As Shalamar, Howard Hewitt and Jeffrey Daniel sold over 25 million records worldwide and collected no less than 100 gold, silver and platinum awards. Their classic hits include "A Night To Remember", "I Can Make You Feel Good", "Friends", "Make That Move", "There It Is'', ''Second Time Around'', "I Owe You One" and many more. Howard and Jeffrey, together with Carolyn Griffey - the daughter of Solar Records founder Dick Griffey, bring an exciting blend of funk, disco and soul to every live show. They are considered one of the most powerful and energetic acts on the soul circuit today.
Howard Johnson hails from Miami, Florida, U.S.A. Along with Sandy Torano, Howard formed the group Niteflye in 1977 and signed to Ariola for two albums. In the early '80's Howard signed with A&M Records as a solo artist. His debut solo album, 'Keepin' Love New' (produced by Kashif, Paul Laurence Jones and Morrie Brown) was released in 1982 and featured UK hit 'So Fine' and the ever popular title track. The following year his System-produced album 'Doin' It My Way' was released, followed by the Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis produced 'The Vision' (1985) which featured 'Stand Up' and 'Knees'. In 1989 as one half of Johnson & Branson they released an album containing the excellent 'She Still Loves Him'. Howard continues to gig around the world to this day.
Tracy Hamlin hails from Baltimore, Maryland, United States. After a successful stint as lead vocalist for Jazz fusion group Pieces of a Dream, Tracy now performs as a solo artist internationally. She released her first album, ‘’Seasons’’, in 2005 followed by 2009’s ‘’Better Days’’. The album's title track peaked at No. 1 UK Soul Charts. In 2011, Tracy released the UK dance number one, ‘’Drive Me Crazy’’ with DJ Spen. She has recently worked with Terry Hunter, Booker T and many other soulful house producers while also cutting great soul sides such as ‘’Just talk to me’’ with Boogie Back and the excellent ‘’No Limits’’.
SHALAMAR, HOWARD JOHNSON, TRACY HAMLIN
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