Jennifer Saran Walk With Me
Jennifer Saran is a North American alt-pop/adult contemporary artist, songwriter and vocalist based in Hong Kong. Her new full-length album Walk With Me was recorded and produced entirely at Tarpan Studios in San Rafael, California, by legendary producer Narada Michael Walden (Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Aretha Franklin, Sting). Narada's music and Jennifer's lyrics and vocals combine to create a soulful, heartfelt record that is sure to captivate a worldwide audience.
Featuring an expansive 18 tracks, Walk With Me is a contemporary mix of brand new originals penned by Jennifer and Narada revolving around the central themes of love, family and positivity. Musically, the album spans a range of genres from ballads to up-tempo grooves, while also including some R&B and gospel influences.
Narada enlisted some amazing musicians and performers for his band on Walk With Me including: Frank Martin (Sting, Angela Bofil, John Handy Band, Tuck & Patti, Jose' Neto, Airto & Flora, & Trudie's Rainforest Band) on Keyboards, Angeline Saris (Ernest Ranglin, Zepparella) on Bass and Vocals, Matthew Charles Heulitt (Zigaboo Modaliste) and Jose' Neto on Guitars. Additional Backing Vocals on this album include vocalists Naté Soul Sanger, Deedee Simon, Lynn Asher and Cornell Carter. All of the strings were arranged and conducted by Minna Choi of Magik*Magik Orchestra.
The first single from her upcoming album Walk With Me is 'Rise Up Time," released digitally in February and picking up radio play on dozens of stations.
An original animated music video for Rise Up Time was created by Warner Brothers animator Jojo Ramos. Jennifer's original concept was brought to life in a wonderful creation geared toward both children and adults alike. The video has been very well received, with combined views of over 10,000 across various platforms so far.