RIA CURLEY & NEO SOUL JAZZ
FEATURING CHUCK LAMB on piano
Ria Curley is an accomplished songwriter, composer, singer & producer, with 22 of her original songs signed to WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC PUBLISHING INT'L... & a critically acclaimed CD ("Take Me") of her original songs selling internationally on iTUNES, AMAZON.com, CDBABY & more. She began her musical career as the teenage bandleader of six musical siblings performing her original songs and delighting patrons at Ross’s Restaurant in Oneida, New York.
Ria's creative experiences to date have included... having 22 of her songs (music and lyrics) published by WARNER-CHAPPELL MUSIC; receiving New York City airplay on CD101.9 & WBLS with her smooth r&b/jazz CD, "RIA" "Take Me” (currently selling internationally on iTunes, Amazon.com, CDBaby.com, etc.); being interviewed as a guest artist on WBLS' "QUIET STORM" with The Whispers & Vaughn Harper; singing background for Patti Austin on the JOAN RIVERS SHOW; acting and singing in soap operas, TV commercials and jingles, including the Guiding Light, Loving, 1-800-FLOWERS, Ford, Roy Rogers & Hardees; earning a credit as Associate Executive Producer on a Grammy-nominated Frank Sinatra CD compilation; and even teaching JIMMY STEWART the kick line finale for the "Night of 100 Stars" finale at RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL.
If you wanna hear "one of them voices" (George Green, "New Voices of Freedom") & you like groove-oriented, sensual, jazzy, nu-soul & r&b/pop music, you're in the right place!
SOME OF RIA'S CREDITS & FUN EXPERIENCES HAVE INCLUDED...
-receiving airplay on WBLS & WQCD in NYC for 3 of her songs from "Take Me";
-being interviewed by VAUGHN HARPER on WBLS' "Quiet Storm";
-performing to full houses all over Manhattan & as a featured artist in a CD101.9 concert at the MEADOWLANDS Racetrack in NJ with her original songs;
-performing as a member of the NEW VOICES OF FREEDOM gospel/rock choir at Carnegie Hall, on the Joan Rivers Show & in commercials for Roy Rogers, Hardees, etc.;