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Singer, Songwriter And Producer PJ Morton On Soulsations


Sunday, February 4

Sunday on Soulsations singer/songwriter, producer PJ Morton.  He’s a keyboardist for the band Maroon 5.  He also has gospel roots, singing and producing music with his father Bishop Paul S. Morton.  The New Orleans native’s debut solo release, Gumbo, garnered him 2018 Grammy nominations for Best R&B album and for best R&B song "First Began." 

PJ Morton’s take on hip-hop, R&B, urban music…

"I just think it's very important music. It's music that we feel very deeply, and I think people are in need of connection right now. We want to fill each other right now because the world is a bit crazy. And I think it's music that goes straight to the heart. I think that's why it's called Soul music at the root of it, because it gets straight to your soul. And that's whether we're partying or we're saying something serious. I think anytime we do that, it comes from a real place, and I think that's needed today."

PJ Morton on NPR’s All Things Considered — interview aired January 28, 2018