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The Pulse of Entertainment: Incognito's Bluey is ‘Back Here Again' with New Single from Solo Album

Eunice Moseley 


(July 7, 2020) - "I've always got it in the back burner when I'm on the road to write an album for Incognito, but things changed when I was in Italy," said Bluey, founder of the Jazz band Incognito, about his new solo album "Tinted Sky" (Shanachie Entertainment). "When I came back, me and a friend ...was in a frame of mind, that if gigs wasn't coming... (back to recording). Music unites us in times of need"

Bluey said normally the process to record for an Incognito project is a lengthy and a costly one with a lot of back and forth for each song. The "Tinted Sky" solo album's first single release is titled "Back Here Again."

"Incognito has more people than (just) me," Bluey added as to why the recording went from an Incognito project to a solo project. "With me it's just me and the engineer. I come with an outline...and we work it to a finish. Everyday a song...refined and mixed."

Born Jean-Paul Maunick, Bluey is a guitarist, songwriter, vocalist, band leader and music producer who is fluent in Jazz, Soul, Funk and Dance music. He started out as a member of the group Light of the World before forming his own British band Incognito in 1979. Incognito went on to release 18 studio albums, two live albums, five compilation albums, and 46 singles. As a producer Bluey has worked with Paul Weller, George Benson and Maxi Priest. His first solo project was in 2013 with "Leap of Faith."

"We heard they are sending man to live in space I wrote ‘Floating World'," he said.

Bluey credits Steve Wonder as a big influence on his music.

"He was saying what I wanted to say. He was my voice," Bluey informed me about Stevie Wonder. 

SYNDICATED COLUMN: Eunice MoseleyMS, MBA, MPhil has an estimated weekly readership of over ¼ million with The Pulse of Entertainment. She is also a Public Relations Strategist and Business Management Consultant at Freelance Associates, and is Promotions Director (at-large) for The Baltimore Timeswww.ThePulseofEntertainment.comEVENTS: "Uplifting Minds II" Entertainment Conference (ULMII), founded by Eunice in 1999, is into its 21st year. Next events are coming to Los Angeles Saturday, November 7, 2020 via Zoom Video Conferencing and to Baltimore Saturday April 17, 2021 at Security Square Mall. The ULMII event is a free conference offering an Entertainment Business Panel Q&A Session, a Talent Showcase and Talent Competition (vocal, songwriting, dance and acting) where aspiring artists have a chance to receive over $15,000 valued in prizes/product/services.  Log onto for more information or to RSVP. 

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