A full service jazz booking agency representing the best in established and emerging artists.
To give the talent buyer an excellent customer service experience; all the while protecting the integrity of our artists.
Originating in the jazz clubs of Washington, DC, the Fred Hughes Trio has been performing, recording and presenting clinics and workshops since 1989 and brings over three decades of musical experience to the stage. With Fred Hughes on piano, Amy Shook on bass and Frank Russo on drums, the groups performing credentials includes the Elkhart, Rehoboth, Cape May, East Coast, Clifford Brown and Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festivals, the 1996 Summer Olympics and tours to the Republic of Korea in 2001 and 2002. Find out why JazzTimes Magazine described the Trio as . . . Talent, Technique and Taste.
Steve was the guitarist and featured soloist with the Commodores, the U.S. Navy's premiere jazz ensemble, for 18 years and has appeared in concert twice with the "Great Guitars". Once with Herb Ellis and Charlie Byrd, (filling in for Barney Kessel), and once with Bucky Pizzarelli and Frank Vignola. He can be heard on numerous recordings, including six of his own. In 1987, his first, "Big Brass Bed Blues" received a 4 1/2-star rating from Downbeat Magazine, which called him . . .
"...fluent, assured, directly communicative...definitely one to watch".
Juanita's rapport with live audiences, combined with her God given ability and mesmerizing stage presence have been the driving force behind her acclaimed singing career. She has been a special quest vocalist at the Detroit/Montreux, Mobile, Miami, and Cape May Jazz Festivals, has performed at the White House for President Bill Clinton, and appeared live on "Nashville Now".
Find out why All About Jazz called her . . . A post-pop diva tour de force that would put Whitney or Mariah to shame.