Alternative/Indie / Jazz/Blues
With her debut album, The Truth About Suffering, the sharp-witted chanteuse Jamie Leonhart enters the world of a new kind of diva, dynamic in emotional range and diverse in genre-crossing ability.
Jamie’s lithe and lyrical, three-and-a-half octave voice wraps around universe in which Kurt Weill and Laura Nyro meet Alice in Wonderland in a dimly-lit jazz club, inhabited by woodwinds, strings, vibraphone, and exotic instruments like the glockenspiel, mellotron and harmonium.
Born in New York City, the granddaughter of a cantor, and the youngest of three musically-curious children, Jamie began studying ...
RnB/Soul / Hip-Hop / Jazz/Blues
From the moment she stood on top of a washing machine at the local laundromat and gave an impromptu performance of Anita Ward's "Ring My Bell" at the age of two, Jamitta's mother knew she was born to sing.
Born to a Haitian mother and a father of Native-American and African-American descent, Jamitta grew up listening to a variety of different types of music from R&B, Funk, Soul and Rock to Merengue, Zouk, Gospel, and Classical. As a child, she taught herself to read music and begged her mother to give her piano lessons, but her family ...
Rock / Alternative/Indie
At the age of 16.
I self taught myself to play the guitar. 1996 was the year that i recorded my first album (limited edition of 300 cd's) entitled " Chocolate Milk, " featuring six of my acoustic songs. To my surprise, the three hundred copies were sold in a few months. Now i told myself, "How the heck can that be?" It actually worked! So i decided to go ahead and join in the adventure of being in a band.
In 1998 I recorded the album entitled " Preview." This time 500 copies were made and yup, ...
Some musicians wait and hope for great things to happen to them. Others take matters into their own hands. Jarez falls firmly into the latter category. From the time he started playing as a boy, the 28-year-old Southern California based jazz saxophonist has been steadily taking his music to new heights by continually creating new possibilities and stages for his music and jazz itself to be heard. On his new album, To The Top, one hears an incredibly gifted musician raising his game, and redefining what a jazzman can do in the 21st century.
Raised in Inglewood, ...