Saturday, December 17, 2011

Urban Funk at Clydes of Chevy Chase 12/30/2011

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Urban Funk to perform 12-30-2011 at Clydes of Chevy Chase

Urban Funk to perform on December 30th 2011 at Clydes of Chevy Chase. Featuring the scintillating saxophone of Wayne Sulc and the heart felt vocals of Tommy Lepson, Urban Funk brings the classic hits of the 70’s to the stage. Featuring the rhythm masters that drove a decade and beyond including James Brown, WAR, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and more. Backed up by a strong sectional led by Steve Long on Keys, Tim Cutrona on Conga’s, Mike Davis on Bass, and Gary Crockett on Drums.
Mark D'Amico a Washington Music insider is quoted as saying “You Gotta Check Out This Band! Love them!!!”
One look around the room and you will see an audience engaged and bobbing their heads if they are not already on the dance floor.
Clyde’s offer’s “no cover”, validated parking, and the best in food and libations. Clyde’s Race Bar is a unique setting of vintage automobiles, motorcycles and historical prints echoing the glory days of motoring.
Located at 5441 Wisconsin Avenue , Chevy Chase Maryland, the show begins at 9:30PM and continues until 1:30 AM.!/pages/Urban-Funk/260395920995

Monday, January 24, 2011

Urban Funk cd Heroes And Legends nominated for Jazz/Recording of the year from WAMA/ Washington Area Music Association

Urban Funk Heroes And Legends nominated for Jazz/Recording cd of the year WAMMY award.

The 25th Wammies February 20th at the historic State Theater in Falls Church Virginia.
Posted: 2011-01-18 Discuss Print Email

Urban Funk's CD Heroes and Legends has been nominated for Jazz/Recording of the year from WAMA, (Washington Area Musican's Association) .

The 25th Wammies are scheduled for February 20th at the historic State Theater in Falls Church Virginia.

SaxMan Productions presents Urban Funk and their debut CD, Heroes and Legends.

Produced by woodwind artist Wayne Sulc and percussionist Tim Cutrona. Both Sulc and Cutrona are veterans of the Washington DC music scene.

Heroes and Legends, a thirteen track CD is loaded with memorable melodies performed by Washington Area Music Association Heroes. The CD includes Urban Funk's original material and compositions by Carlos Santana, Chic Corea, Stevie Wonder, Steely Dan, Marvin Gaye, Christopher Cross, Bobby Caldwell, Luiz Bonfa, and Bob Marley.

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.

Selections were chosen for their significant influence on modern jazz and our musical development. The better part of the last five years was devoted to see this project through.

Heroes and Legends was recorded at Studio 8121 with the support of engineer Mike Watert.