Always a proud moment to see one of your own doing what they love, and loving what they do! My godbrother Greg Paul Webster was featured with a USC instructor and Mentor Peter Erskine, for an advertisement for Samson Technologies Audio Equipment. This advertisement was on the back cover of the August Issue of Downbeat Magazine, opposite the great Keith Jarrett.
The University of Southern California (USC) is where Greg Paul has completed his graduate studies in Music and Jazz, this past year.
Pick up a copy today and visit: www.downbeat.com to browse through the featured articles!
I have had the devout pleasure of meeting this beautiful young lady last summer in LA, as I took trips from NorCal to SoCal on weekends where I wasn’t working. Aneesa Al-Musawwir, born in Oakland, CA currently studies at the University of Southern California, and is an intense bassist, vocalist and ambitious soul.
As she embarks on the next chapter in her life, she introduces herself to the world. A Shift In Paradigm will be her first solo, studio album, which will be available for purchase in June of 2014.
For more from Aneesa, please be sure to follow her on Instagram and Twitter at: @AneesaStrings or her website: aneesastrings.com