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Up Close & Personal with "Joey Sommerville' & "JAREZ"

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Up Close and Personal

Up Close and Personal


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Trumpeteer Joey Sommerville’s musical essence lies in the Baptist church. "When I was a teenager, I would judge the caliber of my playing by the number of people in the congregation who 'got happy'. If you aren't touching the listener's soul, then you aren't really playing music. Soul communication is the key."
His latest offering entitled, "The Get Down Club" is iconic, forward thinking contemporary jazz featuring funk, gospel and bop influences delivered with pop sensibilities.

At 30-something, jazz saxophonist Jarez realizes hip-hop rules the world for most young men his age. But that hasn’t stopped the young musician from claiming his fame while pursuing the music true to his heart. Like the name of his new CD “On Top Of The World” on his own independent label, Jarez is taking it all the way. With a vision as innovative as his sax styling,