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NYC Jazz Great Pat Daugherty Inks With Fervor

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We are extremely pleased to announce esteemed keyboardist and composer Pat Daugherty has signed his extensive catalog with Fervor Records. The collection includes all six releases from Daugherty’s successful band New York Electric Piano, as well as Pat’s 1980’s Boston based Punk/Prog outfit Vasco Da Gama. New York Electric Piano has topped CMJ’s Jazz Charts with multiple releases and the band continues to headline premiere NYC venues.

To describe Daugherty’s playing as phenomenal is an understatement. His grasp of the piano and composition is invigorating to any music aficionado. Pat has toured with Gil Scott-Heron, The Martha Graham Dance Co. and Banyan. His compositions appear in feature films, TV shows and are heard 7 nights a week with the Blue Man Group. Pat has also recorded with Snoop Dogg and Princess Superstar to name a few. Mr. Daugherty’s vast catalog was formerly with Bug Music but we are excited that it has found a new home at Fervor Records.

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James Wilcox Sets Fervor Debut

James Wilcox_A Wave of Reality_cover_mediumJames Wilcox has inked with Fervor Records  and is set to drop his label debut Friday, February 5th. Entitled A Wave of Reality, Wilcox unleashes an 8 song sonic joyride that effortlessly flows through Nu Disco and Indie Dance. Wilcox came to notoriety as the drummer for Ska/Punk legends Authority Zero. 14 years, 6 albums and countless world tours later the ever enterprising maestro of rhythm decided to venture full time into his passion of  electronic music. Now based out of Denver, CO, James tours nationally and can be heard regularly at Denver hot spots Lodos Bar (Downtown) and Liquid Lounge.

Fervor Records’ Jeff Freundlich says: “We live in a world where everyone calls themselves a DJ. James Wilcox really gets it. A Wave of Reality is a testament to his craft.”

Experience James Wilcox A Wave of Reality on iTunes and beyond.

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Fervor Represents At Sundance

Sundance Film Festival 2016The 2016 Sundance Film Festival kicks off January 21st and this year Fervor Records has 6 songs in 4 films premiering at the prestigious event. Writer/director Sian Heder’s film Tallulah chose the 1957 REV Records classic I’m Gone Mama by Jim Murphy and the Accents as the film’s Main Title Theme. Writer/director Jeff Baena’s entry Joshy features The Gringo’s 1976 recording of The Life I Lead. Writer/director Rob Burnett’s offering, The Fundamentals of Caring, grabbed 3 Country classics from Fervor including both sides of Dave & Don’s 1961 Liberty Bell single I’m Back b/w Over My Broken Heart, and 1970’s Untie The Ribbon by Wanda Johnson. Finally, Hulu will premiere the first installment of their upcoming mini-series 11.22.63 at Sundance which features the 1960 MCI Records classic Stranger by Spence Bare. Fervor is extremely proud to perpetuate the legacies of the artists and songwriters of yesteryear through these fine Sundance selections. Click the links for more info.

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2015’s Top 10 Album Downloads

1. The Complete Jetzons – The Jetzons
2. Wild Hearted Woman – Francine Reed
3. Vintage Country 1957 – 1969 – Various
4. Shine – Pistoleros
5. Cult Hits Psychedelic – Various
6. Barrio Sideshow – Fayuca
7. Hidden Treasures – Connie Conway
8. The Very Best Of Connie Conway Vol. 1 – Connie Conway
9. Mistaken For Granted – The Chimeras
10. Midnight Mojo – Craig Erickson

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70s Country Crooner Rhett Davis

Rhett Davis - I'll Help Someone Fall in Love TonightIn the golden age of Nashville it’s easy to see why Country icons like Chet Atkins, Floyd Cramer and Eddy Arnold took a quick liking to the young, charismatic Canadian Rhett Davis. Armed with a guitar, a few songs and a VW bug, the talented singer/songwriter made the trek from British Columbia to Music City. Fortunately, he also possessed the talent and moxie to make dreams become reality. Rhett’s amazing career has landed him gigs not only with the aforementioned luminaries, but also with the likes of Barbara Mandrell, Rich Little, Gallager and Ronnie Prophet to name a few. Rhett scored hits with Eddie Arnold and landed a Top 20 Country Canadian Chart Topper of his own along the way. This collection of Rhett’s 1970s Country tinged crossover Nashville gems even includes his well known hit I Am The Eagle. Experience the magic of Rhett Davis and re-live the 1970s with I’ll Help Someone Fall In Love TonightClick iTunes and add to your playlist!

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CooBee Coo Lands Top 5 On KWSS

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KWSS flagship morning personality Beef Vegan has announced his list of top local tunes for 2015. Mr. Vegan’s penchant for picking local hits was recently rewarded by Epic Records with a platinum disc for helping catapult local heroes Kongos to international superstardom. Landing at #4 on Beef’s list of this year’s favorites is Fervor’s own CooBee Coo with their track Eyes That Kill.  While it’s customary to say “F Beef Vegan!” we’re going to opt for thanks. Check out Beef’s list in it’s entirety on the TMI website.

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