2010 - 2011 Artist Release List

Note:
Information and categories were submitted by the artists.
The WAMA Board may determine that releases are not
within the eligibility period or the correct "music category."
Items are sorted by music type and artist name.

Nominations are not limited to this list. The list is intended as a guide
and does not represent all releases during the time period, and does not
guarantee that the release will be on the final nomination ballet.

 
Genre Index


 

A CAPPELLA



Artist: Cartoon Johnny
Title: The More the Merrier
Format: CD
Record Co:
Cover designer: Kieran Daly
Released: Nov 2010
Website: www.cartoonjohnny.com
MusicWebsite: www.cartoonjohnny.com
Accomplishments: Nominated for a 2011 CARA Award for best Holiday Album (alongside Take 6)
Opened for Rockapella at the Birchmere
The More the Merrier raised over $2000 for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
The More the Merrier is a holiday compilation featuring 5 tracks by Cartoon Johnny alongside contributions from vocal groups from DC and beyond. Cartoon Johnny's first Christmas release is the first follow-up to their 2008 Wammie award winning CD Power Up.


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    BIG BAND/SWING

    Artist: Andre Enceneat
    Title:
    Format: Select
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    Released: Release Date
    MusicWebsite: www.tomcunningham.com
    Accomplishments: Recorded with the Tom Cunningham Orchestra
    Joined world renowned Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet

    Artist: Peaches O'Dell
    Title:
    Format: Select
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    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.peachesodell.com
    MusicWebsite: www.peachesodell.com
    Accomplishments: 17th year playing New Year's Eve at the Black Cat
    Entertained 1,000 revelers for the state of Washington
    Live music collection currently in production



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    BLUEGRASS

    Artist: Big Chimney
    Title:
    Format: CD
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    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.bigchimneyband.com
    MusicWebsite: music.bigchimneyband.com
    Accomplishments: Formed band; built strong fanbase
    Played party at the White House
    Recorded Big Chimney EP (released after 9/30, though)

    Artist: Eastman String Band
    Title: Tim and Savannah Finch
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Savannah Finch
    Released: Dec 2009
    Website: eastmanstringband.com
    MusicWebsite: eastmanstringband.com
    Accomplishments: Barns of Wolftrap
    New years eve, Birchmere
    Ramshead on stage
    all songs written by savannah and Tim Finch

    Artist: Dave Giegerich
    Title: It's About Time
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer: Ruthie Logsdon
    Released: Jun 2011
    Website: www.davegiegerich.com
    MusicWebsite: CD Baby
    Accomplishments: weird question-what for?
    Co-Producing "It's About Time"
    Releasing "Sing To Your Baby"

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    BLUES/TRADITIONAL R&B

    Artist: Bad Influence Band
    Title: Under The Influence
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Dana Trumble
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: www.badinfluenceband.com
    MusicWebsite: www.badinfluenceband.com
    Accomplishments: Played in front of 1000's at the Winter NAMM show in January 2011
    Played the Kennedy Center Millienium Stage in November 2010
    The band was the #1 Blues Band on Reverbnation.com for most of 2010 & 2011
    This is our 3rd release on our Badblues Records label. Our last CD won a Wammie for Best Blues Recording. This CD features 7 originals and 6 lesser-know classics. Produced by Bad Influence & Timm Biery.

    Artist: Stacy Brooks
    Title: Love, Peace & The Blues
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer: New Evolution Graphics
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: www.stacysmusic.org
    MusicWebsite: www.reverbnation.com/StacyBrooks
    Accomplishments: Placed 1st in the Sedalia Blues Band Competition
    Official debut in Chicago September 17, 2011
    Released Duet with Blues Legend Kenny Neal September 28, 2011
    This CD is dedicated to the Armed Forces of America.

    Artist: Cathy Jean
    Title: In the Remains
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Cathy Jean
    Released: Mar 2011
    Website: www.cathyjean.com
    MusicWebsite: www.cathyjean.com
    Accomplishments: In the Remains (album, 2011)
    Cathy Jean is a life-long musician and singer-songwriter, dedicating her soul to blues, rock, and roots music.

    Artist: Anthony "Swampdog" Clark
    Title: RAW
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Anthony Clark
    Released: Jan 2011
    Website: www.anthonyswampdogclark.com
    MusicWebsite: www.anthonyswampdogclark.com
    Accomplishments: Winner of DC Blues Contest 10/2010
    Semi Finalist International Blues Challenge 2011
    Release of debut CD in 1/2011

    Artist: J.P. Reali
    Title:
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    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.jpreali.com
    MusicWebsite: www.jpreali.com
    Accomplishments: Wining the DC Blues Society solo IBC
    Being nominated for two Wammies
    competeing at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis

    Artist: Scott Ramminger
    Title: Crawstickers
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Sarah Ely
    Released: Jun 2011
    Website: www.scottramminger.com
    MusicWebsite: www.crawstickers.com/thenewcd.cfm
    Accomplishments: Airplay on some 40 blues stations.
    Nice reviews in a variety of publications.
    Alternate Root "Artist of the Week"
    This is my debut CD. I was selected as "Artist of the Week" in July by The Alternate Root. The CD was #! on the Airplay Direct Blues charts for most of August. Getting nice reviews and blues station airplay.

    Artist: Bobby Thompson
    Title: By The Hand
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Jesse Justice
    Released: Mar 2011
    Website: www.bobbytmusic.net
    MusicWebsite: www.bobbytmusic.net
    Accomplishments: Completion of 1st full-length CD
    CD Release Show at Bayou on Penn. Washington DC. April 2011
    Toured extensively in 2011

    Artist: Mike Westcott
    Title:
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    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.mikewestcott.com
    MusicWebsite: www.mikewestcott.com
    Accomplishments: Petformed at Poolesville Day 2011 opening for Jah Works
    Preformed at the 2011 Greenbelt Blues Festival for the thied time.
    Hosted a Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show in the DC/MD/VA area


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    CABARET/MUSICAL THEATER

    Artist: Khadijah Ali-Coleman
    Title: Running: AMOK- the play
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer: Khadijah Ali-Coleman
    Released: Jan 2011
    Website: http://www.amokrunning.wordpress.com
    MusicWebsite: http://runningamok.bandcamp.com/album/running-amok-the-soundtrack
    Accomplishments: 5-day run of Running: AMOK in Washington DC/MD area at 3 different venues
    Running: AMOK featured on NPR radio WAMU "Metro Connection", WPFW &
    Running: AMOK was presented by the DC Black Theatre Festival

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    CHILDREN'S MUSIC

    Artist: Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer
    Title: Sing To Your Baby
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer: James Nocito
    Released: May 2011
    Website: www.cathymarcy.com
    MusicWebsite: www.cathymarcy.com
    Accomplishments: Sing To Your Baby
    Dave Giegerich-It's About Time
    Producing Strathmore's UkeFest
    This is a 22 song CD & book for new parents with easy to sing-along songs recorded in both "mom" and "dad" keys.All original songs.

    Artist: the grandsons, Jr.
    Title: One Big Orooni
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer: Chris Watling, Alan MacEwen, Matt Brown
    Released: May 2011
    Website: www.grandsonsjr.com
    MusicWebsite: www.grandsonsjr.com
    Accomplishments: The Grandsons (parent group of the grandsons, Jr.) celebrate 25 years
    the grandsons, Jr. (the kids' band version of DC roots rock superstars The Grandsons) have released "One Big Orooni", (coloring book included!). The CD features the music of the supreme Jazz hipster, Slim Gaillard.

    Artist: Whistlefritz
    Title: Chachacha
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer:
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: whistlefritz.com
    MusicWebsite: whistlefritz.com
    French learning songs.

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    CHORAL

    Artist: Bach Sinfonia
    Title: Passion and Lament: Choral Masterworks of the 17th Century
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer:
    Released: Oct 2009
    Website: www.bachsinfonia.org
    MusicWebsite: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/passion-lament-choral-masterworks/id339928
    Accomplishments: Modern premiere of Biber's Stabat Mater (and recording of the work)
    Recording of three albums for Dorian/Sonoluminus Records
    Many outstanding reviews in the Washington Post

    Artist: The Bach Sinfonia
    Title: Johann Sebastian Bach: Motets
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Brandon Bloodworth
    Released: Oct 2010
    Website: www.bachsinfonia.org
    MusicWebsite: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/bach-motets/id399046015
    Accomplishments: Release of 3rd CD (Bach Motets)
    Glowing Reviews for concerts in Washington Post & for Recordings
    Editing and Release of 4th CD (The Art of Vivaldi's Lute w/ Ronn McFarlanen
    CD of motets of J.S.Bach. Released Oct. 24, 2010. Glowing reviews received include American Record Guide, Early Music America, and Fanfare. On Dorian Sonoluminus/Dist by Naxos.

    Artist: Cantate Chamber Singers
    Title: The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony in Eight Fits
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer: Naxos
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: www.cantate.org
    MusicWebsite: www.amazon.com
    Accomplishments: WETA Front Row Washington featured Cantate on Oct. 4, 2010
    Choralis Ovation Award for Creative Programming
    Evensong and recital at St. John the Divine, NY, NY
    Cantate’s new CD of The Hunting of the Snark, composer Maurice Saylor's playfully brilliant setting of Lewis Carroll, is a major Cantate commission on the Naxos label. The CD includes three jazzy new silent film scores by the Snark Ensemble.

