Bio

Drake Management

Van Waller - Empowerment Speaker

As a Certified Toastmaster:

Van has won numerous awards and competitions as an outstanding speaker Van Waller was a conference speaker for the Toastmasters international Annual Conference 1999' in the Bay Area.Van Waller is the owner of I AM-UNLIMITED ( Motivation 4 Life) which provide motivational products and service that are designed to: motivate,inform,encourage and inspire individuals, organizations, corporations and students to face and overcome personal and professional obstacles in life which confidence, courage and determination. This is done primarily by focusing on the following four areas; Motivational Speaking-Personal Development- Promotional Services & Presentation Skills.

Business Owner:

Former Television Host:

Toastmasters International:

Former RCM Youth Director:

Van Speaks For:

Corporations

Businesses

Churches

Schools

K' Roulin - vocalist

Kimberly J. Roulin aka K' Roulin, is know for her Smooth, Sultry, and Jazzy tones. Captivating her audience with angelic,soulful, sweet riffs that make you feel good! K' Roulin has embodied the age of good soul music into her own unique style of what has become know as "Graffiti Soul" . Delivering heart-felt vocals that come from a place of past experiences,loves and pain:raw emotions anyone can relate to.She was fortunate to train with Oakland vocal coach Jacki Harrison who coached En Vogue, Jeffery Osbourne.Being from the San Francisco Bay Area where she played many venues including Yoshi's and live performances at SF Radio Station 89.5FM KPOO with her band then called "kimba & Graffitti Soul". Her approach to R&B, Neo-Soul and Jazz is unique,but familiar.Now after moving to Los Angeles in 2011, K'Roulin went to work developing into a multi-faceted soul singer-style.

Hannibal - Comedian/Actor/writer

Hannibal Thompson Comedy DVD Let me tell my Story on Sale Now @Hannibalthompson.com , He has performed all across the country. Mills casino coos bay Oregon,San Jose improv, comedy Store Los Angeles ,Comedy Factory Canada, New York, improv comedy club Kansas city,Funny Bone comedy club iowa.Hannibal is an accomplished stand up comedian and actor who has been preforming and studying acting, drama sketch and stand-up comedy since he was eight years old. This young star has worked with comedy such as Mark Curry Sinbad,Bill Bellamy. 

Daniel - electric guitar

Daniel Coffeng  hails originally from Amsterdam. The Netherlands and brings a new. unique technical fluidity and energy to post bop and Avant - garden jazz   improvisation. growing up as part of a huge muilt racial family, he was at a very  young age exposed to a lot of different music and cultures from all over the world. Daniel Coffeng isan honors graduate from the Guitar institute of technology where he studied guitar with Sid Jacobs, Carl Schroeder, Scott Henderson, Ross Bolton and Brett Garsed. He has played , toured written and recorded with numerous artist in a variely of style such as Steve Tavaglione, Nelson Braxton among others. He also played on several films soundtracks, most notably the movie "Homecoming" directed by Eugene Ashe of Seven letter World Films in New York City. He reside in Los Angeles CA and works as a preforming guitarist, freelance studio musician and music educator.    

Nina, KaSandra, Kim - Bay Area Cooking & Conversation TV Show

The Show premise center around three African-American woman alternating cooking a new recipe each show  and all three participating in conversations around current events,relevant topics and just great girl talk. Some of the shows will feature guest (political,professional and subject matter experts ) who will join in the conversation as well as sharing favorite recipes. The show hosts' will also film on location at various places,including some lesser know restaurants in the bay area.

( You can watch the TV Show on AT&T U-verse ch 99 Vallejo network on Sunday 6pm )

Kenny Hawkins - Composer

Flutist, saxophonist and composer,Kenny Hawkins has led and preformed in Jazz and Afro-Cuban groups for 25 years. He is from Pittsburgh,PA the home of Art Blakey, Stanley Turrentine, and Ahmad Jamal.At an early age, he heard the music of Horace Silver, and John Coltrane's recording of Out of this World, changed his life as Kenny heard the possibilities of music expression. After hearing Hubert Laws" beautiful tone, and incredible technique he became inspired to pursue flute, Kenny studied with various symphony flautists including Bernard Goldberg (Phg. Symphony ) He spent 2 years in Seattle while a part of Joe Brazil"s big band and Hal Stein"s Jazz workshop Which gave him grounding in bebop. When he arrived in California he was mentored by trumpeter Eddie Henderson and saxophonist Hadley Caliman. Under their tutelage, Kenny continued developing as he did performances that included Eddie, Hadley, and Richard Kermode ( pianist for Santana).

