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Ever so often, time repeats itself by giving us a singer reminiscent of the greats before. Hailing from Manchester, Jamaica, E.D.Smooth reignites the same kind of emotion one gets while listening to Sanchez, Beres or Luciano.

Starting to sing since the age of ten, he gained recognition and popularity early on throughout school and within the community.singing on force five band and sound system like Super Soul and Ray Phonic.and At community functions. At that age his talent led people to refer to him as “Little Song Bird” and that was the humble beginning of his musical career.

As one of twelve kids growing up in Jamaica, E.D. Smooth learned early on what it truly means to work for what you want in life. While doing his chores before and after school singing became his company. He says when he sings he would feel a soothing spirit come upon him. This is the same kind of feeling you get when you listen to his music.

He takes all of his experiences growing up, as well as what he sees and feels today and expresses himself through his music. When you hear him sing you will be able to hear and feel a high level passion, pain and love brought to a nice balance which we all experience as human beings on a day to day basis. Inspired by the Almighty. his mother and two kids he finds himself thinking of them while performing which brings him lots of joy.

Currently residing in Boston, he is beginning to gain recognition throughout Boston and New York City. Opening for acts such as Junior Reid,Junior Demus,Fantan Mojah and Vybz Cartel has been giving him the notoriety he deserves. He wants people to know through his music that despite your current situations you can and will achieve your hearts true desires, no matter what it is, just never give up.

As he continues to perform, he is constantly creating new material and thinking of ways to top what he did last. Currently ,working on his new album.he looking forward to spreading his message of love, unity and the spreading of good vibes. E.D. Smooth is undoubtedly on his way to the top of the charts. Look out for him as I am sure he will warm his way into your heart

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“The Right Reverend, Doctor D”, Chicago blues veteran with an imposing 7-foot frame. He’s destined to become a legend, if he isn’t one already.
Ivankovich understands what it’s like to be the underdog. Achieving All-State and All-American honors as a hoops baller and shot-caller, Ivankovich was one of the most highly recruited players in the States. With over 500 scholarship offers, he decided to play for Northwestern University while working towards his BSM/MD in the prestigious Honors Program In Medical Education. Then . . . disaster. A horrific knee injury ended his dreams of playing for the NBA and the Yugoslavian Olympic team.
With newfound time on his hands, he listened to his heart and turned to music for inspiration, transitioning from classical violinist to fire-breathing blues guitarist. Within months, he was playing on-stage with some of his musical heroes. Ivankovich went right to the source of the blues on Chicago’s South Side. He jammed, performed, and recorded with Chicago legends, Eddie Taylor, Homesick James, Snooky Pryor, Lefty Dizz, Johnny Dollar, Hubert Sumlin, James Cotton, Dion Payton, Magic Slim, Junior Wells, Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters and Buddy Guy. Including a stint as bandleader for legendary bluesman, Otis Rush.
At the Checkerboard Lounge on 43rd Street, he befriended and made a lifelong connection with players that he would eventually tap for the Chicago Blues All-Stars. Names like “Killer” Ray Allison, Jerry “Bam-Bam” Porter, Johnny B. Gayden and Roosevelt “Mad-Hatter” Purifoy. While a student at Northwestern, WNUR-FM, one of America’s premier non-commercial stations broadcasting from the University, took note. While trying to find the classroom for “Intro to Geography”, he took a wrong turn. It turned out to be all too right, bringing him to the door of the WNUR on-air studios. The music director lamented that the Blues Show needed a host or faced cancellation. Fate dropped that opportunity right in his lap.
The name, Daniel Ivankovich, didn’t have the right ring for Chicago blues, so he created the on-air personality, The Right Reverend, Doctor D. “Out Of The Blue” became the premiere Chicago blues program and was syndicated in over sixty markets. This led to on-air stints at commercial outlets WCKG-FM in Chicago and WQHT-FM in New York. He worked as producer and program developer for MJI Broadcasting in New York. He strides into hospital lobbies in a sweet black leather cowboy hat and goatee. He understands the pain his patients suffer, having personally undergone thirteen knee surgeries himself. Because of this, a unique ride was necessary for comfort as well as street credibility while navigating the rough & tumble streets of the ‘hood’.
Dan Ivankovich is a well-known public figure. In March 2010 he was featured on the American Spirit segment in Katie Couric’s CBS evening news in addition to numerous segments in both print and broadcast media. After the devastating earthquake in January 2010, he traveled to Haiti on his own expense to treat the countless victims pulled from the rubble, taking special interest in the spinal cord injured patients he found laying in makeshift tents. Through a series of miracles and moxie, he cut through mountains of red tape and personally escorted two such patients, Bazelais Suy and Josette Delisca, back to the States for top-notch care, a feat that was covered by newscasts all over the country and will soon be documented in an international story by the Associated Press.
Several documentaries are currently in the works chronicling his life story and humanitarian missions. With all of his variable expertise, there is a connecting thread. Whether squeezing a blue note out of his six-string, preaching on the day’s relevant social issues, or wielding a scalpel with skill and precision, the street rules his reality. Dan Ivankovich does it all with a street-savvy hipness and honesty, integrity that’s nearly extinct in today’s climate of inequitable health care policies, greed, corruption, and injustice.
He’s bluesman, healer, shaman & philosopher, and, as Bo Diddley said about Ivankovich’s blues alter ego, The Right Reverend, Doctor D, “one of the craziest %$#@! I’ve ever met. He ain’t from this planet.”