    Artist: Chantry
    Title:
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    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.chantrydc.com

    Artist: Polyhymnia
    Title: Polyhymnia 20th Anniversary Concert
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Jim Klumpner
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: PolyhymniaSings.org
    Accomplishments: 20th Anniversary Performances
    I'm scrambling to get this released this month, but it may not happen until October.

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    CLASSICAL

    Artist: Bay Street Brassworks
    Title: "Brass On Fire"
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Glen Johnson
    Released: Aug 2011
    Website: www.baystreetbrassworks.com
    MusicWebsite: www.baystreetbrassworks.com
    Accomplishments: 3 regional tours to the Carolinas, Alabama, Florida, Virginia and Maryland
    Completion of CD "Brass On Fire".
    Featured artists at "Wildflower Music Festival", Pennsylvania
    Spectacular brass music from classical to jazz played by one of the nation's most prominent touring brass ensembles. (Based right here in DC).

    Artist: Folger Consort
    Title:
    Format: Select
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    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.folger.edu/consort
    MusicWebsite: www.folger.edu/consort
    Accomplishments: 2600 people attend Monteverdi's Vespers at Washington Cathedral in January
    Our June 2010 concert with Sir Derek Jacobi named a top 10 concert of year
    Subscribership and donations increas by more than 10%

    Artist: Noah Getz
    Title: Still Life
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer: Albany Records
    Released: Jun 2011
    Website: www.noahgetz.com
    MusicWebsite: www.noahgetz.com
    Accomplishments: Guest Artist at Australian Clarinet and Saxophone Festival in Melbourne
    Premiere at National Gallery of Art with rave reviews from Washington Post
    Called "highly skillful and even more highly adventurous" -Wash. City Paper
    This recording represents a snapshot of the music that I have been performing and enjoying over the last several years. This recording is an eclectic mix of works, most of which were written for me, from a number of local friends and colleagues.

    Artist: Rob Patterson, clarinet
    Title: Gumbo
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Katie Burk
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: http://www.robwpatterson.com
    MusicWebsite: http://www.robwpatterson.com
    Accomplishments: Artist in Residence at Strathmore
    Named to Faculty at the University of Virginia
    Received Young Artists Grant from the DC Commission on the Arts&Humanities
    "Gumbo" features the World Premiere of John B Hedge's Clarinet Sonatina "Gumbo". It also includes other such favorites as the Poulenc and Brahms Sonatas, as well as an arrangement of a J.S.Bach Violin Sonata by the Rob.



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    COUNTRY

    Artist: Andy Budd
    Title: Ragtop Monterey
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Colin Moore
    Released: Mar 2011
    Website: www.andybudd-usa.com
    MusicWebsite: http://www.broadjam.com/andybudd
    Accomplishments: Top 40 AMA Chart - Song "Old Freight" - Album Ragtop Monterey
    RMR Top Ten - Folk Chart "If You Did That Today" - Ragtop Monterey
    Debut #37 Indie Music Radio Play Chart - "Ragtop Monterey" Title trac
    Americana Music Association Terrestial Radio Play Chart Top 40 "One of the best Americana Albums of the last 15 years" ReviewYou.com

    Artist: Craig Cummings
    Title: Whispering Low
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Alex Cummings
    Released: May 2011
    Website: www.craigcummingsmusic.com
    MusicWebsite: www.reverbnation.com/craigcummings
    Accomplishments: Released a new CD, Whispering Low.
    Promoted and performed at CD Release Party at Joe Squared
    Participated in Amy Speace Songwriting Workshop
    Craig's newest release is a summer road trip soundtrack... Roll down the windows, turn the music up loud, put the pedal to the metal, and sing along.

    Artist: John Nicole Music
    Title: Play Ground
    Format: VHS/DVD/Video
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: N/A
    Released: Aug 2010
    Website: www.JohnNicoleMusic.com
    MusicWebsite: www.JohnNicoleMusic.com
    Accomplishments: Released First Single

    Artist: Ruthie and the Wranglers
    Title: Ruthie and the Wranglers Live at Goose Creek
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer: Stefanie Zehnder - Goose Creek
    Released: Jun 2011
    Website: www.ruthieandthewranglers.com
    MusicWebsite: www.cdbaby.com
    Accomplishments: Released live CD
    Played TX dates including radio, venue, wedding
    Headlined Ramshead
    I am a singer songwriter, band leader, musician's consultant, graphic artist and supporter of all things music. Hope to meet you all at the WAMMIES!



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    ELECTRONICA

    Artist: Citizen Fitz
    Title: Citizen Fitz Singles
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Michael Fitzgerald
    Released: Aug 2011
    Website: citizenfitz.com/music
    MusicWebsite: citizenfitz.com/music
    Synthpop safari music written and recorded while trekking across the USA.

    Artist: Mustafa Akbar aka Mustabar
    Title: That Day
    Format: CD
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    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.Mustafakbar.com
    MusicWebsite: www.Mustafakbar.com
    Accomplishments: Recorded with Fort Knox Five, for Fort Knox Recordings. .
    Recorded with Thunderball for ESL Music
    Released first releases for my project "Nappy Riddem" , on Fort Knox Record

    Artist: Mike Surratt
    Title: "Soundtrack ISO Movie"
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer: www.houseofautumn.com
    Released: Jun 2011
    Website: www.mikesurratt.com
    MusicWebsite: www.cdbaby.com/cd/mikesurratt5
    Accomplishments: Proud recipient of my 4th WAMMIE as 2010's Best World Music Vocalist
    Still humbled winning my 1st WAMMIE as 2006 Best Electronica Studio Artist
    2010 Wammie Nomination for Best World Music Musician
    My 4th all original "Virtual Orchestra" Soundscape CD. To view a video from one of the songs, visit[ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MoZSlZFGfIE

    Artist: Yoko K.
    Title: Heaven's Library
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer: Shuhei Matsuyama
    Released: Aug 2011
    Website: http://www.aphrodizia.net
    MusicWebsite: http://aphrodizia.bandcamp.com
    Accomplishments: I became an Artist in Residence at Strathmore
    I performed for her majesty the Queen of Denmark
    I became an advisor to the Grammy DC Chapter Board of Governors

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    FOLK - CONTEMPORARY

    Artist: Beggar's Ride
    Title: Beggar's Ride
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer: Claudia SanSoucie
    Released: Jun 2011
    Website: www.beggarsride.com
    MusicWebsite: www.beggarsride.bandcamp.com
    Accomplishments: MASC Award for "Five Days of Rain"
    Invitation to Club Passim "Campfire" Festival
    Opened for Vance Gilbert at Focus Music, Alexandria
    This self titled debut contains 9 originals and a beautiful version of the David Olney tune "Women Across the River." While the individual styles of SanSoucie and Maguire remain throughout, their resulting combination is moody while hopeful, sparse yet still warm.

    Artist: Chatham Street
    Title: All That Mattered
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer: OASIS CD Manufacturing
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: www.chathamstreetmusic.com
    MusicWebsite: www.sonicbids.com/ChathamStreet
    Accomplishments: Opened for and played onstage with John McCutcheon and Catie Curtis
    Won 13 songwriting awards and placements for four songs
    Invited across country and shared stage at top festivals and venues
    Last One Out - released Oct. 2010. Won 13 songwriting awards. Invited everywhere and been on NPR's Acoustic Cafe.

    Artist: Coyote Run
    Title: 10 1/2
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer:
    Released: May 2011
    Website: coyoterun.com/
    MusicWebsite: coyoterun.com/
    Coyote Run's "Tenth-and-one-half" CD release, an EP featuring five songs.

    Artist: Crumpled Hat
    Title:
    Format: Select
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    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.myspace.com/ricsongs4u
    MusicWebsite: www.myspace.com/ricsongs4u
    Accomplishments: Performance - Festivals and other venues
    Benefit performances

    Artist: Dan Fisk
    Title: Bruises From The Backseat
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Katina Fisk
    Released: Jun 2011
    Website: www.danfisk.com
    MusicWebsite: www.danfisk.com/music
    Accomplishments: The release of my first solo EP
    Feature interview and cover shot for Upstate LIVE magazine.
    Performed at Park Ave Fest (Rochester, NY)
    The debut solo EP for DC-based singer songwriter Dan Fisk. Released on June 28th, 2011.

    Artist: Tiger Gilliam
    Title: Love and Other Failures EP
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Ron Bronson
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: www.tigergilliam.com
    MusicWebsite: www.soundcloud.com/tigergilliam
    Accomplishments: Wrote 31 songs
    Recorded an EP and an LP
    gave birth to a baby

    Artist: Molly Hagen
    Title: Breathing Out
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer: Rene Moffatt, Cameron Whitman
    Released: Jun 2011
    Website: www.mollyhagen.com
    MusicWebsite: www.mollyhagen.com
    Accomplishments: Recorded and released first full-band EP, Breathing Out
    Signed with Creative and Dreams Music Network, Nashville, TN
    Nominated to SAW Board of Directors; launched Open Mic at Busboys and Poets
    Recorded and Mixed at Recording Arts, LLC Produced by Marco Delmar Mastered by Bill Wolf, Wolf Productions

    Artist: Les Hatley
    Title:
    Format: Select
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    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.secondchairles.com
    MusicWebsite: www.secondchairles.com
    Accomplishments: Radio Interviews
    Radio - Airplay
    Performance

    Artist: Andy Hawk & The Train Wreck Endings
    Title: Another Storyline
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer: Inga Clough Falterman
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: www.andyhawk.com
    MusicWebsite: www.jango.com/music/Andy+Hawk+The+Train+Wreck+Endings
    Accomplishments: worked with Merel Bregante and Jerry Tubb in Austin
    Played benefit show at historic Buchanan Hall in Upperville, Va.
    Sold out November 2011 at Franklin Park Arts Center in Purcellville, Va.
    This album takes you on a walk through the neighborhood and introduces you to the beauty and the eccentricity of the locals.

