Seasons Of Life
Released On: May 16, 2006
Released By: Lightyear Entertainment
Her first non-independent release in the United States, Janita's 'Seasons Of Life' delivers an organic sound to the soul-inspired, passionate song writing and content. The album includes a 16-piece string orchestra consisting of musicians from the NY Philharmonic and her band includes many of New York's top musicians from the recordings and performances of India Arie, Maxwell, Steely Dan, Angie Stone, D'Angelo, Meshell Ndegeocello, Dianne Reeves, and many others.
In the US and UK, 'Seasons Of Life' has already received amazing reviews from industry sources, lifestyle magazines and AC, R&B, jazz, and soul music websites as well as being on the being on the JazzWeek album chart for 19 weeks. While some in the music industry are challenged to categorize the unique music of Janita, fans have already discovered her across a wide spectrum of formats.
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"A sensual, musical mosaic. Immediately snag a copy." — Billboard
"This album creeps up and blows you away. Reminiscent of Sade at her best." — Echoes
"Jazzy soul masterpiece that has touches of genius, atmospheric beyond belief." — Soulexpress
"Janita is presently poised to be the next big thing in pop/soul/jazz in the same camp as Sade, Alicia Keys, Jill Scott, India Arie and Norah Jones...this is indeed the season of Janita" — Sandy Shore (Smooth Jazz)