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Coined by a 70′s ROCK band Steppen Wolf’s “Born to be wild” uttered the lyrics “HEAVY METAL THUNDER”. MAX METAL is a multi generation of classic, 80′s, Alternative, Nu, Heavy, Thrash, Industrial,MELODIC/PROG artist’s to bring you premium high octane rock/metal tunes with exceptional: musicianship, vocals, creativity and FUN atmosphere from all over the world! KEEP it KRANKED @ volume 11!! Maximus Aurelius
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Laurie Miller is a recording artist, bass player, singer/ song writer, piano player, composer and music teacher

* A percentage of all music sales will go to NCADV – Helping Women who have been abused by domestic violence – http://www.ncadv.org/

Laurie’s original bands -
Missing Children, and Laurie Miller band-
Played – The Rock Candy, Off Ramp, The Central. Played music festivals including Rainbow Valley, etc. Music videos were played on Rock Hard TV, and Fox 13 weather.
Missing Children’s CD -‘Wants & Needs’ was nominated as best Funk album.
Laurie Miller band played – The Knitting Factory in LA
Played University of Santa Barbara – ‘Take Back the Night’ festival University of Santa Barbara- musicians backing me – Joel Taylor (Alan Holdsworth drummer) Paul Pesco – guitar ( J. Lo musical director, Hall & Oates, Wayne Brady), Sal Marquez –trumpet (Buddy Rich, Frank Zappa, Jay Leno)
Played Power Box Festival (Vixen, Iron Maidens, Laurie Miller band)
Has played with: Cool Papa (wrote songs for John Lee Hooker), Larry James (Johnny Otis guitar), Mark McGee (Greg Alman’s guitar player), Ricardo Scales, Narada Michael Walden, Brian Young (Fountains of Wayne), Buddy Miles, Eddie Degenaro, Alameda All stars (Brad Gillis – Night Ranger, Ozzy ), Randy Hansen, Scott Rosburg (Striker), Rick Spano, Brian & Kevin Wood ( played bass on -Malfunkshun soundtrack), Sean Kinney (Alice in Chains), Goldy McJohn (Steppenwolf), Mike Braun (drummer Hall & Oates), Joe Vitale (Alabama)
Laurie also has 5 CD released, and has licensed music for commercial use.
Tours – Played bass for the Jimi Hendrix family foundation Electric Guitar Competition – 1999 – BB Kings – Memphis, TN, etc.
Songs:
‘I Like You’ & ‘Crawling’ – Billboard songwriting Honorable Mention
‘Have a Nice Day’ – Song of the Year Finalist and honorable mention
‘Just a Frog’ – Song of the Year – Honorable Mention –
‘Boring’ – Unisong – Honorable Mention, and
Song of the Year- Honorable Mention
‘Loser Magnet’ – Song of the Year – Honorable Mention
‘You Really Chose’ – included on several compilation CDs promoting prevention of domestic violence
Played NAMM showcases

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I am the Time bomb! My real name is Louie D, I’m about to explode with a bunch of new origionals and music videos!
I write songs,I direct videos, and I’m a little crazy, but I have alot of fun!
Psycho woman is about some experiences I have had in the past! Crash of thunder is about a dream! A Hole is about a guy that kept coming around even though he wasn’t wanted! I have alot of new songs coming, you will hear them SOON!
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Hangar 24 is ready to rock the Central Texas area with the best classic rock, 90’s alternative, and originals… with a touch of vintage aviation spirit.

