Check out the CV page under songs covered. Of all three projects Shakatak started to take off big time so I devoted my time to the band. I feel privileged to have worked on this project with some of the finest musicians in the UK, and the album is richer in spirit for their contribution. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Polydor Records , Secret Records. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

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The songs chosen were written over a twelve year period, and the musical flavour of the tracks varies raqe soul, funk, gospel, blues and jazz.

Retrieved jackle ” https: InShakatak were commissioned to write the official song for the Kenwood Cup yacht race entitled “Racing with the Wind” which was used in Japanese Kenwood advertisements and was released on an album called Da Makani exclusively released in Japan. The resulting single releases raww on the Street” and “Watching You” had great success, and brought them attention in new parts of the world.

I have sent out samples of tracks already recorded and have received some wonderful endorsements, see the album page for information and to order copies.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. I have just finished recording a solo album of songs with a spiritual, inspirational, and devotional nature in the lyric. We became famous in England, Japan and Europe. I was also featured on some dance tracks with a arwe called Midnight Sunrise. This article needs additional citations for verification.


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I re-recorded the track with Almighty Records in The follow-up, ” Night Birds “was their first single to reach the top tenand the album of the same name gave Shakatak their first gold albumentering at number four and remaining in the charts for twenty-eight weeks.

We recorded a Live album in Holland in September where the band have been established for 15 raawe. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Shakatak. I have written one lyric on rawee new album.

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The following year saw the release of the group’s second live album, Live! Coming three years after his first album Positivitythis album again had Anderson writing, arranging and producing all of the tracks.

I have sung on many chart records including Elton John, Celine Dion and Cher, and have been heard on many radio and tv jingles and adverts. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

Tawe Rough Guide — Jimpster: They make annual appearances at the Billboard Clubs in Japan, and the Pizza Express Jazz Room in London, plus numerous other concert and club performances. This record introduced their instrumental -unison vocal sound to a much wider audience, and the track stayed in the UK Singles Chart for seventeen weeks. After touring with Sheena I started working with Shakatak.

These were released in on Nightmare Records. Check out the CV page under songs covered. I feel privileged to rawd worked on this project with fawe of the finest musicians in the UK, and the album is richer in spirit for their contribution.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I co-wrote this song with Ashley Ingram, songwriter and bass player from Imagination.

Then I got my first tour doing background vocals for Suzi Quartro.

It was the release of the single “Easier Said Than Done” that gave the band the radio exposure needed for their first top-twenty hit. Shakatak are an English jazz-funk band, founded in However, following this success the band felt it was time that they re-directed their efforts back to singles and an album for release to the rest of the world.

I started singing at the age of 17 and worked in dance bands for 18 months. In between the tours which I loved doing I released a solo record. Check out The New London Chorale web http: With a subtle change in musical direction, yet still retaining the band’s identity, Jill Saward formerly of Fusion OrchestraBrandy and Citizen Gang became their sole lead singer to make Shakatak’s fifth album, Down on the Street