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album design by
eddie harris, sr.
1. IT'S A NEW BEGINNING
3. YESTERDAY TODAY TOMORROW
4. HUMAN NATURE
5. NEW YORKER
6. THIS SONGS FOR YOU
7. JUST THROW -YOUR HANDS (IN THE AIR)
8.ME & YOU
9. LIFE ALTERING EMOTIONS
11. INSEPARABLE/TRINITY FT BENSON C. SPENCER
12. LIFE 101 GROOVE
13. A CHILD OF GOD
14. SAMORE - THE BAND
15. GHETTO DWELLER FEAT. ICE LORD & PHAZ
Shaakir: a child of God: " it's a new beginning," is just that... it is an
album from Shaakir that not only continues to highlight his versatility as a
Saxophonist / Producer / composer; but as an accomplished musician on various
instruments throughout the project as well.
A Powerful and Historic Speech in its entirety by
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Featuring Melodic Undertones my Shaakir
This unique album also contains 4 new original compositions
featuring Shaakir on Guitar / Piano / Fender Rhodes & of course SAX...
1. I Have A Dream / Speech
2. Jazz By Design
3. Travelin' Man
4. I Have A Dream
5. Rosa Parks
A Soulful Jazz Project with Speeches and musical undertones.
Shaakir's Inspirational album... features 12 original songs written / produced / performed by Shaakir. It is definitely the same vibe that you're used to...but it captures the inner self of one's being. The title says it all...
An album based on both life and death experiences, "PERSPECTIVES" is a very personal and special album for Shaakir. A project that showcases his serene side as well as his growth as an artist and producer.
I' LL BE AROUND
FEEL LIKE MAKING LOVE
DANCE WITH ME
NATIVE NEW YORKER
TRYING TO MAINTAIN
CHERISH THE DAY
TURN THE PAGE
“Life Is Timing”, the 6th album from Shaakir once again displays his unique style of smooth, soulful,jazz. The album flows from beginning to end and reflects his growth as an artist with the addition of the Soprano and Tenor Saxophones to compliment the smooth sound of his Alto (Ella). A must have!
Ready for the World
Unprotected Sax II
Just 4 the Ride
Joy and Pain
Life Is Timing
A Groove for Grover
Don't Ask My Neighbors
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"LIVE! ... and the some"
This '2003 was recorded / released in both audio & Video/DVD. The project was partially recorded live November of '2002 in Arlington, Texas.
It also includes 6 additional studio recorded songs.
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This DVD gives you the only LIVE footage released by Shaakia Productions...
Capturing the music and the feel of the music as Shaakir gives his energetic performance!
This footage was recorded live - November of '2002 in Arlington, Texas
for DVD purposes.
Inspired by the countless soldiers Shaakir has met during his armed forces tour “Patriotic Sax,” a '2003 release is dedicated & tributed to all the courageous military men and women who risk their lives to preserve freedom.
A Groove For the Soldiers
The Star Spangled Banner
America (My Country 'Tis of Thee}
America the Beautiful
The Star Spangled Banner - sax cappella
America the Beautiful - sax cappella
America (My Country 'Tis of Thee} - sax cappella
A very contemporary album for the Holidays, this album
is Shaakir's spin on a few traditional tunes - as well as a couple
1. Rudolph 2. Joy to the World 3. Yo! Scrooge 4. Silent Night
5. Saxmas 6. Frosty 7. Jingle Bells 8. Deck the Halls
9. Oh Come, All Ye Faithful
"Smooth Sensual Sax", Shaakir's second album consist of 15 tracks. Heading off the project is the Temptations classic - "Just My Imagination", but the CD also includes Maxwell's, "Ascension", and Alexander O'neals', "If You Were Here Tonight" along with 13 original tracks, all written, produced, engineered and mixed by Shaakir."Smooth Sensual Sax" has vocals performed by some excellent Houston talent to complement Shaakir's smooth, sensual sax.
For Old Times Sake Part 2
A Song For My Mother (Intro by Shaakir's Mother
Vocals by Ronald Smith)
Smooth Sensual Sax
Just My Imagination (Temptation's Classic)
Caress My Soul (featuring Vocals by Ashaki)
Dokonimo Ikanaide - Please Don't Go (featuring
Sawami Ostubo )
I Can't Call It!
Play For Me
If You Were Here Tonight (featuring Vocals by
Love in the Rain (featuring Vocals by Phaz)
Life 101 - Live!
Thanks from Shaakir
The first solo project, "a dif'rent kinda Sax" was released in March of 2000. A collection of 13 songs/12 original compositions to include the Grover Washington, Jr. dedication "Pretty Eyes","Unprotected Sax", and Shaakir's version of "Silent Night" for Christmas. "a dif'rent kinda Sax" was picked up in record stores around the country, as well as online at Amazon.com, CDNow and others.
On a Sax Tip! (Dedicated to the Late George Howard & Art Porter)
Pretty Eyes (Dedicated to the late Grover Washington, Jr.)
I’m Feelin’ It
A Dif’rent kinda SAX
For old times sake…
P.E. Spoken Word
It started with "a dif'rent kinda flava' volume 1",a compilation with Rap, Jazz, Inspirational and R&B. 21 tracks, 12 artists to include Universal Records Platinum recording artist, Lil' Troy.
Like dice it was rolled out to the public - not knowing what would be accepted. The genre ended up being Jazz, the artist …Shaakir.
Intro - Lil Troy
Ghetto Dweller - Ice Lord
Feel Me - Light Foot
Lay em' on the Ground - Lil' Wiccked
H-Town- Emerson Allen
Nite Life - Lightfoot & Big Ron
Maintain- Shaakir/Ice Lord/Lightfoot
Die on my feet - Lightfoot
Drought Season - Stay Down
Love Jones - Ice Lord
Peace (to all the people) Shaakir
We Droppin' Hits - Lil' Troy (Instrumental)
Tu Y Yo - Marcus (In Espanol)
1. a dif'rent kinda flava '1999
2. a dif'rent kinda SAX '2000
3. Smooth Sensual Sax '2001
5.LIVE...and then some '2003
6. LIVE...and then some '2003
7. Patriotic Sax '2003
8. Life is Timing '2004
9. Perspectives '2005
10. Grown Folks Music '2006
11. I Play for Him '2007
12. Politically Speaking '2009
13. I Have A Dream '2012
14. It's a New Beginning '2014
15. a dif'rent side of me '2014
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