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Hey, I’m Chris. I live in Fort Hood, Texas with my wife Rita and my guys Dan, Nic and Lou. I’ve been playing guitar for 15 years and  I created this site to post some of my personal projects that I don’t bring to the table with whatever band i happen to be in. I love fast paced riffs with melodic leads and complicated sweep arpeggios and tapping.  I record at my house using a crappy drum machine until I find a drummer  to work with me on my stuff.
EQUIPMENT: I play a Schecter Hellraiser Deluxe and a Schecter Damien 6 through a Hughes & Kettner 100 watt Switchblade Head and a Kustom cab with a BBE Compressor/Limiter/Sonic Maximizer and a Digitech Multi-effects pedal in the effects loop. I record through an M-Audio Delta 66 interface with M-Audio Studio Monitors.  It’s the not the best equipment but my kids gotta have shoes before i get guitars.

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Country music may be running through Jason Link’s veins, but when you first meet this modern-edged performer down on Broadway in Nashville, Tennessee, it’s hard to tell he was raised on a 900-acre tobacco farm that goes back four generations. In fact, you may think he was more of a new generation country-rocker with hair falling conspicuously into a spiky form of bedhead sexiness and a lean physique sporting an array of rumpled designer duds, including a cowboy hat that he modified himself by spray painting and scuffing up into its own innovative texture.

But regardless of his urban-esque appeal, this real world ‘country boy’ from Freeman, Virginia, can belt out a tune with just enough twang that would be best described as George Strait meets Hank Williams, Jr. with a serving of Kenny Chesney on the side. And that doesn’t even cover the fact that he’s an extraordinary guitar player. He is among the few that play lead guitar currently driving the country music scene. Only two other players come to mind when thinking of Jason and that’s Brad Paisley and Keith Urban.

However, Link is well aware that possessing the talent to have mastered the guitar and banjo is not all it takes for him to make his dreams a reality…it’s about having great songs. No problem there. Jason also happens to be a seasoned songwriter, with the ability to construct memorable melodies paired with story-driven lyrics and just the right amount of modern flare to appeal to a country radio audience. And if that’s not enough to convince every country music listener to jump on the “Link” train, his ability to perform live is without question, the best. With the stamina of Bruce Springsteen and an enduring passion to always be on stage singing, he is what one would call a true entertainer.

But none of this should be a surprise once you learn how long Jason Link has been doing this thing he calls “his life”. It all started at the age of five…playing the drums at his grandfather’s dance hall, Club 301, while also appearing on his grandfather’s radio station, 580 AM WLES, in Lawrenceville, Virginia, under the nickname “Scoot Scoot”. At age 16, he began to play guitar and write his own songs which led to countless shows at local bars and other venues with his uncle Marty, who was influential in teaching Jason his unique style of hybrid country lead guitar. Eager to explore music from all genres, Jason was influenced, both vocally and in his guitar playing, by artists ranging from Hank Williams, Sr. to Jimi Hendrix to the Beatles. There was no stopping him.

When Jason was nineteen, he landed a gig as the lead singer in a house band he formed with his uncle. His great dedication to music was truly apparent during this time, as he drove one hundred miles each way, playing over 270 shows a year for five years. It was during this period of his life that Jason began to develop his unique musical style with the help of vocal coach Janet Kenyon, who has worked with artists such as Taylor Swift and Josh Turner.

Today, Jason resides in Nashville, Tennessee, tours the country, and continues to capture new fans with his energetic and aggressive live performances. With a country music style all his own mixed with a good dose of rugged sex appeal, Jason never fails to leave an audience wanting more.

Jason Link’s life has been and always will be his music…as a third generation musician, he carries with him his family’s musical lineage and it is no secret that he is well on his way to becoming a country music superstar. As his grandfather once told him, “He is and will be “something special”.


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7. 7 Foot Surgeon: Helping the Uninsured

People who need surgery but can’t afford it are turning to a man whose heart is as big as his stature. Tired of seeing people suffer because they can’t afford medical care, one unconventional surgeon is taking matters in to his own giant hands….

