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The Dream Citadel Evolution Show- Artist Spotlight (Lori Jenaire)

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Lori Jenaire is emerging dramatically on the music scene, rapidly carving her niche in the world of neo-jazz/soul. The name and sound of this Chicago native may not be familiar to you, but various projects which have been blessed with her creativity, have taken the entertainment industry by storm. Jenaire has been paying her dues for the last decade with live and studio background gigs, opening dates for top entertainers and shows in night clubs and jazz festivals across the Country. In addition to being an accomplished vocalist, Lori is an outstanding songwriter and a talented musician who is skillful on guitar, bass and piano. In fact, along with several national advertising jingles , for Coca-Cola, GE, and United Way, it is her voice we hear as the featured vocalist on Stanley Clark’s soundtrack for the movie. “Funny Valentines” starring Alfre Woodard and Loretta Divine. In her T.V. debut, her persona and music was featured on the Emmy award winning PBS documentary “Colores” and in the hit comedy/drama “Girlfriends”.  Bolding stepping in the footprints of, Phyllis Hyman, Anita Baker and yes, Sarah Vaughn even, Lori Jenaire’s presence, a statuesque 6-foot-tall beauty with scintillating vocals, conjures up images of divas from an era past. With her sophomore release, aptly titled, "Fruition," on NBE Records, Jenaire co-writes the majority of the album and takes the jazz/R&B world by storm with her remake of the Mamas and Papa's smash 'California Dreamin'. Since Fruition's release, she has consistently been on the R&R Jazz Indicator charts steadily climbing from her debut at No 26 and reaching No 7 on the Smooth Jazz.com indie chart. ?Radio & Records Magazine's Carole Archer describes Jenaires' California Dreamin as “a swingin' and sultry version,that delivers big time”. Her debut on the Dance/Club scene produced a smash remix of “You Know How to Love Me” achieving Bullet status on the Billboard top 20 Dance Charts and Grammy consideration.