Cheryl Hughey

Cheryl Hughey

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

About the 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


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Contemporary Artist Jay Soto Phoenix Guitarist Signs with nuGroove and Releases Stay Awhile

Moorestown, NJ April 19, 2007 Phoenix guitarist Jay Soto has signed with the nuGroove record label and will release his 2nd CD on May 29, 2007. Inactive since 1998, David Chackler brought NuGroove back into full force in 2007 after a nine year hiatus. (NuGroove was the orginal h


St. Louis, MO January 11, 2007

David Well’s release of More Love More Power continues to receive national acclaim on smooth jazz radio and reached #12 on the R & R indicators.

David Munoz, Music Director for KQXT in San Antonio, Texas declared, "David Well’s new album, 'More Love More Power,' gives the indication that we may be hearing the next Rick Braun or Chris Botti. It’s that good!"

"My musical

Soulful and sexy, this R&B saxophonist shows both a tender and funky side in MANCHESTER RD. The CD kicks off with the grooving title-track that serves as a testament to the saxman's ability to burn up the keys on the horn, while songs like "Sadie" and "Heart, Mind & Soul" show a level of emotional maturity that can only be gained by paying dues on the bandstand. All twelve songs in MANCHESTER RD. were written and arranged by Cunningham.

The songs in the CD

A veteran of the music scene, Hart has opened for jazz legends like Ron Eschete, Tom Scott, Russell Malone, McCoy Tyner, Mel Torme, and Kirk Whalum.

Seasoned by the American and European tour circuit, previous partnerships include a successful tour with Larry Pierce (Blood, Sweat and Tears).

Hart’s studio work and writing talents eventually landed him an appointment as co-writer and arranger for a pilot series and a full-time position as a music director for a music network.

A firm b

In a world where the art of original songwriting seems to be lost, find solace in the new CD Solstice from singer/songwriter Slim Man.

Solstice features that singular Slim Man sound, a style J.D. Considine (Rolling Stone) calls "...a near-perfect example of how jazz and soul can be combined as pop." Add Spanish guitarist Marc Antoine to the mix, and Solstice sizzles like a summer day on the Costa del Sol. Solstice...a little Latin, a lot of heart a