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JT Video Premiere: Charenee Wade’s “Aint No Such Thing As Superman”

A tribute to Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson

Charenee Wade

Charenee Wade’s Motéma Music debut, Offering: The Music of Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson, has inspired comparisons to Betty Carter, Nina Simone, Abbey Lincoln and other great vocalists. In this exclusive acoustic video of “Ain’t No Such Thing As Superman,” featuring bassist Lonnie Plaxico, Wade, who has placed twice in the Thelonious Monk International Vocals competition, lays bare her commanding voice and emotional interpretative powers.

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