Beyond Mediocre

Beyond Mediocre

Florida's premiere podcast for duet performances and life stories from local and international artists. "In an effort to help rebuild a sense of community, after the life changing events of 2020, I decided to meet with some phenomenal musicians to share their stories and some of our favorite songs. I realize now, more than ever, to pursue a career in the entertainment industry or even to just be openly creative requires us all to go beyond mediocre. www.SolomonJaye.com

Episodes

May 21, 2021 28 mins

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Marvin Gaye‘s masterpiece, ‘What’s Going On’ with composer & multi instrumentalist, Derrik Jordan

Support the show (Venmo: @SolomonJaye)

Song: “What’s Goin’ On” by Marvin Gaye

Song Start: 21:57

Player Credits:
Vocals - Solomon Jaye
All instruments performed by Derrik Jordan

To see and hear more from Derrik…

www.DerrikJordan.com

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Singer/Songwriter Casey Conroy talks about the dangers of hyperproductivity


Support the show (Venmo: @SolomonJaye)


Song: “Live While We're Young" by Johnnyswim


Song Start: 22:22


Player Credits:

Vocals - Casey Conroy  & Solomon Jaye

Guitar - Solomon Jaye


To see and hear more from Casey…


www.iamcaseyconroy.com

Insta: @iamcaseyconroy

Single "Background Noise" available on Spotify.

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April 30, 2021 28 mins

Classical vocalist Edwin Cotton talks on finding inspiration by, “reimagining what you have.“ 


Support the show (Venmo: @SolomonJaye)


Song: “Cry Me a River” by Arthur Hamilton


Song Start: 21:41


Player Credits:

Vocals - Edwin Cotton & Solomon Jaye

Guitar - Solomon Jaye


To see and hear more from Edwin…


https://cottone25.wixsite.com/ejc-tenor


https://www.facebook.com/edwin.j.cotton/


Host Website: www....

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April 16, 2021 25 mins

Actor & Playwright Donn Lamkin stops by for a visit. 


Support the show (Venmo: @SolomonJaye)


Song: “Gitchy Goomy” by Neil Diamond


Song Start: 21:01


Player Credits:

Vocals - Donn Lamkin & Solomon Jaye

Guitar - Solomon Jaye


To see and hear more from Donn…


www.DonnLamkin.com



Host Website: www.SolomonJaye.com

Podcast Links: https://beyondmediocre.buzzsprout.com​


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April 2, 2021 23 mins

Catching up with multi-instrumentalist and singer,  Erik Winger of the Atlantic City Boys. 


Support the show (Venmo: @SolomonJaye)


Song: “Tennessee Whiskey” by Chris Stapeleton


Song Start: 16:37


Player Credits:

Vocals & Guitar - Erik Winger & Solomon Jaye


To see and hear more from Erik…


IG: @WingNut0731


Host Website: www.SolomonJaye.com

Podcast Links: https://beyondmediocre.buzzsprout.com​


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March 19, 2021 30 mins

Talking reverence and “small victories” with David Posso. 

Support the show (Venmo: @SolomonJaye)


Song: “Ordinary People” by John Legend

Song Start: 23:40


Player Credits:

Vocals & Guitar - David Posso & Solomon Jaye


To see and hear more from David…

www.DavidPosso.com   

IG: @davidpossomusic


David’s YouTube Channel:

https://www.youtube.com/user/lavozposso


Host Website: www.SolomonJaye.com

Podcast Links: https://...

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On zoom with phenomenal vocalist and polyglot (he literally speaks 27 languages) and someone I'm truly proud to call a friend, Yaniv Zarif. 

Support the show (https://paypal.me/SolomonJ84​)

Song: “Found / Tonight” by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

Song Start: 15:50

Player Credits:
Vocals - Solomon Jaye, Shoshana Bean, The Edge Effect

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In Orlando with the Crowned Prince of choreography, Marshall Ellis, to talk performance and music.

Support the show (https://paypal.me/SolomonJ84)

Song: “Monsters" by Solomon Jaye

Song Start: 11:20

Player Credits:
Vocals - Solomon Jaye, Shoshana Bean, The Edge Effect

To see and hear more from Marshall Ellis…

www.marshallellisdanceschool.com
IG: @marshallellisdancesc...

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December 18, 2020 10 mins

'Beyond Mediocre' was born from a strong desire to reconnect and rebuild a sense of community. If you want to hear more stories and performances like these, click susbscribe to stay in the loop. Visit https://beyondmediocre.buzzsprout.com for podcast links.


Song: “Please Come Home for Christmas" by Charles Brown & Gene Redd

Song Start: 07:00



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Song: "Ain't No Sunshine / Summertime" (Bill Withers / George Gershwin)

Performance Credits: Danny Alan (Rhythm Guitar & Vocals); Solomon Jaye (Lead Guitar & Vocals)

To hear more from Danny Alan...
IG: @dannyboy73

Host Website: www.SolomonJaye.com

*This video was filmed in facilities at Celebration Arts Academy in Celebration, FL (1132 Celebration Boulevard, Celebration...

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December 9, 2020 1 min

This is a short version of my grand tale of musical escapades and what exactly is going on here.

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