classic rock

Jon River Will Wow Listeners With Soulful Tracks

New Music Will Carry You Away

Newport, Rhode Island – July 27, 2020 – Instrumental rock artist Jon River is hoping to reach listeners through his skillful guitar tracks. The upcoming EP, “Learning to Fly,” will take listeners into the clouds.

“Learning to Fly” is a 6-track EP full of Jon’s talented singing with the guitar by Declan Jenkins. Listeners will also hear Jon’s talent in writing song lyrics that touch the soul. It is Rock music with its roots in the 70s & ’80s with a modern production sound. The EP was recorded at the Music Building in NYC in conjunction with 2 New York-based musician/producers, Liam & Declan Jenkins

Jon River Was Born In Fall River, Massachusetts. He Took Up Playing Guitar At The Age Of 13, Which Was When His Love For Writing Music Was Born.

Happy Curmudgeons Make Way for “2nd Chances” With New Single

New Rock Single Out September 27; New Album Out Early 2020


Grand Blanc, Michigan – September 11, 2019 – Happy Curmudgeons are well, more than happy to announce the release of the lead single from their upcoming 2020 release, “2nd Chances.”

Written by their own Amy Dixon-Lavery and Dave Hamilton, “2nd Chances” was then produced by none other than the Bob Seger Band’s Mark Byerly who also did the string arrangement as well. Alongside those three heavy hitters were a handful of other talents from the Bob Seger Band; Jim “Moose” Brown (B3 organ), and Laura Creamer, Barbara Payton, and Cathleen Wiley on backing vocals. Rounding out the myriad of skilled performers found on this track are Detroit legend and award-winner Takashi Iio (bass), Rick Beamon (drums), David Patton (violin), and Chaz Oswley (cello).

Almost a dozen musicians in all came