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  BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Music | The Hitmakers: Jam and Lewis
Jam and Lewis have been writing partners for more than 25 years, so they are well aware that ideas can come out of the blue.
Jam and Lewis' started their careers playing keyboards and bass in The Time - a funk and soul band whose songs were largely written and produced by Prince.
Jam is the musical half of the team, while Lewis contributes lyrics - but they are both keen for their clients to get involved.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/music/4576025.stm   (864 words)

 Moondance Jam: History
Lynyrd Skynyrd was one of the major highlights of Jam VIII, along with The Outfield, the mud, and the nice weather on Saturday.
The 10th Anniversary of Moondance Jam was highlighted with clear skies, warm temps, and a little twist in the lineup.
The new Moondance Jam Saloon regional stage, the friendly Jammers, and the campgrounds with all of their unique setups and activities were a ton of entertainment by themselves.
www.moondancejam.com /history.html   (2238 words)

  Anil Dash: Culture Jamming, or Jam & Lewis
It's no great revelation that popular music has largely shifted to a producer-centric culture, and though this is true not just in hip hop or house music, as discussed earlier, those were certainly two of the biggest influences.
George had sent me a link to Stylus magazine's forum on Jam and Lewis' singles, which is like a link directly to my iPod's cold little heart.
Jam and Lewis clearly see the "Thank U Falettin' Me Be Mice Elf Agin" as the funkiest backing track ever, and if it ain't, it's certainly tied for first place.
www.dashes.com /anil/2006/07/12/culture_jamming   (1058 words)

  NJS4E: New Jack Swing & Urban Music by Andrew Knyte
It was a Jam and Lewis idea for the remaining members of N.E. to form Bell Biv Devoe while the duo collaborated with their informal rivals, L.A. and Babyface on Johnny Gill’s solo project.
Jam and Lewis were awarded their own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and are considered the most successful production duo in contemporary music history.
Jam and Lewis played a prominent role in 80s RandB, New Jack Swing, 90s RandB, and are still working their magic to this very day.
www.njs4ever.com /flytetyme.html   (1746 words)

 Boston.com / A&E / Celebrity news / Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis building new studio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Grammy-winning producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis have put their Flyte Tyme Studios in Edina up for sale and are building a new studio in Los Angeles.
Jam has planned a "goodbye party" May 22 as he prepares to head west this summer with his wife, Lisa Harris, and their three children, the Star
Jam and Lewis have produced more No. 1 hits than anyone except Beatles producer George Martin.
www.boston.com /ae/celebrity/articles/2004/05/13/jimmy_jam_terry_lewis_building_new_studio   (338 words)

 www.classicwhitney.com - Albums Archive Information
Janet Jackson and producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis are taking the singer's contribution to the "Chicago" soundtrack very seriously — and they're not the only ones.
Jam and Lewis, who are celebrating 20 years of working together this year, have also been busy in the studio with other ladies.
Jam and Lewis also have three tracks on Mariah Carey's upcoming album, including the first single, "Through the Rain," and a collaboration with Justin Timberlake (see "Jay-Z, Timberlake, Cam'ron Contribute To Mariah Carey LP").
www.classicwhitney.com /newsfile/reports/albums/mtv_jamlewiswaiting_16oct2002.html   (603 words)

 Artist Profile - Jam & Lewis
And, longtime friends Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis have created a body of work that has assured them a premier place in the pop culture of the '80s, '90s, and beyond.
Jam and Lewis also contributed I Will Get There by Boyz II Men to the 1998 platinum-selling soundtrack of The Prince Of Egypt.
Jam and Lewis then scored a major hit with Doesn't Really Matter from the film The Nutty Professor II.
emimusicpub.com /worldwide/artist_profile/jam-and-lewis_profile.html   (1340 words)

 Old-school producers still making fresh music - R&B/SOUL MUSIC - MSNBC.com
Jam and Lewis are executive producers of Janet Jackson’s new CD, “Damita Jo.” It’s the latest installment in a partnership with Jackson going back to her 1986 breakthrough album, “Control,” which netted Jam and Lewis their first and — despite numerous nominations since then — only Grammy as producers of the year.
Jam calls Jackson “the ultimate muse.” Her 18-year working relationship with Jam and Lewis has resulted in big-selling albums such as “Control” and “Rhythm Nation 1814” and a string of hit singles.
Jam and Lewis then turned to producing full-time, first in Minneapolis, then in the suburb of Edina.
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 Thug Radio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
After a freak blizzard left Jam and Lewis stranded in Georgia and unable to make it to the next Time show, Prince dismissed them from the band; fortunately, their S.O.S. Band track "Just Be Good to Me" soon became a smash and their career as producers was well on its way.
The breakthrough success of Control earned Jam and Lewis a Grammy Award as Producers of the Year and they followed with the Human League's chart-topping comeback smash "Human"; hits for the Force M.D.'s ("Tender Love") and Herb Alpert ("Keep Your Eye on Me") were quickly forthcoming, and the duo even produced tracks for Pia Zadora.
In collaboration with partner Terry Lewis, Jimmy Jam emerged as one of the most successful producers and writers of the 1980s, his long history of pace-setting R&B, club and pop hits reaching its apex on a series of smash records for Janet Jackson.
thugradio.net /time-main.html   (1402 words)

