Southfield, MI (PRWEB) August 19, 2006
Adult Contemporary and Classic Jazz Trumpet Player, Guymon Ensley is one of the hottest up and coming songwriter,arranger and performers from the Detroit Area.
Ensley, a classically trained musician plays and arranges all genre’s of music. Whether it’s an eighteen-piece big band arrangement or a nine second jingle for kids, it is written, performed and recorded with the same professional intensity.
The CD “Meet Guymon Ensley” is his first solo release. It is a Extended Play (EP) CD, featuring three of Guy’s smooth jazz works and an instrumental remix of “Grandma’s Hands” by sixties songwriter Bill Withers. During the 2006 Detroit Music Awards, Guymon Ensley was nominated for ‘Outstanding Jazz Composer’ and ‘Outstanding Jazz Instrumentalist’.
Guymon, the leader of two groups has received acceptance from worldwide audiences. "GEQ” the Guymon Ensley Quintet plays classic jazz, jazz standards, bebop and original compositions. In 2003, GEQ released their first CD “Here Put This On”. This unit has been together since 2001 and is a favorite at Baker’s Keyboard Lounge in Detroit, the world’s oldest jazz club. They recently completed their fourth international tour to Nigril, Jamaica, the Hawaiian and Eastern Caribbean Islands. GEQ received the nomination for ‘Outstanding Modern Jazz Group’ during the 2006 Detroit Music Awards.
Guymon Ensley and All Together Again perform the finest in Smooth Jazz and R&B. From the club setting to the concert or festival venue, they have become a sought after unit, representing a good time for everyone.
Ensley is also the founder of GEQ Jazz Records, an independent record label dedicated to maintaining the integrity of jazz.
Both groups are available for all of your classy entertainment needs.