Tag Archives: Chris Jasper

JGM Music Hour – Episode 119

          Click on the image above to begin streaming the program. Episode 119 Playlist: God is making a change – Endurance Just fine – Mama Sheila feat. Bryan Andrew Wilson Amazing Grace party – Tim Bowman feat. Tim Bowman Jr. Just like you – Free Will Trust in God – G.I. Without love – Chris Jasper Grateful – Ted Winn I’ve got to win – Tonya Lewis Taylor Changed – Endurance feat. Joe Ligon We cry holy – Higher Vision Be thou my vision – Camille Nelson feat. Alex Sharpe Benediction – Paula Boggs Band I’m ...

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Chris Jasper – Thank You Jesus

Chris Jasper Thank You Jesus Gold City Music (2015; re-release date: August 11, 2016) www.ChrisJasper.com By Bob Marovich Someone once asked a singer to define the difference between gospel and jazz. The artist answered with two words: the lyrics. The same can be said about the difference between gospel and pretty much all genres, including R&B and soul. Proof positive: Thank You Jesus, Chris Jasper’s two-CD compilation of his gospel and inspirational material. Jasper, former songwriter, producer, and vocalist for the Isley Brothers and Isley-Jasper-Isley, presses his retro smooth soul stylings into the service of the Lord. Some songs are inspirational ...

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“He Walked Alone (The Story of Jesus)” – Chris Jasper

“He Walked Alone (The Story of Jesus)” Chris Jasper From the forthcoming Gold City Music CD Inspired http://www.goldcitymusic.com/ Isley Jasper Isley alumnus Chris Jasper is no stranger to writing and singing sacred music. “He Walked Alone (The Story of Jesus)” is Jasper’s brief musical biography of Jesus from birth to crucifixion. A tender James Taylor-style ballad with a soulful conclusion, “He Walked Alone” gets Jasper’s high tenor treatment throughout. Available as a download on CDBaby and other media outlets, the song is a good choice to play during the Easter Season.

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Chris Jasper – Invincible

Chris Jasper Invincible Gold City Records (2007) http://www.goldcitymusic.com/ Reviewed by Bob Marovich for The Black Gospel Blog. Some deliver the Word with fire and brimstone, others with flatfooted, melismatic vocal power, and yet others with honey-sweetness so the message goes down easy. Chris Jasper falls into the latter category. On Invincible, the former member of the R&B group Isley-Jasper-Isley and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee bathes messages of hope, faith, encouragement and reliance on the Almighty in the cool, sweet soul that was the soundtrack of the mid-1980s. For example, on “A New Life in Christ,” Jasper exhorts ...

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“Stand Up” – Chris Jasper

“Stand Up” Chris Jasper From the Gold City Records CD Everything I Do (2010) http://www.goldcitymusic.com/ In 1985, Chris Jasper (“Superbad”) of Isley-Jasper-Isley was the lead vocalist on the phenomenal chart-topping “Caravan of Love.” In the 1990s and 2000s, he combined the soul feeling of Isley-Jasper-Isley with inspirational lyrics, and even re-recorded “Caravan of Love” for 1992’s Praise the Eternal. Jasper’s Everything I Do is a collection of pop and inspirational songs jacked up on the shoulder-shaking, bass-thumping, up-tempo ‘70s funk that recalls the artist’s time with the Isley Brothers. In fact, the album’s “Stand Up” sounds like a sacred, and ...

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