 ASCAP Audio Portrait: Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis
Producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis are arguably the most successful production duo in contemporary music history.
From Friendship to Fame - Jimmy Jam talks about meeting Terry Lewis and their old band The Time.
Embracing Change - Jimmy Jam is tireless in his search for new music and talent.
www.ascap.com /audioportraits/jimmyjam_terrylewis.html   (147 words)

 CNN.com - One-on-one with R&B producer Jimmy Jam - May 8, 2002
In that time, Jam and Lewis have worked with a diverse group of music's biggest artists, including Sting, Mariah Carey, and their protegee, Janet Jackson.
Jam: [After the project was assembled] we realized we had four days to turn the record around.
Jam: There are people we would still like to work with.
edition.cnn.com /2002/SHOWBIZ/Music/05/08/jimmy.jam   (919 words)

 Never Knew Love Like This: The Genius of Jimmy “Jam” Harris and Terry Lewis - Article - Stylus Magazine
It was a special piece pressed specifically to celebrate Jam & Lewis—maybe there was some sort of celebratory L.A. dinner, or perhaps it was just made to encourage licensors to use their catalog in TV and film, I really don’t know.
Jam & Lewis handed some of its duties to others, such as Jellybean Johnson (another Time alumnus) and Foster and McElroy (who produced En Vogue’s first LP); the album wasn’t nearly the hit O’Neal’s first two were, and only two of its tracks found their way onto his 2004 Greatest Hits set.
Listening to Jam & Lewis’ work for/with Janet Jackson, one could be fooled into thinking that, until 2004’s misguided Damita Jo at least, the duo was still a huge pop force.
www.stylusmagazine.com /feature.php?ID=2319   (1152 words)

 Jam And Lewis: 'We're just as happy to help Whitney get back'! @ Top40-Charts.com - 40 Top 20 & Top 40 Music Charts ...
For Jam the victory was especially sweet, because it validated his belief in a song he's loved for decades.
Jam said he cherishes his relationship with Jackson because he and Lewis have learned exactly how she operates and she knows precisely what she'll get from them.
While Jackson is Jam and Lewis' current calling card, the duo have many other production projects in the works.
top40-charts.com /news.php?nid=2361   (513 words)

 Jam and Lewis - The Singles Jukebox - Stylus Magazine
In Jam and Lewis's hands, the freewheeling California breeziness of the '70s soft-rock charmer becomes a surprisingly suitable backdrop for Janet's bubbly daydreams.
SOS were responsible for some massive singles, with or without Jam and Lewis, but this one hits the mark with near-perfect contributions from all concerned.
Jam & Lewis bring their coiled-up New Jack funk with the usual bag of tricks, but on this joint they make like they're lashing out at this girl with every "fake!" out of O'Neal's mouth.
www.stylusmagazine.com /feature.php?ID=2332   (3305 words)

 Up Close & Personal With Jimmy Jam
Legendary songwriter, producer and ASCAP Board member Jimmy Jam was interviewed in front of a packed house at Winterland Studios in Minneapolis, MN on August 24, 2005.
Jam spoke passionately about his years in the music industry and graciously answered questions from the audience.
In June 2005, ASCAP honored Jam and Lewis with its Rhythm and Soul Heritage Award.
www.ascap.com /playback/2005/summer/action/upclose_jimmyjam.html   (198 words)

 Moondance Jam Photos Pictures Concert Bands Camping
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All submitted photos may be used in whole or partially elsewhere on the Moondance Jam website or in Moondance Jam print media.
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 Janet Jackson
Their first album together went straight to #1, and so has every album they've done since, which is an especially incredible achievement when you consider that she has about the thinnest, least expressive voice you ever heard.
For a change, drum machines are used to create complex rhythm tracks rather than as a crutch (title track) and when Jam and Lewis tackle a pop dance track, they succeed with that too: "When I Think Of You" is featherlight but adorable.
Produced by Jam and Lewis, and Jackson's main squeeze Jermaine Dupri.
www.warr.org /janet.html   (1293 words)

 After Grammy, Jam and Lewis go straight for Little Richard
The king arrived at the podium and Jam and Lewis bowed in tribute.
Jam and Lewis stood there dutifully, periodically bowing in praise to the king.
Jam didn't have a quarter or his phone credit card, so he prevailed upon a Grammys production assistant to use a backstage office.
www.startribune.com /dynamic/mobile_story.php?story=33097   (736 words)

