I first meet songwriter, producer, Vocalist Dian Grace in Miami,Fl. Her vocals were amazing! Diana Grace’s vocals can cover multiple ranges and all different styles of music which include Pop, Rock, Funk, R&B, and her amazing solo projects to sessions with some of the best artist.. Live Diana Grace mixes here solo songs with cover songs from Pat Benatar, Ann Wilson of heart and more! Here is more about Diana Grace amazing carrer!
Diana Grace is a singer/songwriter from Miami, FL who now lives and performs in Los Angeles and Orange County, CA.
Scott Benarde of the Ft. Lauderdale News/Sun Sentinel writes “Grace is a charismatic, take-charge lead singer; a diminutive but ear and eye-catching centerpiece, unafraid to move or to throw her high and mighty voice to all corners of a room.”
Her recording credits include the EP of "Stay/Fall",
The full-length cd of "Diana Grace”.
several other original projects including Monogroove's "Real". As a studio musician she has sung on every type of project from pop/rock to R&B, to funk and soul. She recently joined the high-energy cover band "Hollywood Blonde" and is rockin’ the OC most weekends!
You can find Diana Grace CD here: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/dianagrace/from/payplay
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Violinist and composer Mark O'Connor is widely recognized as one of the most gifted contemporary composers in America and surely one of the brightest talents of his generation.
The New York Times calls his "one of the most spectacular journeys in recent American music."
The Baltimore Sun and the St. Louis Post Dispatch label him "genius."
The Los Angeles Times describes him as an artist who is "one of the most talented and imaginative...working in music -- any music -- today."
The Seattle Times says of his music: "brilliantly original."
His compositions are "informed and engaging," according to the Washington Post.
An excerpt from a feature in the New York Times eloquently describes Mark O'Connor's tradition-filled past, his stellar present and his future full of promise:
Mr. O'Connor regularly gives two-day residencies, giving lecture/demonstrations or teaches workshops at many schools of music including The Juilliard School of Music, Harvard, Rice University, SUNY Fredonia, University Of Texas, Curtis Institute, Berklee College of Music, Eastman School of Music, Tanglewood, and Aspen Summer Festival... Mr. O'Connor is the inaugural Herb Alpert School Of Music Artist in Residence at UCLA for the 2008-2009 season. Mr. O'Connor generously donates his time in support of a number of organizations that promote music education and outreach, including Opus 118, Midori and Friends and Sphinx.
After more than 15 years of directing the Mark O'Connor String Camps
and Conferences, first in Tennessee, and later in San Diego, Mark is now
expanding this model to serve even more students with a New York
String Camp. Recently Eroica Trio releases on CD, Mark O'Connor's Piano Trio No. 1 "Poets and Prophets"
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Jenny Lynn Hollowell-Young graduated Summa Cum laude in Cello Performance from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. She is a specialist in Electric Violin and Cello. She formed her own band, The Men, in 1989. They performed in many venues across the United States From Alaska to Las Vegas.
In 1999 Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter heard Jenny performing in a club in Scottsdale and invited her to join the Waymore Blues Band. This was to be Waylons last band. He personally hand picked his favorite musicians to tour the final years of his life. You can hear and see Jenny playing on Waylon's new CD/DVD, "Never Say Die," recorded at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.
Recently Jenny and Husband. Reggie Young, created an acoustic CD of soulful arrangements of meditative music. Check out clips http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/rjlyoung
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Arnold McCuller is acknowledged as one of the most expressive vocalist in the business. Whether performing solo or singing back up, his show stopping live performances regularly bring audiences to their feet. Arnold has been one of the music industry's most popular session singers.
McCuller's voice has graced recordings by a virtual who's who of the music industry, including Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, Luther Vandross, Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt, Bette Midler, and Brenda Russell. Lionel Ritchie, Dave Koz, Billy Idol, Lyle Lovett and Beck to name only a few....
Concert tours include Lyle Lovett, where he was both the opening act and featured vocalist, and Phil Collins, Melissa Manchester, Bonnie Raitt and recently duets with Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville. DVD features include “Serious Hits Live”, “First Final Farwell Tour”, and many more with Phil Collins. A&E's “Live By Request”, “Pull Over”, “Squibnocket”, Musicares “Man of the Year”, and “Live at the Beacon Theater”, featuring James Taylor.
Arnold's solo CD Sabor is a project of all original material, every word and melody. It is a Latin-flavoured collection with enough feeling that will inspire people of all musical tastes.
For clips of solo CD and more about Arnold McCuller click on link............
Wanted to pass along new Picks I'm now using. The Picks I use are custom made by V-picks http://v-picks.com/picks.php. I have tried every kind of guitar pic you can think of. I have to say the Vinni Smith's V-Picks have the best tone, definition, Attack and articulation of any guitar pick on the market!
Chris Nashvillerocker DiMella
New Solo Album Coming Soon!
Sep 26, 2018
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Busy times working on second solo album. This album will have vibes of: James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix, Robin Leonard Trower, George Benson, John Leslie "Wes" ...
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By NY Times: Trump Proposes Eliminating the Arts and Humanities Endowments
"A deep fear came to pass for many artists, museums, and cultural organizations nationwide early Thursday morning when President Trump, in his first federal budget plan, proposed eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
President Trump also proposed scrapping the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a key revenue source for PBS and National Public Radio stations, as well as the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars."
— NY Times
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What can I say about Jay Graydon. He has done so much for me, Thanks aren't enough.
Between the late 60s and the late 70s Jay played on practically every "A" list session in Los Angeles, acquiring a glowing reputation as an ace studio guitarist/ solo specialist on numerous albums with Barbara Streisand, Dolly Parton, Diana Ross, The Jackson Five, Cheap Trick, Christopher Cross, Ray Charles, Cher, Joe Cocker, Marvin Gaye, Hall & Oates, Olivia Newton-John, and Albert King just to name a few.
you will find everything about this twice Grammy awarded (Best R&B songs) and 12 times Grammy nominated (among the top 5 finalists) Los Angeles top songwriter, recording artist, guitarist, producer, engineer, and more. To check out Jay's killer gear, studio, CD's and happening projects.
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