This month’s cover story features Yoshiki, Asia’s most influential music artist today whose popularity is spreading rapidly in the United States, Europe and Latin America. He is also a very humble and giving individual and we follow his life journey from a small town in Japan all the way to the dazzling red-carpet of the Golden Globes ceremony in Los Angeles. A story sure to entertain and inspire you.
This month’s issue also featuresthe talented actress, Yvette Yates. A whirlwind of positive energy who has the looks, personality and the brains. She was attending UCLA preparing for medical school when she took a chance to follow her passion for acting. In a relatively short time, she has come a long way, treating us to some amazing roles. We can’t wait to find out what’s next for her and neither will you.
This issue also features producer, Valentina Castellani-Quinn. She is a true visionary and talent who turned a family tragedy into a passion project inspiring love and hope. She talks about her work, her life and latest projects in an article that can’t help but move you.
Finally, we are proud to feature the multi-talented, Felix Cordova. This veteran actor, producer and casting professional reveals his inspiring life story that demonstrates that through determination and hard work, any dream can come true. You won’t want to miss reading about his remarkable journey.
We encourage you to “Let them be your motivation.”
SOHM remains a politics and gossip free publication with its focus on, Real People, Real Stories, from the Arts and Pop Culture Community who make a difference by giving back, and we are delighted to share their heart-felt stories with you. We will continue to provide the industry’s foremost creative meeting place with monthly showcases, news, opinions, analysis and audience feedback.
The upcoming July issue will feature Shine on Hollywood Magazine’s Two Year Anniversary Special Edition! Look for special articles and interviews with leading industry professionals. We hope you enjoy this issue and look forward to your feedback and continued support!
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Rory Lewis CD Release: Rory Lewis releases its 3rd CD “So Ugh L.A.!” instantly catapulting the CD to #2 in Denver. During the period 1999 to 2006 Rory Lewis was the most downloaded unsigned band on the internet making the top 10 of Rolling Stone Magazine Billboard charts right under Eminem. Rory was also a huge success on MTV and opened up for Stone Temple Pilots, Everclear, George Thorogood, the Violent Femmes and many other acts. Rory then received his PhD in Computer Science specializing in Neuroscience and became a Doctor of Computational Neurosciences working at both the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical School and the Colorado Springs campus. After 7 years of not being on the big stage he decided to record his 3rd CD with Prasanna Bishop who has worked with and produced the likes of Eminem, Big Head Todd and the Monsters and the String Cheese Incident. So Ugh L.A.! consists of 9 mind blowing hits and is Rory’s best album. Students all over Colorado are downloading a 60 second demo of Colorado and making it the official state song of Coloradohttp://www.reverbnation.com/rorylewisband/song/18827177-colorado – and the CD has not even been released yet.
Chicago BLUES ALL-STARS are a musical revue that features some of the most talented, entertaining and legendary artists on the scene today. Together they have created a singular sound that is uniquely eclectic, while drawing on all styles of Americana for inspiration. “KILLER” RAY ALLISON & CHICAGO SLIM, whose musical stylings reflect their lifelong commitment as blues disciples, lead CBAS.
The talent of these performers is only matched by those legendary artists that CBAS has shared the stage & recorded with domestically and internationally. Chicago Blues All-Stars have recorded with and worked along side legendary artists such as: Chuck Berry, Paul Butterfield, Eric Clapton, Joe Cocker, James Cotton, Bo Diddley, Willie Dixon, Buddy Guy & Junior Wells, John Lee Hooker, Howlin’ Wolf, Albert King, B.B. King, Magic Sam, Gary Moore, Ohio Players, Rolling Stones, Otis Rush, Koko Taylor, Big Mama Thornton, Stevie Ray & Jimmie Vaughan, Muddy Waters and Johnny Winter.
“KILLER” RAY ALLISON (GUITAR/VOCALS): First broke into music during the early 1970’s. Now a regular on the national touring circuit for over four decades, “Killer” Ray has been an integral tour-de-force in bands by James Cotton, Buddy Guy & Junior Wells and Muddy Waters. In 1998 and 2000, Ray was nominated for the W. C. Handy Award as an instrumentalist.
CHICAGO SLIM (GUITAR/VOCALS): Is a studio veteran of imposing stature. He cut his teeth at the tender age of 18, as the musical director for legendary bluesman Otis Rush. Slim’s shared the stage with Rock’n Roll Hall-Of-Famers Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Willie Dixon, Buddy Guy & Junior Wells, John Lee Hooker, Stevie Ray & Jimmie Vaughan and Johnny Winter.
ALL-STAR HORNS: R&B veteran Johnny Cotton anchors this line-up, featuring some of the country’s hottest horn players. They’ve played with and arranged for a virtual Who’s Who of R&B/Soul. From legendary performers such as James Cotton, Junior Wells, Syl Johnson and Ohio Players, to modern rockers like Lenny Kravitz, Liquid Soul & Lubraphonic . . . All-Star Horns put the ‘unk in your funk.
Members: “Killer” Ray Allison / Chicago Slim / All-Star Horns / C.C. Copeland / Bible Black
Sounds Like: James Brown, Buddy Guy, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Muddy Waters
Label: Azure Music Group