Who has reached the Stratosphere...

STRATOSPHERIC PERFORMERS

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ERIC DURHAM - Composer, Musician, Performer, Producer, Mix-Mastering

SARAH MCLAWLER - Composer, Musician, Performer of Jazz Standards, All Women Band

MICHAEL POWERS - Composer, Musician, Performer of Blues & Classic Rock 

ANGEL ROSE - Composer, Musician, Performer of Jazz Opera 

 

GRAPHIC ARTIST   CHARLES FRAZIER, creator of STARTOONZ

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ABOUT THE OWNER:  TOPSY

Copyrights, Music Publishing, Marketing Director to:

5x Blues Music Award Nominee MICHAEL POWERS, Grammy Nominee ANGEL ROSE, Hammond B-3 & small female combo Pioneer & octogenarian SARAH McLAWLER, funkmaster producer ERIC DURHAM; The Eddie Durham Estate.

- Jefferson Blues Magazine writeup    pdf

Created and maintains:

DURHAMJazz.com

MICHAELPOWERS.com

WIX.COM/ERICDURHAMSr/TOPGROOVE

STRATOSPHERICTALENT.Webs.com

Daughter of AMERICAN JAZZ and N.A.R.A.S. Hall of Famer: EDDIE DURHAM, Sr. pioneer of Amplified Guitar, pioneer of "non-pressure performance technique" for brass, Arranger of IN THE MOOD, creator of Swing Music, composer of TOPSY, I DON'T WANT TO SET THE WORLD ON FIRE, SWINGIN THE BLUES, BLUES IN THE GROOVE, many more... (youtubes).  "Of the major groups active during the Swing Era, only the orchestras of Duke Ellington and Earl Hines were unaffected directly by the talents of Eddie Durham."  Professor Dave Oliphant     

 

 

Former Board Member of seminal, grassroots organization AmSong, Inc. who spearheaded the SONNY BONO COPYRIGHT TERM EXTENSION ACT (1996) - signed by former President William Clinton.  This Act expands by twenty years, the term of ALL copyrights before they fall into public domaine.  AmSong's Board included Hoagy Bix Carmichael, Mary Rodgers, James Hammerstein, Jack Lawrence, Thelonious Monk, Jr., Jamie Bernstein, Edwina (W.C.) Handy, Michael Strunsky, David Lahm (for Dorothy Fields), and Elizabeth Peters, all under the counsel & direction of Lisa Alter, Esq.

 

-Member and former Board Member of The International Women In Jazz (IWJ).

-Member and former Board Member of The Harlem Swing Dance Society.

-Principal of Swingin the Blues! Durham Music Publishing, Inc. (DurhamJazz.com)
 
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