SIJI – “YEARNING FOR HOME” (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

Artist: SIJI Title: YEARNING FOR HOME (VIDEO) Label: IVY Records Director: Siji Cinematographer: Scott Beardslee Film Editor: Julie Carr-Lawal A close friend of mine whom upon listening to my new album, showered me with compliments and then jokingly commented that it appeared as though I’d just built the Empire State building, but had yet to … Continue reading

THE MAKING OF SIJI’S “YEARNING FOR HOME” MUSC VIDEO

Taking a behind the scenes look at the making of my debut music video for the song “Yearning For Home. (Click on image above) The video was shot on location in NYC on the spectacular Red One digital camera in 4K, by cinematographer, Scott Beardslee and directed by yours truly. The finished video would be … Continue reading

Carnegie Hall presents HONOR!

I just attended the Jessye Norman curated series ‘HONOR!’ at Carnegie Hall a few nights ago and was completely bowled over by its scope. It was charming to see the likes of Ron Carter and Terence Blanchard share center stage with Doug E Fresh and MC Lyte. The legacy of Black music has endured for … Continue reading