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”.
The 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.