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The Pulse of Entertainment: Grammy Nominated Jonathan Butler Releases ‘Ubuntu' on Mack Avenue Records, Produced by Marcus Miller

By Dr. Eunice Moseley 


(May 30, 2023) - "Humanity towards others," said Grammy nominated Jazz guitarist Jonathan Butler (George Duke) about the meaning of the title to his newest album release "Ubuntu" (Mack Avenue Records). "I am, because you are. We are all connected to one another...completely connected. I learned that from Desmond Tutu...he is a movement. He was the leader who brought our country (South Africa) together."

Jonathan Butler (Juanita Bynum) will be performing his style guitar playing, that has made him a living legend, at the Merriweather Post Pavilion (Columbia, Maryland) Sunday June 4, 2023. Singles released from the "Ubuntu" album that are currently at radio include "When Love Comes In" featuring vocalist Keb'Mo', "No Tomorrow," and a cover of "Super Woman" featuring Stevie Wonder on harmonica. The "Ubuntu" project is produced by bass player Marcus Miller (Miles Davis, Luther Vandross).

"Marcus got what I was feeling," Jonathan said about Miller's production skills on this project. "He was the driver."

A prodigy child, Miller began touring at the tender age of seven while being raised during apartheid with his 11 siblings. By the time he was a teen, he was an idol in his hometown of Cape Town, South Africa. He later signed with Jive Records and moved to the UK. By the age of 27 Jonathan garnered his first Grammy nomination. He currently holds two Grammy nominations.

Residing in California now, Jonathan Butler's "Ubuntu" makes his 28th studio album release. The new project offers 11 tracks. He not only also plays R&B, Worship Music and Jazz Fusion on his guitar, but he is a superb vocalist.

SYNDICATED COLUMN: Dr. Eunice Moseley has an estimated weekly readership of over one million with The Pulse of Entertainment. She is also a Public Relations and Business Management Strategist and Consultant at Freelance Associates, and is Promotions Director (at-large) for The Baltimore EVENTS: "Uplifting Minds II" Entertainment Conference (ULMII), founded by Eunice in 1999, is into its 24th year. Next events are coming to Baltimore via Zoom Saturday April 15, 2023, presented by Security Square Mall and The Baltimore Times, and Los Angeles via Zoom Saturday, November 11 2023. The ULMII event is a free entertainment conference offering a Professional Industry Panel Q&A Session, a Professional Talent Showcase and National Talent Competition (vocal, songwriting, dance and acting) where aspiring artists have a chance to receive over $17,500 valued in prizes/product/services. Log onto, a 501 c3, for more information or to RSVP for Zoom Access email

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