Featured Artists Concert Series
D. EDWARD : Into the Groove
Talented Vocalist/Multi Instrumentalist has released his exciting debut album, Little Red Box, and has thrilled his fans around the world. After taking his live show to Bay Area festivals and to cities like Denver and San Diego, he is bringing his band to the intimate setting of Musically Minded Academy in his hometown.
D. Edward, who lives in Oakland, California, is currently promoting “Little Red Box” to radio around the country and it has been on the SmoothJazz.com Top 50 Radar Chart for 34 weeks and is currently at #21. His song “Truly” climbed up to #13 this past Summer on the FMQB Adult Contemporary chart.
His music is a combination of heartfelt lyrics, catchy melodies and solid grooves. The music is punctuated throughout with elements of pop, soul, jazz and latin.
He brings his 7 piece live band to Musically Minded Academy for a soulful groove-filled evening of music from Little Red Box as well as songs from his upcoming release. There will be some new unplugged version of songs incorporated exclusively for this show.
The band features accomplished Bay Area musicians who have worked with Club Nouveau, Sammy Hagar, Sheila E., Bobby Brown, Lenny Williams, MC Hammer and Goapele.
He is also an accomplished percussionist playing and touring with legendary R&B group Con Funk Shun.
D. Edwards be giving away free Little Red Box download cards from CD Baby to the first 30 ticket buyers.
"D. Edward’s LITTLE RED BOX shines brilliantly with an abundance of creativity and freshness!"
~Scott O’Brien, SmoothJazz.com
"The first single "Truly", is as sincere and heartfelt as one could ever feel, and experience. We are "Truly" impressed with D. Edward and his debut recording!"
~Cliff Gorov , Gorov Music Marketing
"D. Edward does it with near-perfect intonation, bouncing off words, squeezing phrases, and bending vowels."
~Rachel Swan - East Bay Express
When & Where
Musically Minded Academy
Phone: 510 601 5700