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Shine On Hollywood Magazine March 2014 Issue

Topic: Top Music Industry Professionals

Hollywood Top Industry Executives share their stories and knowledge… spoke out on how they made their way in the field. Provides education and to encourage their selection as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession in the entertainment industry. Don’t miss! “Let them be your motivation.”

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Arnold G

Arnold G

http://www.arnoldg.com/

http://www.reverbnation.com/arnoldg

More Than Love
This Singer, Songwriter & Dance PoP Artist Received Two Entries in the Official 50th Annual Grammy Awards Balloting in two catagories “Album Of The Year” and “Record Of The Year”, Arnold G Hollywood up-and-comer will tell you that his devotion to music extends far beyond musical fandom or career considerations. “It’s not just a love for music, it’s a passion and it goes further than love and beyond a hobby.” For Arnold G, music is a lifestyle, it deeply rooted passion that drives him from the very core of his being. “It’s about a way of living. Music is essential to my life.” It’s this quality that imbues Arnold G’s music with such crackling hooks.

Deep
Arnold G’s passion for his music is such that he goes beyond considerations for mere entertainment. Arnold G also sees music as a tool for social change. On his debut, “Driven: Straight to the Dance Floor”, for example, Arnold G includes a pop track, “Carry On”, which tackles the difficult issue of AIDS. For this performer, music is something that can not only add fun to people’s lives but something that can draw those lives together into a place of unity.

Talent and Training
Arnold G was born with a natural inclination toward music and his inherent talents were shaped by vocal and dance training. Dancing and choreography were factors in his career and musically he has embraced both vocal work and DJ duties. He embraces an eclectic mix of dancehall styles, bringing freshness and variety to his musical sessions.

Work
Besides his smash debut “Driven Straight To The Dance Floor”, with its masterful mix of dance flavors, Arnold G has also announced the upcoming single release “You Got Me Hot”, due in March. His debut is already available worldwide and Arnold plans touring on a global scope. A&R Management

Recording Artist, Dancer, Performer, Songwriter and Music Producer
More on Arnold G, see EPK

Label:
A&G Records Music

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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.

http://www.reverbnation.com/rorylewisband

MYSPACE:  https://myspace.com/innertron/music/songs

FB https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rory-Lewis-Band/269193203196670


 

Some of you reading this biography can relate to Eric. Trying to follow or pursue a dream. You know, that thing or hobby that you are passionate about and hope to turn into a success? Eric’s musical journey started at the age of 17 when he saw the late great Miles Davis in a video later known to him as Tutu Medley. From that point on, Eric has been writing and producing his own material. The music that Eric creates contains all original instrumental songs ranging from Smooth Jazz to Jazz Funk to Underground Jazz using piano or vibes as a lead instrument. The songs that he produces tend to have a Retro or Neo Soul tent to them. When you listen to Eric’s music, you may hear a little bit of Joe Sample, Roy Ayers or Paul Hardcastle. One person referred to his music as cruisin music. Music that you can listen to on a long drive. Eric also has a song called 2 Minute Chase on an album called Groove Axis by The JWB…The James Ward Band.

Tides is a very special song for Eric because it was the first song that he was able to complete after 4 years of writers block. Eric did not name this tune. He played this song over the phone to a friend and that friend named it Tides. The tune Dance Party is a nickname that was given to Eric because he likes to dance even though he lacks rhythm at times…lol.