    Artist: Lynn Hollyfield
    Title:
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    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.lynnhollyfield.com
    MusicWebsite: www.reverbnation.com/lynnhollyfield
    Accomplishments: Indie International Songwriting Contest Winner, Layers-#8 in Folk Category
    MidAtlantic Songwriting Contest Winner
    Layers is listed as one of the TOP Albums for 2010 on the FolkDJ Playlist

    Artist: Rhianna LaRocque
    Title: Hotel Songs
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer: Nic Persinger
    Released: Jul 2011
    Website: www.rhiannalarocque.com
    MusicWebsite: http://rhiannalarocque.bandcamp.com/
    Accomplishments: EP Release July 2011
    P.A.S.S. grand prize winner
    Pending tour dates o/f Eric Hutchinson
    Recorded at Recording Arts & produced by Marco Delmar

    Artist: Lilt
    Title: Onward
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer: Keith Carr
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: www.liltirishmusic.com
    MusicWebsite: www.cdbaby.com/cd/lilt
    Accomplishments: Production of the album "Onward"
    2011 Maryland States Arts Council Individual Artist Award for solo performa
    Concerts and festival performances throughout the area
    Duo "Lilt"[ Tina Eck & Keith Carr on flute, banjo & bouzouki. With great guest musicians[ Joe de Zarn fiddle, Jesse Winch bodhran, Mitch Fanning fiddle and Alistair Watson cello.

    Artist: Woody Lissauer
    Title: Hard Times
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Adam Deal/Woody Lissauer
    Released: Mar 2010
    Website: www.WoodyLissauer.com
    Accomplishments: Completing full-length through-composed CD
    Playing Recher Theatre
    Winning BSA CD contest
    Pared down production of Lissauer's words + music on the present state of the economy and its fallout.

    Artist: Freddie Long with Christopher Bell
    Title: Nashville
    Format: CD
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    Cover designer: Freddie Long
    Released: Apr 2011
    Website: www.freddielong.com
    MusicWebsite: www.freddielong.com/music
    Accomplishments: Opened shows for Motley Crue, Poison, NY Dolls, Shooter Jennings, and more
    Sang National Anthem for Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center
    Cover feature for Frederick Magazine
    Folk and country-tinged acoustic album featuring singer/songwriter Freddie Long and guitarist Christopher Bell. Tracked in Nashville, TN at Rough Edges Studios.

    Artist: Scott Malyszka
    Title: Dry Town
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Marcy Cochran
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: http://www.feelthewag.com
    MusicWebsite: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/scottmalyszka4
    Accomplishments: Washington Folk Festival
    Other performances at festivals, bars in DC/VA area
    Airplay on many folk programs in US, Australia
    All acoustic, Appalachian sounds with poetic, provocative lyrics.

    Artist: Scott Malyszka
    Title: People Really Live This Way
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Randi Racey
    Released: Oct 2010
    Website: http://www.feelthewag.com
    MusicWebsite: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/scottmalyszka3
    Accomplishments: Performed at Washington Folk festival
    Performed many solo and string-band gigs around northern VA
    Appalachian originals, narrative songs about the bitter and sweeter sides of romance
    Accomp 1[ Performed at Washington Folk festival

    Artist: Crys Matthews
    Title: Backroads and Driveways
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Elizabeth Painter
    Released: May 2011
    Website: www.crysmatthews.com
    MusicWebsite: www.crysmatthews.com
    Accomplishments: Being selected for an opening slot for Dar Williams at Folkfest St. Pete
    Recording with Karen Kane who engineered Tracy Chapman's first demo
    Releasing my debut album and having it listed on iTunes, Amazon, and CDbaby
    Backroads and Driveways is about a journey. From Traveling -- which was literally written on an airplane -- to the title track these songs play like journal entries along the road to love and happiness.

    Artist: Tom McBride
    Title: A Brief Head Spin
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Jimmy Danko
    Released: Apr 2011
    Website: www.tommcbridemusic.com
    MusicWebsite: www.tommcbridemusic.com
    Accomplishments: Invited to play solo set @ CMJ in NYC Oct 2010 and play @ Mercury Lounge
    Sold out IOTA as headliner
    American Songwriter featured single "Into the Arms of the Wild-Eyed Young"
    A Brief Head Spin is Tom McBride's debut solo full-length (LP). It was pre-release in March 2011 with a full digital release August 2011

    Artist: René Moffatt
    Title: Here And Now Is Home
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: René Moffatt
    Released: Apr 2011
    Website: http://www.renemoffatt.com
    MusicWebsite: http://www.renemoffatt.bandcamp.com
    Accomplishments: Released Debut Album
    Co-Founded ListenLocalFirst.com
    Won Grant from DC Arts Commission to shoot music video
    "Here And Now Is Home" is Renés debut EP. Recorded @ Recording Arts w/ Marco Delmar. Nominated Deli Magazine artist of the month.

    Artist: Jamie O'Brien
    Title: Chasing Ghosts
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Jamie O'Brien & Gary Mackender
    Released: Jul 2011
    Website: www.launies.com
    MusicWebsite: www.reverbnation.com/jamieobrien
    Accomplishments: Chasing Ghosts
    won a Hawaiian Music Award
    toured not just Mid-Atlantic states, but also the West Coast, HI & Europe
    Jamie moves away from his celtic origins to release an eclectic album of his own material, helped by some of his favorite friends!

    Artist: OCEAN Orchestra
    Title: Song of Solstice
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: William L. Brown
    Released: Oct 2010
    Website: www.oceanorchestra.com
    MusicWebsite: www.oceanorchestra.com
    Accomplishments: Got signed to Allegro Media Group (a major distributor) - Song of Solstice
    Won artist grant from Arts & Humanities Council of Mont.gomery County
    Invited to play Birchmere for CD Release w/ Washington Revels
    Jethro Tull meets Loreena McKennit in this addictive blend of Celtic, Renaissance, and Folk-Rock. 6 new songs of Yule and Winter, alongside classic meditative Celtic carols. Guest vocal by Annie Haslam of Renaissance.

    Artist: Karyn Oliver
    Title: Red Dress
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Kelly Lundahl
    Released: Oct 2010
    Website: www.karynoliver.com
    MusicWebsite: reverbnation.com/karynoliver
    Accomplishments: Silver - MASC 2010
    Kerrville NewFolk Finalist 2011
    Falcon Ridge Emerging Artist 2011

    Artist: Maggie Sansone
    Title:
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    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.maggiesmusic.com
    MusicWebsite: http://www.maggiesmusic.com/products/mm114.html
    Accomplishments: Publication- Wind drift Sheet Music-Mel Bay
    Concerts- Kennedy Center Millinneum Stage
    The Thistle & Shamrock Artist/Label/CD Feature

    Artist: Cindi Slaughter
    Title: Way Big Sky
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Kate Campbell/Cindi Slaughter
    Released: Jun 2011
    Website: www.cindislaughter.com
    MusicWebsite: www.cdbaby.com/cd/cindislaughter
    Accomplishments: Release of CD
    Serving on the Board of Directors for SAW
    Playing numerous SAW showcases
    Debut solo album.

    Artist: The Sweater Set
    Title: Goldmine
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Maureen Andary
    Released: Apr 2011
    Website: www.thesweaterset.com
    MusicWebsite: www.thesweaterset.com
    Accomplishments: Strathmore Artists-in-Residence Program
    Kennedy Center Millenium Stage Performance
    US/UK/Ireland Tour Supporting Michelle Shocked
    Released at the Strathmore Mansion as part of the Artists In Residence Program. Recorded with Hays Holladay of Bluebrain at Iguazu and Inner Ear.

    Artist: Victoria Vox
    Title: Vox Ukulele Cello
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Victoria Vox
    Released: Aug 2011
    Website: www.victoriavox.com
    MusicWebsite: www.victoriavox.com
    Accomplishments: performed in Australia for Cairns Ukulele Festival
    performed in Hawaii for 41st annual Ukulele Festival
    produced, recorded, edited and mixed Vox Ukulele Cello album in my studio!

    Artist: Natalie York
    Title: Threads
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer:
    Released: Dec 2010
    Website: www.natalieyork.com
    MusicWebsite: facebook.com/natalieyork
    Accomplishments: First graduate of Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music at UMiami
    Wrote a song for Phil Ramone's musical "LANZA"
    Opened for Jonny Lang at the Birchmere July 18 and 19th, 2011

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    FOLK - TRADITIONAL

    Artist: Loralyn Coles
    Title:
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    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.loralyn.net
    Accomplishments: 2011 Southeast Regional Folk Alliance (SERFA) Official Showcase Artist
    2011 Chautauqua Performer at Montgomery College, MD

    Artist: Yung Dutch
    Title: Dutchs n red cups
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer:
    Released: Jan 2011
    Website: N/A
    MusicWebsite: www.soundcloud.com
    Two of the hottest young artists coming out of VA

    Artist: IONA
    Title: Silver
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Steven Parke
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: www.ionamusic.com
    MusicWebsite: www.iona.bandcamp.com
    Accomplishments: Completing the anniversary CD on time & on budget., and 25 years as a band.
    Headlining the Annual International Cornish Gathering in Wisconsin.
    Full length feature articles on the band in Elan Magazine & Fairfax Times.
    IONA’s 25th anniversary CD and 11th album - a pan-Celtic tour de force of 11 tracks blending 32 songs/dances from 13 traditions (Appalachian, Bolivian, Breton, Cajun, Cornish,...Welsh) sung in 5 different languages.

