Showing posts with label RnB. Show all posts
Showing posts with label RnB. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

JayR Guests in Edwin McCain-Taylor Dayne Concert

9:46:00 PM
JayR hits the first quarter of the Year of the Dragon.  Do you want to know why?  Read more the details here...

The country’s King of R&B and Soul JayR has been chosen to be the featured artist of the Manila leg of the international hitmakers Edwin McCain and Taylor Dayne this February 17 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City. This concert is produced by Blue Dream Entertainment and CNCA Media Concepts, Inc.

JayR, who is one of the bestselling Filipino acts of his generation by spawning multiplatinum albums and hit songs, is set to remind everyone why he is considered one of the industry’s royalties with his dynamic vocals and awesome moves.

“I am so thankful that I have been given this chance to guest in this concert,” says the R&B and Soul King. “For all the romantics out there, this concert is something you shouldn’t miss.”

JayR is set to release his newest album in the second quarter of this year., under Universal Records.

Edwin McCain is familiar to the Filipino people because of his hit song I’ll Be. His other hits are I Couldn’t Ask For More, Walk With You, among others.

Taylor Dayne, on the other hand, is the voice behind immortal hits - Tell It To My Heart, Love Will Lead You Back, among others.

Manila show tickets are priced at P1,790 (Silver), P3,500 (Gold) and P4,800 (VIP). For SVIP, call 09399063430 or 661-5710.

For details, call Ticketworld at 891-9999 or SM Tickets, 470-2222.

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Thor The Soul RnB Sensation

3:13:00 PM

I was once also a choirboy and singing to churches and other occasions can really help out especially if you're pursuing a singing career.  Just like Thor who is a choirboy from Davao and who is by the way as one of the most promising Soul R&B singers in the Philippines today.  Thor took a lot of perseverance, a strong faith in God and, of course, a wonderfully rich singing voice that puts to mind the vocal prowess of Stevie Wonder, Donny Hathaway and Brian McKnight to get into this singing career.  Aside from being a singer in a Davao vocal group, he also did join and win in some singing competitions, even uprooting himself and performing in countless bar gigs in Manila in which are sure signs to his successful musical career.  Yet there were a lot of thorns in his path: "A lot of people told me I wouldn't make it.  That I won't record an album and could never go solo," shared Thor.  These negative opinions made Thor question the sacrifices he made, but with the help of his dedicated family and best friend, he pushed on despite other people's letdowns.

It is really indeed that peoples notion is to put you down when your dreaming something big and they would always tell you that you wouldn't make it.  But if we all let that hindrance fail us and we stop from achieving our dream then that's the time that they are right.

At the age of 19, he started getting into professional singing together with his band Myxtreme, which also meant doing backup vocals for various artists, singing jingles and doing sessions for other bands.  At the age of 24, Thor released his self-titled album THOR under Evolution Music distributed by Warner Music Philippines.  On 2007, Thor released his second studio album entitled "Soul Obsessions" Duets with Thor under Ivory Music Philippines, conceptualized from his radio segment on Wave 89.1.  The album was Thor's collaboration with the Philippines greatest artists like Jay Durias of South Border, Luke Mijares, MYMP, Nina, Amber Davis, Jinky Vidal of Reestyle, and a lot more... All of these led Thor to various awards including, Most Promising Male R&B Performer (Awards and Recognition Association of the Philippines), Awit Awardee (Best Performance by a Duet on the song "The Closer I Get to You" with Nina) and the 2007 Metro Manila Film Festival Best Theme song "Kasalanan Nga Ba" from the movie KUTOB.

While having gig at a bar here in the Philippines, international Soul Jazz musicians Marcos Sainz and Juan Galiardo were impressed and approached Thor after his set.  The two asked him to sing some racks in their album.  They flew him to Spain to record and asked him to become a part of the band.  Their album was released in some parts of Europe last 2008 entitled, "Shine a Light".  Now, Thor is one of the lead vocalists of the international Soul Jazz Funk band SATYA PROJECT while still pursuing his solo career here in the Philippines.

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