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In Conversation With…

Our Exclusive Artist interviews conducted by the DeeperTheBeats Team

Andrew Roachford talks to us about The Beautiful Moment

Roachford - Beautiful Moments Album Cover Art

“You start off being what you’re not in life and then the path has this uncanny way of bringing you back to who you really are.  Life is really just a journey back home”. DeeperTheBeats caught up with Andrew before his London gig In 1988 the band Roachford were on the road and supporting new British acts such as the …

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In Conversation With…. Ayanna Whitter-Johnson

“Cellist and Vocalist Ayanna Witter-Johnson has to be heard to be believed. Her self assured style blends out a honey-sweet vocal delivery with bewitching, and bewildering cello-playing”. Time Out. One of the youngest Cellist, Composer, Percussionist, and Musical Educator to hail from the UK, meet Ayannna Whitter- Johnson. This female vocalist who was inspired by Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Bobby McFeerin …

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In Conversation with…..Harleighblu

Harlieghblu standing in front of a wall of record covers

Nottingham resident Harleighblu is possessed of a rich, classic voice with a charismatic and versatile delivery, as well as a natural openness and emotional generosity as a songwriter. A gifted live performer, she has followed in the footsteps of peers including Jake Bugg, Liam Bailey and Natalie Duncan to rise through the thriving grass-roots scene onto the national stage. Inspired from childhood by …

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In Conversation with….Sheila E

Sheila Escovedo (Sheila E) was born into a musical family that was heavily influenced by her father Latin Jazz legend Pete Escovedo.  She has toured extensively with renowned artists such as Prince, Babyface, Natalie Cole, George Duke, Gloria Estefan, Marvin Gaye, Herbie Hancock, Stevie Nicks, Patti LaBelle, Lionel Richie, Diana Ross, Ringo Starr, her Godfather Jazz musician Tito Puente, Don Was, …

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One To Watch: Mikel Ameen

Mikel Ameen

The talented 20 year old who hails from North London is breaking onto the urban scene. His self-produced beats layered with politically-edged lyrics makes him a refreshing addition to rap music. He’s already supported Hip-Hop icons Wu-tang Clan, Public Enemies and Immortal Technique and has immersed himself in the festival and PA circuit – Mikel Ameen is ready to take …

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In Conversation with… Mr Greg Edwards

“I dont’ make music, I’m just the conduit for it” Greg Edward Since the late 70’s, and early 80’s and the start of the Marathon all day Soul Festivals, Greg Edwards has held a place in UK Soul music History. From small intimate clubs with Jazz dancers to large dance floors, filled with crowds enjoying the many back to back …

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