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Robert E. Person does stirring remake of Stevie Wonder’s ‘Love’s In Need Of Love Today’

'Classic Covers' includes remakes of the timeless soul song

Inspirational Jazz Vocalist Robert E. Person released his fifth indie album this summer to a #12 position on the Billboard Top Jazz Albums Chart. CLASSIC COVERS is Robert’s most ingenious and versatile work to date. CLASSIC COVERS includes remakes of timeless soul, show tune and gospel songs including “My Favorite Things” from The Sound of Music, and the heartfelt ballad from hit Broadway musical Civil War “Sarah”.

Robert E. Person Classic Covers albumThe album also includes a remake of Stevie Wonder’s hit, “Love’s In Need Of Love Today” and was  arranged by Robert’s friend and Music Director Allyn Johnson, “Loves In Need Of Love Today” is Robert’s new Jazz Radio single already being added by Jazz radio stations across the country,  with more stations adding daily.

Along with the radio single, Robert has released the official music video for “Love’s In Need Of Love Today”. This stunning video was recorded live at Studio 51 in Dunkirk, MD, directed by Brad Baerwald and with creative direction by Benita Bellamy Kelley.

Watch “Love’s In Need Of Love Today” Official Music Video
The “Love’s In Need of Love Today” video features a  string quartet and jazz ensemble made up of elite Washington, DC based musicians and singers — Allyn Johnson: piano, Romeir Mendez: Bass, Carroll Dashiell, III: Drums, Leslie DeLaine: Viola, Cleveland Chandler: Violin, Griffith Kazmierczak: Violin, Kevin Phillip Jones: Cello, and backing vocals by Sherice Payne, Roderick Giles and Ronnette Harrison.

CLASSIC COVERS is available on all digital music outlets and streaming sites. The “Love’s In Need Of Love Today” vidio is available for viewing and sharing on Youtube. Find more about Robert at www.RobertEPerson.com.

Sarah Hearn
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of PositivelyGospel.com. Sarah founded the site to serve as a positive platform for gospel music news, to share all of the good things happening within the Gospel and Christian music industry. In 2017, the site was named one of the Top 50 Gospel and Christian Music websites. Sarah is widely known for her on-the-scene reporting which includes the GMA Dove Awards, the Stellar Awards, Grammys on the Hill, Gospel Music Heritage Month Celebration Concert, McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour, St. Jude Celebration of Hope, the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference and many more. For more than 5 years, Sarah served as the DC Gospel Music Examiner at Examiner.com  where the site garnered more than 150,000 readers in the US and around the world. Sarah was named one of the Top Ten Heroes in Gospel Music in the Washington, DC area in 2012 for her extensive coverage, support and commitment to artists within the D.C. metro region.  In 2016 she was named Person of the Month by IndiMogul Magazine. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.

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