Sharon Marie Cline
Internationally acclaimed vocalist Sharon Marie Cline is quickly becoming a favorite in LA's jazz club scene and abroad. She performs with the finest jazz musicians and in the most exclusive rooms across the country. Elegant song styling capped by a sultry smoky voice, this jazz siren offers a contemporary touch to the beloved American Songbook and Broadway standards.
Born and raised in Chicago, Charlotte "Charlo" Crossley began
singing in a choir at the tender age of seven. At fifteen, she got her start in theater with roles such as West Side Story and The Three Penny Opera at the Young Men's Jewish Community Center. Shortly after, she was cast in HAIR, The Musical: The American Tribal Love-rock Musical. This marked the beginning of a long-term career in showbiz.
Judy Barrat is a writer of poetry, short fiction and creative non-fiction and for many years was what she called a “closet writer.” About five years ago a friend convinced her to begin sharing her words at various poetry, storytelling and music venues around Los Angeles.
Since then she has had her work published in various magazines and anthologies as well as online journal.
Pam Trotter is originally from St. Louis, Mo, and now resides in Los Angeles, CA. Pam has become known for her versatility in all aspects of entertainment, from soul stirring Blues and Gospel to Jazz and Classical. She shines as she captivates her audience!
She has made a significant mark as an actress, playing characters ranging from a precocious10-year-old to a spunky 60-year-old in television, radio, stage and recording.
Mike has toured as a keyboardist, multi-instrumentalist and Musical Director for Macy Gray, Vanessa Carlton, Rita Wilson, Richie Sambora and Mariah Carey. Most recently he completed a tour with Sarah McLachlan and a world tour with the multiplatinum artist Alanis Morissette. In recent years, Mike has worked as a associate Musical Director for NBC's America's Got Talent, Fox's American Idol, and ABC's Dance War.
After a very successful career in England as a composer, pianist, lyricist, and vocalist, Paul Horner came to Los Angeles for a three week vacation. He stayed, and three years later had a multi-million dollar show that he composed the music for open on Broadway.
He has written music and lyrics to hundreds of songs. Artists who have recorded them run the gamut, from Peggy Lee to Michael Feinstein, Regina Spektor, to George C Scott.
Rosalia de Cuba
Rosalía de Cuba is a singer with a powerful voice and great charisma that showcases Afro-Cuban Jazz and world music. Rosalía is a natural and joyful singer that shines on stage! Her deep contralto voice reminds one of Cesaria Evora, Celia Cruz and Shirley Bassey. She has presented her music on the stages of Europe and North America.
Currently she is recording a CD with Grammy Award winner Arturo Sandoval.
Liz Hinlein is an award winning director and director of photography who has directed and shot features, commercials, music videos, web series, reality TV and short films.
As a commercial director Liz has traveled the world working with high profile clients such as Dove, Revlon, Maybelline, Olay, and Nivea among others. She has directed Halle Berry for Revlon and most recently her Dove commercial Misti screened prime time during the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Tiffany Bailey is one of the most "buzzed about" Jazz artists in the LA community today, and is a Los Angeles native whom Clifford Bell introduced to audiences as his most recent find in 2015. Her expressive and lovely vocals will leave you smiling.
Cheryl Dyrithe Barnes is a classically trained jazz singer in possession of remarkable depth, range and technique. Beloved around the world as a captivating live performer, Cheryl shied away from making records for nearly a decade. In 2014, Ms. Barnes returned with her fourth and finest album to date, a studio recording entitled
"Listen to This."
Gwen Wyatt Chorale
The GWEN WYATT CHORALE is a community choral group whose members represent various age rangesand occupations as well as ethnic diversity. The Chorale's repertoire includes choral masterworks, choruses from operas, Broadway show tunes, various folk songs, and religious songs.
