currently based in Los Angeles, I, Ced is poised to take his musical pieces to the next level. Heavily influenced by the sounds of vinyl, piano, strings, James Brown, The Sugarhill Gang and gospel music, I, Ced has a wealth of musical inspiration to tap into at any given time. From an early age Ced was seen by his peers and teachers as a musical tastemaker and someone who was to pave the way for like-minded musical heads. In high school he quickly moved up the ranks from a saxophone and clarinet player in the band to musical director in the school theater.
This was only the beginning musical possibility for I, Ced. Naturally Ced's love of music gave him the opportunity to intern and work alongside some amazing projects and at R & B labels like LaFace and Hidden Beach. One thing lead to another and so came the opportunity to link with soulful vocalist Coultrain, long time friend, Blackspade and The “Love Meaning” 12” was released in 2008 on Ced’s own imprint, Move Next Music. Garnering much support and praise from music lovers, the blogosphere and publications worldwide these futuristic funky sounds Ced contributed to and created allowed a space for infinite possibilities.
The musical chemistry between Ced and his collaborators is apparent in recordings and video making this next level music super palatable and undeniably drenched in love. Late in 2010 Record Breakin’ Music released Ced’s highly acclaimed "Another Look @ U / The Finale." This limited edition 7” received praise and heavy djs and music fans from Japan, New Zealand, and across Europe and the United States. We are now extremely excited to finally release his debut solo album “All In My Mind,” which was released on July 12, 2011. This project Ced playes both roles as the lead singer and producer of the album.
“It took about four years for this album’s release. It was a long process putting together my vision for this album. I chose for the album to be in black and white because that is the feeling that I got when the album was put together. This feeling came from the message in a songs, the feeling from the instrumentals, even from the sounds or vibe of a track. "This album has some aspects of my life with the common denominator is LOVE.
Falling in love, the conflicts, falling out of love and moving on. The funny part is even the relationship with me and music, which is heard throughout the album." Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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