Described by many as a powerhouse vocalist, Suzanne Vick is a singer, songwriter & music instructor at RVP Studios in West Haven. Throughout her career, Suzanne has performed with a number of artists and bands throughout the state, including original southern rock band Creepin Charlie, the fun and sometimes-raucous duo "Big Yellow Taxi, and Electric Mayhem an 8-piece funk/rock band and winners of Best Funk Band in Fairfield Weeklys 2007 & 2008 Grand Band Slams.
Suzanne released her debut original solo album, The Brightness of Orchids in 2009. By combining elements of pop, rock and her own soulful style, she created a collection of songs with Brightness that span the emotional palette from light & breezy to dark & brooding. Suzanne was voted Best Singer/Songwriter in the New Haven Advocates 2010 & 2011 Grand Band Slams, and released her follow-up single, Sweet Thing in the beginning of 2011.
Lee-Ann Lovelace is a singer/songwriter from Waterbury, Connecticut who has performed on hundreds of stages throughout Connecticut, New York and beyond since 2004. She can charm you with hints of Jazz, then dig into Folk and Americana stylings, and then she will leave you floored with powerful Soul, Rock, Pop and Blues vocals all in one performance.
Her career began in a variety of bands who all won listeners choice awards for the The Hartford Advocate's Grand Band Slam and various other local competitions. Recently she won the pilot episode of Vocal Match for best singer, and she is now recording her original songs under her own name. Her first single and video is scheduled to drop by September 2021.
Lee-Ann has collaborated with the late, legendary producer Paul Leka, and she has opened for Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, Orleans, Rock & Roll Hall-of-Famer Ronnie Spector, and most recently, Christine Ohlman "The Beehive Queen." Some notable performances have been at The Towne Crier in Beacon, NY, The Bijou Theater in Bridgeport, CT, The Landis Theater in Vineland, NJ, Levitt Pavilion in Westport, CT, the Bushnell Park Stage in Hartford, CT.
Back to The Garden 1969, the premier Woodstock tribute band out of Yonkers, NY, added her to their full-time line-up in 2020. Also, for the last 8 years, she and guitarist George Lesiw have held a residency on Monday evenings at Crave in Ansonia, CT.
Alex Bach has been a professional songwriter, singer, and instrumentalist for ten years. In 2002, she toured Europe & the Middle East performing for the U.S. troops.
Alex's music can be found on iTunes, Amazon, and at Barnes & Noble. Her instructional DVD, "Guitar for Girls," is available at Guitar Centers around the U.S. and can be ordered online at www.rockhousemethod.com.
Inspired by artists of various genres spanning the decades, Heather Joseph has spent her years cultivating her vocal prowess. The early years in church choir or participating in her parent's band, - through her teenage years in All City choir and ultimately her first band - to now, where her diverse vocal abilities are utilized in many personal projects as well as sought out by others for theirs.
Bonnie Lee Panda is drawn to the family-oriented, storytelling, Americana tradition of country music, so much so that she took the leap and moved to Nashville, TN a year and a half ago. A Connecticut native, Bonnie Lee holds nothing back, delivering energetic, heartfelt and soulful performances and recordings. She relishes in the multi-facets of relationships, including with oneself, and loves putting them to music.
"Her voice is supple and expressive, one of the best instruments in the folk world,” says John Platt from WFUV 90.7 FM (Sunday Morning City Folk, New York City). Bonnie Lee frequently plays at writer’s nights in Nashville TN, as well as at other listening venues throughout the Northeast. In 2006, Bonnie Lee was named a finalist in the prestigious Plowshare’s songwriting contest in Phoenixville, PA. In 2004, Bonnie Lee advanced into the regional finals in the Nashville Star Competition, after winning the local finals. She has performed live and interviewed on Hartford CT’s WWYZ Country 92.5 FM.
Matt is a seasoned producer and session musician and long-time arranger/keyboardist/guitarist for the legendary Apollo Theater House Band who has worked with Stevie Wonder, will.i.am, Dionne Warwick, Snoop Dogg, Anita Baker, John Legend, and many others. Multi-instrumentalist who has worked in many genres from "yoga" music, to pop, to R&B, Jazz, and Folk.
Ricky Alan Draughn, new on the Smooth Jazz artist radar, is an independent R&B artist based out of Connecticut. He has been rated one of the hottest cutting-edge artists on the East Coast
Kevin Monroe & Devotion (Kevin Monroe Vanessa Brown Kyle Brown Simone Brown Tonya Ricks Erica Wilkins) are known as one of the best backup vocal groups in the industry. They have had the privilege of working with numerous Grammy Award producers and songwriters including Chris Davis and Harry Connick Jr. There vocal harmonies are second to none and there overall approach of love and kindness comes out in every note they sing.