MP3 BluTrain - DreamWell
Smooth Jazzy Rhythm and Blues on the funk tip with a pop twist all their own. BluTrain brings it from old school to new school with a few funky fresh detours along the way. Come and take a ride on the BluTrain.
9 MP3 Songs in this album (39:54) !
Related styles: URBAN/R&B: Smooth Soul, EASY LISTENING: Adult contemporary
BluTrain is Blu Mankuma and Alexander "A Train" Boynton
Blu Mankuma, Actor/Singer/Songwriter/Producer/Director, was born "James Michael George" in Seattle,Washington where he grew up singing with his brothers Richard and Stan and a neighbor,Paul,in an a cappella vocal group. They were taught to harmonize by Blu''s father,James. While attending Chief Sealth High School,Blu played cello in the high school orchestra and studied drama. After moving to Vancouver he became "King Blue" and then "Blu Mankuma". Blu was in several bands including The Exotics,The Epics and Smokin'' Pocket before turning his attention to https://www.tradebit.comer a triumphant turn as Othello in a Studio 58 production,Blu was introduced by https://www.tradebit.comn Bibb to his long time agent Marie Morton and it was she who introduced him to the movies. His resume includes Letters From Frank, Look Who''s Talking,The Russia House,Bird On A Wire,Return To Halloweentown, The Santa Clause 2, Cadence, Don''t Call Me Tonto,Intensity,Like Mike 2,Final Cut,Presumed Dead,Another Stakeout, Atomic Train, Jasper,Texas, Fierce People, Tin Man, The Last Rites Of Ransom Pride and 2012, to name a few. Blu is the voice of Tigatron of the Transformer''s Beast Wars. He''s also the voice for Bailey''s Irish Cream. Blu has guest starred in many tv episodes including 21 Jump Street, MacGiver, The Dead Zone, The Collector, Twilight Zone,The Outer Limits, Da Vinci''s Inquest, Relic Hunter,Dead Like Me, Stargate, Andromeda,Supernatural,Saved and The X Files, to name a few. He was a regular on Mom PI, Robocop The Series, Forever Knight and Street Justice. Sign:Cancer Chinese sign:(Rat) Agency:Characters 604 733 9800 Agent:Leonard Bonnell
Alexander "A-TRain" Boynton may be one of the most prominent and influential
composers and musicians in the contemporary Rhythm and Blues (R&B) Jazz
movement on the west coast of Canada. Alexander’s music appeals to traditional R&B,
Pop and jazz fans. He always delivers impeccable, enjoyable and intriguing
music. Alexander is a highly skilled and focused songwriter and bass-player.
Growing up in Los Angeles in the 70’s and 80’s, he received a rich cross
section of exposure to the greats of the time in Funky, Soul, R&B, Latin,
Pop and Jazz music.
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Sibel Thrasher – Biography
Sibel Thrasher was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, and now resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. As both a singer and actress, she enjoys an accomplished career in music, theatre, film, and television. In August 2004, Sibel was inducted into the B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fame, for her lifelong contribution to the arts, her community, and her music.
Her extensive studio credits include work with legendary recording artists Roy Ayres, Long John Baldry, Donna Summer, and Linton Garner, and her live performance credits include tours as a featured singer with the Platters in the USA, Japan, and the Phillipines, and an opening slot for the world renowned R&B/Gospel singer Etta James.
Sibel has traveled extensively, and is in high demand as a jazz and R&B lounge singer—she has worked for Carnival Cruise Lines (Splendor of the Seas), and Princess Cruise Lines (Coral and Island Princess) on extensive tours, which included ports of call ranging from Alaska, Mexico, The Cayman Islands, Bahamas, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Aruba, Freeport, Florida, Panama, Hawaii, Columbia, St. Croix, and many others. She has also performed in many 5 Star hotels in Asia, including engagements at the The Jinmao Grand Hyatt in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, The Peninsula Matula Hotel in the Phillipines, and Hotel Lotte in Seoul, South Korea.
Sibel’s film and television credits include Zapped, Vice Squad, Death Wish II, Rumble in the Bronx, Tales from The Crypt, and Fierce People, and her theatre credits include productions of Ain’t Misbehavin’, Black and Gold review I and II, Blues in the Night, The Angels Sing, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, and It’s Time to Sing.
Sibel has had the honour and pleasure of singing at Vancouver Jazz Festival, Pacific National Exhibition, Saskatchewan DuMaurier Jazz Festival, The Pender Island Jazz Festival, Merritt Mountain Festival, Starry Night Annual Aids Benefit Concerts, and many others.
Other professional credits and honours include; The Vancouver Sun’s Entertainer of the Year, Election to the 1994 Congress of Black Women, Jessie Nominations for Best Performer two times for her stage performances of Ain’t Misbehavin’ and Blues in the Night, and a nomination for the CCWMA Best Gospel Singer of the Year.