Kellindo Parker, Stefany Bryan
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- Stefany Bryan (8:15)
- Kellindo Parker (9:00)
- André Cymone (9:45)
Andre Cymone is an American musician, singer, songwriter and record producer. Raised in Minneapolis, Cymone and his schoolmate Prince layed the foundation for the revolutionary “Minneapolis sound”. After Prince signed a record deal he asked Cymone to join him as bass player for his band, pre-Revolution. In 1981 Cymone left Prince’s band and began his own solo career, releasing 3 new wave/funk fusion albums that spawned several R&B singles, including 1985’s Prince-penned Top 10 hit “The Dance Electric.” Cymone also established himself as an in-demand producer, co-writing and producing songs for a diverse array of acts, including Adam Ant, Tina Turner, and Jody Watley who’s Cymone produced self titled album won her a Grammy Award for “Best New Artist and gave her several top 5 hits including “Looking for a New Love”, “Still A Thrill”, and “Real Love”. In 2014, Cymone ended a self-imposed 27-year recording hiatus with the album The Stone, that saw the artist emerge with some of the most accomplished and personal music he’s ever made. The follow up album titled 1969 was released internationally in September 2017 and has received rave reviews. Andre is back in the Studio working on sixth full length album, this collection Cymone says “will be a Resurrection Of The Funk and a return to my roots”.
Kellindo Parker is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and lead guitarist for Janelle Monae. He began playing the guitar at the age of 8 and was propelled into the music scene under the guidance of his uncle, Maceo Parker, saxophonist for James Brown.
Since those early years, he has collaborated and co-arranged with Janelle Monae on multiple hits featured on her Grammy nominated albums, “Metropolis,” “Archandroid” and “Electric Lady.” His riff on “Tightrope“ was featured in Target’s 2010 ad campaign. Most recently, Kellindo co-wrote and was featured on Janelle’s “Dirty Computer” album, nominated for Best Album of the Year at the 2019 Grammy Awards. He has performed all over the world in the US, Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America. He has opened and performed with legends such as Prince, Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars, and Earth, Wind, and Fire among many others. He was an honorary guest and performer at Karl Lagerfeld’s Chanel Fashion Show in Dubai 2014. He has appeared on TV, film, and radio, including The Grammys, Saturday Night Live, Late Night with David Letterman, The Ellen Show, NBC’s The Today Show, The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, BET Awards and many others.
Kellindo is currently signed as a songwriter with SONY ATV and is independently debuting his first solo album. Kellindo’s passion for humanity, equality, positivity, and love are integral to his music and cherished by fans worldwide.
Stefany Bryan was classically trained in piano for 12 years but it wasn’t until recently that her singer-songwriter role has manifested into something outside of her piano at home. She is an LA transplant, originally from the rainy city of Seattle from where she draws much of her artistic and creative inspiration. Her songs tell truths about the bonafide sad-girl life through simple melodies and honest lyrics.
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