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Hasta La Vista November! As always, here’s to embracing the gift of life no matter the obstacles we may encounter and endure. The highs and lows, the disappointments the triumphs, the setbacks- which are often the set ups for success as we continue to move forward with gratitude. It’s been a whirlwind year, and challenging for so many – here’s to finishing strong!
This month I’ll be wrapping up the extensive promotion I’ve been doing since 2020 with “The Healing” and pretty much non-stop since. I’ll be on Good Day Alabama on December 3 – 10:40 A.M. EST the same day the remix edit for “Whenever” arrives at all digital platforms – make sure to support! I’ll also be on Good Day Sacramento December 15 in the 9 A.M. PST Hour for a special holiday episode.
December 11 and 12th, it’s live concert time with The Isley Brothers and Frankie Beverly & Maze, for a Winter White Concert Party – Texas Trust CU Theater. I don’t get to Texas often so I hope to see a lot of Jody Watley Wattage Crew in the house.
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Jody Watley: A Journey Into Sound rolled into Washington D.C.’s historic The Howard Theatre on Saturday February 8, 2020. The show begins with disco funk and soul, where I’m joined by SRL on a few of my Shalamar hits before we move on to our own releases (The Mood & The Passion) seamlessly transitioning the over 90 minute show into house, R&B, bossa nova jazz, a paired down funky rendition of “Friends”, a piano and vocal only “Everything” along hits from the 80’s, 90’s, Skin Deep from the just released ‘Winter Nights’ EP along with a the underground critically acclaimed aptly titled 2000 electronic opus “Saturday Night Experience.”
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“Appreciate what you have – but keep reaching for the best with all your heart and soul. Life is a gift.” Wattage! – Jody Watley
I’ll be in Bakersfield tomorrow August 24 for Summer Bash for the dance oriented classic hits show. The place is Stramler Park. Tickets and Lineup: Ticketfly
August 31 – Thunder Valley Outdoor Amphitheater Rewind Funk and Soul. I’ll be doing a 20 minute set. Tickets and Lineup: WorldOnePresents
September 7 Jody Watley ‘UnPlugged’ at the beautiful Blue Note Hawaii will close out my 2019 summer concert schedule. The Unplugged show will allow me to share more back stories about some of my biggest hits and inspirations. Here’s a taste, just uploaded to Jody Watley Official Youtube Channel – one of my Top 10 singles – ‘Everything’ Unplugged.
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Just announced: Jody Watley returns to Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club July 20, 2019 – Celebrating 30 Years of Real Love! Tickets
Blue Note Hawaii: Blue Note Hawaii September 7, 2019 “Jody Watley – Unplugged”
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Blue Note Napa: An Evening of Love Jazz & Soul : Napa
The summer has gotten off to a wonderful start with concerts in Japan and stateside. If you’ve missed posts check out some of the older posts on my site.
On the heels of the success of the spring Smooth Jazz Top 10 “Waiting In Vain”, finishing the video for the forthcoming new single from my Jody Watley & SRL collective apart from my solo works – I look forward to what’s next. Like with anything in life, there are obstacles to be faced and bumps in the road to navigate, those those never dampen my grit, determination, optimism and gratitude to continue doing what I love on my own terms.
The Top 10 “Waiting In Vain” Available at All Digital Outlets and still in the Top 100 to close out June Top 100 Smooth Jazz Network
Concerts for July:
July 21 – Cache Creek Casino and Resort – Northern California
July 28 – Merchant Street Music Festival – Kankakee, IL
August 4 – Florian Hall, Dorchester MA
August 11 – TBA – Austin, TX
October 20 – A Taste of Soul Los Angeles
November 7 – 80’s In The Sand Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Stay Tuned for exciting news about the release date for Jody Watley & SRL “The Passion” – in the meantime, enjoy the U.K. Top 2 Soul Single “The Mood” Alex Di Cio Mix.