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Organizers of the annual Buffalo Music Awards may want to consider renaming its Saxophonist of the Year award the Jack Prybylski Award – in November 2010, Prybylski (pronounced Purr-bill-ski) took home the top honor for the 11th time. "Even though it's on a regional scale, it's very flattering to be nominated by your peers," Prybylski says. And although musicians nominated artists, the general public selected winners.
Tony Adamo, a former radio announcer, turned Hollywood agent, turned singer/songwriter was born in San Francisco, California. His family has strong ties to the Bronx and Brooklyn, New York. Adamo's writing career actually started during his tour of duty during the Gulf War. The 15-hour workdays that involved loading missiles and bombs on ships were exhausting but, he found that the exotic scenery enticed him to write. Having been a songwriter for many years, he began creating music about his experiences in the Middle East. Although these songs were never recorded, Adamo found writing set him on his path for what was to come.
Born in Jersey City, NJ, and raised in the small towns of Rowland, Marion, and Laurinburg, NC, Bryant Thompson is a spiritual and versatile producer, songwriter, musician and engineer. Bryant operates in excellence and performs each task from the heart.Bryant studied classical piano at Brevard College and studied recording engineering at the Art Institute of Atlanta. He quickly began carving his niche in Atlanta's independent recording community by becoming an apprentice of Marcus Williams, who is a professional drummer, studio owner and the Editor In Chief of Urban Drummer Magazine.
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Born in Jersey City, NJ, and raised in the small towns of Rowland, Marion, and Laurinburg, NC, Bryant Thompson is a spiritual and versatile producer, songwriter, musician and engineer. Bryant operates in excellence and performs each task from the heart.
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