Premonition- Expanded Edition - Jon Lucien

Premonition- Expanded Edition
Born on the British Virgin island of Tortola in 1942, two-time Grammy Nominee Jon Lucien grew up playing in his father’s Latin band. In 1961 he relocated to New York to make a name for himself. After years of struggling, playing the wedding circuit, a chance encounter in 1969 with an RCA executive gave Jon Lucien the opportunity to audition, the result being 3 albums released on RCA Records followed by 2 albums on Columbia Records, including PREMONITION, now lovingly repackaged and digitally re-mastered on BBR.

His singing style has drawn comparisons to greats including BILL WITHERS, whose HELLO LIKE BEFORE is covered on this album, but during almost 30 years of recording and performing, Jon Lucien cultivated a unique and rich romantic sound all of his own. With the rise of Acid Jazz in Britain embracing smooth jazz-soul artists like Jon Lucien, his work was sampled and remixed by a whole new generation of performers and producers which led to his earliest albums becoming cult classics and highly sought after by collectors and dealers, sometimes changing hands for obscene amounts of money. BBR is very proud to present this newly re-mastered edition of PREMONITION, accompanied by extensive liner notes featuring an interview with Delesa Lucien, widow of the late Jon Lucien, and all original artwork plus additional photography provided especially for this project courtesy of Delesa Lucien.




Our Price: £9.95
Code: CDBBR0080
Weight: 200
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