 

http://www.reverbnation.com/el567

 

 



The BOB Band

 

Members: Don Bailey, Brandon Turner, Kevin Saak, Tom Sweet, Mike Solle, Dierdre Kniffen

Prone to the fiery attitude of indie punk rockers and body surfers this music is a raw shot through the soul that’s not missing any bones of drunken amphetamine induced reality. These guys consciously hit farther into the raw cornering attitudes of rebellious country music. Their ‘matter of fact’ rockgrass style dawns the likes of ratrod jackets and Dead Kennedys shirts while footed up with Jack Purcells. Hailing from the Midwestern United States their evident diversity has taken them from performing melodies with Mickey Gilley to an all stage rock fury with Reverend Horton Heat and two international tours. A ‘UK’ fan described. “The Bob band has a lyrical skill of spinning a dark and twisting yarn with the raucous heavy playing and energy of a pub-brawl.” Noted by news journals to have “a live show of music passion so unexpected, it’s seen to be harmoniously epic.” Maverick Magazine Europe described them as “an outfit that knows how to balance energetic songs with emotionally created tunes which impress continually. They are a song writing gem.”
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Formed by singer/songwriter Don Bailey in an abandoned train depot in Millstadt, Illinois in 1994. They released their first 10 song album(Earl) on compact disk a year later(1995). The second album, a six song EP(Black) was released on compact disk in 1998. Opening an original music venue in Belleville, Illinois using proceeds from album sales, Bailey and the band took ten years off from recording and only performed live shows at venues across the midwest. Bailey returned to the studio in 2009 and began writing the 3rd release(Greasy Side Down) It was originally intended to be a ‘backporch” solo style recording. The band caught wind of it after Baileys’ tracks had already been recorded. They joined in, recorded parts over Baileys’ original recordings and the album was released in 2010. The excitement of the new material brought Bailey together with Brandon Turner(bass) Kevin Saak(drums) and Jon Clark(guitar) to record the forth album ‘Time Served’ released December 11th, 2012.
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The BOB Band-GREASY SIDE DOWN
Europe’s Maverick Magazine Review – July 2011
Releasing their third album, this four-piece band certainly knows how to create a well produced song that can only be described as awesome. This thirteen song record shows to the world that this Illinois band are steeped in country music history and their musical veins are saturated with, what I suspect, is many bottles of Southern Bourbon. The record does not always go for the jugular as this outfit knows how to balance energetic songs with emotionally created tunes which impress continually. As its title suggests, the stomping beat on Pickin Flowers allows for impressive guitar to be used in the mix. The same wondrous spirit can be linked with Black Hat which is the concluding track. With sublime guitar on this tune with the inclusion of a fine lap steel helps sum up this record perfectly as its care-free attitude is refreshing good.
-Russell Hill – Maverick Magazine / EUROPE

“Once again The BOB band impacts the scene with a 3rd release that undeniably proves they are the locomotive cutting edge that drives the convoy of progressive country rock in America. And we’re lovin’ it.”
-Texas Music Magazine – Feb 2011

“literate, rural-tinged imagery that powers the best of Americana”
-L. Kent Wolgamott -Focus, Lincoln Nebraska Star

“Amazing Show!” -KPNT 105.7FM “The Point”

“Choral-like, almost epic in scale, I recommend opening a line to the Bob band” -Jim Cult -Spotlight Magazine

“a band with solid roots in music that matters”
- Mike Blake – CIceros -Riverfront Times- St. Louis

“the midwest based Bob Band can do no wrong”
-Get Out Section – St. Louis Post Dispatch

“see them now before they go national and never return ! “
-Patrick Hambrecht -Senior Reporter Daily Nebraskan
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Don Bailey (singer/guitarist/The Bob Band)
–featured on ‘Roadside America’
courtesy: Atlas Media/History Channel, New York, NY 2001.
–Featured in No Depression Magazine 1998 and 1999.
–Owner/Operator of Three-1-Three Music Venue
Belleville, IL 1997 to 2006.
–Honored for achievement in music performance with the MWR division of the Pentagon at Guantanamo Bay, Hailti, Honduras and Puerto Rico.
–Producer/Promotor of the MRMF Showcase 2011.
– Founder, Bird Records Recording Studio – Millstadt, Illinois
– Written and Performed with The BOB Band 1994-present.

