Hunter Valentine All-Female Rock Band

Alternative Rock Artist: Hunter Valentine

Hunter Valentine’s gritty rock music has transformed the band from veteran indie artists to breakout music and television personalities. After starring in a hit reality television show and amplifying their devoted fan base, the band are currently working on their fourth studio album, which will feature collaborations with some of the music industry’s elite.

Their 2012 endeavors included starring in a hit reality television show on Showtime, releasing their third album – Collide and Conquer, and completing their third North American tour in two years.

Selected by Revolver Magazine to be part of the 2012 “Hottest Chicks in Metal” Issue, Hunter Valentine’s all female line–up includes founding members Kiyomi “ultra–cool” McCloskey (lead vocals and guitar) and Laura “wild child” Petracca (vocals and drums), as well as Aimee “brainiac” Bessada (lead guitar and keyboards) and Leanne “sweetheart” Bowes (bass guitar).

Although Hunter Valentine bids fans farewell with “The Pledge” and their So Long For Now Tour, you can still check out their music profile here and our previous feature on them here.

Soul Food: Jade Harrell

Pop Artist: Jade Harrell

Singing sensation Jade Harrell, who hails from Jacksonville, FL, began singing at age 5 for her local church and youth group.

Growing up with a love for all Genres of music, Jade’s influences include Brandy Norwood, Erykah Badu, The Zombies, Johnny Cash, John Mayer and Michael Jackson.

After touring the country for several years with award winning hip hop rap group, GRITS, Jade went home to Dallas, Texas to continue writing and performing in her local area.

She enjoys such a disparate group of acts, it makes sense that the singer considers herself much more than an R&B/hip-hop styled singer.

Check out her music HERE

Make Your Day With Evan Coles

Soul/R&B Artist: Evan Coles

Originally from Harlem, New York, Evan Coles is filled with energy, always positive very goal orientated, and a hard worker always striving for perfection in all that he does. He loves giving people a good show and always keeping them entertained.

“I’ve been told that I sound like many top selling artists because of my smooth vocals and fun and explosive dance style. Yet I strive to have my own unique sound. No Matter how difficult this journey maybe, I will never wish for it to become easier. I love what I do, and I will never stop, after all I was born on the same day as Michael Jackson”! Evan Coles

Onw of my favorite songs is “Make Your Day” this is truly a feel good song. So if your look something to add to your music library and Soul/R&B is your thing, definetly give Evan Coles a try.

GetConquer Artist Page
http://www.getconquer.com/evancoles

Eye The Realist: Real Rock Music

Alternative/Indie Artist: Eye the Realist

Straight out of Los Angeles, California comes Eye the Realist, a female fronted progressive pop rock band. Eye the Realist combines members from many different genres such as pop, acoustic, hardcore, metal, and rock.

A progressive pop/rock female fronted band. Based out of Los Angeles, Calif. with catchy/energetic vocals, driving guitars, smooth edgy bass lines, and dynamic/progressive styled drums.

Here is their latest hit “Perfect Permission” taken from the new album ‘Strains’

Josie Randle, an African American female who fronts Eye the Realist, provides melodic catchy vocal melodies and driving rhythm guitars. Connected with former drummer Mark Matas who helped write and record their EP. Thru their commanding/progressive drums comes a great dynamics that raises the bar on the LA pop-rock scene. Shortly after their release they picked up Kris Beeks, who holds down the bass, vocal harmonies with an aggressive presence. Sam Muro joined just in the time for tour and has brought very stylistic drumming into the Band.

Check them out at http://www.getconquer.com/eyetherealist

Grammy Nominated R&B Singer: Beau Vallis

Soil/R&B Artist: Beau Vallis

Beau Vallis is an R&B Singer from Miami, Florida. Best known for his debut duet with Kelly Rowland.

Grammy Nominated. Born and raised in the New York/ New Jersey area and surrounded by the arts and entertainment industry his entire life, BEAU VALLIS is burning his own path as a successful artist, songwriter, producer and engineer.

As a song writer and artist BEAU continues to write, sing, record and develop his own music and style; grounded by the guidance of the watchful eye of the people he respects.

He has been fortunate to work with and catch the attention and respect of artists and producers including Kelly Rowland, Pharrell, super producer ~ T Minus, Grammy award winning writer~ Robert EST Waller, Sean Paul, Nina Sky to name a few.

GetConquer Artist Page
http://www.getconquer.com/beauvallis

Website
http://www.beauvallis.com

Feel The Latin Groove With Trio Caliente

Latin, Pop, Brazilian Jazz: Trio Caliente

Trio Caliente is a 3-piece Latin group from Washington, D.C. offering a unique blend of Flamenco, Pop & Brazilian Jazz.

Since 2003, Trio Caliente has been enjoyed by political luminaries stateside and abroad; notable Fortune 500 companies; and venerated international organizations, festivals, and concert venues around the world.

Trio Caliente’s musicians have performed from coast to coast throughout the U.S. and in Spain, South America, Central America and the Middle East. Sharing the stage throughout the years with Jazz legends like Charlie Byrd, Keter Betts, and McCoy Tyner to Salsa superstars Jerry Rivera and Luis Enrique, members of Trio Caliente have also performed and recorded with Grammy-nominated jazz flautist, Nestor Torres, Latin Grammy-winner, Raul Jaurena, Shahin and Sepehr (Virgin/Higher Octave), and David Hidalgo of “Los Lobos.”