    Artist: Jim & Holly Lawrence
    Title: Caledonian Shadows
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Jim Lawrence
    Released: Jan 2011
    Website: jimandholly.com
    MusicWebsite: http://www.reverbnation.com/#!/jameslawrence
    Accomplishments: Released CD
    Lost 12 pounds
    Road trip to Salt Like City, Ut. :D
    A collection of traditional and original tunes that pay homage to the artists' Scottish roots.

    Artist: The Pyrates Royale
    Title:
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    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.pyrates.com
    MusicWebsite: www.pyrates.com
    Accomplishments: Best Music Group, 2009 Renaissance Festival Awards

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    GO GO

    Artist: FAYCEZ U KNOW
    Title: Tah Tah
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: kainaia.ent
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: FAYCEZUKNOWBAND.COM
    MusicWebsite: ITUNES

    Artist: FAYCEZ-U-KNOW
    Title: OHH
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: KAINAIA.ENT
    Released: Jul 2011
    Website: FAYCEZUKNOWBAND.COM
    MusicWebsite: ITUNES.COM
    Accomplishments: PERFORMED AT THE 2010 WAMMIES
    RELEASED NEWE SINGLE "OHH"
    PERFORMED IN JSW IN N.C COLLEGE HOME COMING
    Faycez U Know is an American Soul and Funk band , from Maryland and Virginia,with the drive of the D.C. Go Go swing, the showman ship of the Rolling Stones, and the versatility of a Parliament Party… faycez u know band is one of the most powerful bands in the dc/md area expolsive



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    GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL

    Gospel/Inspirational

    Artist: The Braeded Chord
    Title: Around the World, Across the Street
    Format: VHS/DVD/Video
    Record Co:
    Cover designer:
    Released: Dec 2010
    Website: www.thebraededchord.com
    MusicWebsite: www.braededchordproductions.com
    Accomplishments: Completed recording "Long Awaited King" to be released Nov. 2011
    Launched a new website, www.BraededChordProductions
    Self-published choral arrangements of our music
    Jim Robeson, sound engineer from BIAS Studios, launched his videography career with this video of a TBC song that uses footage from TBC's Kenyan teaching trip.

    Artist: Tom Houck
    Title: That's All I Want to Do
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Britt Smiley
    Released: Apr 2011
    Website: www.songcompanion.com
    MusicWebsite: itunes.apple.com/
    Accomplishments: "Hand of God" won Contemp. Christian Music Network Int'l song contest
    "Brand New Day" advanced thru 2 rounds in above contest
    Formed Iceberg Music to record original songs for SongCompanions
    I'm the songwriter on this unique Christian project, a musical "autobiography" of the apostle Paul. This is my debut album, recorded in Virginia (Recording Arts)and Nashville. All 11 songs feature accompanying curriculum (SongCompanions)for personal or group study.

    Artist: Todd Ledbetter
    Title: Meditations[ Hymns in the Key of Jazz
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Kendall King
    Released: Nov 2010
    Website: www.toddledbetter.com
    MusicWebsite: www.reverberation.com/toddledbetterthejazzpsalmist
    Accomplishments: Gospel Blue MIC Award
    Stellar Award Nomination
    Excellence in Christian Music Award
    Saxophonist Todd Ledbetter delivers a smooth, heartfelt take on favorite hymns and spirituals.

    Artist: Kurtis Parks
    Title: Light Will Shine
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Nicholas Welsh
    Released: Oct 2010
    Website: www.kurtisparks.com
    MusicWebsite: www.kurtisparks.com
    Accomplishments: Playing at the 930 Club
    Headlining Freedom Fest on the National Mall
    Winning several competitions on OurStage

    Artist: Mahbood Len Seligman
    Title: Head Over Heels
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Ruthie Logsdon (pixidesign)
    Released: Jan 2011
    Website: www.mahbood.com
    MusicWebsite: www.cdbaby.com/cd/mahbood
    Accomplishments: Successful CD release concert benefiting 9/11 Unity Walk
    Quality concert videos posted on http://www.youtube.com/user/MahboodMusic
    Providing worship music at congregations from many faith traditions
    Debut solo CD. Joyous, original devotional music inspired by many faith traditions. Engineered by Chris Murphy. Features Carey Creed, Wendy Lanxner, Jon Seligman, Cheryl Hurwitz, Seth Kibel, Matt Jones, Jeff Reed & more.

    Artist: Seneca
    Title:
    Format: Select
    Record Co:
    Cover designer:
    Released: Release Date
    Accomplishments: Performances

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    JAZZ

    Artist: Mary Alouette
    Title:
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    Cover designer:
    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.maryalouette.com
    MusicWebsite: www.maryalouette.com
    Accomplishments: Strathmore Artist-in-Residence 2011-2012
    June 2012 Millennium Stage Kennedy Center Performance
    Featured vocalist at Django in June Festival and Brooklyn Djangology Fest

    Artist: Amy K Bormet
    Title: Striking
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Rich Burnett
    Released: Feb 2011
    Website: www.amykbormet.com
    MusicWebsite: www.amykbormet.com
    Accomplishments: Mary Lou Williams Emerging Artist Feat. at KenCen's MLW Women in Jazz
    Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead program at KC
    Solo Piano show at the KC's Terrace Theatre in a tribute to JFK

    Artist: Larry Brown
    Title: Live At The Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival (LLDVD1056)
    Format: VHS/DVD/Video
    Record Co: Lush Life Records
    Cover designer: Blue House Productions
    Released: May 2011
    Website: www.larrybrownjazz.com
    MusicWebsite: www.larrybrownjazz.com
    Accomplishments: Sold out two shows at And Die Musik in Baltimore, January, 2011
    Performed and recorded DVD at the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival, Feb., 2011
    Sold out Blues Alley for our appearance in May, 2011
    Filmed LIVE at the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival with four high definition cameras. The band tears it up on this performance and swings hard! JazzReview.com says this Quintet represents "straight-ahead jazz at it's best".

    Artist: Karla Chisholm
    Title: Moving On
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Todd Googins
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: www.KarlaChisholm.com
    MusicWebsite: karlachisholm.com/discography
    Accomplishments: Completed Self-Produced Album, "Moving On!"
    Opened for Verve Recording Artist Lucy Woodward
    Described as “Indie Jazz with a Pop Edge”, Chisholm's self-produced set, "Moving On" is a mixing bowl of sounds, bending genres with the abandon of a caffeinated Norah Jones.

    Artist: Ernest EC3 Coleman
    Title: Her Eyes At Sunset
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Greg Spencer
    Released: Mar 2011
    Website: ernestcoleman.com
    MusicWebsite: ernestcoleman.com
    Accomplishments: Sambuca Jazz Cafe, Atlanta, GA
    Churchill Grounds, Atlanta, GA
    Artist of the Month - September 2011, WFSK, Nashville, TN
    Ernest has worked with such artists as Vince Falcone, Al McKibbon, Kenny Burell, George Cables, John Clayton, Russell Malone, Brad Bobo, Kevin Toney, Joe Lano, Joe Williams, Charles Owens, Azar Lawrence, Herman Riley, Loretta Holloway, Lorez Alexandria and many more.

    Artist: John Eaton
    Title: Two Sides -Jazz Duets from the Great American Song Book (John Eaton Presents The
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Cindy Nelson
    Released: Mar 2011
    Website: www.eatonpiano.com
    MusicWebsite: www.cdbaby.com/cd/johneaton2

    Artist: Richard Harris
    Title: Love's Sweet Song
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Richard Harris / Discmakers
    Released: Dec 2010
    Website: www.RichardHarrisLive.com
    MusicWebsite: www.RichardHarrisLive.com
    Accomplishments: Performed and raised over $50,000 for the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center .
    Performed and Donated $50,000 to Boston Univ Amyloidosis Program.
    Performed and Donated $50,000 to Amyloidosis Support Groups Inc.
    This CD was originally going to be released in September 2010, but I was hospitalized and the CD was released on 12/19/10.

    Artist: Ray Jozwiak
    Title: ANOTHER SHOT
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Ray Jozwiak
    Released: Apr 2011
    Website: www.rayjozwiak.com
    MusicWebsite: www.cdbaby.com/Artist/RayJozwiak
    Accomplishments: Appearing monthly at the Brewer's Alley Songwriters Showcase
    Produced, designed and released ANOTHER SHOT (my 5th release)
    Appeared w/Jay Graboski,Doug Alan Wilcox,Rod Deacey,Ron Goad, Tomy
    ANOTHER SHOT contains a collection of eclectic sound essays including a Dead-ish funk-jam, a solo jazz- inflected piano waltz,  a Steely Dan-inspired tale of woe (complete with vocal),  meditative, ambient, new-agey piano solo (displaying some bluesy, Monk-ish chops), an epic, atmospheric, groove evoking the gamut of emotions (and sampled instruments) from Alpha to Zed, rounded out by a romping, rhythmic celebration of joy.  

