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Artist
Doc Powell
   
Number of songs: 1 | Total weeks on charts: 18
Appearing in a total number of: 1 charts | Total period running: 122 days
Biography

Smooth jazz guitarist/composer Doc Powell discovered his musical talent early: by the age of 6, the New York native already played guitar, and by his teens he was recording and performing live. These early performances captured the attention of many prominent musicians, including Wilson Pickett, who chose the barely-into-his 20s Powell as his musical director.

This experience led to a stint with Luther Vandross and his group, the B. B. &Q. Band, for which he also served as musical director. The group scored several R&B chart hits and made Powell a sought-after musician, working on music for projects such as The Five Heartbeats and Down & Out In Beverly Hills, as well as collaborating with artists like Aretha Franklin, Quincy Jones, Teddy Pendergrass, and Vanessa Williams. By the early '90s, Powell branched out into a solo recording career, applying his smooth, jazzy approach to albums like his 1992 debut The Doctor, 1996's Inner City Blues, and 1999's I Claim The Victory, which added gospel elements to the musical mix. In the spring of 2001 Powell released Life Changes followed by 97th and Columbus two years later.
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia


Doc Powell in the news
Award-Winning Actor And Jazz Vocalist Tc Carson To Perform At The 2019 Playboy Jazz Festival On June 8 (04/06/2019) Soul-Jazz Saxophonist Reinhold Schwarzwald Rides "Sunset" Onto The Wave (12/01/2012)
Urban R&B Artist Gary Taylor Launches New Website And Release Of Product On Sony Records (21/12/2011) Jazz Saxophonist Andre Delano Releases New Single 'Why Not' Off His Debut Album 'Full Circle' (16/05/2006)
Andre Delano, Maxwell's sax player, goes solo with Smooth Jazz album entitled 'Full Circle'; Single 'Night Riders' will be released in October (06/10/2004) 94.7 The Wave Welcomes Jazz by the Bay at the Queen Mary (29/06/2004)
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