Anthony Clark is a world class musician who has performed, and recorded with some of the best local and national blues acts.
The band has played up and down the east coast, from Pennsylvania, to Tennessee. His CD “RAW” has been featured on many college, and Internet radio stations. The music is a blistering mix of contemporary blues with a funk edge.
International Saxophonist Kareem Walkes, is quickly becoming one of contemporary jazz’s most thrilling and emotive performers, and continues to stand out and push boundaries as a composer, performer, and recording artist. He’s becoming the go-to sax-man for artists like Cyril Neville, Li’nard’s Many Moods, and Blues Hall Of Famer Slam Allen. Kareem’s playing, though inspired by Maceo Parker and Candy Dulfer, among others, displays his own fresh ideas and distinctive tone. Born and raised in Queens New York, home to many Jazz legends like Louis Armstrong, Count Basie to name a few, Kareem has been breathing powerful, soulful, raw energy into his saxophone since the age of 18.http://www.kareemwalkes.com/index.html
Marshall Artz is a guitar duo performing a distinctive original blend of Americana, Indie Folk and Blues forged together in a powerful acoustic style. The duo features the combined talents of Brad Marshall on lead, rhythm, and slide guitar and Kevin Artz on rhythm and fingerstyle guitar, vocals and harmonica. Brad’s background in rock and blues meets with Kevin’s background in folk, folk-rock and bluegrass to create an original and dynamic acoustic sound. Their performances blend two guitars into a rhythmic and melodic mix that suggests a full band rather than just two guitars.
Kevin Artz and Brad Marshall are performing at top venues, clubs, fairs, colleges and universities in Virginia, Washington D. C. and Maryland. They have been guests on live radio programs and featured in live performances for American University’s WAMU as well as the World Folk Music Association showcases at the Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia. They performed as opening act for national artists Tracy Chapman and Dave Mason at venues including the Ram’s Head Tavern in Annapolis, Maryland. The duo has participated in several Washington Area Music Association Crosstown Jam events and is included on the WAMA dc cd Sampler showcasing Washington area talent. Marshall Artz also has been a featured artist at the Strathmore in Bethesda, Maryland, performing a Beatles tribute for the Timeline Concert Series to commemorate the first Beatles concert in the United States.http://www.marshallartz.net
Bruno Nasta graduated from James Madison University with a Music Performance degree. He was a member of the Richmond Symphony Masterworks Orchestra and Richmond Chamber Players in residence at the Virginia Museum of fine Arts.
Celebrities that top the extensive list he has performed with and/or convened orchestras for include; The Three Tenors, Three Irish Tenors, 3 Mo Tenors, Luciano Pavarotti, The Who, The Moody Blues, Yes, Gloria Estafan, Tony Bennett, Ray Charles, Lyle Lovett, Denyce Graves, Josh Groban, John Denver, Paul Potts and Liza Minnelli.
Mr. Nasta has recorded for the Intersound Label as Concertmaster of The Taliesan Orchestra. These recordings received a #1 position on Billboard’s record ratings for three weeks in the summer of 1997 for the classical crossover category as well as several recordings that have been nominated for Grammy’s in 1998.http://www.brunonastastudio.com/