    Artist: Sandra Y. Johnson
    Title: What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Disc Makers
    Released: Jan 2011
    Website: www.sandrayjohnson.com
    MusicWebsite: www.cdbaby.com/SandraYJohnson
    Accomplishments: Performed at Taste of Georgetown - October 2010
    Performed Bethesda Fine Arts Festival - May 2011
    Alexandria African-American Heritage Festival - June 2011
    This is my second CD and was produced by Connaitre Miller of Howard University. I used two bands that included (Group I) Allyn Johnson,piano; Steve Novosel, bass; Nasar Abadey, drums; and Lyle Link, sax/flute. (Group II) Vince Evans, piano; Wes Biles, bass; Jeff Neal, drums; and, Dohn Nunley, sax/flute. The use of the two bands makes for a very different, but exciting sound.

    Artist: Aisha Kahlil
    Title: Journey to MyKa
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: aisha kahlil/discmakers
    Released: Nov 2010
    Website: www.aishakahlil.com
    MusicWebsite: www.cdbaby.com
    Accomplishments: Released my CD, Journey to MyKa
    CD Release Concert at Twins Jazz
    Concert at Blues Alley
    This is my first venture as a soloist/producer, as I have been performing as a member of Sweet Honey in the Rock. I have written and arranged all the compositions on this project except for Nature Boy, which has a new arrangement by myself and James McKinney.I believe this music fits into a nujazz/world category, but since this does not exist, I placed it into the jazz category.

    Artist: Seth Kibel & Bay Jazz Project
    Title: Phonin' It In with Seth Kibel and Bay Jazz Project
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Sandy Alexander
    Released: Jul 2011
    Website: www.sethkibel.com
    MusicWebsite: www.sethkibel.com
    This is a "straight-ahead" jazz record, featuring a few originals, as well as energetic renditions of jazz classics by George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, and more. Featured are the talents of Bay Jazz Project.

    Artist: Lydia Lewis
    Title: Cosmic Collisions
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Dynamic Arts LLC
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: http://lydialewis.yolasite com
    MusicWebsite: http://lydialewis.yolasite com
    Accomplishments: Producing Cosmic Collisions
    CD Release Party at Twins Jazz
    Performing regularly in DC area
    Percussionist Lydia Lewis and a group of the Washington area's finest young jazz musicians demonstrate creative writing and outstanding performance skills on this debut CD produced by Lydia Lewis.

    Artist: The Rodney Richardson Trio
    Title: This is The Rodney Richardson Trio
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Leah Donnelly & Jason Hartzel
    Released: Aug 2010
    Website: www.rodneyrichardson.com
    MusicWebsite:
    Accomplishments: CD Release at Blues Alley in Washington DC
    CD Release at the Iridium in New York City
    CD Release at Chris' Jazz Cafe in Philadelphia
    This debut album features Will Rast on organ and Larry Ferguson on drums. Comprised of mostly originals by Rodney as well as a few interesting cover songs.

    Artist: Lena Seikaly
    Title:
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    Record Co:
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    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.lenaseikaly.com
    MusicWebsite: www.cdbaby.com/cd/lenaseikaly2
    Accomplishments: Recorded & produced second album, "Lovley Changes" (released Oct. 2nd, 2011
    Performed to sold-out crowd at Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
    Headlining act for D.C. Jazz Fest

    Artist: Emy Tseng
    Title:
    Format: Select
    Record Co:
    Cover designer:
    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.emytseng.com
    MusicWebsite: www.emytseng.com
    Accomplishments: Played 4 times at Twins Jazz
    New York debut at Somethin' Jazz Club (previously known as Miles' Cafe)
    30 public performances

    Artist: Veronneau
    Title: Joie de Vivre
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Sarah Conway and Lynn Veronneau
    Released: May 2011
    Website: www.VeronneauMusic.com
    MusicWebsite: www.VeronneauMusic.com
    Accomplishments: Top 10 status national Jazzweek chart CD launch
    10 date UK tour in July followed by tour dates in Canada and the US.
    Live radio performance and interviews on BBC radio, Radio Canada, plus US.
    Veronneau's debut CD received extensive airplay and positive reviews internationally and went to top 10 in the US national Jazzweek Chart, remaining on the charts for 4 months.

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    LATIN

    Artist: Empresarios
    Title: Sabor Tropical
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Rob Myers
    Released: Jan 2011
    Website: www.empresariosmusic.com
    MusicWebsite: itunes.apple.com/
    Accomplishments: Performance at US Conference of Mayors in Baltimore - June 2011
    10 day/7 gig Tour of Colorado in July 2011
    Featured on NPR Latino, National Geographic, Washington City Paper and more
    The Empresarios released their debut album, entitled "Sabor Tropical" on January 11th, 2011 via Fort Knox Recordings.

    Artist: Nayas
    Title:
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    Cover designer:
    Released: Release Date
    Website: Nayasmusic.com
    MusicWebsite: http://soundcloud.com/nayasmusic/sets/nayas-2010-ep/s-jukYk
    Accomplishments: Opened for Julieta Venegas and subsequent Kesta Happening Magazine Article
    Recorded full new album with Grammy winning Prod. Jerome Maffeo-due 2012
    iTunes, Pandora and Spotify Inclusion

    Artist: Sin Miedo
    Title: Estoy Enamorado
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Martin Castillo
    Released: Oct 2010
    Website: sinmiedomusic.com
    Great Salsa album by local band Sin Miedo

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    MODERN ROCK

    Artist: Drop Electric
    Title: Finding Color in the Ashes
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Drop Electric
    Released: Jan 2011
    Website: www.dropelectric.com
    MusicWebsite: www.dropelectric.com/audio
    Accomplishments: Selected DC band of the Month by Deli Magazine
    Received a rave review from Washington Post
    Headlined 930 club
    Drop Electric's debut album, "Finding Color in the Ashes, has received rave reviews including a very positive review from the Washington Post. The album has been posted and re- posted hundreds of times.

    Artist: Madrone
    Title: Karma Catastrophe
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Kyle Odell
    Released: Jun 2011
    Website: www.madroneonline.com
    MusicWebsite: www.madroneonline.com
    Accomplishments: Accepted into Armed Forces Entertainment
    Performing at the 930 Club and Rams Head Live
    Showcasing for several A&R reps from Atlantic, Jive, Island Def Jam and mor
    Karma Catastrophe was recorded and produced by award winning producer, Scott Spellbring. 11 new original tracks. First single, Daybreak, already reached Billboard's Modern Rock Top 50 charts.

    Artist: Carrie Donovan / The Revelevens
    Title: Welcome to Baltimore
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Nick Kelley
    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.facebook.com/revelevens
    MusicWebsite: www.reverbnation.com
    Accomplishments: Won Independent Music Awards Vox Populi Punk Album of the Year
    The album was released early 2010 but I am mentioning it because the album won an award for it in July 2011. My band broke up in June (yes, before winning the award), but I am still singing!

    Artist: Drop Electric
    Title: Finding Color In The Ashes
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Drop Electric
    Released: Dec 2010
    Website: http://www.dropelectric.com
    MusicWebsite: http://www.dropelectric.com/audio
    Accomplishments: Headlining Main Stage of Black Cat for Album Release Show
    Getting positive reviews in The Washington Post, as well as several blogs.
    Headlined Rock and Roll Hotel multiple times, drawing a capacity crowd.
    Album Released at The Black Cat's Mainstage in December 2010. It has gotten great reviews from The Washington Post and several blogs. Reviews: http://www.dropelectric.com/links/

    Artist: Hot Club of DC
    Title: A Gypsy with a Song
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Hot Club of DC
    Released: Nov 2010
    Website: www.hcofdc.com
    MusicWebsite: www.hcofdc.com
    Accomplishments: CD release at the Brooklyn Djangofest in November 2010
    Vocalist Mary Alouette is 2012 Strathmore Artist-in-Residence
    Guest artists with violinist Tim Kliphuis at Blues Alley
    Our first recording, entirely recorded and produced by us featuring French classics and American Standards ala Django Reinhardt.

    Artist: Niki Barr Band
    Title: Radar Radio
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Niki Barr
    Released: Nov 2010
    Website: nikibarr.com
    MusicWebsite: www.reverbnation.com/nikibarrband
    Accomplishments: Shiprocked 2010 (w/ Cinderella, Tesla, Sevendust, Drowning Pool, etc)
    98 Rock's Band of the Month
    Support for National Bands Sevendust & Chevelle at Summerfest
    Produced and Recorded by Niki Barr Band, Mixed by Scott Ensign, Recorded & Mixed at Obscoura Sound, Mastered by Michael Roberts

    Artist: Redline Addiction
    Title: Letters (w/ the District Revival)
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Mark Araujo
    Released: Dec 2010
    Website: www.redlineaddiction.com
    MusicWebsite: www.facebook.com/redlineaddiction
    Accomplishments: Released our album Letters to great reviews by various publications
    Played a variety of high-profile charity shows to raise money
    Surpassed 3,000 fans (likes) on facebook page
    This record started as a 4-song acoustic EP. However, upon exploring each song's theme, we decided to make a full-length record, and asked other DC musicians to participate. This is a record about life, death and everything in between.

