Soulsville

SOULSVILLE FOUNDATION

Website | Promotional | Apparel

I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to work with The Soulsville Foundation. These wonderful people fight to keep the history of soul music alive, and strive to do all they can for the community through music and mentorship. Working for an organization like that – one that stemmed from legendary Stax Records, and one that does so much great work today –  is an honor.

Soulsville Foundation Website

First and foremost, Soulsville needed a new site for some basic information about the Foundation. We used their fantastic photos to showcase the kids of Stax Academy and Soulsville Charter School.

Soulsville website laptop mockup

Soulsville Charter School

After the website was built, they wanted to do a similar site for the Soulsville Charter School. In addition to using more of their great photography, we made the site more useful with tools for the teachers and school administrators.

Stax Music Academy European Tour

In 1967, Stax-Volt Records went on a European tour that is considered by soul music fans to be one of the greatest lineups of artists ever to grace the stage. The famous recorded show in Oslo, Norway is still known as one of the greatest soul performances of all time.

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of that show, the Stax Music Academy decided to do the same tour, with music from the original lineup, performed by their incredibly talented students. A tour like this needed a poster that would (like the gig itself) pay homage to the past – and, obviously, some T-shirts.

Motown Black & White
Photography Exhibit

This is a poster for a special exhibit at the Stax Museum featuring the extensive photography collection of Al Abrams, the former PR Director of Motown.

All work on this page was created while I was a full-time employee at Ray Rico Freelance.