Funk/Jazz/Soul music artist Cliff Beach has been performing live for more than 15 years in Los Angeles. The Berklee-trained singer/songwriter/keyboardist and DC native has created a style of music he coins as “Nu-funk”, a hybrid of soul, traditional R&B, jazz, funk and neo-soul which he performs regularly throughout Southern California. In 2013, Cliff released the highly anticipated “Who the Funk is Cliff Beach?” EP, independently, which was nominated for three LA Music Awards including “Record of the Year” and one Hollywood Music in Media award). Cliff also received national press in a featured live review in Music Connection Magazine in Nov. 2013 and was a featured performer at TEDx Napa Valley in March 2014. in 2017 Cliff's album “The Gospel According to Cliff Beach”, was nominated for an Independent Music Award (Funk/Fusion Jam Album) and winner of 2 Global Music Awards. His video for the single "Delilah" won best Music Video at the 2018 Divulge Dancers' Film Festival in Hollywood,CA. Cliff is a voting Member of NARAS, a Songwriter and Publisher with BMI and an award-winning member of Toastmasters International. PR by Tiny Human, Radio Promotion by Distiller Promo/Sanford Co, Licensing by SoundX3 and booking by Definitive Talents worldwide. Distribution by California Soul Music. Endorsed by TC Helicon. Cliff is currently set to release new singles in 2019, "Movin' On" feat. Alex Nester and "Confident" feat. The MB's.
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Brian Sturges is an actor, comedian, director, writer and musician. He is the writer, director and composer of the feature-length film, Wall of Flesh: A Vintage Comedy, and can be seen in the films, Elijah’s Ashes, God of Thunder and Hee. Brian’s on-stage credits include Candidate Confessions, The Lollygaggers, The Really Awesome Improv Show, as well as various stand up and improv performances. In 2015, Brian debuted his one-man show, Poor Life Choices, which he wrote, directed, and performed at The Second City Studio Theatre in Hollywood. As a session player on guitar, bass, piano and harmonica, he has recorded for Red Lobster, Disney and Warner Brothers Records and was the Musical Director for The Second City Hollywood premium show Hell County, Florida. In 2018, Brian wrote and directed the music video Delilah, winning Best Music Video at The Divulge Dancers’ Film Festival. Brian also composed, arranged and orchestrated the 2019 Wall of Flesh: A Vintage Comedy soundtrack which contains 21 Jazz Fusion compositions and 2 Gospel tracks. He is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and The Second City Improv, Conservatory and Long Form Programs.