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Sidney Jacobs

Sidney Jacobs is an American jazz vocalist, songwriter, arranger and producer. Born in Harbor City, California, and raised in Los Angeles, Jacobs first began singing in the church choir as a child. As the baby of the family, Jacobs’ musical taste was greatly influenced by those of his teenage brother and sister. His brother - a flutist, favored jazz, and rock and roll, while his sister - a pianist, was a lover of soul and pop music. Additionally, gospel music filled the house as Jacobs’ father, a radio and television news reporter, had once been a gospel radio disc jockey. At 18, Jacobs became a principle singer with the Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers


First Man

Label: Baby Chubs Records
Released: 2017
Track listing: 1. First 0:12 2. First Man 5:38 3. Last Night 4:58 4. Undercurrent 0:15 5. My Favorite Things 3:50 6. Sabine’s Grind 6:19 7. Fly 6:46 8. The Story Teller 0:34 9. Lonely Town Lonely Street 6:07 10. Say What You Will 4:47 11. You Ain’t Gotta Lie 4:02 12. The Good Life 4:56 13. The Love Within You 6:30 14. Long Walk 5:12 15. Secret O’ Life 5:19


Article: Album Review

Sidney Jacobs: First Man

Read "First Man" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Call this R&B-inflected jazz, jazz-informed soul, or soul-soaked singer-songwriter fare with a chaser of standards and surprises. You can take your pick, as all of those descriptors are basically on the money. But it doesn't really matter how you tag this. It's fine music by any name. Sidney Jacobs' second album, following the ...


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Last Night

Label: Baby Chubs Records
Released: 2017
Duration: 4:58


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