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Listen to ‘The Way I Feel’ by Johnny Britt

 December 9, 2020

By  ExoticDJ

Johnny Britt is an American, Grammy Nominated, Composer. Early on, Britt immersed himself deeply into Jazz, meeting the art form’s icons and legends and studying diligently to become a classically-trained Jazz trumpet player at The Versailles Conservatory near Paris, France. 

Britt started his career solidly landing a record deal with Motown’s MoJazz label for a forward-thinking project he created called "Impromp2", that blended hip hop, soul and jazz and released four albums. He is no stranger to the Smooth/Contemporary side of Jazz, having composed material for some of the genre’s stars. Either as a trumpeter and/or a vocalist, Britt has collaborated with Quincy Jones, David Bowie, Annie Lennox, Josh Groban, Jennifer Lopez and Maxwell. The tunesmith also wrote for Motown legends The Temptations, the latter for whom he served as musical director. He recently lead on to be co-music producer for the Emmy-winning miniseries “The Temptations.” 

You can find Johnny's talents in popular films like Spiderman and Hollywood production, “La La Land”, as well as Hans Zimmer’s soundtrack to “Hidden Figures.” Britt also sang on the Academy Awards telecast with John Legend, Common and Mary J. Blige.

The Way I Feel features Marion Meadows and it is off the Mo Jazzin album.

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