Archive for February 16, 2011

 

It’s official . . . saxophonist Boney James has signed with the Verve Music Group. He will be assigned to the Verve Forecast label with Brian Culbertson.

Boney’s new album has been titled, “Contact,” with March 29, 2011, the release date. Donell Jones, Heather Headley and Latoya Luckett from Destiny’s Child are all guest stars on the project .  Looking forward to Boney’s new effort  the follow-up to “Send One Your Love” on Concord Music Group.

James was the third-best selling contemporary jazz artist of the 2000s according to Billboard Magazine.

Welcome to Verve Forecast (the old GRP),  Boney.

This is our winter series that will feature three great and popular jazz recording artists in an up-close and personal venue. Limited to 80 fans. In order they will be:

Marcus Anderson on Friday, February 18.
Marcus is the new kid on the block and is in great demand for major concerts internationally. He has just released his second smash hit CD
http://www.marcusanderson.net

Shilts on Friday, March 18.
Shilts, the former leader and driving force of jazz/funk super-group “Down to the Bone” fame will be featured in the second spot of this series and this will actually be a CD Release party where you will be hearing his latest works. http://www.shiltsmusic.com

Matt Marshak, April 8th.
Matt is certainly a seasoned performer with many of his tunes climbing high on the jazz charts over the last several years. His guitar playing has elements of smooth jazz, funk and soul. Matt, as you may remember, has graced our stages several times before…going back to the days of those SOS Club outdoor concerts. We love the boy! This event will also be a CD Release Party. http://www.mattmarshak.com

Complete details, pricing and ticketing information is available at our website www.eArtsNews.com. Please join us for these fabulous performers. Remember, these concerts are all about YOU, we do this because we love the music right along with you too!

You can also go to http://www.youtube.com and listen to and watch these gentlemen perform. Just remember, most of the videos have poor quality because they were shot with someone’s hand held camera.

These concerts are limited to 80ish people, so buy soon.