Jef Kearns has had a piece of metal in his hand, and his purpose in his mind for over two thirds of his life. The metal: his flute, an instrument he seemingly picked out of thin air when his parents asked him to choose an instrument to study. His purpose: to show the world its place as a featured instrument in urban music. A goal he first realized when looking at a Lionel Richie album he bought, and telling himself, “This guy is going to feature me.” Continue Reading »
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Flautist Jef Kearns and vocalist Carlos Morgan to collaborate on soul jazz rendition of Just Jane.
TORONTO, September 27, 2016 – Rare music talents Jef Kearns and Carlos Morgan merge their uncommon abilities for a new rendition of the classic hit Just Jane. Just Jane is a romantic tale about discovering and falling in love with the treasures in a woman considered “just ordinary” by many.
Jef Kearns uses a variety of musical tempos to show that the flute is a versatile instrument. He is a creative soloist, but he does not overdo it, and is more than willing to work within a context that includes vocalist, poets and other musicians. On the Level is a recording that has its feet planted firmly in the woods and the hood. Recommended.
- Soul Tracks.com