Whether providing elegant accompaniment to a formal dinner or sultry, throbbing rhythms that keep the dance floor packed all night long, Trio Caliente effortlessly creates the ideal atmosphere for any type of event. With vocals in Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, and English set to a wide array of Latin grooves, Trio Caliente’s sound is reminiscent of The Gipsy Kings, Buena Vista Social Club, Strunz & Farah, and Jobim— but with a flavor all their own.

GetConquer Artist Page
http://www.getconquer.com/triocaliente/

Website
http://www.triocaliente.com

Award Winning Ambience Of Mark Barnes

New Age, Instrumental Artist: Mark Barnes

Multi Award winning composer and musician, Mark Barnes, ThE BaD BoY oF ChilL OuT, will open your third eye – musically speaking.

Barnes’ music has been featured in numerous magazines and web sites, including EmmeK New Age and New Sounds Magazine (Dec. 2007) and AMMA AnR (Aug. 2007).

Barnes was also awarded the 2009 Soloist of the Year Award at the 19th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards, the 2010 & 2011 Composer of the Year at the 20th & 21st Annual Los Angeles Music Awards

Barnes’ work on the music for the Docu-Drama “City of Dreams” with 2 time Academy Award Nominee Carol Connors won the Best Theme Song at the 2011 TCI Film Festival. Songs from his “Alive” & “Storm Of Solace” CD releases have earned him the Outstanding Musician for the Instrumental / Soundtrack category at the Live Nation sponsored 7th & 8th Annual OutMusic Award, the Best Easy Listening Male Artist for the 2012 & 2014 Indie Music Channel Awards, Best Instrumental Male Artist for the 2015 Indie Music Channel Awards and Best Easy Listening Male Artist for the 2015 Easy Listening Music Awards.

The list goes on, but here are just a few awards since 2013:
2017 Indie Music Channel Awards Best Instrumental Male Artist
2016 Akademia Best Ambient Instrumental Album
2016 Akademia Best Ambient Instrumental Song
2016 Indie Music Channel Best Easy Listening Artist Award
2015 Indie Music Channel Best Instrumental Male Artist Award
2014 OMA Best Piano with Instrumentation Album Award
2014 Indie Music Channel Best Easy Listening Male Artist Award
2013 Annual Top 20 Album Award for Timeless Journey CD
2013 1st Ballot Round Grammy Certification for New Age & Pop Instrumental Album of the Year

He has 9 albums and his last one was “In The Beginning” in 2016. He posts #dailyserenade on his Facebook page and you can find his music at http://www.getconquer.com/markbarnes

A Taste Of Jazz With Danny Lerman

Jazz Artist: Danny Lerman

If you love jazz and saxophones you will love Danny Lerman. “Danny’s saxophone takes center stage, presenting melodies while snappy drum beats, bass pulses and keyboard swirls back him up. He embellishes, builds each piece, and works in improvised fire…”

Danny Lerman is a Contemporary Jazz of saxophonist, composer and singer. Danny has studied with Junior Walker’s legendary teacher, Charlie Atkins and at the music school of the University of North Texas and the Berklee School of Music as well as with Peter Ballin.

Danny Lerman has recorded and performed with Howard Hewett, Danny Boy, Bobby Lyle, Norman Connors and Jimmy Mngwandi. Danny has opened for Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker, Sergio Mendez, Richard Elliot, David Benoit, Eric Marienthal, the Ghetto Boys and Joe Lovano among others.

Check our his music at www.getconquer.com/dannylerman/

COUNTRY ARTIST CAITLIN KOCH

Country Artist: Caitlin Koch

Caitlin Koch is a Nashville-based Country Artist best known for her performances on Simon Cowell’s production,. “The X Factor, USA” Season 1.

Originally from Orchard Park, NY, Caitlin started singing in church. Early on, she was influenced by Elvis Presley due to her parents’ musical tastes. Caitlin attended Orchard Park HS where she was a scholar athlete.

In 2011, Caitlin took her talent to the international stage when featured as the singing rugby coach on Simon Cowell’s production, “The X Factor USA” on FOX network. Caitlin received a standing ovation for her version of “Stop In The Name Of Love” by The Supremes. She ranked in the TOP 8 of Cowell’s team, but was cut before the show went to a live audience.

Caitlin Koch – “The X Factor, USA” Season 1 Auditions. Performs “Stop In The Name Of Love” by The Supremes but done a little bit different.

In 2015, Caitlin followed her dream to Nashville, TN in pursuit of music as an independent artist.

“I was at a crossroads in my life. I was not where I wanted to be in my career, so I had two choices: give up, or make a move. I made a move”, says Caitlin.

She relocated to Nashville and immersed herself in all the city had to offer.

You can learn more about her and check out her music at http://www.getconquer.com/caitlin

MEET XAVIER ALLEN

Soul/R&B Artist: Xavier Allen

Genre: Soul/R&B
Hometown: Portland, OR

Xavier is a man of many talents, an entrepreneur of sorts. With music being his first true love.

This Singer/Song Writer, currently resides in Portland, Oregon. With great pride, Xavier has put together a very eclectic array of songs from his first music CD simply entitled “PEACE.”

With an infusion of funk from back in the day, the almost lost art of true R&B mixed with some serious soul and lightly dusted with a little pop/rock sprinkled with a touch of hip hop, this CD offers something for all to enjoy.