WDEE-TV'S "Best Jazz CD's of 2014" 

"Colors of Life" was selected by Michael G. Nastos, WDEE-TV's News Anchorman and Jazz Advocate/Connoisseur, as one of WDEE-TV'S "Best Jazz CDs of 2014"!! I am honored and humbled once again. "Thank You" to Mr. Nastos for the recognition. I also want to say "Thank You" again to the musicians, songwriters, arrangers, and engineers who contributed to making "Colors of Life a reality for me. Without you all "Colors of Life" would not be on ANY "Best Of" list.

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Interview on KKFI 90.1 FM (Kansas City, MO) - 11/18/14 

Join me for my interview on KKFI 90.1 FM (Kansas City, MO) with DJ Barry Jackson on Tuesday, November 18 at 12 pm EST on the Tuesday MidDay Medley! You can live stream the show at Hope you can tune in next week! 

Unreleased Track Featured on New Mixtape! 

An unreleased track of mine entitled "All the Things" has been featured on the brand new Life and Soul Mixtape 2. Click the link below and check it out along with all the other great songs.

Jua 1st Recipient of Mark Murphy Scholarship! 

Chicago-Born Vocalist and Jazzschool Institute Student Jua Howard Is First Recipient of the School's Mark Murphy Vocal Jazz Scholarship Newly Established Scholarship Was Funded by October All-Star Salute to Murphy At Yoshi's Oakland Berkeley, Calif. Nov. 4, 2009 Jua Howard, a 30-year-old singer from Chicago and a member of the Jazzschool Institute's 2009 entering class, has just been named the first recipient of the newly established Mark Murphy Vocal Jazz Scholarship, it has been announced by Jazzschool…

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Jua Featured on Book Soundtrack!! 

I am featured on a music soundtrack for a great new book entitled, 7:33 a.m., by the talented author Monda Webb. I am fortunate enough to have three of my songs ( "Dream", "Push Aside the Hurt", "Ever After") included on this wonderful soundtrack along with several other gifted artists including Marcus Johnson, Terrence Cunningham, Temika Moore, Tonya Baltimore, Content Johnson, Mitch Gunz, Jason Jasper, Sean Miranda, and Asheley Jenkins. Please visit Monda's websites ( &amp…

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