Soulive is a jazz/funk trio originating from Woodstock, New York (go figure). They are known for seamlessly infusing jazz, jazz fusion, R&B, Funk, to collaborate into the jam band scene.
Finally, you add Grammy award winning powerhouse Dave Matthews (of the Dave Matthews Band) into the mix and you have yourself a great song. Notably, the song is written from a woman’s point of view and revolves around the feminine qualities, lifestyles, and common concerns. The biggest tribute to Joyful girl is that even though sung by a man, the lyrics remain in the feminine theme.
Enjoy this unique blend of Soulive’s 2002 album “Next”.