    Artist: The Resistance
    Title: These Old Ghosts
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Daniel Sim
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: www.theresistancemusic.com
    MusicWebsite: http://www.myspace.com/theresistanceva
    Accomplishments: Celebrate Fairfax Festival 2011
    Summer Concert Series at Fairfax Corner
    New Single off our new EP introduced on DC101 Local Lix
    These Old Ghosts is the second EP of indie rock band The Resistance. The band's music has drawn comparisons to Death Cab for Cutie, Civil Twilight and Nada Surf

    Artist: Vegas With Randolph
    Title: Above The Blue
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Todd Dillingham/Nancy Harty
    Released: Jul 2011
    Website: www.reverbnation.com/vegaswithrandolph
    MusicWebsite: www.reverbnation.com/vegaswithrandolph
    Accomplishments: Released 2nd full length CD "Above The Blue".
    Released single "A Lesser Fool" on "Pop Garden Presents[ RnR Tour" Comp CD.
    Released music video "Even Though" and documentary on "Making of A.T.B."
    VWR's second full length CD has been called "sheer powerpop perfection" and "blissful pop songwriting at it's finest"(M.Lidskin) and it includes guest performances by Liverpool's Maxi Dunn, Vinnie Zummo (Joe Jackson Band), Hollands's Wim Oudijk, and DC Cellist Fred Leider. The CD was produced by Vegas With Randolph and mastered by Don Zientara at Inner Ear Studios in Arlington. www.cdbaby.com/cd/vegaswithrandolph5

    Jazz

    Artist: Andrea Wood
    Title: Dhyana
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Valerie Kennedy
    Released: Mar 2011
    Website: www.andreawoodmusic.com
    MusicWebsite: www.cdbaby.com/cd/andreawood
    Accomplishments: accepted as a Masters student at the Manhattan School of Music (NYC)
    Performed at The DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Fest. (June 2011)
    released debut album (March 2011)
    Dhyana explores several different facets of Wood's versatile musicianship found in R&B grooves, Brazilian classics, and chilling ballads.



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    POP ROCK

    Artist: Alice Anna
    Title: Alice Anna
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer:
    Released: Jan 2011
    Website: http://aliceannamusic.com/
    MusicWebsite: http://www.reverbnation.com/aliceanna
    Accomplishments: Selected to perform in the Florida Music Festival.
    Sold Out 2nd Saturday Cafe performance.
    Over 17,000 hits on "Standing in the Rain" You-Tube video.
    Childhood friendships, multi-talented instrumentalists, enticing lyricism and visionary artistry collide enthusiastically in these young musical craftsmen. Guided by a transcendent musical compass and propelled by passion and life, this band pours equal portions of heart and gut into every song.

    Artist: Bandhouse Gigs
    Title: A Tribute To The British Invasion 1964-1966
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Dick Bangham Ripbang
    Released: Jun 2011
    Website: www.bandhousegigs.com
    MusicWebsite: www.youtube.com/user/happymedium27
    Accomplishments: Tribute To British Invasion cd released
    Tribute to Paul Simon & Simon & Garfunkel at Strathmore
    Tribute to The Byrds presented at Barns and Rams Head

    Artist: Mike Cotter
    Title: Blue Eyed Soul - 30 Years of Mike Cotter
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Ruth Rosenthal
    Released: Apr 2011
    Website: www.facebook.com
    MusicWebsite: mikecotter54@gmail.com
    Accomplishments: New double CD release covering my 30-year solo career
    Putting a group together with R&B legend Daryl Jr Cline
    Launching my 15-year-old singer/musician daughter's career
    A 34-song double CD retrospective of five-time Wammie winner singer/songwriter Mike Cotter's career featuring performances by The Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, Jon Carroll, John Jennings,The Starland Vocal Band, Ron Holloway, Jim Robeson & many, many more.

    Artist: Brian Coyne
    Title: Brian Coyne "Rock 'N' Roll Prophecy"
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: John Folley/Brian Coyne
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: http://www.reverbnation.com/briancoynemusic
    MusicWebsite: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Brian-Coyne-Music/187493664624455
    Accomplishments: Got press from Gazette.Net. Video interview and write up. See webpage.
    Played solo at Jammin Java on March 21, 2011
    Performed and recorded with Mark Stevens, organ player of Roomful of Blues
    Rock 'N' Roll Prophecy is a 4 Song EP written and performed by Bethesda artist Brian Coyne - tight, catchy rock songs with that classic sound. Coyne's new EP is now on itunes and Amazon.com.

    Artist: Cravin' Dogs
    Title: Sounds Like A Wiener
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer:
    Released: Apr 2011
    Website: www.cravindogs.com
    MusicWebsite: www.cdbaby.com/cd/cravindogs
    Accomplishments: Releasing the 9th full-length album, "Sound Like A Wiener."
    Sold-out 25th anniversary concert at The Barns of Wolf Trap.
    Getting a leash around Brian Simms, who has become the occasional 6th dog.
    Cravin' Dogs' celebrated its 25th Anniversary by by releasing its 9th record, "Sound Like A Wiener."

    Artist: Ace Elijah
    Title: The Lonely Nights Are All Thats Left
    Format: Select
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Ace Elijah Burgess
    Released: Oct 2010
    Website: www.acemusiconline.com
    MusicWebsite: www.acemusiconline.com
    Accomplishments: Playing at the Bitter End NYC
    Playing the Rams Head Onstage

    Artist: Flo Anito
    Title: Uh Oh! official music video
    Format: VHS/DVD/Video
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: N/A
    Released: Dec 2010
    Website: http://www.floanito.com
    MusicWebsite: http://www.myspace.com/floanito
    Accomplishments: Selected for Artist Roster at Strathmore
    Deli Magazine's Artist of the Month for DC/Baltimore area
    Featured in NCBF promotional documentary (NYC) and commercial (DC)
    Flo Anito is a DC based singer/songwriter who writes Jazzy/Pop for keys and guitar. This is the official music video for her song, Uh Oh, which has received radio play on Cosmo Radio, a Sirius station.
    PRIZES/SELECTIONS-My music video for Uh Oh won the Grand Prize on OurStage.com and has over 8000 views on youtube, less than a year after its release! It was shot at the Capital City Diner in NE, DC and featured many DC residents. I booked my first show at Strathmore for May of 2012 and was selected for their artist roster. My band was selected for the national stage at Celebrate Fairfax and the Taste of DC.
    PRESS-My music was featured in NPR's Intern Edition and will be featured on the USA Today College Tumbler in the very near future - they are editing the clip. One of my gigs was named the Top Stop for the weekend in the Washington Post Express Night Out. And I was also voted Deli Magazine's Artist of the Month and featured in Dollhouse Magazine, the LA Examiner, Femail.com (and Australian magazine), Women's Radio, On Tap Magazine, We Love DC, the DCist, FreeinDC, and RandomlyFamous.com, among other publications. Television promotion included a commercial for and documentary about the National Cherry Blossom Festival that aired in DC and NYC.
    LOCAL CONTRIBUTIONS-I have a residency and run a songwriter's showcase at Chief Ike's Mambo Room, a DC bar, where I book local and touring acts for exposure to DC audiences. I am also the DC coordinator of Just Plain Folks. I am a full time musician who writes and performs at night and teaches children and adults guitar and piano during the day.

    Artist: Emily Fullerton
    Title: Strong EP
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer:
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: http://emilyfullertonmusic.com/
    MusicWebsite: http://emilyfullertonmusic.com/
    Accomplishments: Emily Fullerton recorded her "Strong EP" in California.
    She did a photoshoot with well-known photographer, Nick Onken.
    Released her "Strong EP" on itunes.

    Artist: The Grey Area
    Title: Ourselves
    Format: VHS/DVD/Video
    Record Co:
    Cover designer:
    Released: Jun 2011
    Website: www.facebook.com/thegreyareadc
    MusicWebsite: listn.to/thegreyareadc
    Accomplishments: "Ourselves" debut music video launched nationwide on The Vinyl District
    Debut video and single lauded by OnTap, Tandem, Vinyl District and Examiner
    Headline Jammin Java July 19, 20011
    In June 2011, The Grey Area launched its debut single and music video, "Ourselves" nationwide on The Vinyl District. The video has been featured by Deli, OnTap, Tandem Magazine, Examiner.com and DCLiveMusic.com.

    Artist: Lisa Horan
    Title:
    Format: Select
    Record Co:
    Cover designer:
    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.lisahoran.com
    MusicWebsite: www.popmarkmedia.com/
    Accomplishments: Winner of Gold & 2nd Place Overall Awards in MASC 2010
    Songs featured in feature film that debuted at Toronto Film Festival
    Commissioned to write songs for non-profit organization, young pop singer

    Artist: Ted Hovis
    Title: Let It Shine
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Oasis
    Released: Nov 2010
    Website: www.tedhovis.com
    MusicWebsite: http://www.tedhovis.com/music.php
    Accomplishments: Positive reviews in England, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, and US
    Performance at Relay For Life event for 1500+ attendees
    Performance at Del Ray Music Festival
    A stylistically diverse, guitar driven rock album. "Let It Shine" blends familiar genres and influences to create a sound that occupies a space all its own. Has received positive reviews from around the globe.

