Jerome Thomas: That Secret Sauce
Artist: Jerome Thomas
Title: That Secret Sauce
Label: Rhythm Section Int'l
Product Type: VINYL LP
Vinyl LP pressing. With his debut release for Rhythm Section International, Hackney-raised Jerome Thomas is declaring the dawning of a new age for British soul music. Working with a live 6 piece band of assorted ages and musical backgrounds from rock to classical jazz, Jerome's sound is a 180 degree turn from the direction of travel of UK RnB which has trended towards producers tracks made inside the computer. Jerome composes the pieces, then allows space for interaction with his long term musical collaborators. The 'organic decisions' open up the scope of his music as they jam and record. The result is a sound that could been made in the 70s, the 90s or the 00s. He's the new blood of the sophisticated British sound that traces back to artists like Mica Paris, Soul II Soul and Omar.