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<p><span style="background-color: #ffa300;">Andr&eacute; R. Berry</span></p>

André R. Berry

Brothers Johnson

André R. Berry moved to LA from Cleveland, OH in 1985. He immediately enrolled in the Los Angeles City College Music Program that fall. He stayed there for 4 years, taking all of the available music classes. Meanwhile, he played in Jazz bands under the direction of Doc Simpson and Woody James, until he landed his first real road gig with Busboys of Eddie Murphy’s “48 Hrs” in 1989. From there he went on to join A&M Records recording act Total Eclipse. His first Smooth Jazz Gig was with Rick Braun in 1995 and from there he has continued on tour/performed with numerou... Read More

<p><span style="color: #ffffff; background-color: #b96ad9;">Ricky Darnell Smith "The Freeze"</span></p>

Ricky Darnell Smith "The Freeze"

Morris Day and The Time

Ricky D. Smith (was born March 25, 1960) is an American musician, songwriter, and producer. He was reared in a Christian home at an early age, where music became an inevitable part of his future. At the age of five, Ricky discovered his talent on drums, which later branched into other interests in piano, organ and bass guitar. Ricky made his debut at a year old, where he began playing drums in the church alongside his mother who was a great pianist, organist, and choir director, which lead him also to play with Billy Preston for concerts in the church. Rickyʼs Music Career began at the... Read More

<p><span style="color: #ffffff; background-color: #ffa300;">Dana Meyers</span></p>

Dana Meyers

Shalamar / Michael Jackson

Dana Meyers born and raised in Dayton Ohio in a musical environment of High school talent shows, night clubs and concert hall shows that created the likes of The Ohio Players /Heatwave/ Sun/ Slave/Lakeside/Phase-o/ Roger Troutman and Zapp band & Platypus. In 1972 along with several bandmates Dana wrote a song which would be recorded by Micheal Jackson. This would take the band [Platypus] to L.A. Ca. In 1973, from which they worked all over the states and several south pacific countries. In 1978 Dana signed a publishing deal with Leon Sylvers lll's production company Silversoon product... Read More

<p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: #ffffff; background-color: #ffa300;">Wardell Potts</span></p>

Wardell Potts

Shalamar / Dynasty / The Whispers

     Wardell Potts Jr. is a drummer, songwriter, and producer whose list of credits includes three # 1 songs, several top 10 hits, and numerous new beats for some of R & B’s most memorable bands. His professional career started when he was chosen at an audition held by Leon Silvers. Leon was looking for a drummer to join his new group called “Dynasty.” He went on to become the house drummer for Solar Records, recording drums for Shalamar, The Whispers, Carrie Lucas, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Janet Jackson and Glenn Jones. The first song he recorded with T... Read More

<p><span style="color: #ffffff; background-color: #b96ad9;">Jimmy Henterly</span></p>

Jimmy Henterly

Jimmy ( from Detroit ) Henterly began his musical career in the late ’70s in High School with some friends.  By the early 80’s they were recording and touring the world with their band MARINER. The band’s music along with Jimmy’s original compositions have appeared in numerous TV show / Films and Advertising  Jimmy still continues to write and perform occasionally to this day. Read More

<p><span style="color: #ffffff; background-color: #ffa300;">Alex Cole</span></p>

Alex Cole

Alex Cole is a high-energy International Power Retro-Rock Trio playing original music that will sound new, but pleasantly familiar and will remind you of the classic rock band such as AC/DC, Ted Nugent, George Thorogood, Deep Purple, Whitesnake, and ZZ Top. The way Alex attacks the stage and sends his dynamic energy out to the crowd in something to be experienced. Alex Cole is one of the best bands in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Music Specialty: Retro-Rock, Classic Rock, Hard Rock, Rock’ n Roll, Blues, Heavy Blues, Rock Blues. Website & Social Media: Press Kit: https://ww... Read More

<p><span style="color: #ffffff; background-color: #b96ad9;">Jake Rose</span></p>

Jake Rose

Composer, singer, and guitarist Jake Rose has spent over two decades writing music and performing in numerous rock and pop and bands in the Portland area and on tour, currently leading progressive rock group Rainbow Face on guitar and vocals. A former member of the 80s inspired dance group Pink Noise, he specializes in authentic 80's new-wave pop and rock. In addition to songwriting, Rose has composed classically earning his composition degree and has had his instrumental music performed live and in the studio by professional groups.    Rose has also composed and produced music for... Read More

<p><span style="background-color: #ffa300;">Lionel Cohen</span></p>

Lionel Cohen

Prolific Los Angeles-based New Yorker lionel Cohen has been insatiably producing music for almost thirty years. He has produced countless indie artists and has commercially released over 150 albums of his original music. His discipline and creativity have garnered him over 300 IMDb credits, over 5,000,000 views on YouTube, and over 2,000,000 plays on Spotify. “Quantity is no substitute for quality,” he declares, “But practice does make perfect!”.    lionel has scored numerous films, including "First We Take Brooklyn", a gangster film starring Harvey Keitel a... Read More

