Happy Monday readers! Here's a brand new track to help get your work day started off on the right foot. Drummer Otis Brown III gives us a glimpse of his upcoming project titled The Thought of You, due out on September 23rd via Revive/Blue Note. The first of three parts of the title track features vocals from Philadelphia soul singer Bilal. The crew on hand to help kick off Brown's debut as a band leader are pianist Robert Glasper, trumpeter Keyon Harrold, saxophonist John Ellis, and bassist Ben Williams, with organist Shedrick Mitchell and guitarist Nir Felder. Other vocalist to round off the project are singers Gretchen Parlato and Nikki Ross.
You can pre-order the album now on iTunes.
1. The Way (Truth & Life)
2. The Thought of You – Part I featuring Bilal
3. Interlude I – Truth
4. Stages of Thought
5. The Two Become One (For Paula)
6. You’re Still The One featuring Gretchen Parlato
7. The Thought of You – Part II
8. I Love You Lord/We Exalt Thee/In The Beginning featuring Nikki Ross
9. The Thought of You – Part III
10. I Am Your Song featuring Nikki Ross
11. Interlude II – Life