Remember Jones presents 808s & HEARTBREAK: a LIVE anti-Valentine’s celebration and revival of the entire KANYE WEST album starring soul sensation Remember Jones + 25-piece orchestra band plus an opening set of super-soul originals from Remember Jones!
Named one of Paste Magazine/Daytrotter's Top Ten Soul/R&B artists of 2017, soul sensation Remember Jones brings a 25-piece orchestra to recreate the entire 2008 acclaimed and groundbreaking KANYE WEST album 808s & HEARTBREAK, including a choir, string quartet,horn section, guest vocalists, auxiliary instruments, and other special guests. Fronted by "one of the most enthusiastic, fiercely passionate powerhouses in the game" (Live for Live Music), Remember Jones will lead the ensemble through all 12 songs and other surprises, including the hit singles “Heartless,” “Love Lockdown” “Paranoid,” “Amazing,” and more. This one-of-a-kind show is presented by a band that has sold out most previous engagements.
The band includes musicians from some of the most acclaimed funk and soul bands in New York, Philadelphia, and Asbury Park's music scenes. They have presented similar events in dedication to Amy Winehouse, Jeff Buckley, and more. Remember Jones will play an original set featuring material from his original recordings!
"Fiercely passionate frontman... one for the ages... holds the audience in the palm of his hand..." - Live For Live Music
"...remarkable vocalist... uncanny magic... Remember Jones is heading for big things." - Popdose
"...truly captivates audiences every time he performs..." -BroadwayWorld.com
"A singer blessed with an amazing instrument and an uncanny ability to interpret the music of others so that the material becomes unmistakably his own, Remember Jones is at the vanguard of the rebirth of soul music as an immersive experience that begs to befelt as well as heard." - KEF Audio
The band's DEBUT ALBUM, "Ladies and Gentlemen, Remember Jones!", available via CDBaby, iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music, and other outlets, was created after raising close to $19,000 through nearly 300 small donations via Indiegogo, and created in front of a live studio audience with a 25-piece band. POPDOSE calls the album "...uncanny magic... remarkable vocalist... Remember Jones is heading for big things." A set with Daytrotter, called "AMAZING!!...highly recommend this session to everyone and anyone..." was released in February 2017: http://www.daytrotter.com/remember-jones/futureappletree-december-09-2016.html
The latest release, "Tranquilizer!", produced by Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes, Banditos, Langhorne Slim, Hurray for the Riff Raff), is now available!