The Claudettes fuse Chicago piano blues with the full-throttle energy of rockabilly and punk and the sultriness of ’60s soul to write a thrilling new chapter in American roots music. The Claudettes have recorded a new album with Grammy-winning producer Ted Hutt (Gaslight Anthem, Violent Femmes), and are on tour via Blue Mountain Artists (USA), and The Kurland Agency. (International)
In 2017, Sexy Dex and The Fresh won two coveted Best of New Orleans, “Big Easy Awards” as 'Best Emerging Artist' and 'Best Funk Band.' Fronted by lead singer and guitarist, Dexter Gilmore, the band channels the razor-edged future funk of Prince's Controversy and Dirty Mind recordings, and the d.i.y fidelity of Ariel Pink's dusty psychedelic pop. New album, "Don't Play My B Sides was released in Fall 2018" with tour dates via Madison House, scheduled for 2019!
World renowned and classically trained in Cuba's premier music conservatory, Tiempo Libre are the three time Grammy nominated, Miami based Afro-Cuban ensemble who tour the world on an annual basis. Their new album, Lo Que Te Toca, was released in March 2018, and their award-winning Broadway style musical, Cuba Libre, sold out its six-week run in Portland, Oregon in 2015. Global tour dates ongoing for 2019 beyond!
Danielle Johnson is an 19 year-old country/pop singer/songwriter from North Carolina, residing in Nashville. Produced by Guy Eckstine, Danielle's second EP, "Sittin' On Ready" is currently being recorded for Fall 2019 release. Danielle and her band will be on tour in 2019 with shows throughout the year across the USA. Danielle has been co-writing with hit-making songwriters in Nashville including Phil Galdston, Jennifer Denmark, Byron Hill, JP Williams, Mike Dekle, and Dave Brainard. In 2019, Danielle has appeared on NBC, "Today In Nashville," CMT, NASH FM, "Mornings with Ty, Kelly & Chuck," on Broadway in "How The Grinch Stole Christmas," and performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" at many NASCAR events.
Currently working on her debut, Iconique Music Group has taken on the creative development for 18 year old jazz, soul, and pop singer, Chloe Borthwick. From Warwick, NY, Chloe is a super talented singer, songwriter and pianist. 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. Her debut EP is being produced Guy Eckstine, set for release in 2019. Chloe’s voice echoes influences from Sara Bareilles, Emily King, Allen Stone, Amy Winehouse and Esperanza Spaulding.
Explosive global fusion ensemble, House of Waters bring dynamic virtuosity and crossover appeal to eager and ravenous music fans worldwide. Their 2019 release, "Rising," produced by Guy Eckstine, reached #2 on the iTunes World Music charts. With a rapidly growing youthful audience of adventurous music lovers, House of Waters have performed extensive tours around the world from Europe to India. Featuring Max ZT (hammered dulcimer), Moto Fukushima (electric bass), and Ignacio Rivas-Bixio (drums), look for House of Waters on tour with Snarky Puppy and others throughout 2019, in North America and Europe.
Not content with the status quo in rap music at the moment, Kay Real, with his crew, Trey Lo, and Producer, Snoopay Fiasco, combines intelligent original flow and creative beats. With residencies in Atlanta and NYC and most recently featured on DTF and Doghouse Radio in NYC, Kay Real has already amassed almost 1 million YouTube views with tracks, "Post Up," and "M.O.E. with debut record coming in 2019!
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 2019.
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 performing in Brooklyn at their very own underground venue, “The Space Palace” in Brooklyn, NY. "The Space Palace" is now available on iTunes and Apple Music with limited edition vinyl pressings, Produced by Guy Eckstine and Jonathan Granoff.