He later joined drummer Bob Braye's band. Braye was hard swinger with a non compromising attitude. The group included various great musicians including guitartist Calvin Keys and trombonist, Julian Priester.  In 2002, at the encouragement of flutist John Calloway, he went to Cuba and studied with some of greatest flutist and composers. His connecting to Cuba influenced his creativity greatly and permanently. He now lives in the Bay Area leading the Jazz Group, GroovinDeep. 

 

 

S.A.E - Lena Marie & Diggins

S.A.E. Pronounced ( say ) a female and male duo from the city of San Francisco ca.   Music is our passion. Our dream is to make music with a message for the would to love an relate to. Our style is distinctively hip hop and R&B with a twist of neo soul, a jazzy, underground sound to it. We hope you enjoy our music .

Derrick Ellis - Comic

Stand up comedy  for all occasions.  Clean Corporate Comedy, Adult Comedy, and Clean Church Comedy APPEARANCE ON BET's Comic View and Bad Boys Comedy on HBO

Raymond Coats - Singer

Raymond sang bass/baritone in the church choir at the age of 12 with The Coats Singers , of San Francisco CA, He also led on such songs as: When Jesus Comes, 'Home of the Soul,'That Rock Still Stands' Oh Mary Don't You Weep, 'Jesus is A Balm' On The Wings of A Dove'. Raymond went on to engage in a successful entertaining career. Raymond has perform for Honorable Willie Brown,Mayor of San Francisco CA and Danny Glover, Actor, MICHAEL JACKSON video "CRY". Currently Raymond is being produced by Tony Saunders. His recent CD is called Simply Raymond and is designed to bring back wonderful memories with songs of love.

Groovy Judy

Groovy Judy is one of the top female guitarists and entertainers in the bay area influenced by great artist such as jimi Hendrix, The Beatles,and Sly and The Family Stone, her style and energy equals some of todays most know artist. From her own up lifting compositions to covering the best top 40 classic Rock, Funk, R&B, and Motown, she puts on an electrifying high energy, Family -friendy show that appeals to all ages. 

Danny Thomas* of ConFunkShun - Producer,Keyboardist & Songwriter

Danny Thomas music legend original member of the R & B funk group Con Funk Shun from Vallejo CA,1973 they start recording in memphis under the name project soul and was a back up band for the group  Soul Children.Danny Thomas recording Artist and Performance Artist is music royalty! As an original member of super group Con Funk Shun throughout the 1970 and 80's,Danny has 77 music credits,and is a lifetime member of the R&B hall of fame. He has charted 20 hit singles 8 top 10 hits and 1 platinum records.

New Blue Notes - Bernard Fuller jr,Michael Banks,Billy Hunt,Scott Hardy

The New Blue notes are an American R&B/soul vocal group one of the most popular Philadelphia soul group of the 1970. I miss you is the debut album released by the blue notes on the Philadelphia International record label in August 1972

Ralph Green - The Conquest show band Southern Soul

Ralph Green started singing in 1976 with a 3 man acapella group called Sophisticated sounds of soul with Ralph Green Jonathan Cirswell and Tommy Howard, a few years later started my recording career with Grady Wilkins  music director for the R&B group The Whispers.  Toured with The Rudolph Peters Legends of Motown show for six years. And now my new just release  Cd with hit song "Shing Star "

Mr Drake

 Mr. Drake

Started Drake entertainment  management television studios in 1995, it all started when he was 10 years old, and his uncle Dr. Grady King in Miami Florida, took little Reggie on a visit to a television studio were his uncle friend worked, Reginald Drake the 10 year old,the visual of touring a television studio never ever, left his little mind,and it was a very wonderful experience. Thank you Uncle Grady

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So men we have a very big obligation, with our son and boys to give them a vision for there future. And today Drake management & Drake television studios

Les Franklin - Soul & Gospel Artist

Les Franklin is a season veteran who has recorded and traveled world with the legendary "Little Richard" 15  years 48 countries on the legend of Rock tour for 5 years. At the age of 17 Les Franklin joined a group of young musicians in Venice, CA called Togetherness, the group became a household name in Venice CA after winning a battle of the band contest, they were recognized by David Hunt ( Producer ) and Sergio Levine ( film maker from Poland ) and was given the lead role in a musical stage production called Street Children. Les Franklin ( Blue Boss) 'Pulling on Me Baby is a hot and sexy single that is preformed to satisfied and please it listener. Goto amazon, tidal, Rhapsody, Google Play Store and anywhere digital music is purchased.

Yanka

Yanka at 8 started free styling & writing his own work. Born in the San Francisco  Bay Area Fillmore  District  Yanka became  well-know in the rapper game. Started co-produced what local Bay area rappers  Yanka is well know for his Hit  Single  "ten toes" 

Bruno Mars Tribute - Evan,Honore,Danny,Daniel,Zap,Sam,Jesse

Uptown Funk is comprised of the industries top working musicians, specializing in the complete  Bruno Mars concert experience