Billy Vera has been a singer/songwriter of a #1 hit record, an actor, a music historian, and a voice-over performer. He continues to bring new music entertainment with his latest release, Billy Vera Big Band Jazz - a tribute to the great black songwriters of the 20s, 30s, & 40s. successful record came with "At This Moment", a US no.1 hit in 1987.
Billie Holiday 100th Birthday Celebration Feat with Corky Hale. Corky Hale has been a working jazz musician since the late 1950s. As an in-demand session player, she has traveled across the United States and throughout Europe, playing harp, piano and flute, and singing.
(APRIL 9-12) Rachelle Ferrell is unquestionably one of the most dynamic talents in contemporary pop music. Very few vocal artists in the industry have Ferrell’s potent combination of range, phrasing, and musicianship. Ferrell first emerged in the states with her R&B debut Rachelle Ferrell (1992), a solid collection of self-penned originals that featured a striking duet with Will Downing (‘Nothing Has Ever Felt Like This’). It was with the release of First Instrument in 1994 (recorded prior to Rachelle Ferrell) that audiences were really introduced to Ferrell’s jazz sensibilities.