MP3 Bobby Belfry - Imperfect Rhymes
Jazz, Rock, and Country influenced Pop with soaring vocals and dramatic delivery.
12 MP3 Songs
POP: Folky Pop, JAZZ: Jazz Vocals
Bobby Belfry is an award winning singer/songwriter, whose debut album, "Imperfect Rhymes" has received great critical notice. Several cuts from the album are frequently played on Jazz and College radio stations nationwide. Bobby has also become a listener favorite in Rio de Janeiro on a show called "Jazz & Bossa Nova". Bobby and Chris Marlowe (Nancy LaMott, Kathie Lee Gifford) wrote most of the songs on the CD, which is rounded out with music written by David Friedman (Barry Manilow, Diana Ross), Rick Jensen, and the Kirkland/Harris penned jazz standard, "Cloudburst". "Bobby Belfry is one to savor, embrace and lend the hand of fame to...smooth jazz outlets will have a ball with this shrewd offering" said Chuck Taylor of Billboard Magazine.
A mainstay at New York''s Mama Rose''s, The Duplex and Brandy''s, he has also performed at Lincoln Center, Town Hall, The Russian Tea Room, The Rainbow Room, Bitter End, China Club, Smoke, The Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, The New Jersey Performing Arts Center, The Kennedy Center, and The Cinegrill in Hollywood, ..and yes, even CBGB''s.
Bobby has also appeared on national television on "The Morning Blend", a news/talk show on MSNBC, and is a frequent guest on WOR Radio''s The Joey Reynolds Show, whose theme song, penned by Bobby, is played for an audience of 5 million listeners, nightly.
2004 was another great year for Bobby: He was the recipient of the Back Stage Bistro Award for Outstanding Vocalist for his highly acclaimed show "Rented Realities", Imperfect Rhymes and "So What", a cut off the album, were 2nd and 3rd place finalists for the Just Plain Folks independent music awards this past summer, in a field of 10,000 submissions. He also received the 1999 MAC Award for outstanding Pop/R&B Vocalist (along with MAC nominations in ''96 & 98) and the 1996 and ''98 Critics Choice Vocalist Awards.
Filmmaker, Victor Mignatti (Broadway Damage, The Real World) has included Bobby in his documentary "Sweet Inspiration", which follows the careers of diverse artists in the music industry (including the legendary "Sweet Inspirations"!) by weaving their music-filled stories, exploring the relationship between faith and persistence to longevity and the process of making music against all odds. The film is now in production and will be released some time next year.
THE NEW ALBUM IS ON IT''S WAY AND PROMISES TO BE A GEM!
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of the tunes on the forthcoming CD.