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Nyesha

by John James

“Nyesha” John James’ debut single, is the story of the beauty possessed by black women, beauty that is often overlooked by today’s standards.
Genre: Jazz: Smooth Jazz
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
“Nyesha" is a song about one man’s absolute devotion to this woman of color – his love transcends the boundaries of her skin – and while that’s a lesson taking hold in America as we become increasingly diverse and multicultural, it’s still not happening at the rate in which women of color feel valued for their outward beauty.

Recording “Nyesha”

On some level, it wasn’t work because John James makes the studio experience a privilege. Watching him do what he does – breathe life in to a song – so effortlessly is humbling. His commitment to excellence is something any producer/composer can easily get used to. John James and Joeham worked diligently to bring you nothing but the best of what they have to offer, a standard that will never be compromised.

Writing & Producing "Nyesha"

Joeham remembers the moment it ‘hit’ him: “I’ve worked with numerous artists over the years, but during one studio writing session, it struck me – the song (Nyesha) I was crafting could only be done by one person – John James.”
John has sung background for several celebrities, and that’s not an easy task. Singing background requires you to make the most of several skills, such as the ability to blend, be flexible, patient and learn quickly. How do you ask someone who has been successfully singing background to sing Lead; Just Ask...
John James’ vocal genius can be heard doing all of these things Well. "Nyesha" was produced by Joeham for Hamit Up Productions, Inc.

Credits:
Musicians On This Song:
Chip Crawford - Piano, Keyboards & Synth
Nick Smith - Virtual Acoustic Guitar
Joeham - Virtual Bass, Drums/Percussion & Synth
John James - Lead Vocal & All Background Vocals
John James - Background Vocal Arrangement

Recording Session Location:
Country: USA
Mixed & Mastered at Hamit Up Studio in Pomona NY. 10970
Genre: Smooth Jazz
Publishing: First Child Music Publishing – BMI

Thank You’s:
Jennifer James of Jennifer James Beauty for make-up, wardrobe and CD photos,
Creative Direction - Robin L. Ham (VP of Marketing - LTPD Record Company, Inc.)
Creative Direction & Silhouette Image - Stephen Swinton of Swinton Studios
Videographer & Photographer (“Nyesha” video) - Chip Williford (aka Game Changer)...

Note: A special thanks to all the i am “Nyesha” participants for coming out at the last minute to support John James on this particular journey. Watching these women of color rally, forge ahead and wear their “hue” as a badge of honor takes “courage”. While you’re wearing it, You might as well Own It because there’s a No Return Policy..., Lol.

Quincy Jones and the late Ray Charles said it best for me:
Not One Drop Of My Self -Worth, Depends On Your Acceptance Of Me.










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