Michael Franks has been a leading contemporary Jazz vocalist since the days of his 1975 collaboration with the Crusaders, The Art of Tea. He's released his first record in eight years, The Music In My Head(Shanachie). The record features 10 original songs produced by Gil Goldstein, who has produced recent records for Jill Scott, Esperanza Spalding and Chris Botti.
The Music In My Head brings Franks' unmistakeable vocals to the front. The record also features some of the last session work by late, great Guitarist Chuck Loeb. You can hear cuts from Music In My Head, including As Long As We're Both Together, throughtout the day on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, especially during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.