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Showing posts with label Trudy Lynn. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Trudy Lynn. Show all posts

Monday, March 23, 2015

Trudy Lynn has a new release coming

Shown: Ms Trudy Lynn with guitar legend Paul "Lil Buck" Sinegal to be featured on several tracks

2015 BMA Nominated
Blues Great Trudy Lynn
Back In The Studio

CD release date early May 

Ms. Trudy Lynn has personally chosen her musicians and the doors are locked tight at Rock Romano's Red Shack Recording Studios and with good reason.  Trudy has once again personally chosen the numbers that the CD will host and this team of very experienced artists are working toward recording another smash hit.  2014 found Trudy's "Royal Oaks Blues Cafe'" on the Connor Ray Music label topping Billboard's blues album chart at #1 while radio airplay charts revealed Trudy in the top five for four months in a row.  To say that the enthusiasm in the studio is at an all time high this time around could almost be an understatement.

"I have worked with Trudy on more than one project in the studio.  She's always a pro and knows what she wants the end result to be.  It's a pleasure to work on these projects with her.  This time around she's added Lil Buck Sinegal on lead guitar and they have worked together before.  This project is moving along at a nice pace and I look for cool things to come out of the experience", Rock Romano, Red Shack Recording Studios.

Trudy will be at the Blues Music Awards in Memphis in May and then move on to headline at the T-Bone Walker Blues Fest and then a week later she will be on the main stage at the Pop Ferguson Blues Festival. If you haven't seen Trudy live it would be a treat...

Trudy's website:
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Trudy Lynn records on the Connor Ray Music label which is a full service label hosting some of the
best artists within the
blues industry

Trudy Lynn's
"Royal Oaks Blues Cafe'" release rose to high acclaim in 2014 and moved up the charts to number one

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Connor Ray Music Label Announces CEO

Photo: John Abbey, Trudy Lynn

Connor Ray Music Label Announces New CEO

Music industry veteran John Abbey takes the helm January 2015

Houston, Texas based Connor Ray Music announced today that John Abbey will assume control of the day to day operations as General Manager and CEO. Connor Ray Music was originally founded in 1995. Steve Krase, Founder and President of Connor Ray Music, had this to say about the announcement,  “John Abbey is one of the most well-known personalities in this business and brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership to the company. We are excited about the future of Connor Ray Music with John at the helm!”
John Abbey commented, "I found everyone within Connor Ray and those around Connor Ray to be on the same page. Everyone wants to accomplish the same goals and the unity is amazing.  We will be keeping our eyes open for artists that are of the same mind set. Those that join the Connor Ray family can expect a top notch team to be behind them.  This is truly an exciting time for all of us."
In 2014 Connor Ray Music releases rose to the number 1 and number 3 spots on Billboard's Blues Chart.  Trudy Lynn's “Royal Oaks Blues Cafe'” reached the coveted number 1 spot and Steve Krase's current release “Buckle Up” reached number 3 and is currently moving up on the Americana charts with crossover hits such as "Jolene". 
John Abbey has a long track record in the music industry dating back to the 1960’s when he founded the UK based “Blues and Soul” magazine in 1966. He later went on to work for “Duke Records” and founded the “Action”, “Mojo” and “Contempo” record labels before founding the famed Ichiban Records in 1985 where he helped develop the career of Connor Ray artist Trudy Lynn and many others.
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Trudy Lynn's Royal Oaks Blues Cafe'
is in international distribution and available almost everywhere
Returning recently from the Lucerne Blues Festival Steve Krase's hot new release had moved to number 3 on Billboard's Blues Chart
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