Vocalist Jeff Hall (Mahogany Digital label), discovered by renowned Kansas City crooner Kevin Mahogany, will appear at Lone Wolf Coffee Company (Ballwin, MO) on May 20, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. with a special appearance by pianist Monika Herzig (Owl Studios label).
Hall recently released his “Cadillac Club” and “Detour Ahead” singles to radio that is spinning across the nation on both traditional and smooth jazz stations.
Lone Wolf Coffee Company is located on the south side of 15480 Clayton Road, just west of Kehrs Mill Road and is quickly becoming a local hangout for music lovers, outdoor enthusiasts and lovers of wholesome coffee house cuisine. www.lonewolfcoffeecompany.com.
More about Jeff Hall:
Discovered by Kevin Mahogany, Jeff Hall has the vocal prowess reminiscent of jazz legend Mark Murphy. Hall brings a new urgency and street sense to traditional jazz, as evidenced by his vocal presentation and his onstage appearance. Hall defines a new direction for vocal jazz.
“When I heard Jeff, there was a quality in his voice there was a uniqueness to his sound,” Mahogany said with regard to his decision to introduce Jeff to the public. As a lyricist himself, Mahogany recognized Hall’s outstanding talent and assigned him the task of writing the lyrics to “Cadillac Club.”
Jeff Hall’s “Cadillac Club” and “Detour Ahead” were the first singles to launch the new Mahogany Digital label. All Jeff Hall singles are available through various online retailers like iTunes, Amazon.mp3 and Rhapsody. Please visit www.jeffhallmusic.com or www.mahoganydigital.com for more information and appearance dates.
More about Monika Herzig:
A faculty member at Indiana University, Dr. Monika Herzig has also performed at many prestigious jazz clubs and festivals, such as the Indy Jazz Fest, Cleveland’s Nighttown, Louisville’s Jazz Factory, the W.C. Handy Festival, Jazz in July in Bloomington and Cincinnati, Columbus’ Jazz & Rib Fest, to name just a few. Groups under her leadership have toured Germany and have appeared at events featuring acts like Tower of Power, Sting, the Dixie Dregs, Yes, and more.
In addition to numerous recordings with the fusion group BeebleBrox, she has produced four albums as leader of the Monika Herzig Acoustic Project. What Have you Gone and Done was voted one of the 10 best recordings of 2007 by indymusic.com. Peace on Earth was released locally in 2008 and was released nationally in 2009 under the Owl Studios label to rave reviews. A new project is planned for release in 2011. Please visit www.monikaherzig.com or www.owlstudios.com for more information.