community Cultural Center – Get Tickets 

 

 

New Unplugged Video Upload on Jody Watley Official Youtube Channel.

A bit of my Tribute to George Michael from my first Jody Watley: Unplugged concert experience (accompanied by Roland Hamilton on piano and Naz Chambi on guitar.. Before I went into the song, I talked about why I selected this song from his catalog, how we met (Band Aid ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas), our duet on my solo debut and more. I really enjoyed this experience and thinking about what venue we should pitch it to for the next one.

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Morning Wattage! A wonderful day to all – here’s to you!

::Current releases streaming now with an eclectic multi decade variety of Jody Watley music tops last week with Spotify being the number steaming source for my music. The following Artist chart is specific to my contemporary output from my independent Avitone label.

New To Official Jody Watley YouTube Channel – Don’t You Want Me Live and Unplugged.

Be sure to subscribe as I continue to develop the channel – concert clips, behind the scenes, monthly inspirational vlog, new music videos and specially curated playlists! I really enjoyed this Unplugged concept, so pure. I look plan to bring it to a few other intimate venues in 2020.

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New Jody Watley Art Added to Gallery.

Not only fabulous Jody Watley Art by Cat Soper : CatDezign from Australia but a very inspirational and motivational reason for doing it. Set a goal and smash it!

“DAY 251 – JODY- An IMAGINARIUM In 351 Days .. going to draw, paint, create everyday! This month I’m creating portraits of the people who have inspired me in many ways.

All photos referenced are from the internet with grateful thanks to the photographers.. – Jody Watley – her music and love of dance and fashion always inspired me. Her love dance and fitness got me moving everyday. If I had the chance to dance to work everyday I would maybe I should!”

Wattage Thoughts. True to Yourself.

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