Michael Franks has mesmerized an national and international legion of fans with his one-of-a-kind artistry, seamlessly weaving lyrics of stunning sensuality, wit, reflection and literary eloquence over music that tastefully utilizes top shelf shadings of jazz, soul, pop, chamber and music from around the globe.
With a career spanning close to 40 years, and having sold millions of albums and performed to sold out concert uadiences all over the world, Michael Franks is the quitessential romantic jazz poet. His impeccably warm, serene vocals combined with sophisticated, witty lyrics and heartfelt melodies have resulted in modern classics like “The Lady Wants To Know”, “Popsicle Toes”, and “When Sly Calls”. Superstars from Diana Krall to The Carpenters to Patti LaBelle have covered his songs and he has performed with everyone from Patti Page to David Sunborn.
It’s been 5 years since Michael Franks has graced us with a new album, and “Time Together” was certainly worth the wait. Produced by the like of Gil Goldstein (Esparanza Spalding, Chriss Botti, Gill Scott) and Chuck Loeb (Fourplay) and featuring such legendary musicians as Jerry Marotta (Peter Gabriel, John Mayer, Elvis Costello), Davis Spinoza and Jason Mraz.