Mickey Factz took the internet & music industry by storm in 2008, not only as a blogger-favorite, but also with his weekly “leak” series, through which he leaked a new song every week via email. After opening for The Cool Kids at SOB’s in April, Mickey’s buzz has sky-rocketed him to star status.
Rachelle Ferrell is unquestionably one of the most dynamic talents in contemporary pop music. Very few vocal artists in the industry have Ferrell’s potent combination of range, phrasing, and musicianship (she is also and accomplished pianist). Such potency was made powerfully aware to Blue Note Record’s head Bruce Lundvall who first heard Ferrell on a [...]
Sing Harlem Sing! is a musical written by Vy Higginsen and directed by Ken Wydro (creators of the long running musical Mama I Want To Sing!). The Musical tells the story of Higginsen’s groundbreaking career as New York’s first black female radio disc jockey. The score includes gospel, R&B and rock â€˜n’ roll.
If you sit back, relax, and put on a 112 CD the first voice you’ll hear is Marvin â€œSlimâ€ Scandrick’s smooth, melodic, and falsetto voice. Slim, lead singer, has decided to go solo and hopes to bring his sound to the top of the R&B charts as the group did in the past. The first [...]
One year ago, Derrick Hodge made his sold-out debut as a bandleader at the Blue Note, beginning what he called a “lifelong quest to keep music honest, relevant to the people, and uninhibited by genre.” Thus far, his extensive career as a sideman has groomed him for such a bold pursuit. He’s worked with some [...]