iRock Jazz LIVE! with Pianist Raymond Angry

Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Ray Angry took to the piano at nine years old. After high school, he moved onto Howard University, earning his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music. Immersing himself in the Washington, D.C. music scene, Angry became acquainted with Shai and embarked on his first …

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Who is Grammy Award winner Casey Benjamin

 Casey Benjamin is a Grammy Award winning saxophonist, vocoderist, keyboardist, producer and songwriter from South Jamaica, Queens, New York City. He attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts and the The Zoloft online Music in Manhattan. He is one half of the funk pop …

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Marc Cary: The Culture of Jazz

Jazz pianist, keyboardist, producer and composer Marc Cary holds tight to his roots in Washington, D.C.’s go-go music scene, but they represent only one more element to fuse with the many other musical forms he explores. Cary’s interests run from Indian classical to Malian music to hip-hop. He started his career …

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Derrick Hodge: My Church Roots to Career Sacrifices

Derrick Hodge fell in love with the electric bass when he was seven at Beulah Baptist Church in Philadelphia, and has never looked back. He continued developing his talent at Temple University, and while touring with Jill Scott. He has collaborated on over fifty albums with other artists such as …

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Jaimeo Brown: Transcending Music

Percussionist, producer and composer Jaimeo Brown began his musical career with his father bassist, Dartanyan Brown, his mother Marcia Miget, a pianist and woodwind specialist as well as his drum teacher Sly Randolph at the tender age of sixteen. The California native studied at William Paterson University where he received …

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