is one of the most exciting up-and-comers among a new generation of saxophonists. He has emerged as an exhilarating force in the world of contemporary jazz. Elan has excelled as a composer, performer, teacher and recording artist. Heâ€™s released four albums to date and has been a three time winner for Best Jazz Male at Boston's New England Urban Music Awards. Elan's soulful version of "Lovely Day" entered the smooth jazz radio charts in the summer of 2009, and from his latest album "Love and Sax", the song "Heaven In Your Eyes" entered the Billboard Jazz Top 15 Chart. He has recorded and performed with such notables as Roberta Flack, Kirk Whalum, Brian Simpson,Tony Terry and Cindy Bradley.
Soul-jazz flautist Althea Rene is one of Detroit's most popular talents. With a funky urban contemporary vibe, this sexy goddess of entertainment ignites stages and recording studios around the globe as an industry favorite.
This unparalleled artist, born December 25th in Detroit, Michigan, began her musical career at age four as a classical flautist. She studied classical music while attending Howard University in Washington D.C. and has since developed her own creative style. Althea René has worked more than 10 years as a Wayne County Deputy Sheriff (Detroit, Michigan). Today, Ms. René is a full-time performing/recording artist and is regarded among many as one of the nation's most exciting solo improvisational flautists.