In the Studio 



 

Singer  Danny Grae             
is currently "In Studio" !         

   

Danny's Bio....... A country singer with a flair for drama, dark good looks, and a personality
that'll make you feel right at home. Danny grew up in the Motor City of Detroit.  The "Motown Sound" was in it's
 heyday then and Danny considers it to be his first major musical influence. Throughout high school Danny performed
with the choir and a select madrigal group. He also acted and sang in all of the high school plays and was given the
 “Dramatics Achievement Award” by his acting coach. After graduating high school, Danny joined a local theater group,
 but soon after felt the bright lights of Broadway beckoning. Just turning 19 years old, he moved to New York City to
 make his mark as an actor. But as fate would have it, Danny soon found that his true passion was in singing. So he
 began working with Lynda Sharman - one of the best voice teachers in New York. Years of classical voice training has
 helped develop what has been described as a rich “chocolate brown” voice that is equally comfortable with today's
popular country sound as well as yesterday's country croonin'.

Danny started out singing popular standards in cabarets. Then one hot summer night, he saw the movie
 “Coal Miner’s Daughter” and realized that he truly enjoyed country music. Through the movie he discovered
Patsy Cline and on his own found Hank Williams and Dolly Parton - all strong musical influences. But was the
 New York audience ready for a country singer from the Midwest ? Danny gave it his best shot, but it wasn't
an easy sell. So, encouraged by his “look” he switched gears to rock music which was very popular in New York
clubs at the time. However, while making the rounds of the rock clubs, he continued listening to country music.
 
Through the music of artist K.T. Oslin he realized that his artistic heart was still into country music.
He had read that K.T. was an actress for several years and had recently switched gears back to country music.
It was the push that he needed to follow his heart and do the same. New York was starting to warm up to country
then, so the timing seemed perfect.  Danny felt that with his background in country, rock and Motown he could
come up with a sound that would compliment today’s country music yet be true to country’s roots.
It turned out to be a good decision.

Since coming back to country music, Danny hooked up with country legend Colonel Buster Doss
and Stardust Records. Danny’s songs have been heard on several Stardust CD compilations and charted on many
independent radio stations in the United States and abroad. He is also the recipient of several King Eagle Awards
including “Country Male Rising Star Of The Year” for 2003.

Danny is currently finishing recording his first CD with his producer, Diana B. and continues performing locally. 

 

Stay tuned for some "Sample Tracks" coming soon.....

 


 


 

 

 Julia Schmidt , a singer/songwriter from Columbia, NJ has been "In Studio"
 often, recording her original songs and vocal tracks for artists she connects with on a website
called Broad Jam. Basically it works like this. Song writers seeking vocalist's, vocalist's seeking
songwriters (and pretty much everything in between connected to the Arts) connect on the Broad
Jam
website. They may be looking to collaborate with other musicians, post some of their material
for others to listen to and comment on or simply just being social with the music community.
Julia is a very talented artist with a beautiful voice.  Check out  the links below and be sure to
listen to "The Gift" written by Donovan Tucker and Adam Avery, featuring Julia on vocals.  Enjoy !!


 

 
 

Some sample tracks for your listening pleasure !!

 



from a Christmas album Julia is working on :

Silent Night

Winter Wonderland

 

Why Not Dance With Me 
Copyright © 2014 V. Staropoli & C. Mechenbier

....and Julia covers
Landslide  (Stevie Nicks)

Video of "The Gift" featuring Julia Schmidt

 

Stay Eleven     Copyright © 2015 Julia Schmidt
A new song written and recently recorded by Julia for her
11 year old daughter Brooke !!

Music for the backing track performed by Peter Schwepker,
Saxophones performed by Paul Messina
******Enjoy !!******

 



 




 

 

Amigos Amigos with Dan Silverstein on drums, Tina Aragona on bass,
Nick Evans on guitar and Chuck Salamone on guitar and vocals have completed
their first album entitled,
It's Okay They're Not Listening !! Featuring twelve original
songs collaboratively written by the band, the musical style of this record blends
the genres of rock and flavors them with everything from Punk to Jazz.

 


 


 Dan        Chuck       Tina        Nick 

 

 



 


Check out these Sample Tracks !!


I Don't Want To Be Famous
Divide Yourself
It's Okay They're Not Listening
Bucking Ben Stanton
Curtain Call


 

Check out Amigos Amigos on Facebook !!

all songs copyright © 2014 Amigos Amigos



 
   


News Flash !  Amigos Amigos

"It's Okay, They're Not Listening"

now available on  iTunes ,
 
CD Baby
and Spotify  !!

Go Get Yours !!!

 





 


 

 
 
 
 

Bill Clinton recently completed recording a new original song entitled
"Rolling Thunder" (So Loud  and Clear). The song was written to commemorate our fallen hero's
who have given all in the defense of our country. Bill is a professional entertainer who has been
involved in country music for many years. He is the founder and director of Bill Clinton's Country
Music Productions
, which has hosted such Grand Ole Opry stars as Billy Walker, Justin Tubb
(Ernest Tubb's Son), Tommy Cash (brother of Johnny Cash), David Rogers and Little Jimmy Dickins
along with many other notable country music entertainers. Bill is presently producing many concerts
and benefits for various area churches and other organanizations.

 



 

Bill Clinton
 

Bill Clinton's band The Keystone Troubadours
Jim Daniels, Jim Thompson, Bill Clinton, Ann Brown and Bill Ponnett

 


Listen to a sample of : Rolling Thunder-So Loud and Clear
Copyright © 2012 Bill Clinton (music), Paul Clymer (lyrics)


Click the link to view a YouTube video of Bill performing the new single.
 

 

 

 

 
 

Eugene Amici recently completed recording an original song entitled
 "Secret Life" at Hilltop. Eugene played all the guitars, sang the vocals
 with Lori Blois singing  backing vocals and we added some sequenced drums.


 

 

Eugene and I   "In Studio"



 

Secret Life
 

Copyright © 2012 Eugene Amici


 


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