Brandon Turner (bassist/supporting vox/The Bob Band)
–former Lead singer, performer with 12 Summers Old
2002 to 2009 (myspace.com/12summersold) courtesy: Snapdragon Records, Milwaukee,Wisconsin/ MRI Associated Labels

http://www.reverbnation.com/thebobband

https://www.facebook.com/thebobmusic

bob band on youtube

http://www.youtube.com/mybobmusic

bob band on youtube

MOB MOBEDEMIC LP

Yung Sko is a Midwest artist from Junction City, Kansas. Born 1987 and coming from a broken home he was raised by his grandmother and great grandparents. His mother and father divorced when he was two and he lost his father at 5 years old. At thirteen he learned to cope with his pain through music. Growing up listening to his father rap made it second nature. In 2010 he created A group called M.O.B Muziks Our Blessn, and the rest is to be continued..

http://www.reverbnation.com/yungsko
Artists Yung Sko has done shows with:
Travis Porter
Twista
Gorilla Zoe
Yung Dro
New Boyz
Sean Kingston
Diamond(Crime Mob)
Bone(Homegurl)
Charlie Boy
The Jacker(Mob Figures)
Rich The Factor
Boy Big
KO Streets
Bizzy
No Leaks
Diamond G
Young Pain
DJ Absolut(Hot 97)(106&Park)

Members: Yung Sko

Sounds Like: T.I., Lil Wayne, Drake, Rich the factor, Mac Dre

Label: bigNutzent, moneyupmanagement

Manager: Erskine Edwards

“*Kevin “Yung Sko Jones is a independent underground artist originally fromJunction City, Ks and his stlye can be defined as versatile. He has donesome gansta, hip hop, and pop. I’m sure the list will grow from there, heis a composer, writer, producer, and he’s also skilled in video production.His multi talent potential makes him that much more of an asset to whomeverhe signs with. Yung Sko has an establishing fan base on twitter of 854 andcounting, on facebook he has 2034 friends, and we have recently set up areverbnation page with his professional EPK. We upload new content on afrequent basis to both this page and his youtube to keep fans andsupporters updated as to what’s going on. For all business related matters,refer to Yung Sko manager Erskine Edwards with Money Up Management; contactinfo is moneyupmanagement@hotmail.com tagged.com/moneyupmanagementfacebook.com/moneyupmanagementreverbnation.com/moneyupmanagementtwitter.com/bigerklinkedin.com/edwardserskine.Yung Sko contact info,”

 

M.O.B. – Kikc It (Official Video)


One Patient

One Patient: where institutional corruption dictates how health care is allocated – leaving many with care likened to that of a third world country…if any.

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A film by Libby Spears

A small team, without federal, state or county assistance has embarked upon a personal mission…to provide access to healthcare, regardless of ability to pay, without discrimination. 

We hope that this film will provide a greater insight into the governmental and institutional corruption that dictates how healthcare is allocated – leaving many with care likened to that of a third world country…if any. This film seeks to call into question the inconsistencies in healthcare as it relates to those most at risk, the poor and un/underinsured. 

Help make it happen for the team! Contribute to One Patient:   http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/one-patient?c=home

Today in America, the face of poverty has changed. No longer is it the homeless man under the L or the toothless woman on the corner who pleads with her eyes…and her cup. As America grapples with devastating economic times, the harsh reality is that the face of poverty is now sitting to your left, to your right, and possibly even in your very own home. Illness and injury know no socioeconomic status and no one is immune – the rich, the poor, the middle-class. Let us introduce a world where lives are changed despite the decline of governmental programs. Together we hope to challenge the stereotypical beliefs about those in need, and find sustainable ways to address healthcare in a failing economy.

While you had the opportunity to meet Mike Williams in the trailer, you will meet many more patients from vastly different backgrounds who share one common theme, all of them were denied access to or let down by our health care system and they were so close to simply giving up. You will walk along side us as you meet each patient – documenting who they are, where they come from and why the quest to maintain health and wellness has been a struggle.  You will witness their commitment, their raw emotion, their accountability, their challenges and their successes.

