- Jonas Westover
(b Brooklyn, NY, May 23, 1973). American Soul and R&B singer, songwriter, and producer. From a young age he was interested in gospel and soul music, and began composing songs, writing over 200 by the time he was in high school. In 1994 he was signed by Columbia Records. Drawing on classic soul singers such as Sam Cooke and James Brown as models, Maxwell worked closely with producer Leon Ware to create ...