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|Monday, 26 March 2012 11:01|
Alfonzo Blackwell burst on the contemporary jazz music scene in May 1995 with his debut CD release "Let's Imagine" and made his mark on modern American music. Mr. Blackwell broke out of the box of music categorization. With his debut release, instant NAC radio hit "Alfonzo's Love Theme"; he forged ahead with more Top 10 Billboard charting hits. "Hermina", the heart-wrenching classic tribute to his mother, which stirred hearts of listeners, "Passion", "The Time Is Now", "Funky Shuffle", "Take One", "Sax You Down", "Dance To This" and "This Is Real" to name a few. Music video hits, "Love No Limit" and "A Little Bit of Sax" were both nominated for Best Contemporary Jazz Video Billboard Awards. His "Funky Shuffle" and "Take One (Remix)" music videos also generated heat. His music compositions have been used for movie themes as well as television, having co-written the theme song to the internationally successful television show, "Baywatch Nights" where he was featured every week with David Hasselhoff. Among honing his craft of playing alto, soprano and tenor saxophones, he is a well accomplished bass, drum, guitar and piano player. He has graced the stage and performed with numerous music greats which includes Gladys Knight, The Whispers and Roy Ayers to name a few. He also performed with contemporary soul artists such as Mary J. Blige, Faith Evans and Brian McKnight. Mr. Blackwell's talent, musicianship and strives for excellence makes him the ultimate entertainer who delivers unprecedented stage performances and rocks the stage with legendary artists to the hottest new artists in the genres of Rock, Pop, R&B, Funk, Hip Hop, Classic Soul, Traditional Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Blues and Country. His music transcends all racial, cultural and age barriers.
Alfonzo Blackwell's sound, music and powerful punch-delivery sax tone and lines are instantly identifiable. His songwriting, lush harmonies, arrangements, compositions and top-notch productions and keen sense of phrasing and drama, is what has and continues to set him apart. He can tell a story with his music and it's a great story to hear about. Spread the word!
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