    Artist: The Huge
    Title: Universal Singularity
    Format: VHS/DVD/Video
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: N/A
    Released: Nov 2010
    Website: http://www.greengoosemusic.com/
    MusicWebsite: http://itunes.apple.com/artist/the-huge/id216054826
    Video can be viewed here. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVPNcUaHk9k

    Artist: Tad Jones
    Title: im•mer•sion
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Tad Jones
    Released: Jun 2011
    Website: http://tadjonesguitar.com/home.cfm
    MusicWebsite: http://tadjonesguitar.com/music.cfm
    Accomplishments: Recorded my debut album
    Performed as a solo artist in a number of venues

    Artist: Paper Umbrella
    Title: Stupid Head
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Mark Walston
    Released: Aug 2011
    Website: Facebook
    MusicWebsite: www.myspace.com/paperumbrellahome
    Accomplishments: Performed at Jamin Java
    Performed at Wolf Trap
    Performed at Strathmore
    Tom Lofgren and Dave Egelhofer on guitars and vocals, Chuck Sullivan on drums and Ronnie Newmyer on bass, they approach their music with an encyclopedic understanding of the progress of modern music. Maybe that’s why it is difficult to categorize the band. They’ve been compared to everyone from yesterday’s Beatles to today’s Fountains of Wayne. If there is a defining thread running through their work it is the insistent interplay of guitar and voices – sometimes taut, sometimes swirling – and a devotion to the intelligent lyric. The emotional content may run from exquisite joy to unbearable heartache, but every song is tinctured with a realism that makes each universally relevant.

    Artist: Reign of Kings
    Title: Spirit of America
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Shawn R. Key
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: www.reignofkings.com
    MusicWebsite: www.reignofkings.com
    Accomplishments: Recorded a song with Steve Augeri of Journey
    Commissioned by Saltwater Soldiers of NBC Sports to write theme song
    Song was featured on international websites and Internet radio.
    Local artist Shawn Key was commissioned to write 911 song for NBC Sports TV. Steve Augeri former vocalist of Journey sang on the record. Pete Evick (Bret Michaels and Steve Senes (Guitar Player Superstar) participated.

    Artist: Sons of the Radio
    Title: Heartstrings & Heresies
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Benjamin Guarino
    Released: Oct 2010
    Website: www.sonsoftheradio.com
    MusicWebsite: www.sonsoftheradio.com
    Accomplishments: Released our debut, self-published recording on CD and electronically
    Headlined 98 Rock's Noise in the Basement in Baltimore
    Played a Washington Redskins pre-game show at FedEx Field
    Recorded and engineered by Emmy award-winner Jerome Maffeo at RightOn Recording.

    Artist: Sweet Leda
    Title:
    Format: Select
    Record Co:
    Cover designer:
    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.sweetleda.com
    MusicWebsite: www.sweetleda.com
    Accomplishments: played Hot August Blues with Robert Randolph, Tedeschi Trucks, etc
    recorded custom track for film "Lovely Molly", by Blair Witch makers
    released full album "Need the Music", on Pandora, iTunes, Amaon, Spotify,

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    RAP/HIP HOP

    Artist: Blackwidow Love Child
    Title: Blackwidow Love Child of the South
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Links artwork
    Released: Oct 2009
    Website: http://www.myspace.com/thelovechildmusic1
    MusicWebsite: http://www.myspace.com/thelovechildmusic1
    Accomplishments: Winning Grand Hustles showcase in atlanta
    Releasing one of my greatest albums
    Becoming a song writer for Silk and Denim music out of Nashville,Tennesee
    I hope my uniqueness in my music is plesent to your listening ear and i am selected to be apart of this great event. Thank you!

    Artist: Billy D.Littlejohn
    Title: So Step Back
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Billy d.Littlejohn
    Released: Mar 2011
    Website: www.myspace.com/djblak2
    MusicWebsite: www.cdbaby.com/billydlittlejohn2
    Accomplishments: Release 8 singles this year
    I have my music on itunes
    I team up with Pain187 to release are first album in stores this month.
    This song has receive alot of website hits.This music is mixed with hip-hop and reggae music to give it a good sound,my rap style is freestyle rap on this song.DMV artist is what,I am.

    Artist: Billy D.Littlejohn
    Title: Pump Da Bass Sound
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: photo
    Released: Jun 2011
    Website: www.myspace.com/DJBLAKRECORDS
    MusicWebsite: www.myspace.com/djblak2
    Accomplishments: I started DJ BLAK RECORDS.
    I have a 3year one song deal with PPU Records titled,"All Party People"
    My site www.myspace.com/mix-o-rap
    This hip-hop song titled,"Pump Da Bass Sound"off of my local label,DJ BLAK RECORDS is a danceable record.This song is due to be release on June 1,2011 on itunes.com and cdbaby.com,this song is Billboard bound!

    Artist: DJ BLAK
    Title: Hip-Hop Addict
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: DJ BLAK
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: www.myspace.com/djblakrecords
    MusicWebsite: www.cdbaby.com/cd/djblak3
    Accomplishments: Finish Hip-Hop album"Luv Talks&Breakups"
    sign PAIN 187 to my DJ BLAK RECORDS
    released Hip-Hop Addict
    This song is getting alot of website hits.I am waiting now for magazine interviews.

    Artist: Gods'Illa
    Title: Up and Up Presents Gods'Illa[ The Album
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Good Bully
    Released: Mar 2010
    Website: www.reverbnation.com/godsilla
    MusicWebsite: www.godsilla.bandcamp.com
    Accomplishments: The Source magaazine "Independent's Day"
    Listed as "The Future" by prod. 9th Wonder
    Album Review by Okayplayer (90/100)

    Artist: Lil Q
    Title: The Life & Times of Lil"Q"
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: @LILQofENT
    Released: Oct 2010
    Website: Twitter.com/LilQofENT
    MusicWebsite: http://www.youtube.com/princeofvavirginia
    Accomplishments: Over 10,000 Mixtapes Distributed
    Coast 2 Coast Magazine mention
    iTunes released single

    Artist: Pain187&DJ BLAK
    Title: Luv Talks&Breakups
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Ms.DEE
    Released: Aug 2011
    Website: www.myspace.com/djblak2
    MusicWebsite: www.cdbaby.com/cd/pain187djblak
    Accomplishments: Finishing are first album
    We got songs in the record Pool
    Working now on music video
    This is are first Hip-Hop album together as a team,these songs are produce by Pain187 and Executive Produce by Billy D.Littlejohn AKA DJ BLAK,are music is mixed with dirty south beats and R&B grooves.All songs are publish under Littlejohn Music release on are artist label,DJ BLAK RECORDS.Contact: www.myspace.com/djblak2, you will look the song "Kiss Me"Check it out!

    Artist: McWorm
    Title: Finding Lilah Skye
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Cisco Robinson/Lilah Skye
    Released: Jul 2011
    Website: www.mcworm.com
    MusicWebsite: http://www.skillfulmethods.com/finding-lilah-skye/
    Accomplishments: over 250,000 song downloads
    an Interview with CBS
    Strong support and quotes from well respected members of Music community
    this is the debut release from artist McWorm. Showing a very strong grasp and execution of a variety of styles, for a truly excellent project.

    Artist: Trae Stocks/Yung Trae
    Title: Senator Trae
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Trae Stocks
    Released: Apr 2011
    Website: www.3rdsideproductions.com
    MusicWebsite: www.3rdsideproductions.com/yungtrae
    This is a new hiphop artists from DC. His style is unique and his delivery is raw. All lyrics are written by Yung Trae. This is 3rdSide Productions first artist.

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    REGGAE

    Artist: GroundScore
    Title:
    Format: Select
    Record Co:
    Cover designer:
    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.groundscoredc.com
    MusicWebsite: www.groundscoredc.com
    Accomplishments: Toured with verteran rock groups across US - Clutch, COC, Junior Marvin...
    Sold over 1,200 physical units and also digital copys of new record
    Distributed both of our albums to 21 countries through our own label SMB re

    Artist: Lucky Dub
    Title: Mindset
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: John Baker
    Released: Apr 2011
    Website: www.LuckyDub.com
    MusicWebsite: www.reverbnation.com/luckydub
    Accomplishments: Successful release of deubt album and sold DC album release show.
    Kennedy Center and 930 Club Performance
    Touring the east coast beaches Summer 2011.
    Lucky Dub's debut studio album "Mindset" recorded at Cue Studios. Music written by Gordon Daniels and produced by Jocko of More Sounds Studio in NY.

    Artist: Monsoon - Storm Reggae Band
    Title:
    Format: Select
    Record Co:
    Cover designer:
    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.stormreggae.com
    MusicWebsite: http://www.reverbnation.com/monsoonmusic
    Accomplishments: Monsoon's "JAH" selected for comic book series music compilation CD.
    Monsoon's single, "Keep On Loving You" #15 Reggae Top International Single

    Artist: See-I
    Title: See-I
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Rob Myers
    Released: Jun 2011
    Website: www.see-i.com
    MusicWebsite: itunes.apple.com/
    Accomplishments: iTunes Top 10 Reggae Chart
    KCRW Top Tune of the Day
    2011 Earthdance Festival Performance
    See-I's self-titled debut album, released on Fort Knox Recordings on June 28th, 2011



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    ROOTS ROCK

    Artist: Jay Byrd
    Title: waste/hoping
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Isabel Calzadillas
    Released: Jul 2011
    Website: www.jaybyrdmusic.com
    MusicWebsite: www.jaybyrdmusic.com
    Accomplishments: 2010 Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Contest Gold Winner (Folk)
    2010 Mid-Atlantic Song Writing Contest BMI Songwriter Award

    Artist: The Crawdaddies
    Title: Live from the Road
    Format: Select
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Jacquie Greff
    Released: Oct 2010
    Website: www.thecrawdaddies.com
    MusicWebsite: www.thecrawdaddies.com
    Accomplishments: Toured USA
    Radio play in Europe and over 300 triple A stations in USA
    Headlined Artscape Festival stage in Baltimore