What do you do when you are forced to choose between rent and food, between bus fare and medicine? How do you secure a future for yourself and your family when the pain you feel renders you completely disabled…or addicted? It is widely understood that in the United States of America, despite the promise of Obama Care, healthcare is not and will not be afforded to all Americans equally.

Watch as we follow Dr. Dan and Karla trekking to the Middle East where taking care of patients in refugee camps in Lebanon serves to fulfill the mission of serving those less fortunate yet remains as a means to keep their clinics open in the United States. See the irony when conditions in these camps and devastated countries are still superior to those found within the “safety net” health care system in the disparate areas of Chicago…where healthcare is often likened to a third world country.

Most critically however, the team hopes to leave a footprint, so that together we can build a foundation for future generations as we change the world…OnePatient at a time.  

WHAT YOU CAN DO

If you aren’t able to contribute financially, you can still help!

SHARE the project with your friends and family. SPREAD the word on social media sites.

WHERE THE $ IS GOING

We already have 25% of our filming done and now we need $100,000 enabling us to continue to edit the footage we have already shot, and to continue filming. Your money will go toward production, editing, and appeals for the additional funds to complete the project. We will keep you posted on our progress every step of the way, including field reports from Lebanon in late June when our film crew will travel to the Middle East to film Dr. Dan working with the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund (PCRF) to bring his medical expertise to the needs of the children living in refugee camps. Without these funds, we will NOT be able to make this trip happen!

WISH LIST: If we raise more than $100,000 we can make the film even better. More money means more time in the field and in the edit room, giving us greater production quality.

WHO WE ARE

the filmmaker

LIBBY SPEARS

Along with Oprah Winfrey and Hillary Clinton, Libby was recently named one of 150 Women Who Shake the World by Newsweek Magazine. She is a filmmaker, whose work is based in social practice. Her process for creating is not simply making, but to employ art as a vehicle to bridge gaps and provide access to places and people that would otherwise never converge or be seen.

Libby is a director of both narrative and documentary work. Libby’s background in social issue filmmaking and commercial production has produced works for PSI in Nepal on water and sanitation, and IOM in Indonesia, on human trafficking in the aftermath of the tsunami. Libby has over 15 years producing and directing critically-acclaimed films that can be seen in more than 100 countries around the world.

Currently, she is in production of two documentaries, and in development of the feature length film on the Secret Court of 1920.

Her film Playground, produced by George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh, with animation created by Yoshitomo Nara, looks at the underground epidemic of young children being forced into prostitution in the United States. Playground premiered at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival and has been critically acclaimed and screened around the world, including numerous times on Capitol Hill.

She was commissioned by Fox TV and America’s Most Wanted to produce and direct a 2-part series entitled ‘The Child Sex Trade in America” that aired in January 2011, and another episode on trafficking of children in Mexico that aired in June of 2012.

Libby’s past directing credits include FOREPLAY, a documentary film on the jazz band MEDESKI, MARTIN & WOOD, that premiered at the Seattle Film Festival, TIDE (starring Laurel Holloman) that premiered at Sundance, and a series of narrative shorts for Atom Films that were distributed globally.

Libby’s producer credits include SPRING FORWARD (Liev Schreiber, Ned Beatty), Bruno Coppola’s RULES OF LOVE (Judy Greer), PAGANS, IN SEARCH OF MICHAEL CIMINO for AMC, and Christopher Walken’s directorial debut, POPCORN SHRIMP, for Showtime Television.

Libby was the Film Festival Coordinator and Programmer for the Slamdance Film Festival. She was Production Coordinator for Propaganda Films/Satellite (Spike Jonze), and for Arcwelder Films’ award-winning documentary series BUILDINGS,BRIDGES, AND TUNNELS, ROBOTS RISING, and WINGS OVER THE GULF directed by Kurt Sayenga for Discovery.

