FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Wayne Sulc
Monday December 28, 2009
SaxMan Productions proudly introduces their newest band – Urban Funk and their debut CD, Heroes and Legends. Produced by woodwind artist Wayne Sulc and percussionist Tim Cutrona, this CD contains a smooth and upbeat mix of funk and jazz music.
Heroes and Legends, a thirteen track CD, is loaded with memorable melodies performed by Washington Area Music Association (WAMA) Heroes. The CD includes Urban Funk’s original material and compositions from Legends such as Carlos Santana, Chic Corea, Stevie Wonder, Steely Dan, Marvin Gaye, Christopher Cross, Bobby Caldwell, Luiz Bonfa, and Bob Marley. Tim Cutrona stated that, “Selections were chosen for their significant influence on modern jazz and our [SaxMan Productions] musical evolution”. Heroes and Legends was recorded at Studio 8121 with the support of Mike Watert.
Urban Funk performers include: Paul Bell, Tommy Lepson, Jennifer Smith, Chuck Underwood, John Thomakos, John Cocuzzi, Didier Prossaird, Ronnie Newmeyer, Steve Wolf, Mike Davis, Ronald Mendoza, Tim Cutrona, Tammy Sullivan, Steve Long, Jeff Bonk, Kyle Minor, Don Junker, Gil Hoffer, Wayne Sulc, and Juan Cayrampoma. These Heroes all took time from their busy schedule to contribute their musical expertise at the highest level and see this project through completion.
Heroes and Legends CD is now available from CDBaby.com. Additionally, Urban Funk is currently scheduling live performances for their 2010 season.
About SaxMan Productions
SaxMan Productions has been entertaining music lovers in the Washington, DC area for over 30 years through their bands: SaxMan Friends, SuRu Project, Esencia Tropical and now Urban Funk. Their musical genres include Funk, Jazz, Latin, R&B, and Motown. As veterans of the Washington, DC music scene SaxMan Productions has played with such musical artists as Muddy Waters, Sam & Dave, Eddie Money and Hootie and the Blowfish, and have been featured on local jazz station 105.9 FM and the Washington Post. For more information, please visit their website at www.saxmanpro.com.
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