Gerald Clayton

Four-time GRAMMY-nominated pianist/composer Gerald Clayton began his formal musical journey at the prestigious Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, where he received the 2002 Presidential Scholar of the Arts Award. Continuing his scholarly pursuits, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Piano Performance at USC’s Thornton School of Music under the instruction of […]

Derrick Hodge

Two-time Grammy Award-winning bassist and Blue Note Recording Artist Derrick Hodge grew up outside of Philadelphia in Willingboro, N.J.  Within his formative years, Hodge pursued multiple styles of music as early as 6 years old ranging from gospel and pop music to jazz and orchestral music, continuing his formal music education at Temple University where he […]

Julian Lage

A child prodigy, Julian Lage was the subject of the 1996 short documentary film Jules at Eight. At 12, he performed at the 2000 Grammy Awards. Three years later, he became a faculty member of the Stanford Jazz Workshop at Stanford University.  Classically trained at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, he has studied at […]

Jamison Ross

Jamison Ross is a vocalist and drummer that delivers messages of humanity through the medium of jazz. A native of Jacksonville, FL, Jamison’s passion for music was realized while growing up in his grandfather’s church, where he realized the effectiveness of music. Jamison began his study of jazz as a high school student at Douglas […]


Born Denise White in Chester, Pennsylvania, Avery*Sunshine’s roots are firmly grounded in the church. Avery, along with her Grammy award winning, creative life partner, Dana “BigDane” Johnson; the singer, pianist and composer has created a remarkable and unforgettable sound. The Atlanta based singer’s no holds barred signature soulful R&B appeal has garnered praise from the […]

David Sanborn

David Sanborn has released 24 albums, won six Grammy Awards, and has had eight Gold albums and one Platinum. Having inspired countless other musicians, Dave has worked in many genres which typically blend instrumental pop, R&B and traditional jazz. He released his first solo album Taking Off in 1975, but has been playing the saxophone since […]

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