WBEZ | Uptown Sound http://www.wbez.org/tags/uptown-sound Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound deliver some 21st century soul http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-10-26/jc-brooks-and-uptown-sound-deliver-some-21st-century-soul-93493 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-October/2011-10-26/pic-jc brooks 1.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Local band <a href="http://jcbrooksandtheuptownsound.com/" target="_blank">JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound</a> has been making its mark around the world lately. <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> spoke with band members about their sound and how soul and other forms of music inspire them. The band visited WBEZ's Jim and Kay Mabie Performance Studio recently to perform songs from their new record, <span style="font-style: italic;">Want More<em>. </em> </span> They kicked things off with their song, "Everything Will Be Fine." Below are a couple more songs from JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound.</p><p style="text-align: center;"><br> <iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="338" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/31142601?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0&amp;color=b30000" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="601"></iframe></p><p><a href="http://vimeo.com/31142601">J.C. Brooks and the Uptown Sound perform "Everything Will Be Fine" live for WBEZ's <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em></a></p><p><strong>"Awake"</strong><br> <audio class="mejs mediaelement-formatter-identified-1332483807-1" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/sites/default/files/JC Brooks - Awake.mp3">&nbsp;</audio></p><p><br> <strong>"Touch Your Heart"</strong></p><p><audio class="mejs mediaelement-formatter-identified-1332483807-1" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/sites/default/files/JC Brooks - Touch Your Heart.mp3">&nbsp;</audio></p></p> Wed, 26 Oct 2011 13:24:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-10-26/jc-brooks-and-uptown-sound-deliver-some-21st-century-soul-93493