Thursday, August 5, 2021

DONN BYNUM · OUR TURN TO DANCE ft. PAUL JACKSON JR. ·RADIO SINGLE·

 

Donn Bynum
Aug. 2, 2021

What happens when spend your life touring the world with some of the finest musicians and Covid hits? You invite them to keep doing what they love and make a CD. A reflection of perfection, this collection by saxman Donn Bynum features Paul Jackson, Jr., Gary Mudbone Cooper, Vincent "Cino" Calloway, Makeda, Takahito "Taka" Mori, Lew Laing Jr and Sheldon Reynolds. To be released in early August 2021, the music will be available at your favorite retailers like CD Baby and Amazon.

If Donn’s solo music is new to you, you can bet you’ve had plenty of chances to experience his sax sounds as a sideman for some of the greats. A music maker during the formative years of Motown, Donn has toured with legends like the Commodores, Bootsy Collins, The Brothers Johnson and more. In addition to an ongoing list of live performances with various R&B and funk artists that includes Michel’le, Donn is also a devoted Gospel performer. He has recorded and performed with Kynne Smith. As a member of Bootsy’s Rubber Band, Bynum was featured on the song "Make My Funk The P-Funk," along with funk master keyboardist Bernie Worrell.

In 2008, Donn released his long-awaited debut solo CD, "Do You Feel Me." Featured on the CD were Bernie Worrell (Parliament/Funkadellic) and smooth jazz guitarist Paul Jackson Jr. Nina Goodrich of the Jazz Review declared, "Bynum captivates his audiences and is ready to capture someone’s heart."

Donn followed up “Do You Feel Me” with the release of “My Favorite Songs” in 2013. This Carefully crafted by seasoned and professional musicians, guest appearances included guitarist Paul Jackson Jr., bassist Sekou Bunch and drummer Lyndon Rochelle. Vocals featured Dee Cole on “Come with Me” and Donn’s own soulful singing on five songs. Co-producers were gospel recording artist Kynne Smith (“Right Now Right Now” and “There Goes My Heart”) and highly sought after producer Lew Laing for ten other tracks. In 2013, Donn also appeared in the band for performances by Michel’le onR&B Divas: LA.

A labor of love, Donn spent much of Covid perfecting the sweet sounds of his “Donn B!” CD to be released in August 2021. A reflection of perfection, this collection features Paul Jackson, Jr., Gary Mudbone Cooper, Vincent "Cino" Calloway, Makeda, Takahito "Taka" Mori, Lew Laing Jr and Sheldon Reynolds


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