    Artist: Tom Forsey
    Title: Revived
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Lorraine Walker & Tom Forsey
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: TomForsey.com
    MusicWebsite: T4cRecords.com
    All songs by Tom Forsey / Rock Album recorded at House Of Jam, Beltsville, MD by Dave Hanbury Produced by Tom Forsey & Dave Hanbury Mixed primarily by Dave Hanbury & Tom Forsey Mastered by Bill Wolf / Wolf Productions

    Artist: Tom Principato
    Title: A Part Of Me
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Emily Elgin
    Released: Jan 2011
    Website: www.tomprincipato.com
    MusicWebsite: sonicbids.com/tomprincipato
    Accomplishments: Perfrormed Montreux Jazz fest July 2011 for 2,500
    Tour Argentina Sept. 2011
    Perfrom Wolf Trap w/Lynyrd Skynyrd for 5,800

    Artist: Patty Reese
    Title: Open A Window, Let In the Sun
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Ruthie Logsdon
    Released: May 2011
    Website: www.pattyreese.com
    Accomplishments: Signed a recording/publishing deal with a new label based in Nashville, TN
    performed over 200 shows
    Released a single, shot a new video to be released soon
    This is the single I wrote for "Azalea City Recordings 15th Anniversary Sampler". The single is available on CDBaby. Hear it: http://www.youtube.com/ or http://www.cdbaby.com

    Artist: Paul Steinmetz/Anthony Greene
    Title: Woman In A Man's Suit
    Format: VHS/DVD/Video
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Anthony Greene
    Released: Mar 2011
    Website: Silentcodefeatures.com
    MusicWebsite: Georgiejessup.com
    Accomplishments: won "Audience Favorite" in Pride in the Arts International Film Festival
    Featured full-lenth film at East of the River Film Festival
    Accepted by at least four upcoming festivals
    A music-driven documentary about singer/songwriter Georgie Jessup who risked all he had to live out her imperitive. Georgie's observations are tested against the perceptions of other musicians and music business professionals, a therapist, and friends.

    Artist: Karl Stoll and The Danger Zone
    Title:
    Format: Select
    Record Co:
    Cover designer:
    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.karlstoll.com
    MusicWebsite: www.karlstoll.com
    Accomplishments: completed recording a new CD titled, "Take A Ride" for late 2011 release

    Artist: Various
    Title: "The Best of Ripsaw Records-Volume 1" on Part Records (Germany)
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Alicia The Rarest
    Released: Nov 2010
    Website: www.ripsawrecords.com
    MusicWebsite: www.myspace.com/martirockabilly
    Accomplishments: Ripsaw 223-Marti Brom-Not For Nothin' CD-FAR Chart-2010 Album of the
    Ripsaw 223-Marti Brom-#1 on FAR and Roots Music Report radio charts
    Licensed 20 trax for "Best of Ripsaw-Vol. 2); also 8 trax to 3 other labels
    20 classic Ripsaw cuts featuring many DC legends[ Billy Hancock, The Uptown Rhythm Kings, Marti Brom (w/ Bill Kirchen, Daryl Davis, Peter Bonta, Del Puscher, Pedro Sera, Tad Marks, Chris Watling, Louie Newmyer, Saul Mccormack, Dave Van Allen, & Bryan Smith), Tex Rubinowitz, Martha Hull (w/ Ratso, Eddie Angel, & Johnny Castle), Bobby Smith (w/ Danny Gatton & Johnny Castle), and The Tennessee Rockets (Bob Swenson, Jeff Lodsun, & Bryan Smith w/ Evan Johns & Don Mulkey)



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    URBAN CONTEMPORARY

    Artist: Bela Dona
    Title:
    Format: Select
    Record Co:
    Cover designer:
    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.beladonaband.com
    MusicWebsite: www.beladonaband.com
    Accomplishments: 2010 Wama Urban Comtemparary Group
    2010 Wama Go Go Instrumentalist winner
    2011 BET Awards Performer

    Artist: FAYCEZ-U-KNOW
    Title: A LIL SMOOTH
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: KAINAIA.ENT
    Released: Nov 2010
    Website: FAYCEZUKNOWBAND.COM
    MusicWebsite: ITUNES.COM
    Accomplishments: PERFORMED AT THE 2010 WAMMIES
    RELEASED NEW SINGLE "A LIL SMOOTH"
    PERFORMED IN JSW IN N.C COLLEGE HOME COMING
    Faycez U Know is an American Soul and Funk band , from Maryland and Virginia,with the drive of the D.C. Go Go swing, the showman ship of the Rolling Stones, and the versatility of a Parliament Party…

    Artist: guiltypleasures
    Title:
    Format: Select
    Record Co:
    Cover designer:
    Released: Release Date
    Website: www.reverbnation.com/guiltypleasuresband
    MusicWebsite: www.reverbnation.com/guiltypleasuresband
    Accomplishments: Two sold-out performances at Blues Alley (Nov 2010 and June 2011)
    The single, "Anticipation" is still in rotation on WHUR 96.3

    Artist: Alexi von Guggenberg
    Title: Love Surgery
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Alexi von Guggenberg
    Released: Jul 2011
    Website: www.alexandermt.com
    MusicWebsite: listn.to/AlexivonGuggenberg
    Accomplishments: I graduated from Berklee College of Music
    Released a 20 song self produced album
    Was awarded the Peter Gabriel Production Award By Berklee College of Music
    I have self released a new Pop/R&B/Rap album on I-tunes of 20 songs I wrote, produced, mixed and mastered.

    Artist: Halima Peru
    Title: Show Me (Live)
    Format: Cd
    Record Co:
    Cover Designer: Kainaia.ent
    Released: Jan 2011
    Website: Myspace.com/halimaperu
    Musicwebsite: Itunes
    Accomplishments: Perfromed at the Gaylord National
    Released Her Third Single Ohh
    Performed at Hampton Jazz Fest
    Halima Peru Hails from Miami Florida Now in the Dmv Area Has Performed in Many Venues in Dmvarea

    Artist: HALIMA PERU
    Title: "ohh a habit hard 2 break"
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: KAINAIA.ENT
    Released: Oct 2010
    Website: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Halima-Peru
    MusicWebsite: ITUNES.COM
    Accomplishments: performed at stone soul picnic in dc
    performed with faycez u know at the wammies
    PERFORMED IN JSW IN N.C COLLEGE HOME COMING
    Many speak of what they have done; Halima prefers to speak of where it comes from...................THE SOUL THAT LIVES WITHIN....

    Artist: Jessica Johnson
    Title: 2011 Summer Singles
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Jessica Johnson
    Released: Jul 2011
    Website: www.JessicaJohnsonMusic.com
    MusicWebsite: www.reverbnation.com/jessicajohnson
    Accomplishments: Signed by HGR Publishing and Licensing
    Released self-produced series of singles each week during June/July 2011
    Opening music school Sept 2011 in Purcellville teaching recording and voice
    Jessica Johnson released a series of summer singles on iTunes in June/July 2011. These songs include Live Free, Higher Ground, Spellbound and Stolen, To You, and Stronger. Listen at JessicaJohnsonMusic.com

    Artist: Paul G featuring Akon
    Title: Bang It All!
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Dr. PAM
    Released: Feb 2011
    Website: http://www.paulgonline.com/
    Accomplishments: Nominated Best Group, Duo or Featuring by Channel O 2011 Music Video
    Nominated Best Lusophone Artist by 2010 MTV Africa Music Awards
    Performed at the 2010 MTV Africa Music Awards
    After being the co-founder of Angola’s first rap group SSP, then launching Bruna Tatiana's singing career; Paul G., under the guidance of H. Gil Ingles emerges on his solo career as one of Africa's hottest singers.

    Artist: Jennifer Rutherford
    Title: I'll Paint You A Song
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Oasis Manufacturing
    Released: Sep 2011
    Website: www.jrutherfordmusic.com
    MusicWebsite: www.cdbaby.com/cd/jenniferrutherford
    Accomplishments: Recording and releasing my debut album of originals
    An eclectic mix best described as a captivating blend of original pop and folk compositions invigorated with jazzy overtones, beautifully sung and masterfully accompanied. Memorable and inspired.

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    WORLD MUSIC

    Artist: Kicksville
    Title: Results of a Higher Mission Remasters
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Tone Deaf
    Released: Jun 2011
    Website: www.kicksville.com
    MusicWebsite: http://kicksville.bandcamp.com/album/the-results-of-a-higher-mission-remast
    Accomplishments: numerous shows in midwest including Chicago
    Lots of positive press
    released Results of a Higher Mission and started Singles - Season 4
    Schizo-phonic is the best description we've heard of Kicksville..... The writer Brian Baker put it this way[ "Kicksville could alternately be described as an African Pop band, a Jam/Prog outfit, Adrian Belew at his most

    Artist: Sir Alan and the Calypso Ponzi Schemers
    Title: Sign Here
    Format: CD
    Record Co:
    Cover designer: Alan MacEwen
    Released: Feb 2011
    Website: myspace.com/ponzischemersband
    MusicWebsite: myspace.com/ponzischemersband
    Accomplishments: Release of Sir Alan and the Calypso Ponzi Schemers debut album "Sign Here"
    Sold out of first pressing during tour of Virgin Islands
    Triumphant homecoming performance at Nottoway Park, Vienna, VA.
    Wama members may request a copy of the CD by emailing ponzischemers@gmail.com.



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