Now living in Marietta, GA, Golden Boy (Fospassin) music has been awarded more than 15 times in 2 years. Some of his accolades are: Special Mention, Music Aid Awards 2006 (United Nations); Best Video of the Year Nominee, LA Music Awards 2006; and Honorable Mention, Indie Music Awards 2006. He receives more than 15,000 weekly radio airplay reports worldwide.
“Golden Jazz Fusion” the brand new release by Golden Boy (Fospassin) evinces a maturity of approach, with Fospassin consolidating artistic gains from previous years by constructing a unified musical landscape that draws on elements of jazz, funk and world music. The track with its infectious melodic hooks, radiates a positive, life-affirming warmth (nice solos and firm, funky rhythmic support) and plenty of captivating energy.
I’m guessing that most people reading this are already familiar with the excellent an eclectic music that Golden Boy (Fospassin) creates. The clarity, warmth, and imaging are the best I’ve heard from any Golden Boy (Fospassin) recording so far.
In fact, the sound quality is much better than his tracks I’ve heard that were recorded in the last year or two. But it’s not just about the audio quality. The creativeness and technical execution also marks a profound move forward for Fospassin as he steps directly in jazz-fusion territory.
“Golden Jazz Fusion” can be appreciated on many levels: it’s danceable and funky, non-intrusive, and yet deep enough and done in enough colors to maintain interest. Plus the musicianship is phenomenal, especially the keyboards and drumming.
The track also features some of the funkiest bass playing on the planet, while breaking free of any kind of repetition or stagnancy associated with funk bass playing. Start with “Golden Jazz Fusion” for a good introduction to Golden Boy (Fospassin), especially if you are coming from a jazz music background.
Taken as a whole, the music on this single tells a story through its world theme and styles, as well as the sound effect transitions. In a musical climate today which values one-hit wonders surrounded by fluff songs, this consistent quality and unity of creative artistic expression displayed by Golden Boy (Fospassin) is extremely refreshing.