‘Velours’, new material from Valerie Ghent!

‘Velours’, new material from Valerie Ghent!

There seems to be no stopping Valerie Ghent. She has a new album, new single and a new video! Valerie’s fourth solo album, entitled ‘Velours’, show cases her full range of 20+ years of talent working with musical giants Ashford & Simpson, Nina Simone, Maya Angelou, Debbie Harry & Billy Preston.

Backed by a band of internationally acclaimed musicians and vocalists from NYC, France and Guinea and recorded in the South of France and NYC, ‘Velours’ encompasses 11 original songs of smooth soul and feel-good R+B along with intimate ballads, sun-drenched reggae and pure funk.

‘Velours’ delivers a breathtaking and spell-binding performance that will have the listener well and truly hooked!

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Fantastic New single! New video!

‘Get Funkay’ was #1 trending video on YouTube France this week!

Release Date Oct 21, 2016

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To pre-order, click one of the links below:

♪ ♫ Velours – on iTunes NOW! ♪ ♫

♪ ♫ Velours – on amazon NOW! ♪ ♫

When you pre-order you get an instant download of the first single!

(The 10 other songs on Velours will download automatically Oct 21 when the album comes out.)

Musicians on Velours:
Tinkr Barfield (Luther Vandross, Ashford & Simpson) on bass
Guitarists: Robin Macatangay (Hamilton, Lizz Wright)
Jérôme Buigues (Murray Head, Sir Cliff Richard)
Percussionist: Bashiri Johnson (Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston)
Keyboardist/arranger: Rob Mounsey (Madonna, Paul Simon)
Drummers: Kevin Johnson (Curtis Mayfield)
Philippe Jardin (Ray Lema, Gerard Blanc)
Franck Taieb (Daniel Levi)
Organist: Pierre Sibille (Blues’ UP)
Vocalists: Alfa Anderson (Chic, Luther Vandross)
Keith Fluitt (Nona Hendryx, Roberta Flack)
Dennis Collins (Roberta Flack, Stevie Wonder)
John James (Toto, Elton John)
Cellist: Dave Eggar (Coldplay, Beyonce)
Trumpeters: Steven Bernstein (Hot Nine, Levon Helm)
Marc Borlet-Hôte (Massak)
Saxophonists: Paul Shapiro (Jay-Z, Lou Reed)
Nicolas Baudino (Harry Morse Project)
Trombonist: Dan Levine (Ray Charles)
And a special guest performance by Guinean vocalist,
Mano Korani Camara

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