Kandace Springs performs “Love is All We Have” on CK88. With her unique sound and undeniable talent, Kandace Springs is a rising star in the contemporary jazz scene. Born in Nashville, Tennessee, Kandace began playing piano at an early age and was influenced by jazz legends such as Billie Holiday and Nina Simone. Her 2016 Blue Note debut album “Soul Eyes” received high praise. She has since released two more albums, "Indigo" and "The Women Who Raised Me," which pays tribute to the female jazz legends who inspired her.
In the video below Kandace performs a beautiful rendition of her song “Love is All We Have”.
Yamaha Synthesizer Product Specialist Blake Angelos has over thirty years of experience with music hardware and software. An expert in music technology, Blake has conducted numerous clinics, master classes and presentations throughout the United States, Europe and Canada. In his role as Product Specialist for the Synthesizer Department Blake appears in many product videos and artist interviews, writes many articles for YamahaSynth.com and co-hosts a regular Podcast called “Behind the Synth”.
Before his work with Yamaha, he taught music theory and jazz studies courses at Arizona State University; managed a technology-focused music store in Seattle and was a production supervisor at Microsoft, where he led a team that developed groundbreaking interactive music content for the Microsoft Network. Blake holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master of Music degree from Arizona State University. Blake currently resides in Bellingham, Washington with his family, and between his travels around the world for Yamaha, he performs as much as possible with several jazz and creative music groups in Bellingham, Seattle and other places in the Pacific Northwest.