On his debut LP Highlights, Jawn Rice puts another rare bird feather in the already colorful Mutual Intentions cap. In a unique mesh, Jawn's deep house is reminiscent of your favorite boogie and jazz-funk jams, yet remains forward leaning in its hyper modern production style. This meeting of the old and the new provides the perfect atmosphere for guest appearances by legendary jazz vibraphone player Craig Peyton and Westcoast funkateer K-Maxx. Such innovative club music could be mistaken for the musical bastard child of Roy Ayers and Larry Heard. And still, Highlights undoubtedly flaunts the multifaceted DNA of Jawn Rice. His subtle use of samples, vibrant keyboard soundscapes and vivid drum programming makes for a special debut. One that, as track 8 is entitled, will make you "Search Your Feelings."