Chocolate Genius, Inc., also known as Chocolate Genius, is a musical collective started by Marc Anthony Thompson, a singer-songwriter based in New York City.
Thompson released two solo albums in 1984 and 1989. Thompson conceived Chocolate Genius as an alter ego, which then became a music project. Chocolate Genius included Ribot, cellist Jane Scarpantoni and other former members of the Lounge Lizards, keyboardist John Medeski and bassist Chris Wood of Medeski, Martin & Wood, guitarists Chris Whitley and Vernon Reid. Their first album, Black Music, on V2 Records, was released in 1998, and was considered part of the neo-soul movement. In 2001, he released his next album, GodMusic, followed by, in 2005, a switch to Commotion Records and the release of Black Yankee Rock, produced by Craig Street. The album featured many prominent New York musicians, many of whom had appeared on his previousЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Black Yankee Rock [альбом]
- Black Music [1998, альбом]
- Godmusic [07.08.2001, альбом]
- Swansong [14.09.2010, альбом]