SOUL RISING IS A MIXTURE OF HIGH ENERGY POP-ROCK DELIVERED WITH SOUL THAT IS KNOCKING AUDIENCES OUT WHEREVER THEY PERFORM THE KILLER VOCAL
Masquarade Concert @ The Federal Bar on Sep 01, 2016.
SOUL RISING is a Southern California based all original-pop rock band that has played 100+ shows From 2014-2016
the group got four nominations in the Los Angeles Music Awards for: Best Rock Band, Best New Artist. Best Female Lead Vocalist Best Rock Drummer Best Rock Lead Guitarist - the group took 1st 2nd or 3rd in all categories -This year
Soul Rising is nominated again in the same categories in both the LA Music Awards and the HMMA - Hollywood Music in Media Awards The Band is comprised of a spectacular group of multi-talented Artist that allows them to cross all genres
Vonzell, also known as “Baby V,” is an internationally known singer, songwriter, producer, recording artist, model and actress. Second runner-up on the fourth season of the hit FOX Television series, American Idol. Although she has been compared to many music industry veterans, like Aretha Franklin and Beyoncé, this young powerhouse continues to prove that she’s not just another newcomer to the entertainment industry. Her grace, elegance, vocal range and electrifying performance wow fans all over the world. Vonzell has toured with a variety of shows ranging from American Idol to Broadway and as a spokesperson for the United States Postal Service. She has also been seen on prime time talk shows such as The Tyra Banks Show and Regis and Kelly. Following her amazing performance on American Idol, she created and launched her own record label and publishing company. Vonzell has recently released a highly anticipated album, “True Story,” on which she wrote and produced songs telling her life’s journey. Vonzell is also gaining notoriety as a co-writer for the “OMG Girlz” hit “Gucci This Gucci That.”
Rosalyn "Rosie: Lockhart
A multitalented singer, songwriter, graphic designer and makeup artist. Rosalyn was born and raised in the beautiful US Virgin Islands, where her family’s love for music was engrained within her from a very early age. Growing up in a strict Christian household and having a minister for a father, proved to be one of the best foundations for this powerhouse vocalist. Her range, harmonies and vocal versatility are unmatched and some have even deemed her the “Harmony Queen”.
With musical influences from various genres as well as studying vocalists like Brandy, Celine Dion, Barbra Streisand, Mariah Carey, Pink and Shania Twain, Rosalyn is no ordinary talent. Her writing is honest, witty and relatable. Her performances are inspirational proving that there is much more than meets the eye.
Rosalyn attended Barry University in Miami, Florida, where she earned a BFA in Graphic Design. Her love for creativity lead her to Los Angeles in December 2011, where she enrolled at All About Face Academy to become a Certified Makeup Artist. She has also studied commercial acting and is currently studying as a Voiceover Actress. Rosalyn constantly continues to work on her craft; writing, rehearsing and improving her artistry with the intention of sharing her many gifts with the world.
Ms. Laura Grig is a unique musical artist, a singer whose overwhelming popularity spans far beyond her home
country of Russia, where she is considered a major star. With over a decade of professional career, Ms. Grig
has toured the world, performed at the top electronic music venues in over 200 cities of Russia, Ukraine,
Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Germany, Turkey, Europe, Asia and the USA. The hit songs of Ms. Grig are
sold worldwide, they are being remixed by DJ’s all across the globe, as they are being played and danced to
in the most prestigious nightclubs and lounges the world over. The uniqueness of the act of Ms. Grig is the
combination, a fusion of Jazz, Soul and R’n’B styles seamlessly intertwined with electronic music genres,
such as the House music. The synthesis, created by Ms. Grig knows no analogs anywhere in the world, as she
decidedly leads the way with her artistry, innovating and dictating the perception of female vocal electronic
music, captivating the hearts of the most sophisticated music lovers, critics and connoisseurs. Owing to her
popularity, Ms. Grig has become the face and the brand ambassador of numerous fashion designer brands,
clothing campaigns, to an extent that an haute couture clothing line of one of Russia’s award winning top
trendsetters bears the name of Ms. Grig’s hit song “Russian Soul”. In fact, Ms. Grig is considered an absolute
leader in the electronic vocal music genre today. Respected and recognized by professionals and experts in her country, and admired by millions of people worldwide.
SANDRO was born and raised in Sao Paulo Brazil, and have been playing drums/percussion for over twenty five years. After attending “Los Angeles Music Academy” he found a great opportunity to exchange cultures recording and touring with “Living Word Community Church of Los Angeles”.Sandro has been working professionaly in U.S.A. ever since, not only on the gospel field but with many other artists going from Brazilian music, Contemporary jazz, R&B , Modern Rock , and Classical as well…such as: “George Duke”, “Airto Moreira” and “Flora Purim”, “Dori Caymmi”, “FabianaPassoni”, “Elba Ramalho”, “Teena Marie”, “Van Hunt” , “Wah Wah Watson”, ” Olie Woodson” ( The Temptations ), “Laurin Hill”, “Alphonso Jhonson”, “Jeffrey Osborne”, ” Matthew Garisson”, “Jimmy Haslip”, “Russel Ferrante”, “Howard Hewett”, “The Stylistics” and many more.
