Curtis V exudes personality and stage presence along with lyrical genius he is capable of capturing the audience into his world of poetry. Bay Area home grown Curtis V is a new artist with an old soul. This project 'RSVP', a collaboration of 'Spoken Word' & 'Smooth Jazz' is unprecedented in it's style. The art of Poetry with Music called 'Spoken Word' has long been around, most famously 'The Last Poets' and 'Gil Scott Heron'. But Curtis V has teamed up with Maze featuring Frankie Beverly's lead guitarist Ron Smith to change 'Spoken Word' into 'Smooth Word'. This joint venture of prolific, sensual, seductive lyrics and soulful, teasing and tantalizing guitar riffs gives you a CD packed with Power and Punch!!! One can easily get caught up in the reality of envisioning themselves in the storyline of 'Beneath the Bridge' or caught up in the room of 'Boudoir Ballet'. Yes you are there when Curtis performs his magic. 'He's A Poet', gives you complete understanding of what and who Curtis V really is. 'RSVP', a sophisticated invitation that welcomes one to the other with no pressure but lots of heart, makes you feel warm all over. This CD offers so many if not all the tunes to anyone who listens the greatest experience not to miss. This can and will be the Sound of the New Millennium. RSVP by Curtis V with the great production of Ron Smith is the CD not to pass on. Get it, you won't regret it!!!