Loose Ends featuring Jane Eugene
When Loose Ends emerged out of the London soul underground in 1980 with thesingle In the Sky, the group was so far ahead of its time that today, in 2016, itssound is as refreshing and vibrant as ever. Their vibe signaled the dawning of anew age of synthesizer and rhythm machine-driven grooves, channeling the Islandsand the lushest, jazziest of soul as much of a splash down into Caribbean Sea asthe Milky Way. With international career defining hits such as Hanging On AString (Contemplating), Choose Me (Rescue Me), You Cant Stop The Rain,A Little Spice, Slow Down, Stay a Little While Child, Watching You anda delicious cover of Philly Soul maestro Dexter Wansels The Sweetest Pain,Loose Ends defined a refined approach to sexy soulful sounds from the club floorto the Quiet Storm.Today, original lead vocalist/songwriter Jane Eugene leads a United States-basededition of Loose Ends that is carrying the blue-flame torch with pride and muchsuccess. Under Janes leadership, Loose Ends is wowing audiences in severalcapacities. So relevant yet nostalgic, fluid yet flexible is their sound that LooseEnds is compatible enough to share sold out bills with classic soul legends such asIsley Brothers, Charlie Wilson, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, the Whispers andParliament-Funkadelic, current hit-makers JOE, Faith Evans and Leelah James,Smooth Jazz wind downs with Roy Ayers, Brian Culbertson and Will Downing,and, of course, their `80s techno-soul peers such as the S.O.S. Band, Midnight Starand Evelyn Champagne King. Loose Ends and its infectious international soundsit comfortably in the middle of all these styles and generations. This now classicband in its own right connects the dots to all top-shelf Soul music, creating avibration that reverberates within a listener with 360 degree intensity..Even though we recorded our biggest hits in Philly with producer Nick Martinelliwho I adore, America never got to see much of us in our `80s heyday because weworked so steadily in our home base overseas, Jane shares. Today, there isalways a great deal of interest and curiosity when fans see our name on a concertbill. 35 years in and counting, Loose Ends is still in the game and steady gainingground! The proof is in Loose Ends performing to knocked-out audiences at B.B.Kings in New York, the Capitol Jazz Festival in Washington, D.C., Pat WilliamsSoul Food Festival down south, the L.A. Soul Fest, Chene Park in Detroit,Chicago Winery and Yoshis in San Francisco. Wherever party people are readyfor the sophisticated get down, Loose Ends is ready to rock their world.Much more than just three principle front members singin and rockin centerstage, Loose Ends is a full-service band with three powerhouse backgroundsingers. Loose Ends is lead singers Jane Eugene and Jeff Robinson, emcee PaulSanto, guitarist/musical director Craig T. Cooper, keyboardist Aya Iwata, bassistKeith Eaddy, drummer Cory Mason, percussionist Leroy Boogie Grier, supportsingers Dominique Karan, Waylynn Pitts and Robert Gee, and sound engineerDerrick Rodgers. This edition of Loose Ends has been performing together withlittle switch-up for the last 15 years so their show is tight, punchy and fullysatisfying capturing the techno essence of the bands signature sound with thefluidity and excitement of live instrumentation.Jane Eugene occasionally takes part in reunion activities with original Loose Endstrio member Steve Nichol. However, with Loose Ends featuring Jane Eugene(managed by David Lombard of En Vogue and Johnny Gill renown), she is readyto take on the worldand offers are pouring in from around the globe!Being out there on all those stages watchin-watchin audiences react when wedrop down into one of our hits has given me and the band new life, Jane exclaims.When fans come to my show, they will hear the songs the way they rememberthem, sing along, reminisce and leave excited with happiness in their heart.
$35.00 - $50.00