PRLog - Nov. 3, 2009 - SEATTLE -- Soultracks.com the nation’s leading online clearinghouse for Independent Soul Music recognized the Seattle Soul Music Scene this year with 2009 Reader’s Choice Award nominations for two of it’s prominent stars. Darrius Willrich, who calls his music Sweet Urban Soul, was nominated for Best Male Vocalist, while Choklate was nominated in the Best Female Vocalist category along with nods for Song of the Year (The Tea) and Indpenent Soul Album (To Whom It May Concern). Choklate secures a finalist slot in the Female Vocalist Category.
Soultracks.com Nominee Darrius Willrich
Seattle, known the world over for Alternative Rock music, has quietly been grooming Soul Music artists for the global stage. Born in Chicago, Quincy Jones, Jr – arguably the world’s most accomplished music producer - was raised in Seattle and attended Garfield High School creating an enduring legacy for Jazz and Soul music in the city. Darrius Willrich, an accomplished Jazz pianist trained at Cornish College has quickly become The Maestro of Soul Music serving as Music Director for many Seattle bands in addition to releasing three independent solo titles including the critically acclaimed Can’t Get Enough.
For more information and to experience the music of these stars of Seattle Soul music visit www.darriuswillrich.com and www.choklatemusic.com .
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