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TransJazz is an eight-member contemporary gospel recording group aimed at transforming smooth jazz for the glory of God. TransJazz has a unique style of music that appeals to people across generations. Although TransJazz originally started years earlier, things took off after Vanessa Daley-Johnson joined and became their featured singer in 2002. In 2004 EBL Records released Transitions, the debut CD album of TransJazz. With a sound that is described as “Sade turned on to Jesus,” the CD features Vanessa, along with guest artists: Meg Okura, Ron Brown, and Ragan Whiteside. Since then TransJazz has performed over 40 times, including seven Hope Gospel concerts with legendary singer Melba Moore to help AIDS orphans in Africa. TransJazz was nominated for an Urban Gospel Music Alliance award in 2004 and 2005. TransJazz’s second CD, New Day, is now available at and