Roc Armani

Roc Armani

The great funk master, Paul Jackson of the Headhunters on Basin Street Records (formally Herbie Hancock and the Headhunters) has added to his new solo release the song ‘Hey Lou’ written by Tony Adamo and Jerry Stucker. ‘Hey Lou’ recently appeared on Adamo’s new CD release, DANCE OF LOVE on Rhombus Records. Jackson heard ‘Hey Lou’ in Japan where he now lives and dug it from the first listen. It was apparent to all at this point this tune had all the makings of a jazz funk classic. It would be ove …
Nothing is by chance in the world of jazz. If you're in the groove and in the right place at the right time, have a sound and style that's needed at that moment, man you're in! You can swing all the way down Broadway on a single note. Pioneering jazz trumpeter Eddie Gale is blowin his ground breaking music to a whole new generation of listeners. After more than 30 years of his music sitting in the vaults at Blue Note Records, Eddie's "Black Rhythm Happening and Ghetto Music" on Blue Note are bei …
Guitarist/producer Jerry Stucker and jazz great Columbia recording artist, Eddie Henderson (trumpet) are laying down music tracks for Tony Underwood’s debut album. Buddy Saleman is doing the engineering at Studio 684, San Francisco, California.

Tony Underwood is the world’s premier jazz tuba player. Underwood appears (tuba) along with Eddie Henderson (trumpet) on jazz giant McCoy Tyner’s release, JOURNEY and was one of the arrangers for Bebe Winan’s Atlantic Records release, BEBE WINAN.

‘Pianist Shota Osabe’s playing on the song,’ Memories of You,’ was elegant and truly outstanding on the tune ‘Jilly,’ wrote renowned jazz critic, Phil Elwood for the San Francisco Examiner. Pianist, arranger, jazz musician, Shota Osabe is on the move. In February 2003 Osabe cracked the top 20 jazz chart at with the song ‘Can’t Leave Here Again, written by the late Ray Brown.

Osabe’s first CD release, HAPPY COAT, is making a buzz in Japan and the USA. HAPPY COAT, produced by th …

Singer/songwriter Tony Adamo funks it up on his new radio promo CD release, UP IN IT. This is being sent to radio program directors and music reviewers. World renowned horn player and Tower of Power great, Mic Gillette, wrote the horn arrangements for the songs ‘Lolita’ and ‘Up In It.’ He also plays on ‘Lolita,’ ‘Up In It’ and "Groove Therapy.’ Adamo brought in another Tower of Power (TOP) alumni, an original member of TOP, Skip Mesquite. The pair extraordinaire of a horn section was born. What …
Singer/songwriter Tony Adamo and his long time producer Jerry Stucker were recently at Capital Records to have three tracks mixed by legendary music producer Al Schmitt (assisted by Capitol Records recording engineer, Steve Genewick). Al Schmitt has worked with the most influential voices in American Pop and Jazz for the last forty years starting with Sinatra and most recently, Diana Krall.

Adamo’s new CD will be a collection of jazz standards as well as some pop gems turned into jazz. Jerry …


Tony Adamo in the Mix

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Jazz artist Tony Adamo and Jerry Stucker, producer/guitarist, appear in the September issue of Mix Magazine with Al Schmitt and Ron McMaster’s of Capitol Studios. (Sessions & Studio News Section). ‘Mix" is the premier professional audio and music production magazine in the county. Singer/songwriter Adamo visited Capitol Studio’s famous studio "C" to have multi-tech and Grammy award winning All Schmitt mix his upcoming Soul- Jazz CD with Steve Genewick assisting. The collection of Soul-Jazz and r …
Tony Adamo & Ernie Watts Record at Cherokee Studios
Roc Armani, Urbanzone Productions

Two-time Grammy winner Ernie Watts layed down horn tracks for contemporary jazz vocalist, Tony Adamo’s new Soul Jazz CD at the legendary Cherokee Recording Studios, Los Angeles, California. This is the second time Watts has recorded with Adamo. Their first recording was on Adamo’s CD, DANCE OF LOVE on Rhombus Records. DANCE OF LOVE is currently receiving airplay in the US a …
Tony Adamo and Al Schmitt at Capitol Studios-now that’s hip!
Los Angeles, California
Fred Harris

Tony Adamo and Al Schmitt at Capitol Studios now that is hip! Singer songwriter, Tony Adamo was at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, California recently with the legendary fifteen time Grammy winner producer, Al Schmitt. Schmitt completed the final mix on three new songs from Adamo’s, What is Hip CD scheduled for release in 2011. Recording engineer, Steve Genewick,

Tony Adamo is Soul Funkin' at Studio Trilogy

Fred Harris, Urbanzone Productions

Los Angeles, California

Strokeland record artist, Tony Adamo and his guitarist/producer, Jerry Stucker, recently recorded at Studio Trilogy, San Francisco, California.  Stucker was at the recording helm with Justin Lieberman co-owner of Studio Trilogy, assisting.  Stephen "Doc" Kupka, co-founder of the super- funk group, Tower of Power, and Mike Clark of Herbie Hancock and the Headhunters were

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