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Ty Stephens and (the) SoulJaazz

Ty Stephens & (the) SoulJaazz have gained international recognition and fan support through live performances, media interviews, and radio airplay.

Richard Cummings, Jr.

Composer/Arranger/Conductor Richard Cummings, Jr., on piano, was musical director for the legendary Harry Belafonte for nearly two decades, and has performed and recorded with Mr. Belafonte, as well as Diane Reeves, Letta Mbulu, Hugh Masakela, Wayne Shorter, Zubin Meta, Georges C. Wolfe, Sherry Winston, Iyanla Vanzant and the great Jon Lucien, among others. Mr. Cummings is co-Producer of Ty's pending jazz CD project "Sentimental".

Ron "Rondew" Monroe

Fellow Aquarian and bassist Ron "Rondew" Monroe served as Associate Producer on Ty Stephens' "Aquarian Mind" CD (2006) and has performed and recorded with, among others, Pharoah Sanders, Chico Hamilton, George Benson, Tito Puente, Jimmy Witherspoon, Amel Larieux, Dave Koz, Vanessa Rubin, Cece Winans and Roy Ayers. Rondew is also co-Producer of Ty's pending jazz CD project "Sentimental".

Tony Lewis

Drummer Tony Lewis' credits include live performance and recording with B.B. King, Little Richard, Sting, Vernon Reid, Nancy Wilson, Sam Moore (of Sam & Dave), and Richard Street's Temptations.

Robert "R.T." Taylor

Robert "R.T." Taylor adds funky guitar to the mix. His credits include Beyonce, Ne-Yo, Chris Brown, LL Cool J, Juels Santana, Robert Palmer, Celine Dion, Britney Spears, Billy Preston, Eddie Kendricks (Temptations) and McPhadden & Whitehead, among others.

*May be complemented by an additional keyboardist, horn player/section and/or background vocalists.