<p><span style="background-color: #b96ad9;">Made N America</span></p>

Made N America

Made ‘nʼ America is a staple in the Los Angeles hard rock market, bringing morethan three original CDʼs of music in the past five years and performing on stagewith the biggest names in rock.From his early days performing on the Sunset Strip alongside new-comerslike Guns nʼ Roses and LA Guns, to name a few of the literally thousands ofartists heʼs shared the stage with, Dave Keckhut has maintained his prominencethroughout Los Angeles by writing traditional American Hard Rock the way it wasintended; that is, to bring down the house.Guitarist Andy Haller is a recognized talent in the studio... Read More

<p><span style="background-color: #b96ad9; color: #ffffff;">Casey Purvis</span></p>

Casey Purvis

No Mercy

A self-taught musician, Casey began playing guitar at age 8. By the time he was 14 he had learned to play the piano, bass, and drums and had joined his first band. He knew exactly what he was on this Earth to do. Create and perform music. He spent many years developing his musical skills and growing as a singer and songwriter, and eventually was signed to a record deal in his mid 20’s. He then spread his wings into the world of film and Television composition, where he wrote music for many television shows and commercials. In 2007 he decided to launch his own music licensing business... Read More

<p><span style="background-color: #b96ad9; color: #ffffff;">Richie Onori</span></p>

Richie Onori

The Sweet

Richie Onori (Entertainer, Creator, Drummer, Vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist) born and bred in Los Angeles, Richie built his career performing and touring with some of the most influential musicians in the fields of rock, funk, and jazz, which include Keith Emerson (ELP), Richie Sambora (Bon Jovi), Rick Derringer, Joe Lynn Turner (Deep Purple), Bobby Kimball (Toto), Paul Rodgers, Larry, Carlton, Uli Jon Roth (Scorpions), Slash, Ronnie James Dio (Rainbow), and funk genius Louis Johnson of Brothers Johnson to name just a few. One of his most prestigious accomplishments is being a fully-fledg... Read More

<p><span style="background-color: #ffa300; color: #ffffff;">Walter Ino</span></p>

Walter Ino

Survivor/The Babys

Walter Ino is a Los Angeles based stage and studio multi-instrumentalist with decades of touring and recording experience.  He spent 2011-2017 as a member of the multi-platinum, Grammy award-winning band Survivor, playing keyboards, guitars and singing background vocals.  He now tours with legendary band The Babys. He is also a musical director and orchestrater for “A Night of Symphony Rock” and “Rewind”, a national orchestral rock show featuring Mickey Thomas (Starship, Elvin Bishop), Lou Reed (Foreigner), Teri Nunn (Berlin), Robin McAuley (Survivor, MSG) and... Read More

<p><span style="background-color: #ffa300; color: #000000;">Terry Farmer</span></p>

Terry Farmer

Jan and Dean

Terry Farmer is a singer & songwriter, guitarist and recording artist living in Ann Arbor, MI. Terry has performed extensively across the United States and Canada since the mid-eighties. Read More

<p><span style="color: #ffffff; background-color: #169179;">Dave Schultz</span></p>

Dave Schultz

Berlin / Goo Goo Dolls

Dave Schulz is a funk, pop, and rock musician from Buffalo, New York. Schulz has released albums as a solo artist, as the headliner of the band C.O. Jones, and as a band member.  Schulz is currently also the keyboardist for Berlin, Cherie Currie, and Brie Darling, and Into The Frequency. Previous to that, Schulz was a core member of Lance Diamond's 24 Karat Diamond Band, and since the late '90s has toured and performed internationally with bands including Goo Goo Dolls, Fastball, English Beat, Wang Chung, The Rembrandts, Fuel, General Public, and DEVO founder Gerald Casale's Jihad Jerry &... Read More

<p><span style="background-color: #ffa300;">Mike Albert</span></p>

Mike Albert

Megadeth

Mike Albert began playing guitar at the age of 9 years old. During the mid-1970s he joined the International recording Band: Ruben and the Jets, who were produced by Frank Zappa. After they disbanded, Albert continued to write and perform with the band's leader and vocalist: Ruben Guevara. Mike Albert began playing guitar at the age of 9 years old. During the mid-1970s he joined the International recording Band: Ruben and the Jets, who were produced by Frank Zappa. After they disbanded, Albert continued to write and perform with the band's leader and vocalist: Ruben Guevara. After, Albert wa... Read More

<p><span style="background-color: #b96ad9;">Shari Verona</span></p>

Shari Verona

Shari Verona has been writing since 8. At 19 Jack Gale with LoveyMusic (“I Love You More Today Than Yesterday”) signed three of her songs. In her 20's, Shari received a writer/producer contract with the Sigma Sound from platinum winning Philadelphia International Records, Gamble and Huff's label while also consulting with new artists.   Her songs are on Sony, Curb Records, Polygram Records, Universal. Film credits include A Cabin in Time and Lost Everything. Commercial credits include Yves St Laurent, Playboy Channel, Realty Trust... Read More