Jasper St Co
2x12" Vinyl lp UK
Soulful gospel-oriented house music from Jasper Street Co. on double vinyl.
Jasper Street Co. has cemented its reputation through the years as one of America’s premier medium for quality soulful and gospel-based house music. With the release of the “Rejoicing” double vinyl album on Nervous Records, Jasper Street Co. is now going next level in presenting songs and productions that will be peak hour/hands in the air timeless anthems.
Jasper Street Co. consists of vocalists Randy Roberts, Vonita White, Richard Burton and super producers Teddy Douglas and DJ Spen. Teddy is one of the founding and core members of The Basement Boys, a monumental production team behind multiple hits including the 1991 gold single “Gypsy Woman (La Da Dee, La Da Da)” – arguably one of the greatest house music productions of all time. The Basement Boys earned maximum respect from the music industry and fans worldwide as they always remained true to the roots of quality house, but still were able to bring that house feeling to productions with pop artists like Michael Jackson, Lenny Kravitz and Erykah Badu, while still making hits for core dance artists like Ultra Naté and Martha Wash. DJ Spen also has a storied connection with the Baltimore music world. From his days in the early 80s making mix tapes for local Baltimore radio shows to his experience as a founding member of a group called Numarx that originally recorded “Girl You Know Its True,” which eventually was a number one worldwide hit for Milli Vanilli, to his eventual work with The Basement Boys, Spen has solidified his position as a major figure in the American house Music Industry.
This double album includes the Number 1 Traxsource Charting single “My Soul Is A Witness,” a cover version of the seminal Ultra Naté house music anthem “Rejoicing (I’ll Never Forget)” featuring vocals by Dawn Tallman, and the gospel house stomper “Praying For You.” Other guest artists include Byron Stingily and Norma Jean Wright on “Paradise,” musical contributions from Charles Dockins on “Happy Song” and arrangements by Tommy Davis on “You’re My Latest, My Greatest Inspiration.” [info from label]