Early Show: Hoshin
Hoshin., a 5-piece neo soul group from Seattle, draws its strength and groove from the deep friendships of the band and its wider community. Beginning in 2017 as a friends of friends collective, they have quickly created a visionary soul sound, tapping into the felt pocket of rhythm and hypnotic groove-hooks to deliver Sam Hoshin’s organic melodies. The band at large pulls influence from greats like Erykah Badu, Robert Glasper, Sade, Hiatus Kaiyote, and cues up jazz, gospel, soul, and r&b elements, inviting listeners into the ongoing legacy and community of soul music. Hoshin. released it’s debut EP, “Move” in July of 2019.
Adam Robert Thomas
Adam Thomas performs a diverse array of music from favourite radio hits of this year all the way back to music from the jazz and big band era, and a wide array of classics in between. His unique sound combines elements of soul, jazz, indie and top 40 music. Aside from his own compositions, his performing song book includes hits by artists such as Sam Smith, Drake, Norah Jones, Coldplay, Al Green, Radiohead, Stevie Wonder and many others, all covered with sweet soulful taste.