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    Genre: Funk
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U-Nam is back with a new original single that is going to make you feel like dancing.
U-Nam is teaming up again with the band NiVO DEUX (which debut single "Love's No Distance" had rave reviews and did very well in the Smooth Jazz charts last summer.), but this time they are shifting gear and bring on the "Funk". the song which is driving by some infectious guitars "A la Nile Rodgers", features as well an energetic and funky horn section reminissence of EWF, Kool and The Gang and even Miami Sound Machine. Shannon Kennedy is adding her soulful and sexy Tenor sax all through the song, while U-Nam is doing U-Nam mixing very funky riffs and intricate jazz licks. "C'est Le Funk" will pleased as much the Funk fans and the Smooth Jazz fans as well as everyone that did lately appreciate the Funk revival that such artists like Daft Punk and Bruno Mars brought back to the spotlight. and as said by Jeremy H. ( Senior Engineer at the Award Wining Mastering Studio La Villa ) " The only problem with the song is that you can't keep from nodding your head to it!".

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Los Angeles, October 18, 2013

U-Nam is back with a new original single that will really get you dancing!

With his latest single, U-Nam is teaming up to help introduce the smooth jazz group NiVO DEUX. NiVO DEUX recently made their debut with "Love's No Distance" (a fusion of smooth jazz and 80s electro) and they have had rave reviews. The single recently did quite well in the Smooth Jazz charts this past summer.
As part of this new collaboration, however, U-Nam and NiVO DEUX are shifting gears to bring on the "Funk".
The song, driven by funky guitars "à la Nile Rodgers," features an energetic horn section reminiscent of EWF, Kool & The Gang and even Miami Sound Machine. Up and Coming Smooth Jazz Saxophonist Shannon Kennedy adds her voice with her soulful and sexy tenor sax playing throughout the song, while U-Nam is doing his thing - mixing very funky riffs and intricate jazz licks.
"C'est Le Funk" has a little it of something for Funk fans and Smooth Jazz fans alike. It's even got the touch that will appeal to those currently digging the funk revival spearheaded by artists such as Daft Punk and Bruno Mars.
As for "C'est Le Funk," as said by Jeremy H. (Senior Engineer at the Award Wining Mastering Studio La Villa): "The only problem with the song is that you can't keep from nodding your head to it!"
We hope you enjoy the new single. Vive le Funk!

U-Nam: C’est Le Funk feat. NiVO DEUX
(U-Nam) M.A’s Publishing

U-Nam: Guitars, Synth Bass, Drums, Keyboards & Editing | Shannon Kennedy: Tenor Sax | Christian Martinez: Trumpet | Denis Benarrosh: Percussions | Mastered by Jeremy H. at the Villa Mastering, Paris/France | Artwork Design by the Mastermind Factory


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New Single "Act Like You Know"
After the success of his earlier release, The Way You Do It featuring Myron, one would expect no less of an
exciting and captivating follow-up from French guitarist U-Nam. With Act Like You Know featuring Tim
Owens, this expectation is not only achieved but surpassed. With its intriguing vocal layers and unique
arrangement, Act Like You Know has the potential to be U-Nam’s next big hit.
U-Nam’s new single, Act Like You Know, is a cover of the R&B/Funk hit originally by Fat Larry’s Band.
Guitarist U-Nam gives this 80’s classic a fresh new twist, ensuring its lasting popularity for generations to
come. His arrangement truly gives life to this already spirited composition, owing to the interweaving vocal
lines, virtuosic guitar, and funky rhythm section.
The song features vocalist Tim Owens, also known as TiO, an international talent known for his work with K-Ci
and JoJo (1997-2003) and with the popular LA group, The Polyester Players.On Act Like You Know,
U-Nam steps back from his usual place as a soloist while Tim “TiO” Owens successfully fills this role.
Act Like You Know is the first single from U-Nam’s soon to be released album Back IV More, a follow-up to
his most popular album, Back from the 80s.Back IV More primarily features an assortment of talented
vocalists, while U-Nam acts as a producer - a familiar role for this multi-talented musician. He produced tracks
for artists such as Barry White, Kool & the Gang, and many well-known French artists. On the album,
vocalists such as Rahsaan Patterson, Myron, Maysa Leak, Marva King, and Tim Owens, as well as others
make appearances; a line up proving exactly why this album’s release is so highly anticipated by U-Nam’s fans
all over the globe.
Alongside this all-star collection of vocalists, the album showcases top notch musicians such as Michael White
(drums), Paulinho DaCosta (percussion), Alex Al (bass), Darryl Williams (bass), and Ricky Lawson
Act Like You Know includes U-Nam: keyboards, programming, and guitars; Tim Owens: vocals; Darryl
Williams: bass; Denis Benarosh: percussion; and Shannon Kennedy: saxophones.
- Shannon Kennedy -

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    George Benson, Musiq Soulchild, Stevie Wonder, Mint Condition, Michael Jackson
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