Jef Kearns


Flute + Acoustic Guitar + Beatboxer =

I recorded a segment for an upcoming Toronto based web series called “Urban Television” a couple days ago. They wanted to capture some footage of me at my place performing, so I gathered up my beat boxer friend Eddy the Original One, and my acoustic guitarist Stevie Gee to lay … Continue Reading »

How Soon

I have had a long romance with the quiet storm genre. I grew up listening to it late night on KISS FM Detroit’s “Kisses After Dark.” Flute is rare in the quiet storm genre. It is likely because flute is stereotypically too bright to be dark and moody. Between this … Continue Reading »


Electrified is the third single of my sophomore album, Soulfisticated. The album hit “#1 Best Seller” status on this month for Soul-Jazz! This is one of the heavier tracks on the album, employing a hard hitting hip hop beat. Detroit Jazz Magazine wrote, “Even during the song ‘Electrified’ where … Continue Reading »

Saturday’s End

Soul In called Saturday’s End “an authentic, fresh sound that brings modern R&B back to its roots.” It is the follow up single to the hip hop track “No One Like You” from Jef Kearns’ R&B flute album, Soulfisticated. The video features vintage roller derby footage from 1949 – … Continue Reading »

Bollywood Covers

I’ve been pretty steady with South Asian Weddings in Toronto all summer and fall, so I decided to take a few minutes and record a couple of the Bollywood songs yesterday. One is “Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny).” It was made famous by the South Asian film, Slumdog Millionaire. … Continue Reading »