Karien Zachery can honestly say that the music business chose her. Originally from a little town called Springfield, Massachusetts, she had little exposure to music growing up. She started singing around the age of seventeen, performing in countless local cover bands at an array of venues. That led her to covering songs by the late, great Whitney Houston, who was at the height of her career.
The voice of Windy Barnes is luxurious, powerfully moving yet calming and angelic. Her soulful unique vocal stylings will move you effortlessly from Jazz to Pop,
to R&B and Gospel.
Windy has been well received in America, Asia, Europe, Australia, and most recently in Africa where she headlined the Dakar-Goree
Born in Roanoke, VA., Allan has lived in Washington D.C. for most of his life. He began playing the saxophone at age thirteen, and appeared on his first television show at age fourteen. By the age of fifteen, he was playing with performers from Motown, Stax, King and other major record labels.
Nationally renowned cabaret singer Keri Kelsey has thrilled audiences in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco and Florida. The vibrant and statuesque blonde draws inspiration for her personal and compelling show from an equally wide variety of sources and experiences. She hosts the longest running open mic in Los Angeles and has hosted numerous events and benefits.
Franny was born and raised in a small obscure town called Brooklyn, New York. She was very fortunate to begin her showbiz career when a Pop/Rock group she was a member of, "The Group With No Name," was signed to a recording contract by Casablanca Records and then Elektra Records. Until then, she was content to sing, dance and act for sheer enjoyment. Thankfully, she still has that same feeling!
Kathryn began her journey in music as a child in Australia, where she excelled in musical theatre, singing and piano. After joining the North Harbor Swing Band and the Sisters of Swing in her native New Zealand, she moved back to Los Angeles to follow her passion for singing, writing, and piano.
Sidney Jacobs is an American jazz vocalist, songwriter, arranger and producer. Born in Harbor City, California, and raised in L.A., Jacobs first began singing in the church choir as a child. At 18, he became a principal singer with the Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers. He travelled throughout the U.S., Europe and Central America singing the music of Duke Ellington, Thomas Dorsey and William Dawson.
Karen Celeste Cruz
Karen Celeste Cruz grew up in the Northeast, and started her lifelong journey in song as a child in choirs and shows around New England. Jazz was the music she grew up on. Karen has sung in many Southern California venues and writes jazz and rock fusion music in collaboration with her husband, Al Garcia.
Sandro Feliciano was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and has been playing drums/percussion for over twenty five years. After attending the Los Angeles Music Academy, he found a great opportunity to exchange cultures recording and touring with the Living Word Community Church of Los Angeles. Sandro has been working professionally in the U.S. ever since.
Freda Payne is an American Soul/R&B/Jazz singer and actress best known for her million selling 1970 hit single, "Band of Gold." In 1971 she had a second gold record which was the Vietnam War protest song, "Bring the Boys Home."
As an actress, Ms. Payne has appeared in musicals and film, as well as the host ofher own TV talk show, Today's Black Woman.
At sixteen Artie Butler was discovered by the legendary song writing and producing team of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. He worked as an assistant engineer at a recording studio where they worked all the time, and was given a chance to replace a pianist at a recording session. The rest, as they say, is history.
In Robert Altman’s classic “MASH” she was “Hot Lips” Houlihan, the buttoned-up Army officer whose by-the-book approach to everything drove the people around her crazy.
That’s acting. Because in real life, Sally Kellerman is impulsive to the core, with a resume that ranges from jazz albums and the trippy “Brewster McCloud” to the raucous “Back to School” and "Where No Man Has Gone Before," which was the second pilot for “Star Trek.”
Bill A. Jones
Known to millions from his multiple appearances as news anchor ‘Rod Remington’ on the hit Fox TV show “GLEE,” Bill A. Jones is also an in demand emcee and singer. As a singer, Bill has opened for Tony Bennett and Steve Tyrell, and has toured with The Glenn Miller Orchestra.
Bill swings the great standards in the tradition of Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble and others, typically with the backing of a full Big Band.