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Born Pat Azzara in Philadelphia in 1944, Pat was first exposed to jazz through his father, Carmen "Mickey" Azzara, who sang in local clubs and briefly studied guitar with Eddie Lang. He took Pat to all the city's hot-spots to hear and meet Wes Montgomery and other musical giants. "I have always admired my father and have wanted to impress him. As a result, it forced me to get serious with my creative powers. Read More
Matt Cusson, an award-winning singer/songwriter and pianist, continues to wow audiences and prove that he is the real deal. He is a gifted self-taught musician who excels in jazz, pop, singer/songwriter and soul, as demonstrated by his expert writing and arranging skills on his critically acclaimed self-titled debut album of 2009. That same year, Matt won (by unanimous vote) the John Lennon Songwriting Contest's top annual prize - the Maxell Song of the Year - for his jazz ballad "One of Those Nights". That song also won the Billboard Songwriting Award in the Best Jazz Song category, and came in second in the International Songwriting Competition, as well as being nominated for a 2011 Los Angeles Music Award for “Best Male Vocalist” and “Best Jazz Song”. In 2013 Matt was also a finalist in the John Lennon Songwriting Competition with his lullaby, “Once Upon A Time”. Read More
At some point in your life you have heard Arnold McCuller's rich and distinctive vocals that have captured the hearts and ears of many well-respected musicians and fans alike. Long time featured vocalist with some of the best recording artists around, including Phil Collins and James Taylor.
Arnold has also set out to further solidify his solo identity with his first recording in 1984, “A Part of Me That’s You”, co produced with jazz piano player, David Benoit. Then “Exception to the Rule” in 1990, with his long time friend Dana Walden. Since he has continued to bring his listeners new material with “You Can’t Go Back” co produced with Bill Cantos, and guitarist Greg Poree. His favorite is his “Live at the Baked Potato”, recorded at one of Hollywood’s most famous jazz clubs Read More
The original "SUPERWOMAN"
is an accomplished songwriter and performer and now a Film Maker with” Gale and the Storm”.We first interviewed miss White with her release “Carpe Diem” a few years ago. If you know the 80’s you will know Karyn White was producing with the top names at the time and she will always be established as the original “Superwoman”. Real music real talent and still more to come…DrCal
Tribute to George Duke
1946 – 2013
George Duke, hailed by both peers and fans as not only a great musician but a greater man, died August 5, 2013 at the age of 67.
His career allowed him to work with many Artists, including Al Jarreau,
Barry Manilow, Taste of Honey, Deniece Williams. Anita Baker. Miles Davis. Jeffrey Osborne, Stanley Clarke.
"Let’s hear it for the boy"
"On the Wings of Love"
George Duke was also the Director of the Soul Train Music Awards for 11 years.