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Leader of the “Bone Squad”, Dr. Ivankovich refuses to turn patients away when they can’t pay. It’s estimated 50 million Americans don’t have health insurance. A Harvard study found about 45,000 Americans die every year because they can’t afford the healthcare they need.

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Genres: Blues / R&B/Soul / Funk
Label: Azure Music
Management: Hit & Run Entertainment
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KILLER” RAY ALLISON (GUITAR/VOCALS): First broke into the blues during the early 1970’s. Now a regular on the Chicago Blues scene for over four decades, “Killer” Ray has been an integral tour-de-force in bands by Muddy Waters, James Cotton, Koko Taylor, Buddy Guy & Junior Wells. With a reputation as the hardest hitting drummer in the blues world, “Killer” has turned down gig offers from Eric Clapton, John Mayall & the late Gary Moore, so he could fully focus his energies toward leading a band. In 1998 and 2000, Ray was nominated for the W. C. Handy award as an instrumentalist.

SCOTT DIRKS (HARMONICA/VOCALS): Award winning blues historian, instrumentalist & producer. Scott authored “Blues With A Feeling-The Little Walter Story” and produced Lurrie Bell’s breakthrough “Mercurial Son” for Delmark Records. A walking compendium of Chicago Blues history and lore, Dirks is an accomplished harp player whose minimalist approach keeps alive the memory of Sonny Boy, Little Walter & Big Walter.

DEITRA FARR (VOCALS): Deitra Farr is considered one of Chicago ’s top vocalists, according to Living Blues Magazine (May 1997). Fiery, energetic, she has been nominated for Traditional Female Blues artist of the year by the W.C. Handy Awards, Female Blues Artist of the year by the Living Blues Critics Awards, the British Blues Connection Awards, and the Les Trophees France Blues awards. Deitra is also a published writer, poet, songwriter, and painter, who has written articles for the Chicago Defender, Chicago Blues Annual, and currently she has a column “Artist to Artist” in Living Blues Magazine.

JOHNNY B. GAYDEN (BASS/VOCALS): Johnny B’s music career as Chicago’s first-call bass player, is one that most musicians can only dream about. He recorded nine CDs and numerous DVDs with Albert Collins. The band won a Grammy Award for the Alligator recording “SHOWDOWN” with Albert Collins, Johnny Copeland and Robert Cray. After Albert’s death in 1993, Johnny focused on session work, and his career tally is close to 100 recordings. Johnny is a nine-time W.C. Handy nominee for the Instrumentalist-Bass category. He has been honored to record with Johnny Winter, Gary Moore, John Primer, Son Seals, A.C. Reed, Junior Wells and KoKo Taylor, just to name a few.

DR. DAN “D-ROCK” IVANKOVICH (GUITAR/VOCALS): is a Chicago Music veteran of imposing stature. He cut his teeth as a bluesman at the tender age of 18, as the musical director for legendary bluesman Otis Rush. After spending nearly a decade touring with a who’s who of the blues, he’s shared the stage with legends that include: Johnny Winter, Stevie Ray & Jimmie Vaughan, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Buddy Guy & Junior Wells. When not performing, the Reverend is CEO of OnePatient-Global Health Initiative, Medical Director of The Bone Squad, and actively blogs about social & political issues under ReverendDoctorD.

ROOSEVELT “MAD HATTER” PURIFOY JR. (KEYBOARDS/VOCALS): Roosevelt has stunned and thrilled audiences with his amazing ability to fuse deep grooves with brilliant melodic ideas. Over the past two decades, he’s remained Chicago’s busiest session musician with over 150 album credits. As musical director for the likes of Koko Taylor, Otis Rush, Junior Wells and countless others, Roosevelt’s fusion of traditional meets modern creates a singular sound that is like no other in the business.

PATRICIA WINTERS (VOCALS): As an accomplished vocalist, she spent years performing as a jazz singer, but her career has been seasoned with R&B, Folk, and Gospel. She’s frequently performed in community stage productions and was cast in the starring role of Betty-Mae in the Off-Broadway production of “Sweet Peas, House of Prayer”. While in Chicago, Winters displayed her vocal talents with pianist JoJo Brown, and the late jazz great Oscar Brown Jr.

