Inspired by my children, life and peace of mind in a crazy world – and hopefully a reminder to cherish the home environments we create and what we take into the world as well as those around us. These are snapshots small glimpses into my life away from music. When my son was born, I did stop traveling as much and really chose to stay vibrant creatively with various projects, and selective dates and of course probably sacrificing what others may feel as a need to always be in the spotlight. That’s never been my driving force. Looking back, and now that both my daughter Lauren and my son Arie are young adults – I don’t regret at all being present in their lives, being carpool Mom, sports Mom, etc. Time is always moving and you can’t get it back so choose wisely. I’m happy of the choices I’ve made placing my priorities on being there. It’s a blessing to be a songwriter and to have the luxury to make that choice..not all artists or parents do. We’re all doing the best we can..however in pursuing career, job and work goals never forget to create a life – an atmosphere of love, joy, fun, laughter and so forth. Those moments carry you through the more challenging times.
Visuals by Ray Easmon. Part 2 will arrive soon, with more of a performance vibe..this song is very special to me and I feel very important at this time in the world. We can’t control the politicians, and uncertainty that looms..however we can control how we live day to day in our own lives and we energy we give off to those around us.
“Sanctuary” EP available now at all digital outlets such as iTunes. To those who complain that good music isn’t being made anymore – I disagree. It may not make headlines, fuel the gossip blogs or top the charts – but it is here and I’m proud to continue to write and record it. It’s in the music!
Grammy winning artist Jody Watley is ranked by Billboard Magazine in 2016 as one of the Greatest Dance Recording Artists of All Time, has made People Magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful List and hailed by Wax Poetics’s Dean Van Nguyen as one of music’s prominent visionaries. Jody Watley remains on the cutting edge of music, fashion and style.
Motion Graphics and Design: Visuals by Ray Easmon.
Jody Watley ft. SRL (Shalamar Reloaded)
May 21 Long Beach Pride
May 25 Chicago The Promontory
May 26 Niagra Falls Seneca Casino Bears Den
May 27 New York BB Kings
June 4 Detroit Motor City Casino
June 23 Danvers MA Yacht Club
July 8 Alameda County Fair
July 21 Tba
July 22 The Greek Theatre Freestyle Explosion concert
November 11-18 On sale now: 80’s In The Sand Punta Cana Dominican Republic Breathless Resort and Spa
More dates TBA.
Thought of The Day: If people show you they don’t care – believe them. Go where the love is! Don’t waste time.