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The i2 Music Group Welcomes Tony Terry image

The i2 Music Group are proud to announce the signing of Atlanta based R&B/Soul star: Tony Terry. Originally from Washington DC, Tony Terry enjoyed numerous Billboard chart hits with songs like: ‘She's Fly’, ‘Lovey Dovey’, ‘With You’ and ‘Everlasting Love’. i2 Music Group founder Errol Michael Henry says: “Collaborating with top quality talent is central to what we are trying to achieve here at i2 and having an artist of the calibre of Tony Terry join our musical family is pivotal to our long-term plans. I’ve had the enormous privilege to work with some of the finest voices in the game and Tony has more than earned the right to be counted among their number. He is highly motivated, dedicated, ...

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The Art of Strings image

Few things add more instant ‘feel good factor’ to a record than well arranged, performed and recorded strings. Great sounding strings and quality, authentic soul music go hand-in-hand, so getting that part of the production process right is quite essential. There are many variables to solve. Firstly: string players don’t simply turn-up and ‘play it by ear.’ There are good reasons for this. A solo violinist does not an orchestra make, so if anything remotely elaborate is to be attempted: an orchestration must first be written in great detail - so that the many different players (1st violin, 2nd violin, violas, cello and bass) all know what they should be doing at any given moment. Secondly: even if you have ...

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The Credit Card Never Lies – part 1 image

One of the great wonders of life is humankind’s ability to invent new ways to profit from old ideas. Mobile phones are a common sight these days and people can pretty much communicate with whomever they want to – whenever they want to. They pay a nominal fee to their phone provider for the privilege of access to a ‘network.’ Many years ago telegrams were how people moved information across vast distances. Before that, people delivered hand-written notes (we call it text messaging now) but the essential principle remains the same. Despite the constantly evolving technology, what people essentially do really hasn’t changed much through the ages. I hear cries of derision from people who are convinced that people didn’t ...

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Black to The Future – part 1 image

The debate about the reasons why purveyors of what is broadly (and often lazily) categorised as ‘black music’ have fared less well than creators of less ‘ethnic’ music - has raged long and hard for many a year. Some cite racism, while others claim fiscal imbalances or social divisions as the central cause. The simple truth is less complicated and is perhaps even less attractive. The real problems for black music began when people started calling it that! There are a substantial number of people who swear that Elvis Presley was the king of rock and roll – Chuck Berry might have a very different point of view. The Rolling Stones, The Beatles (Little Richard called and wants his ‘oohs’ ...

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I’m Back For More! standard

‘I’m Back For More!’ By Errol Michael Henry Despite the perceived glamour of the entertainment business, the life of a music producer more arduous than most people probably imagine. After years of continuous artist development, record production, label/artist management, music publishing and International deal-making I was a tad fatigued. I needed to take some time to consider my next move because I simply was not prepared to slip seamlessly into the depressing cycle of cynicism and bitterness that has (sadly) consumed so many creative people who have seen their hopes and dreams utterly shattered by what can at times be a cruel and unforgiving business. The music industry has undergone massive changes over the past few years and more upheaval ...

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