JERRY “BAM-BAM” PORTER (DRUMS): Throughout his lengthy career as a professional drummer, Jerry Porter has worked with a wide variety of top-tier blues talents, such as Johnnie Dollar, Magic Slim, Eddie Clearwater, Buster Benton, Son Seals, Ronnie Baker Brooks and Big Mama Thornton. A highlight of Porter’s career, and a testament to his talent and reliability, is his tenure as a member of Buddy Guy’s band for over fourteen years. Recently, Jerry’s versatility and professionalism have established him as one of Chicago’s most in-demand drummers.

JOHNNY COTTON & THE ALL-STAR HORNS: This rotating line-up of Chicago’s hottest horn players is anchored by Blues/R&B veteran Johnny Cotton. He’s played with and arranged for a virtual Who’s Who of Chicago music. From legendary performers such as James Cotton, Junior Wells, Syl Johnson & the Ohio Players, to modern college rockers like Lubraphonic, Johnny puts the ‘unk in your funk.

Press:

“The All Stars themselves read like a who’s who of Chicago music.”
Matt Marshall – American Blues Scene
“…(Dr. Daniel Ivankovich) is also a blues guitarist and vocalist whose shared the stage with Bo Diddley and Eddie Taylor. But even his musical career is intertwined with his passion for altruistic orthopedics. His band mates in the Chicago Blues All-Stars were not immune, with Ivankovich operating on the lead singer and giving the uninsured drummer a hip replacement. ”
Jacqueline Rupp – Orthopedics This Week
“I think this medical mission I’ve been on, taking care of people in the black community, has helped me pay my dues as a blues man (Dr. Ivankovich)”
Mike Colias – CRAIN’S Chicago Business
“He may spend some nights playing the blues with his band, but by day, Dan Ivankovich is all business: a bone doctor with a heart as big as his frame. ”
Cynthia Bowers – CBS News
“Dr. Ivankovich is “probably one of a kind” in terms of the volume he handles, says Joan Sheforgen, CEO of PrimeCare Community Health, which runs several clinics on the West Side.”
Mike Colias – CRAIN’S Chicago Business
“Doctor Ivankovich certainly does make it real; passionately playing the blues and spreading heartfelt kindness and healing across the country.”
Matt Marshall – American Blues Scene
“ Dr. Dan is truly one of the most interesting, inspiring figures in medicine, the blues, and anything else he chooses to put his larger-than-life touch on.”
Matt Marshall – American Blues Scene
“Doctor Dan, an accomplished guitarist who’s played with Bo Diddley, Otis Rush, James Cotton, Junior Wells, and dozens of others, is not just a guitarist and vocalist for the group; he’s also a healer.”
Matt Marshall – American Blues Scene
“’We’re going to try and write the next chapter for what an urban contemporary blues band could accomplish, being influenced by Muddy, and also being influenced by James Brown,’ explains Dan”
Matt Marshall – American Blues Scene
“ The band incorporates elements of Funk, Stax Records soul, R&B & Hip Hop into their unique sound.”
Matt Marshall – American Blues Scene
“ Patricia Winters, a well accomplished and long time jazz singer, is helming the vocals.”
Matt Marshall – American Blues Scene
“ Jerry Porter, a fourteen year veteran of Buddy Guy’s band who’s played with everyone from Big Mama Thornton to Ronnie Baker Brooks is handling the drums.”
Matt Marshall – American Blues Scene
“ “Killer” Ray Allison, James Cotton & Buddy Guy’s former drummer, who’s played with Clapton and many others, is taking the rhythm reigns.”
Matt Marshall – American Blues Scene
“Scott Dirks, a W.C. Handy Award winner (now called Blues Music Awards,) and author of Little Walter’s autobiography is taking up the harmonica.”
Matt Marshall – American Blues Scene
“ “We’re going to try and write the next chapter for what an urban contemporary blues band could accomplish, being influenced by Muddy, and also being influenced by James Brown,” explains Dan.”
Matt Marshall – American Blues Scene
“For those of you that have seen the TV Show Memphis Beat, about a police detective who plays blues by night and solves crime by day, Doctor Dan could be described as the real life medicinal Chicago counterpart of the Jason Lee character, but quite possibly more exciting.”
Matt Marshall – American Blues Scene
“Contrary to some off-the-cuff stereotypes, blues music is not about being sad, but rather, taking away the sadness and pain. To that end, one Chicago doctor spends his nights playing the blues away, and his days helping to relieve other’s blues through surgery, medicine and compassion. Doctor Dan Ivankovich is, to put it mildly, not your average doctor.”
Matt Marshall – American Blues Scene
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