New York’s Timmy Regisford reveals his brand new album on Quantize Recordings, titled Almost 30, as his famous Club Shelter party edges towards reaching its 30th year milestone!
As you would come to expect from this longstanding innovator of the NYC Underground, Almost 30 is a selection of sumptuous earthy grooves that resonate deep, afrocentric and soulful vibes, all brought to life by Timmy Regisford with enchanting voices. Across this emotive collection are wonderful collaborations with regular cohorts Tiger Wilson and Felicia Graham from NYC and South African songbird, Toshi.
Also introducing South Africa’s Soul Star, who lends his smooth and exotic tones on the album’s first single, ‘Khale’, among many other delicious grooves. Ripe with sunshine and plenty of heat, this album is a must have for your summer playlist!
Listen to the exclusive premiere of “Africa Vibe” below.
More About Timmy Regisford
Trinidad-born, Regisford is known for his brand of soulful dance music. He started in 1985 at WBLS radio station in New York City, where he worked as Assistant Music Director, later being promoted to head Music Director of the station. In 1988, he became A&R Director of Atlantic Records, signing such acts as Miki Howard and Levert. His next career step embarked on working for MCA Records as their A&R Director, where he developed artists Loose Ends and Colonel Abrams.
He would soon go on to sign acts Guy and Eric B & Rakim. Regisford later became Vice President of A&R at Motown Records, signing acts Milira, Blaze, Basic Black, Today, and Johnny Gill. Along with his A&R work for these labels he is credited in many remix projects with Patti LaBelle, Steel Pulse, New Edition, Bobby Womack, Gladys Knight & the Pips, The Boys, Diana Ross, Gerald Alston and Stevie Wonder. In 1996, Regisford became Vice President of A&R at Dreamworks Records.
Timmy Regisford was also one of the founding people behind the Shelter parties in New York City, as well as the resident DJ.
1. Timmy Regisford & Soul Star – Khale (Original Mix)
2. Timmy Regisford, Tiger Wilson & Felicia Graham – Strange & Funny
3. Timmy Regisford – Behind The Speaker
4. Timmy Regisford & Soul Star – Shewele (Main Vocal Mix)
5. Timmy Regisford & Soul Star – Stho (Original Vocal Mix)
6. Timmy Regisford & Soul Star – Kikzela
7. Timmy Regisford – Africa Vibe
Timmy Regisford Almost 30 will be released on Traxsource promo August 7th
Full release August 21st 2020.
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