OnePatient Staff

OnePatient was designed to implement sustainable programs of outreach, prevention and patient education throughout the most disparate areas of Chicago and abroad. With community and faith based initiatives we strive to improve health outcomes in some of the poorest communities by removing barriers to access and implementing healthcare services OnePatient at a time.

Daniel T. Ivankovich, MD

  • Co-founder and Consultant at OnePatient Global Health Initiative, Dr. Daniel Ivankovich is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine’s Honors program. A fellowship-trained orthopedic trauma surgeon and spine specialist Dr. Ivankovich attended top post-grad fellowship programs at RUSH (Adult Joint Reconstruction), Northwestern (Adult Spine Trauma) and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (Spinal Cord Injury). As co-founder and consultant, Dr. Ivankovich’s primary role is to provide medical and clinical oversight to the Medical Services division of OnePatient Global Health Initiative. He’s seen over 100,000 patients and performed over 5,000 surgeries in some of the most disparate areas within the country. He is responsible for clinical compliance, musculoskeletal health and wellness, as well as healthcare policy creation and implementation.

Karla K. Carwile, MA, MA, LCPC, DCC

  • President and co-founder of OnePatient Global Health Initiative, Ms. Karla Carwile is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, with a Psychology degree from the University of Illinois (UI-S) where she also teaches undergraduate Psychology. In addition, Karla has earned advanced degrees in Human Development Counseling and INO-Disability Studies (UI-S). In addition, Karla has completed graduate work in Educational Leadership and is completing a Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Psychology with special emphasis on the Biopsychosocial Aspects of Health. As co-founder and President, Karla’s primary role is to provide oversight for OnePatient Global Health Initiative. She is responsible for outreach programming, mental health assessment, overall strategic planning, financial and staff management, organizational development, program operations and clinical compliance.

Help make it happen for the team! Contribute to One Patient:   http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/one-patient?c=home


Eric was born in Kansas City on May 12th 1974.
His musical journey started at the age of 17 when he saw the late great Miles Davis in a video later known to him as Tutu Medley. From that point on, Eric has been writing and producing his own material. The Variations of Eric Grover is an all original instrumental Mp3 that has a Retro Neo Soul Sound to it… People tend to like the song Tides the most.

http://www.reverbnation.com/el567

Sounds Like: Roy Ayers, Herbie Hancock, Paul Hardcastle Official, Ron Wilson (formerly of The Temptations & Bloodstone, Aretha Franklin

Peace On Earth… Instrumental Music By Eric Grover


http://www.reverbnation.com/brazenprovidence

Members: Maria “Betty-Bull” Edmonds.- Lead Vocals, Writer & Rob “Bull-E” Edmonds.- Producer, Writer, Vocals

Label: Brazen Entertainment Group

Manager: Providence

Ready or not its here, the revolution is Providence. The sound is a mixed genre of alternative, hip-hop/rock, . Their musical palate is unique, born to itself. A mixture of raw emotion, hard beats and riffs, thought provoking lyrics, soul and fire. Providence is comprised of two members, Maria “Betty-Bull” Edmonds.- Lead Vocals/ Writer & Rob “Bull-E” Edmonds.- Producer/ Writer/Vocals. As a producer, Rob embarked on experimenting with the marriage of hip-hop and rock elements, eventually materializing a fresh revolutionary musical fusion. Maria, a poet, singer-songwriter, was more than ready to lend her talents and Caribbean influence to his distinct sound. With a plethora of musical tastes and backgrounds ranging from Alternative to Rock to Reggae to Hip-Hop to Jazz and Nu-Metal, the duo shows no limitations with their writing ability and style. Starting in June 2007, “Providence” has done nothing but try to break the mold of today’s homogenous repetitive music. Rob’s aggressive hard-hitting production and Maria’s bouncy effervescent hooks and lyrics, that have a definite social conscience, provide the perfect juxtaposition on this euphonious musical odyssey.

Providence – Bled Dry



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