In 2017, Iconique Music Group has taken on the creative development for 17 year old jazz, soul, and pop singer, Chloe Borthwick. From Warwick, NY, Chloe is a super talented singer, songwriter and pianist, and also excels on saxophone and oboe. A National Young Arts Foundation Merit winner, Chloe was one of 8 vocalists selected for the prestigious 2017 GRAMMY Camp Jazz Session choir, where she sang with 30 of the best young jazz musicians in the country in performances throughout GRAMMY Week, including the GRAMMY after-party. With sophistication well beyond her years, Chloe’s voice echoes influences from Sara Bareilles, Emily King, Allen Stone, Amy Winehouse and Esperanza Spaulding.
Lizzy signed a music publishing agreement with Universal Music Group, and has been collaborating with Grammy winning, hit-making songwriters and producers, Glen Ballard, Lauren Christy, Itaal Shur, and Phil Galdston. In 2015-16 Lizzy appeared in the Tony Award nominated musical, "Spring Awakening," acting on Broadway in multiple roles. Lizzy is now completing her latest demos in Los Angeles and set for showcases in 2017!
In 2010, influential BBC DJ, Gilles Peterson, proclaimed Nailah as "New Jazz Vocalist of the Year" at the Worldwide Music Awards in London. Nailah's debut, “ConJazzNess” was released internationally on EmArcy/Universal Music Group International in 2011, to critical acclaim. Nailah is currently working on her second Universal release with Guggenheim fellow, Billy Childs producing, along with Miles Davis alum, pianist, Deron Johnson.
World renowned and classically trained in Cuba's premier music conservatory, Tiempo Libre are the three time Grammy nominated, Miami based Afro-Cuban ensemble. Their UMLE album, Panamericano, was released in June 2015 to rave reviews. Their award-winning Broadway style musical, Cuba Libre, sold out its six-week run at in Portland, Oregon in 2015. Global tour dates ongoing for 2017 and beyond!
Released in October 2014, and earning Top 10 Album of the Year honors, Guy Eckstine produced "Delta Devil Dreams," the debut recording of beautiful 21-year-old Scottish vocalist and guitarist, Eilidh McKellar. Pronounced “Ay-lay,” with a well-received UK tour and live in studio performances on BBC Radio London, not only can Eilidh play with heartfelt emotion on the guitar, her voice comes from deep in the Mississippi River delta- where alligators lie in wait and Southern Comfort allays the sins of the soul.
Best described as a fusion of John Mellencamp, Tom Petty, and Keith Urban, road warrior, Shane Gamble's music sounds like "a freight train heading down the road less traveled," and he comfortably fits in alongside Eric Church, The Wallflowers, and Zac Brown Band. Shane has performed at The CMA Fest, AXS TV Live, SiriusXM Live, and on the "Marie" television show. In 2014, Shane's single, "Turn My Way," was Top 10 on SiriusXM Country Channel, "The Highway." Shane's new independent album, "Lost In A Mystery," will be released in Spring 2017.
House of Waters embraces multi-layered sounds of the world ignoring limiting definitions. H.O.W. unique style is a product of virtuosic musicians who take risks, cross cultural boundaries, and never cease to amaze. In 2016, their eponymous album reached #2 on the iTunes World Music Charts and was released on Ground Up/Verve Label Group. Represented worldwide by The Kurland Agency, H.O.W hit the road on tour with Snarky Puppy and others in 2017!
17 year-old North Carolina native, country singer/songwriter, Danielle Johnson, is a part of Iconique Music Group's artist development program. Danielle has been working with hit-making songwriters and in Nashville including Phil Galdston, Jennifer Denmark, Keesy Timmer, Doug Johnson, Michael Hunter Ochs, Bruce Wallace, Rachel Farley, and Dave Brainard. Danielle has appeared on Broadway in "The Grinch That Stole Christmas," and she has performed the National Anthem at many NASCAR events. New demos and EPK live now!
Ellis Ashbrook is one of the most innovative and exciting progressive rock, alternative, funk bands on the planet. All Berklee graduates, Ellis Ashbrook incorporate elements of Yes, King Crimson, PFunk and Frank Zappa into an awesome psychedelic sonic assault on the senses. For the past few years they have been performing up and down the northeast, and as of late they have been performing in Brooklyn at their very own venue- “The Space Palace” in Brooklyn, NY to packed houses. Currently in the studio with producer, Guy Eckstine, mixing their new album for Winter 2017!