Sweet Lu Olutosin's CD Listening Party
Join us for the Premier Listening Party of Sweet Lu Olutosin’s Latest CD release “MEET ME AT THE CROSSROADS” Featuring Jazz piano legend Donald Brown, Tyrone Jackson, Mace Hibbard, Lester Walker, Henry Conerway III, Kevin Smith, and Crystal Monet’! ___________________________________________________________ “MEET ME AT THE CROSSROADS” is a musical collaboration that creatively connects the dots between the gospel roots of Jazz and Blues with the toil that underpins the struggles of everyday people everywhere. Sweet Lu Olutosin uses his talent for truthfully articulating this existence by lyrically weaving stories of past and present struggle while forcing self-examination by his audience. This music Grooves Hard, and is guaranteed to get you moving from your seats to the dance floor. ___________________________________________________________ Here’s what the critics are saying about “MEET ME AT THE CROSSROADS”: “Sweet Lu’ Olutosin is one of the most promising male jazz singers around…. Throughout Meet Me At The Crossroads, Sweet Lu Olutosin provides warm vocals, versatility and subtle creativity. His latest release is well worth exploring and savoring” ~ SCOTT YANOW, Jazz journalist/historian and author of 11 books including “The Jazz Singers” ___________________________________________________________ “To call Sweet Lu a griot is an understatement. He is a wise sage imparting age old lessons by deftly infusing our cultural history and family values utilizing a tapestry of blues, gospel and jazz that are pure entertainment from beginning to end.” ~ CARL ANTHONY, Jazz Curator, Notoriusjazz.com ___________________________________________________________ “For this Crossroads meeting Lu has enlisted additional jazz classics to lyricize, including Billy Strayhorn’s sophisticated line “Intimacy of the Blues,” which Lu christens “Sister Sadie’s Blues.” ~ Willard Jenkins, DC-area based journalist, broadcaster, and concerts/festivals curator who can be found at www.openskyjazz.com.