Jazz | Soul | Funk | Hip-Hop | Pop | Gospel | Instrumental
US-born of African-American, French and Native American heritage Ivy Chanel has established herself on the International music scene as a singer-songwriter, producer, dancer, vocal coach and now an author of considerable talent and repute. She first started singing at the age of 5 and, as with so many great performers, in her early years honed her craft singing in her choir as lead vocalist back home in Sharon Hill, PA. Since then her soulful, melodic, voice has been heard in numerous high-profile settings around the World, and her musical collaborators include the likes of Grammy award-winning Scratch Professor, Curtis Richardson, Q-tip, MBE Soul legend singer Omar and Mo Pleasure (Michael Jackson, Earth, Wind & Fire). She has appeared with her brother, the legendary DJ Cash Money, as well as sharing the stage with the likes of Roy Ayres, Stevie Wonder, and John Legend. She has worked throughout the UK, USA, UAE, and Europe and includes performances for President Clinton and Tony Blair on an impressive cv.
Judith Sephuma has been dubbed the Queen of Afro Jazz. Born in South Africa, she is a multi-award winning and multi-platinum album seller.
Her debut album released in 2002 won her the right to be called the queen of Afro Jazz followed by 6 Afro Jazz studio album recordings, two DVDs, and two live gospel albums.
Adrian Crutchfield is known around the world for his neo-soul sound - creating music in a variety of genres such as jazz, R&B, pop, funk, soul, hip hop, and fusion; all of which can be heard on his 2017 album entitled "LEAP"! Much like Adrian's first album "Private Party," "Leap" showcases Adrian's passion for variety and freedom in music. "Leap" is what the contemporary instrumental music world has been waiting for. An album with no genre, no boundaries, and no limitations!
One of the greatest multi-instrumentalists of his generation Morris "Mo" Pleasure has been at the forefront of American popular music for the last 30 years. A child prodigy, he began on piano at the age of 4 and by his early teens was also performing on bass, trumpet, guitar, drums, and violin! After gaining a BA in Music in the mid-'80s, Mo began his professional career playing with Ray Charles before moving into the studios, including work with the likes of George Duke, Natalie Cole, Dianne Reeves, Christina Aguilera, Michael McDonald, Chaka Khan and Roberta Flack amongst many others.
DJ Cash Money
Since 1984, DJ Cash Money has been pioneering, designing and defining the art of turntablism. He is a cultural icon in the DJ world and one of the most prolific DJs in hip-hop history. Known in the industry as a DJ, turntablist and producer, he is best known for his pioneering scratch techniques, lightning speed and fierce musicality on the turntables. Artistic creations such as the “transformer scratch” and the DJ Cash Money Turntable Style Position are just a few of his inventions. Many techniques and styles created by DJ Cash Money have single-handedly revolutionized the technology for DJs and the manufacturing of the turntables. He is the first DJ inducted into Technics DJ Hall of Fame.