Using vintage blues and soul as their musical foundation, Southern Avenue is a band that brews up a sound inspired by their home base of Memphis with ingredients from around the world. Lead singer Tierinii Jackson takes inspiration from soul divas of the '60s and '70s as well as contemporary R&B artists, and guitarist Ori Naftaly plays blues-influenced leads filtered through the swagger of rock & roll. The group's blues-plus-soul formula was introduced on their self-titled 2017 debut album, while funkier rhythms filled out the attack on 2019's Keep On. In 2021, the group issued the Steve Berlin-produced Be The Love You Want. Guitarist Ori Naftaly was born and raised in Israel, and he began learning to play guitar at the age of five. In his teens, he studied guitar and was familiar with jazz, classical, and funk techniques before he ...
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Be the Love You Want 2021 Be the Love You Want
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