Stage Crave Classics: Jill Scott, Le Chanteur Professionnel

Jill Scott is a household name spoken among music fans that not only love to hear great songs but also truly feel, respect, and recognize professional art. Whether you are a male or female, in love or in a transitional phase, happy or sad, sexually fulfilled or seeking passion, Jill has a well written vocal masterpiece for you.

We do not need to introduce you to a popular artist like Jill Scott. She has several chart topping singles.  Her ability to write a mood capturing song is nothing short of the expertise expected from a highly paid ghost-writer.  Almost everyone loves to see a show filled with great choreography and explosive visual effects as long as the artist sounds as good as he or she did on the album. Nowadays, a singer may be credited with a great show as long as there are fantastic visuals and simply decent vocals. However, this is one of few uniquely gifted artists whose live performances often VOCALLY exceed the expectations of fans that are well acquainted with their music. In other words, you may know and love Jill Scott, but you have no idea how great of an artist she is until experiencing a live performance.

So lets take a moment together, relax, and experience Jill Scott, a bright star and artistically gifted gem, LIVE!

Stage Crave Classics: Lisa Fischer

“Master vocalist” is the first phrase that came to mind when I sat down to write about Lisa Fischer. She is the artist that we would place on stage after any respected powerhouse AND expect her to leave the audience with goosebumps. Lisa’s vocal range is magnificent and effortlessly displayed. Her transitions are smooth and beyond professionally executed. There are so many wonderful descriptive words that can be used when writing about this artist’s musical superpowers, but none will impress you like hearing her live. So lets get right into it.

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Stage Crave Classics: 702

This week’s classic hits come from 702. 702 is a platinum selling R&B group consisting of Kameelah Williams, Irish Grinstead and LeMisha Grinstead. They released their first album, “No Doubt” in 1996 and followed up with the self-entitled release in 1999. Take a short trip back in time with a few of the biggest hits. Check out the classic videos below.

Lets start with “Get It Together” (1996)

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Artist Spotlight: Norelle

Norelle is an amazing singer-songwriter and one of Stage Crave’s favorite voices. She captured our attention with her unique cover of “Best Part” by Daniel Caesar & H.E.R., but made a name for herself in the music industry several years ago. Norelle has performed as a background singer for Rihanna, John Legend, Keri Hilson, and Nicki Minaj. She also recently assisted on the popular televised music competition, “The Four.” Once you experience Norelle’s vocal range along with her phenomenal ability to balance today’s R&B sound with the bar raising command and delivery of musical powerhouses of the 80s and 90s, you’ll understand why she belongs on the stage. Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Norelle