Nurturing another great love, last month Odom released his self titled debut album of jazz and Broadway classics on S-Curve Records. The CD includes soulful and textured new interpretations of songs like "Look for the Silver Lining," "Joey, Joey, Joey," "Autumn Leaves," "the Party's Over" and more. The CD debuted at number 1 on Soundscan's Current Jazz and Traditional Jazz charts.
Hollywood has a problem. It's largely run by rich straight white men who, for the most part, champion the work of other straight white men. According to well publicized statistics, if you're a black, Hispanic, female or LBGT actor of director you've not been invited to the party. Getting jobs, good jobs, Oscar potential jobs, is nearly impossible.