Cheryl Hughey

Cheryl Hughey

It all started with a piano teacher named Ms. Bump and a desire as a youngster to make music. By the time Nate Harasim was sixteen, he was enrolled in the Flint Insititute for Music in Flint, Michigan and had formed the group, MoJazz. These straight ahead jazz players would open for the likes of Norman Brown, Pamela Williams, Roy Ayers, Tom Braxton and many others.

Unfortunately, as with most of us, the friends of MoJazz went their separate ways after high school. Nate made the bold decision

Although his debut album, Take This Ride, doesn't hit the streets until September 15, 2007, Toronto-based guitarist, Dave Sereny has already made quite a name for himself in the contemporary jazz world. Already a multiple nominee at the 2006 Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards, Dave has been spending most of his time in the studio polishing his debut album, which features some of the biggest names in smooth jazz.

A touring veteran of multiple jazz festivals, Dave has drawn the admiration of ma

On the eve of the birth of his first child, Blake Aaron has hit #1 on the indie charts. Blake and his wife, Sina, are due to expect their first child (a baby girl) on November 18, 2007.

"This has been a great year for me and my family. We are so thankful. The release of the new CD, along with the birth of our daughter, makes this a wonderful time in our lives," said Aaron.

It seems there are a lot of new beginnings happening for this contemporary jazz artist.

His masterful mix of sounds and grooves is the memorable variable that makes flutist Dwayne Kerr, of the Erykah Badu Band (Neda Stela), a rising figure in contemporary music today. Playing an instrument that traditionally has been heard more often than seen, Kerr has put the flute up front on display with his unique playing style in his debut CD, Flutation, which was released on DManns Records in January 2003. His new CD, Higher Calling, is a maturation of an artist that has evolved over s

August 1, 2007
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Simply Stated: Ronny Smith is a man on a mission. Currently on tour in musical service to his country, Smith has been heating up the stage as a key member of the Army Band.

Born in Baltimore Maryland, Smith learned to play by ear as a youngster to the sounds of Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass and George Benson. As Smith grew as a guitarist and learned to read music, he tore up the stage for various jazz ensembles throughout his teen years. Once he graduated from high school, Smith a

Following winning the recent Capital Jazz Fest Challenge in Columbia, Maryland, America's newest sensation has released his debut contemporary jazz album, On The Way. Featuring special guests Paul Brown, Tom Schuman (Spyro Gyra keyboardist) and Gail Jhonson (Norman Brown's musical director), On the Way will knock you off your seat with sexy grooves and vibrant melodies.

Peter Boehi of Smooth Jazz Vibes declared, "Newcomer and rising star Justin Young on the sax comes up

Considered among the best in the business by his peers, John Bolden (AKA j dee) is known as a producer\\songwriter, as well as a musician. His production and arrangement credits include the last Grover Washington album, Next Exit, as well as Nais' Str-8 from Da Boot, and Y.T Style's The Concept.

Bolden, along with his producing partner, Brother Teddy, also are renowned for their music in the legendary Orion film Original Gangsta's.

Now, Bolden steps out as a solo artist, taking the stage

Kerr to compete at Capital Jazz Challenge
at the 15th Annual Capital Jazz Fest

When: June 2, 2007 11:30am to 2:30pm

Where: Meriweather Pavillion (Columbia, MD)

The winner gets to play a 30-minute set on 6/3 at 11 am

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His masterful mix of sounds and grooves is the memorable variable that makes flutist Dwayne Kerr, of the Erykah Badu Band (Neda Stela), a