There are many illuminating facets to powerful singer/songwriter, record producer, record label President, and most recently, Broadway stage sensation, Tomás Doncker. Like an array of fireworks, Doncker is wild, plunging into the night sky and shattering the darkness with each performance. Although fireworks do not last forever, their memories of patterns, colors, brilliance, and surprise are lasting, as is the music created by Tomás Doncker.
Helsinki soul, jazz, funk sensation Sam Huber has just unleashed his newest album on True Groove Records, entitled, ‘Songs For Mona’. The album is a tribute to his mom’s passionate, breathe easy musical taste. Huber’s velvet baritone voice, and unique cover arrangements along with his emotional delivery of songs by artists including George Harrison and Sheryl Crow assure that there is something for everyone to gravitate to.
Celebrated #1 Billboard songwriter and rising country solo artist Cherie Oakley is quickly flourishing and climbing the ladder to super-stardom. After appearing on NBC’s “The Voice”, writing a number 1 hit performed by the Queen of Country Reba McEntire called “Turn on the Radio”, and touring, singing back up for artists including: Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Amy Grant, Luke Bryan, Trace Adkins, and a slew of others, Oakley has begun a promising solo career.
One of the more animated and fluorescent characters of the music world is beyond a doubt, Captain of the Lost Waves. Whether he actually originated on this planet remains a mystery, however his music and his magic have found a place somewhere in between modern Vaudeville, cabaret, and electronic dream pop. Wearing a top hat and traveling usually with a bouzouki, he travels from English Village to English town, like the old-time medicine men promoting miracles, musicals and curing elixirs, with an air of mystique, and talent beyond belief.
Divergence is the newly released, energetic, funk-based single by U.K. Electro Funk Project, Synthonic. Composer, pianist, and Tuba player Kieron Garrett is the master-mind behind this eclectic, effervescent and compelling project. Garrett writes, records, and produces the project and will be releasing equally sophisticated tracks in the near future.
UK-based artist Rob Palladino has just released his extraordinarily passionate, and phenomenal debut album entitled, “Spirit Trail.” The album examines the heart and soul of the artist who admits this project is “a labour of love.” It is certainly an album he can be proud of both musically and lyrically.