The album was co-produced with longtime collaborator/music director Christian Ver Halen and features appearances by Talib Kweli, Eric Roberson and more. Many touring and session musicians are also featured on the album, including Teodross Avery (Amy Winehouse), Maurice Brown (Wynton Marsalis), Lonnie Plaxico (Cassandra Wilson), Chris Rob (John Legend), Daniel Sadownick (Matisyahu), and Skoota Warner (Santana). The album has been well received in the U.S. and Japan where it was released by P-Vine Records in December 2007.
It is said to be pending release in Europe as of January 2008. In November 2007, Kendra was announced as the Best New Artist of the Year by Soultracks.com. Hip hop recording artist Talib Kweli wrote in the liner notes of his album Quality (on which she wrote and performed): “Kendra’s talented, beautiful, and one of a kind.” Ross is also an aspiring cultural anthropologist who cites Zora Neale Hurston and Katherine Dunham has two of her greatest academic influences. She received a Bachelor of Music from New York University and a Master of Arts from Brooklyn College. As of February 2008, Kendra is continuing to support her debut album on the road throughout the U.S. and abroad in Japan and Europe. 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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