Heshima has shared the stage, and/or recorded with some of the greatest names in the music industry including Patti Labelle, Quest Love, Rap Legend Guru, Wisin y Yandel, La India, Paoli Mejias, Marion Meadows, James Carter, Avery Sharpe, award winning Producers Jason Miles(Miles Davis, Grover Washington, Sting)Rick Bacchus(Backstreet boys, Jessica Simpson, Alicia Keys), and Joe Ferry(Jaco Pastorius and James Taylor), HBO's Mahogany Brown, "Fidlaa" Owen Brown, just to name a few.

Heshima released a stellar debut album as a leader, The Awakening in 2005 for the Souljourn Music. "The Awakening", which was bombarded with rave reviews, combines classic jazz sensablities and Latin influences, with youthful fire, and originality, boasting some of Jazz's finest voices including Avery Sharpe, and Marc Puricelli, and Tenor Giant Charles Langford, featured on many of Heshima's breathtaking compositions, as well as vibrant arrangements of jazz classics.

Souljourn Music Group in conjunction with LC3 Entertainment has released the highly anticipated follow up to The Awakening this year, entitled Round and Round. Heshima along with one of the countries hottest producers Nick Caudle,(Track Wizards)have produced a new soul classic. The album is currently in heavy radio rotation in Asia, Europe, Africa, and the United States.

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Member since:
Dec 28 2010
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week


As a Bassist: Charles Mingus, Sam Jones, Christian McBride, Avery Sharpe, Jaco Pastorius,
Oscar Cartaya, Maximo Rodriguez, Nathan East, Derrick Hodge, Kern Brantley,
Adam Blackstone, Stanley Clarke

As a Vocalist: Maxwell, Marvin Gaye, Luther Vandross, Stevie Wonder, Fred Hammond, Donnie Hathaway

As a composer/songwriter: Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Stravinsky, Stevie Wonder,
Quincy Jones, NeYo, Maxwell, Alejandro Sanz, Luis Fonsi, Diego Torres,
Sergio George, Jill Scott

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