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Internet record label True Vibe Records, based in Oakland, California, was founded in 2005 by owner Bill Jackson, who has had a burning passion to offer a new genre of music to the listening public. This music, called Jazz Funk Hip HoPoetry, consists of inspirational and conscious-raising spoken word, hip hop lyrics, and singing over upbeat jazz, funk, R & B, Caribbean, Latin, and hip hop instrumental beats and music. According to Jackson, the music is a potpourri of musical elements and influences designed to entertain, educate, enlighten, and inspire people.
True Vibe Records was an outgrowth of his background as a musician, educator for more than 20 years, and other life experiences. Jackson’s first musical training started at the early age of 7 when he took piano lessons, after which he played trumpet in public school concert and jazz bands. He later learned how to play bass guitar and played with a number of R & B and funk bands during his teen and early adult years in the San Francisco Bay Area.
His experience playing guitar bass in church and coordinating special performances as a public school teacher led to a profound interest in bringing this new music to people. Being a proponent of higher education and cultural enrichment, Jackson had long been yearning to create this hybrid of music to uplift people and to help raise their level of consciousness to affect positive social change.