SOLO ARTIST / JENNY SIMMONS My name is Matthew Wright and I’m a musician and singer/songwriter from Atlanta, currently based outside of San Diego, California. I’ve been lucky enough to play piano and sing for some truly wonderful artists. If you’re looking for some of my music you’ve come to the right place. I don’t have the words for what it means to spend time with you in this way, but I know it’s more than I could ask for. thank you for listening. Feel free to get in touch.
SOLO ARTIST Orlando-born, Nashville based artist Mr. Talkbox (Byron Chambers) is The World’s Top Talkbox Artist & Voice to the Intro of Multi Grammy award winning song 24K Magic by Bruno Mars. The sampled Voice on Kendrick Lamar's Loyalty featuring Rihanna & Featured on the 2019 Cardi B/Bruno Mars Collab, "Please Me" , just to name a few. As a solo artist, he’s had five #1 Singles in Japan, 2016 Grammy Award nomination & is a 2 time Dove Award Winner! Also is featured on the Gospel Smash Hit, "My God", by Cece Winans’, Nashville Life Music which peaked at #5 on The Gospel Top 100 Billboard Charts! He is also featured on the Gospel Classic “Jesus Is The Best Thing” By Martha Munizzi, “In The Middle” by Isaac Carree, “More Than A Lover Remix” by Grammy Winner Erica Campbell, ”Greater” by Marvin Sapp and the list Goes On! Mr. Talkbox has been making waves on social media and around the world! He has gained huge notoriety in the social media world through his hit Talkbox Pic Play Post Acapella videos of chart-topping covers as well as some of his original material. With over 15 million views (collectively) on Facebook, Mr. Talkbox has created a buzz that crosses genres. He's worked, performed & toured with such artists as Bruno Mars, T-Pain, Lyfe Jennings, Lecrae, *NSYNC, Earth Wind & Fire, Andy Mineo, Nathan East, TobyMac, Matthew West, Group 1 Crew and Jonathan Butler. In January 2020, Mr. Talkbox co-headlined the Yamaha Grand Stage at the 2020 NAMM show in Anaheim California with popular acts like Earth Wind & Fire, Sheléa (Star of The Clark Sisters Biopic), Avery*Sunshine, Kenny Loggins, Internet sensation Verbalase and Nathan East. The stage was hosted by legendary actor and comedian SINBAD in front of over 50k in attendance. Mr. Talkbox is showing no signs of slowing down! Ladies and Gentlemen, Introducing “Mr. Talkbox!”
TOBYMAC Dave is one of those guys you meet and instantly know he has the know-how to make incredible music. Although he has had the opportunity to play with the who’s who in the Christian music industry, Dave has always maintained his focus and hasn’t been distracted by the spotlight. Having been on the road for years with the best in Christian music, he is a tremendous asset for any musician that’s fortunate enough to be able and play with him.
BLUES COUNSEL / MICHAEL W. SMITH Blues Counsel started in 1987 as the unnamed Jam Band for the Kingdom Bound Christian Music Festival outside of Buffalo, NY. Some members have played together since the mid-seventies and even the newest members of BC have been with the band for over 15 years. Each member has a rich musical history with Blues Counsel as their touch point, playing together as often as they can. Like close friends whose conversation always picks up where it left off, no matter how much time has past, Blues Counsel's eclectic blend of Blues, Rock & a touch of Latin continues to deliver therapy for your soul with their newest recording "Muscle Shoals Sessions"
THE KATINAS OK, if you have been around the Christian Music scene, you have heard of The Katinas. There are qualities that make up a great band, but when you come down to the real stuff; it's the members that make the band great. Sam and his brother's know that apart from the Lord they can do nothing. This is the kind of attitude you encounter when hanging around Sam Katina. Not only does he set the pace for a time of worship, he understands that true worship happens way before the stage!
JEREMY CAMP Donnie discovered from a young age his passion to express himself through music. The son of a Michigan radio DJ and concert promoter, he was exposed to the music industry from the beginning. Opportunity came knocking when as a teenager, the church worship team needed a piano player. Donnie found a world of support from mentors that encouraged him to use his talents to lead people into worship. He later served on staff as a lead worship pastor at a church in West Texas. Since moving to Nashville in 2007, Donnie has enjoyed playing with such artists as Adie, Natalie Grant, and Drew Cline. Donnie currently tours as keyboardist with Jeremy Camp. Donnie is thankful for the opportunities he has been given in life and is excited to share his experience with students.
AFTER EDMUND After Edmund is a Grammy nominated Rock/Pop band from Atlanta, GA.