He has also been touring and recording With Airto Moreira’s Jam Band ( Europe, U.S ), Brasil Brazil show ( U.S.A, South America, Korea ) P-Funk former member “Starr Cullars” and funk guru “George Clinton” all over U.S.A. and “The Welsh Choir Of California”, directed by great film composer “Michael J. Lewis”. Some international artists that he has worked with, R&B singer “Lamar” (UK) produced by the legendary “Lamont Dozier” (The Supremes , Diana Ross, etc.), rock band “The Storm” ( Denmark ), produced by the legendary rock guru “Roy Thomas Baker” ( Queen, Stones, Journey, etc.), Marcus Boeltz ( Germany ), “Cesar Fhope”, “Max Robert”, “Albano Sales” , “Elba Ramalho” ( Brazil ), “Cesar Fhope” , “Giovanna Gattuso” ( Italy ), latin pop star “Debi Nova”( Costa Rica ), and many projects from China as well
As both keyboardist and pianist, Daniel has had the fortunate to work with a stylistically wide array of artists and talent which has included the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and Rock 'n' Roll's iconic originator Little Richard.
Recently, He worked in both live and studio environments with artists from abroad such as the Canadian band Pride Tiger (Juno nominated Rock Album of the Year "The Lucky Ones" - 2008), British singer-songwriter Nick Howard and worked with Finland's The 69 Eyes on their CD release "Back In Blood", Australian band Parkway Drive on their CD release "Atlas", as well as the current CD release "The Last Patrol" from Monster Magnet. Other Los Angeles, CA and national acts He has worked with have included Johnnie Burton, Tru Collins, RJ Comer, Dance Hall Pimps, DJ Drea, The Flys, Leela Grant, Courtenay Green, Erik Janson, Kiss Electrik, Bonnie McKee , Town & Country Band, The Swansons and Ted West.
Prior to that Daniel was the musical director and keyboardist for singer-songwriter and A&M Records recording artist E.G. Daily (Tearing Down the Walls) as well as the recording and touring keyboardist for Los Angeles CA's now cult-status opera - rock band Mozart for several years.
Peripherally, Daniel has had original songs placed in the New York City production of "Wickets" (producers Clove Galilee and Jenny Rogers) at the 3LD Technology Center as well as a co-written song placed in the number 1 rated ABC Family Channel holiday feature film "The Dog Who Saved Christmas". Additionally, "Baby In Bliss" a meditation CD and DVD for In The Loving, Inc. that I co-wrote, arranged and performed on has been released.
Of Los Angeles CA's roster of talented musicians, Daniel has had the privelege of performing alongside and recording with Adrian Andres (Cirque du Soliel), Steve Fekete (Avril Lavigne), Jeff Kluesner, Rafael Moreira (Pink), Marcus Watkins (Nina Hagen), Brian Young (David Lee Roth), Al T. Berry (Kelly Clarkson), Paul Ill (Christina Aguilera), Marc Doten, Jeff McElroy (Kitaro), Jenn Oberle (Five For Fighting), Mario Pagliarulo (Serj Tankian), Miiko Watenabe (Gwen Stefani), Ralf Balzer (Joey Santiago), Joe Berardi (Stan Ridgeway), DJ Bonebrake (X), Ty Dennis (The Doors Revival), Sandro Feliciano (Teena Marie), Chris Olivas (Berlin), Walter Kibby (Fishbone), London LeGrand (Brides of Destruction) and many others.
Producers Daniel hasworked with includes Neil Avron, Roy Thomas Baker / RTB Audio Visual Productions, Gregg DeBelles, Michael Vail Blum, Rick Fleishman, Brad Gilderman, Rob Hill, Chris Johnson, Eddie DeLena, Matt Hyde, Harvey Mason Jr., Mike Masters, Micah Plissner, Shepard Stern (Sternworld Productions), Narada Michael Walden as well as others.
Daniel has worked for,and has been affiliated with the following record labels: A&M Records, Buena Vista / Disney Records,Cleopatra Records, EMI Records (USA & Canada), EMI / Virgin Records (Finland), Epitaph Records, IRS / Bachoven Musicwerks, Interscope / Trauma Records, Napalm Records, SBK Records, Teichiku Records (Japan), Top Records (Italy), EMI / Toshiba Records (UK), Virgin Records, Warner Bros. Records and Zenext Records (Japan).
Stig Mathisen is a guitarist and educator from Northern Norway, currently residing in Los Angeles. Stig has a Masters and a Doctoral degree in guitar performance from the University of Southern California, where he graduated with numerous awards for outstanding achievements. He studied Classical guitar at Tromso University for over 6 years, and has worked extensively as a freelance guitarist and university lecturer in both Norway and in the U.S. An eclectic guitarist by nature, Stig is equally comfortable with rock, jazz and classical music, and has rubbed shoulders with numerous world-class musicians over the years. A passionate explorer and a relentless seeker of all knowledge pertaining to guitar, improvisation, composition, music history and music philosophy, he has been on a quest since his formative years to discover the inner mechanics and the deeper secrets of music. Stig is currently the Chair of the Guitar Program (GIT) at MI.
- Vonzell Solomon
- Lead Vocals
- Rosalyn Lockhart
- LAURA GRIG
- Adrian Jones
- Vocalist,Vocal Coach
- Daniel Alexander
- Stig Mathisen
- Lead Guitarist
- Sandro Feliciano
- Drums, Percussions
- Michael Mcbay
|Sep 01, 2016||Masquarade Concert @ The Federal Bar
|Aug 31, 2016||Howl At The Moon
|Jun 28, 2016||Winner Round 1 battle Of The Vans(Warped Tour)
|May 14, 2016||Perform With Macy Gray
|Date||Event Title||Location||Type||More Info|
|Jun 24, 2016||Music Box||San Diego, CA||Performance||Details|
|Jun 25, 2016||Bardot||Los Angeles , CA||Performance||Details|
|Jun 28, 2016||Battle Of The Van's @ Five Star Bar||Los Angeles, CA||Performance||Details|
|Jul 13, 2016||Battle Of The Van's @Killarney's||,||Performance||Details|
|Jul 21, 2016||Battle Of The Van's @DTSA Underground||,||Performance||Details|
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