Jody Watley. New Interview with Patrick Riley.

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Jody Watley classic “Nightlife” in Vienna, Austria. Photo: Christos Garkinos Logo Design: Ray Easmon

Hot off the digital presses, here what I have to say about my new single “Nightlife” and more in my conversation with the always fabulous Patrick Riley’s “The Life of Riley” : Here

Jody Watley. Giorgio Moroder. Nightlife.

My Saturday night at Giorgio’s was truly a night to remember. Meeting the legendary Giorgio Moroder was like a dream. Dancing to his songs and productions as a teen including one of my favorite soundtracks “Midnight Express” – “From Here to Eternity”, not to mention his groundbreaking work with Donna Summer along with his production and writing partner Pete Bellotte. He and his wife Francisca were relaxed and friendly, as Giorgio’s Bryan Rabin too me over for the introduction quickly prompting me to ask “Do you mind if we take a photo”, after hello’s were exchanged. You can say that I’m never too cool for school to be enthusiastic and show that I’m a fan of the people I admire and enjoy as well.

“It’s In The Music!”

More pics via my Instagram (JodyWatley) and Facebook.

The “Nightlife” Classic Glamour EP at iTunes – Here

Getting my drag on for Giorgio's! Photo: (c) 2013 Jody Watley

Getting my drag on for Giorgio’s! Photo: (c) 2013 Jody Watley

Francisca Moroder, Giorgio Moroder and Jody Watley. Photo (c): Jody Watley 2013

Francisca Moroder, Giorgio Moroder and Jody Watley. Photo (c): Jody Watley 2013

Jody Watley. Christos Garkinos. Photo (c) 2013 Christos Garkinos

Jody Watley. Christos Garkinos. Photo (c) 2013 Christos Garkinos

Jody Watley. Bryan Rabon of Giorgio's. With DJ Adam Bravin on the decks. Photo: (c) 2013 Jody Watley via Instagram

Jody Watley. Bryan Rabin of Giorgio’s. With DJ Adam Bravin on the decks. Photo: (c) 2013 Jody Watley via Instagram

Jody Watley. Siobhan Fahey. Bananarama / Shakespeare's Sister. Photo (c) 2013 Jody Watley

Jody Watley. Siobhan Fahey. Bananarama / Shakespeare’s Sister. Photo (c) 2013 Jody Watley

Dancing Shoes. Photo (c) 2013 Jody Watley

Dancing Shoes. Photo (c) 2013 Jody Watley

"I'm going home now - where are my keys?!" Photo: Jody Watley (c) 2013

“I’m going home now – where are my keys?!” Photo: Jody Watley (c) 2013

Jody Watley and Giorgio’s Mentioned in Los Angeles Times

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Jody Watley at Giorgio’s. (c) 2013 Jody Watley

Terrific post about Los Angeles, style, fashion, the night time scene and my favorite spot of the moment, GIORGIO’S! Read it: LATimes

Dancing Is Good For The Mind. Body. Spirit. Soul.

dianaross_giorgios_flyerI went out for a fabulous night of classic disco on the Sunset Strip at Giorgio’s – a modern discotheque Saturday night presented by Bryan Rabin and DJ Adam Bravin. It’s a divine feeling to let loose and dance, as Martha Graham once said “Dancing is discovery, discovery, discovery.” There is no right or wrong way – it’s just about getting inside the music. Dancing to classic soulful  disco definitely reminds me of my youth but not in a nostalgic trying to recapture a moment way – simply a reminder that in the now it’s still great to be active, dress up and appreciate quality music with messages that really transcend time – they just happen to have killer grooves..and live strings, and live horns and so much more.

This  spirit fall right along with the theme of my forthcoming glamourous new single “Nightlife”, which will be followed with an EP of soulful quality dance-floor gems of which I’m still deciding on a name – maybe “Paradise” because that’s where the music takes me.

Even if you can’t get out – make some time to dance, even if it’s in your own living room!

Twirling in my maxi dress the motion captured on film. Photo: Jody Watley Music (c) 2013

Twirling in my maxi dress the motion captured on film. Photo: Jody Watley Music (c) 2013 via Jody Watley on Instagram

Jody Watley and clothing designer John Eshaya of JET Photo: Jody Watley Music (c) 2013

Jody Watley and clothing designer John Eshaya of JET
Photo: Jody Watley Music (c) 2013 via Jody Watley on Instagram

Jody Watley, Christos Garkinos and Garcelle Beauvais. Photo: Christos Garkinos (c) 2013

Jody Watley, Christos Garkinos and make-up artist Kathy Jeung. Photo: Jody Watley (c) 2013 via Jody Watley on Instagram

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Jody Watley and Kathy Jeung. Joyous in the music at Giorgios. Photo: Jody Watley via Instagram (c) 2013

Jody Watley. NIGHTLIFE Single Preview Edit

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Written by Jody Watley (Jody Watley Music, BMI), Julien Aletti, Raphael Aletti (Aletti Brothers Music BMI) Produced by Count De Money for Peace Bisquit and Jody Watley.

Grammy winner Jody Watley, one of Pop/R&B and EDM’s most enduring and stylish trailblazers, returns with a shimmering dance floor classic inspired by both her well documented roots in disco funk soul and her love of the gilded era of dance and it’s legendary bastions of groove and fashion, from NYC’s Studio 54 to Paris’ Les Baines Douche with a sly nod to the underground dance style ‘Waacking.’ An authentic bonus are guest backing vocals from original Shalamar male lead Gerald Brown. Destined for international runways, dance floors and beyond, this party jam is irresistible from start to finish.

Jody Watley Classic Photo of The Day. Essence Magazine Cover.

jodywatley_essence_cover_lorezMy performance at this years Essence Festival is July 6!

Read More: Here

Jody Watley. Fashion Friday Rewind by Steven Meisel.

JodyWatley_StevenMeiselJody Watley photographed by Steven Meisel, 1989.

 

Jody Watley. Fashion Friday Rewind with Kevan Hall

LA Fashion Week 2006

LA Fashion Week 2006. Show Produced by Tod Halman

I love the joy in this photo! There’s nothing more glamourous than a great smile, great clothes are the icing on the cake so to speak. Working the runway to open Kevan Hall’s show was another fabulous and memorable moment for me.

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Jody Watley. Jean Paul Gaultier. Dukes of Melrose.

With Christos Garkinos of Decades Inc, Dukes of Melrose in Dita Von Teese Collection to commemorate my appearance in tonight’s episode of The Dukes.. on Bravo TV along with Dita Von Teese and focus on Jean Paul Gaultier and trendsetters!

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With Christos Garkinos, launch party Dita Von Teese Collection at Decades Inc., 2012

Read my Gaultier Blog: Here

The Fabulous Jody Watley

 

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