Don Strong – A Foggy Day

By 44faced on May 27, 2024 in Music - 0 Comments

“A Foggy Day” is a single from jazz vocalist and guitarist Don Strong’s Seasons of Love, a modern take on beloved standards. It features special guest Grammy-winner Fred Lipsius (p) and a boss, Minneapolis jazz/funk band with Nathan Norman (d), Jeff Bailey (b), Greg Paulus (tp), and Andrew Schwandt (ts). The CD is produced by Don Strong.

Don Strong is a Minneapolis-based music producer, writer, performer and master teaching artist. He began his career in New York City in the mid-1980’s as a writer/producer for Def Jam urban R&B artists. Over the years, he ha/s produced and collaborated with artists in a wide range of genres spanning singer-songwriter, jazz, acoustic pop, Americana, and Alternative. Don is currently active in the Minneapolis music scene as an organizer, performer producer and showcase curator for Songwriters Circle /Twin Cities LLC, a non-profit organization he founded in 2014, serving local artists at all levels of creative and professional growth.

On his latest record Seasons of Love, Don offers beloved vocal jazz standards redefined, re-imagined and re-mixed with energetic, updated R&B grooves. The album features Grammy award-winning pianist Fred Lipsius and an ensemble of great jazz/funk players from Minneapolis.

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