 Janet Jackson back with Jam, Lewis on new album   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
New York, July 19 (IANS) Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis are hard at work on Janet Jackson's untitled next album due in 2006.
Lewis says the trio, who are celebrating 20 years of working together, have found a new, yet familiar, rhythm, reports billboard.com.
Jam said: "It's the physical nature of sitting in the same room and really hashing it out.
www.nowrunning.com /news/news.asp?id=3770   (229 words)

 Artist Profile - Jam & Lewis
Jam and Lewis have also been busy making inroads in television.
The team's ongoing commitment to expanding their musical horizons continued in 2000 with eight new, original songs for the soundtrack of All That Glitters, Mariah Carey's movie debut.
In 1991, Jam and Lewis took the next step in their journey as industry pioneers with the launch of the Perspective label.
www.emimusicpub.com /worldwide/artist_profile/jam-and-lewis_profile.html   (1340 words)

Soon Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis were putting their rich, glossy-but-gritty signature sound on smash hits for Gladys Knight, Patti Austin, Thelma Houston, Human League and Klymaxx.
In 1990, Jam and Lewis founded Perspective Records, distributed by A&M, and spearheaded its inaugural release Sounds of Blackness.
Jam was close to his beloved Timberwolves basketball team and far away from Los Angeles and its streets paved of fools gold.
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 Janet Jackson: new Album...with Jam & Lewis! Music Reviews, Interviews, What's On Guides and Listings
Jackson’s revolutionary video clips have continued to be acknowledged as the true classics of the music video era, whose dance style and cinematic production values set the bar higher than anyone had ever dared attempt.
Still, for young female listeners, it was the imaginative and liberated lyric content that resonated most — just the way that the producers and co-writers Jam and Lewis realized it would, as Jackson’s witty, honest and intimate poems took shape as songs in their Minneapolis-based Flyte Tyme studio in late 1985.
Control sold over 5 million copies in the U.S. alone in just three and a half years — at which time Jackson and Jam and Lewis rocked the world again with the follow-up album, Rhythm Nation 1814.
www.skiddle.com /music/articles/janet-jackson-new-album--with-jam--lewis-_150606.php   (415 words)

 Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis produce soundtrack for 'How Stella Got Her Groove Back.' - Music - Cover Story Jet - Find ...
Jam and Lewis produced and largely co-wrote the album for their Flyte Tyme Productions for Flyte Tyme Records.
The movie's two settings, America and Jamaica, were influential in Jam and Lewis' adding more spice to the soundtrack.
As with any Jam and Lewis effort, the two maintained they gave nothing short of their best throughout the course of completing the "challenging" project.
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 Janet Back With Jam, Lewis On New Album
July 15, 2005, 4:05 PM ET Melinda Newman, N.Y. Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis are hard at work on Janet Jackson's as-yet-untitled next Virgin album, due in 2006.
Lewis says the trio, who are celebrating 20 years of working together, have found a new, yet familiar, rhythm.
Neil Young joined some of the biggest names in rock, including Pearl Jam, Brian Wilson and Dave Matthews Band, last night (Oct. 21) at the 20th anniversary benefit for the Bridge School, an educational center for disabled youth he founded with his wife, Pegi.
billboard.com /bbcom/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000980247   (448 words)

 City Pages - First Love
Jam's ties to the club go back to the mid-1970s, when it was a disco called Uncle Sam's, and James Harris III was a roller-rink disc jockey attending Washburn High School.
With Lewis, Jam went on to found Flyte Tyme (the band) and the Time, with Morris Day, as well as Flyte Tyme Studios.
Jam: The thing that does exist, although I couldn't tell you where it is, but Mind and Matter actually recorded a single out at Creation Studios, when they were out on Old Shakopee Road back in the day.
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 Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
James "Jimmy Jam" Harris III (born on June 6, 1959 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) and Terry Lewis (born November 21, 1956 in Omaha, Nebraska) are an RandB and pop songwriting and record production team.
After working with other artists like Gladys Knight and Luther Vandross, Jam and Lewis were introduced to Janet Jackson and produced her breakthrough album Control in 1986, for which the duo won a Grammy Award.
Terry Lewis married RandB singer Karyn White, with whom he had a daughter, Ashley Nicole.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jimmy_Jam_&_Terry_Lewis   (547 words)

 Aaron Lewis Tickets, Aaron Lewis Concert Tickets at StubHub!
Aaron Lewis tickets are available for this lead singer of the alternative metal band Staind who is starting a solo career.
Lewis will have you captivated with his lyrics that are almost confessions full of angst.
Aaron Lewis was born in Springfield, Vermont where he grew up listening to folk music.
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 70s Soul Jam Tickets, 70s Soul Jam Concert Tickets at StubHub!
Each band's music defined a new style of soul and their beats are just as smooth as they were back in the day.
70's Soul Jam concert tickets are available, and the soulful sound of the 1970's is experiencing a strong revival.
The Stylistics were formed in 1971, and they enjoyed a high degree of success in the early 1970's, and have released 11 albums, nine of which have climbed the charts, most prominently in the UK, where two releases reached number one.
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