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Introducing DeWayne Woods & When Singers Meet
     

Introducing DeWayne Woods & When Singers Meet

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by DeWayne Woods
 
One glance at the album photography in DeWayne Woods' debut and you'd swear the singer is the next Stevie Wonder, or at least gospel's own Tonéx. And while Woods does sound like Wonder in the knockout, PJ Morton-penned first single, "Let Go," the dark shades, flowing locks, and bohemian garb are pure imaging.

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One glance at the album photography in DeWayne Woods' debut and you'd swear the singer is the next Stevie Wonder, or at least gospel's own Tonéx. And while Woods does sound like Wonder in the knockout, PJ Morton-penned first single, "Let Go," the dark shades, flowing locks, and bohemian garb are pure imaging. Truth is, Introducing DeWayne Woods & When the Singers Meet has more in common with the output of his mentor and label benefactor, Donald Lawrence, than it does with soul music or Tonéx's freak alt-gospel experiments. A graduate of the retired Tri-City Singers, Woods is as churchy as they come, a commanding and extremely adept choir leader, yet not quite the urban soul man that "Let Go" lets on. Those who buy the album based on that chart-topping single are in for a surprise: the rest of Introducing is straight-up contemporary gospel -- well-produced, yes, but tending towards slowness and a bit out of character for the young artist/performer. Now that Woods is a Stellar winner -- for New Artist and Male Vocalist of the Year, no less -- here's hoping the added level of industry attention affords him the opportunity to take more risks.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/24/2006
Label:
Verity
UPC:
0828768533321
catalogNumber:
85333

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Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

DeWayne Woods   Primary Artist,Vocals,Background Vocals,Tenor (Vocal),Spoken Word
Rodney Jones   Bass
John Glover   Acoustic Guitar
Lloyd Barry   Trumpet
Anthony Jackson   Background Vocals,Tenor (Vocal)
Aaron Lindsey   Keyboards,Hammond Organ
Kim McFarland   Vocals
Robert "Spud" Searight   Drums,Keyboards
Keith Taylor   Guitar
Daniel Weatherspoon   Keyboards
Michael Weatherspoon   Drums
Kevin Williams   Bass
Donald Lawrence   Vocals,Spoken Word
Cedric Thompson   Organ
Jonathan Webb   Bass
Ricky P.   Strings
Lisa Jones   Vocals
Vinnie Ciesielski   Trumpet
Melvin Gray   Bass
Joey Woolfalk   Guitar
James Foster   Trumpet
Bridgette Campbell   Vocals
Calvin Napper   Drums
Rev. Tommie Bolton   Soprano,Background Vocals
Keith Newton   Bass
Quentin Ware   Trumpet
Candy West   Background Vocals
Darrell Freeman   Bass,Bass Guitar
Isaac Moreno   Overdubs
Kermit Wells   Organ
Jimmy Bowland   Baritone Saxophone
Vernard Burton   Vocals
William "Billy" Brown   Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus,Tenor (Vocal)
Lindsey Johnson   Alto,Vocals,Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus
PJ Morton   Background Vocals
Michael Kent Smith   Vocals
Jesse Bond   Guitar
Jeanette Brooks   Alto,Vocals,Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Justin Savage   Keyboards
Blanche McAllister   Vocals
Ishmael Ferguson   Background Vocals
Keith Baskin   Choir, Chorus,Tenor (Vocal)
Emmett Bates   Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus,Tenor (Vocal)
LaTisha Boyd   Background Vocals,Tenor (Vocal)
Telisa Boyd   Alto,Vocals,Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Courtney Carr   Background Vocals
Lorre Carr   Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus,Tenor (Vocal)
Jermaine Collins   Background Vocals
Angela Crawford   Soprano,Background Vocals
Wanda Ewing   Alto,Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Jamalaa Ferrell   Alto,Vocals,Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus,Tenor (Vocal)
Sherita Freeman   Alto,Soprano,Vocals,Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus
DeEtta George   Alto,Soprano,Vocals,Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Rashad Givhan   Tenor (Vocal)
Reggie Graves   Guitar
Tammy Ward-Clayton   Background Vocals,Tenor (Vocal)
Ed Clark   Drums
Keith Anderson   Tenor Saxophone

Technical Credits

Rodney Taylor   Guitar Engineer
Michael Davis   Engineer
Don Miller   Vocal Engineer
Rev. Calvin Bernard Rhone   Composer
Lloyd Barry   Horn Arrangements,String Arrangements
Charles Harris   Engineer,Guitar Engineer
Aaron Lindsey   Producer
James McKay   Engineer
Robert "Spud" Searight   Composer,Producer,rhythm arrangement
Daniel Weatherspoon   Programming,Producer
Donald Lawrence   Producer,Executive Producer
Mark Townsend   Band Engineer
Craig Bauer   Vocal Engineer,Band Engineer
Nick Sparks   overdub engineer
Chris Godbey   Engineer
DeWayne Woods   Vocal Engineer,Audio Production,Vocal Producer
Myron Butler   Producer
Charmelle Cofield   Composer
Max Siegel   Executive Producer
Jonathan Nelson   Composer
Candy West   Composer
Isaac Moreno   Engineer,Vocal Engineer
Ron Benner   Vocal Engineer,Band Engineer
Robert Rebeck   Engineer,Vocal Engineer
James Auwarter   Vocal Engineer
PJ Morton   Composer
Justin Savage   Composer
Kevon Carter   Composer

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Introducing DeWayne Woods & When Singers Meet 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I go to Canaan Worship Center in Kansas City,Missouri where DeWayne Woods is a member.So i have heard him sing before but this cd is the best gospel CD out right now. Track 1,6,and 11 are the best songs out right now on any cd
Guest More than 1 year ago
The entire cd ministers to your soul.