In his 25 years in the recording industry Juewett Bostick, (pronounced Ju wet, and affectionately called "JU" by family and close friends) has recorded, composed, produced and/or performed with such industry luminaries as Bobby Brown, Vanessa Williams, Barry White, Johnny Gill, Gary Bartz, Norman Connors, The Temptations, Sister Sledge, Grover Washington, Hubert Laws, Nancy Wilson, Norman Brown, Thelma Houston, Tisha Campbell and Eartha Kitt, to mention a few. He has been professionally associated with recording artists who have collectively sold millions of records that translated into millions of retail sales. Surely, he is an idea whose season has finally come!
While the industry struggles to define how to merge entertainment, communication and technology into a consumer product, this information designer/guitarist has brought his musical talent to the forefront and produced and packaged his own debut music CD It’s Not So Easy, with cutting-edge vision and innovative technology.
Bosticks has entered a brand new season, with his debut CD, It’s Not So Easy. For this outing he turned the tables and invited long-time friend Norman Connors to co-produce and appear on his CD. The theme of this contemporary R&B, smooth jazz CD is all about relationships. Bostick has combined his jazzy guitar sounds with the well-known, classic voice of Jean Carn, the soul-wrenching sounds of consummate rhythm and blues artist, Ali Woodson, and the extraordinary vocal talents of close friend Denise Stewart.
The music and lyrics of It’s Not So Easy, speak to the heart and soul of relationships. It is propelled by a seasoned band of musicians. Guest appearances include Gary Bartz, flutist Art Webb and close associate bassist Welton Gite.
To top it off, Bosticks has innovatively packaged It’s Not So Easy with an interactive CD-ROM that features multimedia and additional content from the recording sessions. The multimedia experience takes the user into the minds and souls of the musicians and vocalists during the music’s creation. His artistry is clearly ahead of his contemporaries.
Each selection on this CD tells a story about love and relationships. The dynamic between man and woman, the love between parent and child, the respect between friends all serve as inspiration for the music. Each song has a rich history awaiting your exploration. The information and media on the CD-ROM allows the exploration of each song and it's evolution. Additionally, we have included bonus tracks, not included on the music CD, in the popular MP-3 format. Furthermore, these bonus tracks have alternate mixes to complement the listner's moods, lifestyle and activities.
Bostick recognized the impact that the Internet and multimedia would have on the entertainment industry and established a presence on the World Wide Web, nutbutton.com. The site features new and established artists with his multimedia content and web design. He views the Internet as an extension of his music productions and began developing multimedia content for all of his music projects.
From 1991 to 1995 Bosticks worked with Norman on his Mojazz CD Remember Who You Are, and on Mojazz guitarist Norman Brown’s debut CD Just Between Us. 1997 was the second Mojazz CD from Connors, Easy Living and 1999 Eternity. See how good music and technology can be combined into a pleasurable experience with It's Not So Easy.