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Lee Evans is a Gold Album/award winning Producer/Songwriter/Engineer/Musician and a long time veteran of the music industry. With over 30 years background in the music industry, starting as a child, Lee Evans wrote, arranged, played piano and sang for young harmony group “The Fourth Edition” a group that went on to win amateur night at the Apollo a whopping 6 times, sharing the stage with the likes of Michael Jackson, James Brown, and other legends.
In 1992, Ms. Palmisano became Co-Owner and Administrative Director of JAMBOX Entertainment Studios. Ms. Palmisano has remained instrumental in managing, developing, and consulting the careers of chart topping artists and television personalities, including Song Diva, Lori Michaels- who at the age of 16, started the non-profit organization REACH OUT, Inc. Ms. Palmisano has served as the charity’s Executive Director since its inception in 1989. Under Ms Palmisano’s guidance, REACH OUT, Inc. has touched the lives of millions of people. Due to her high level of administrative work, commitment, and dedication- REACH OUT, Inc. produces programs and projects for/alongside some of the nation’s most noteworthy, charitable organizations. In 2006, Ms. Palmisano also co-founded 4SIGHT Music Productions which went on to produce the classic album “Year Of The Cowboy” by NYC Times Square Icon, The Naked Cowboy (which had its television debut on MTV). Ms. Palmisano started and currently directs the educational careers internship program at JAMBOX ENtertainment which has helped 100s of young interns find direction for their careers. Due to her efforts, JAMBOX Entertainment is considered “a top recording studio in the metropolitan area” by industry professionals.
Lee Evans is the Head Engineer here at JAMBOX. His background as a music producer, audio engineer, live musician, musical director, arranger and instructor is intensive to say the least. Lee Evans vast experience has allowed him to become a well respected figure in the NYC music scene. AKA ‘The OG OF All OGs’ Lee Evans’ ability to understand and blend well into many different genres of music, has made him the voice of experience at JAMBOX Entertainment.
As a veteran Engineer in New York City for the past 22 years, Peter has worked with some of the best in the business including Sporty Thievz for which he received a Platinum Record credit to his list of accomplishments.
Other gifted artists include Krs One, Big Daddy Kane, M.O.P., Peter Gunz, Jin, Gangstarr, Don Omar, Young B, P-Star, Megan Rochell, MF Grimm, Brooklyn Zu, Webstar and Jim Jones to name a few. His studio training has given him the opportunity to work out of various famous studios such as Power Play Studios, Unique, Quad, KMA, Chung King, D & D, Soundtracks, Daddy’s House, Platinum Sounds, Sony and The Hit Factory.
Ty The Sound God is one of the top mixing and audio engineers in all of NYC. Ty was a head engineer at Quad and Penthouse Studios, training many of their current engineers. Ty was worked extensively in many other A-list studios around town when he booked a session for a client at JAMBOX and he and owner Lee Evans got to talking. That set it off! Ty had decided to make JAMBOX his home! Ty has been working with major artists such as: Travis Scot, A$AP Rocky, YMCMB, Sara Bareilles, Meghan Trainor J. Cole, Ciara, Krewella, PNB Rock, SkiMask Slump God, Onyx, Lloyd Banks and many more. His engineering, mixing and production skills cover a very wide range of styles and genres. Good natured, focused, and talented, Ty can be considered as one of NYC’s ‘Top Elite’ audio engineers
William Billy Butler prefers to go simply by ‘Billy’. He’s one of the most efficient and solid audio recording engineers to have worked at JAMBOX over the years.
Billy hails all the way from London UK and brings his endearing Brittish accent, intuitive and extremely upbeat character and winning personality. Billy’s projects range from Hip-Hop to Rock to World Music to Pop. A few of his successful projects has been with SNL’s Chris Red, Kid Culture and Daidough, Miss Money and the legendary Norman Conners. Billy has an old school devoted and detailed approach. With a Music Technology Masters Degree from NYC’s prestigious NYU, Billy has become a leading engineer here at JAMBOX and is ready to bless your project with his ‘A’ game
Ray Girtley AKA Xalent (pronounced ex-uh-lent) is an Audio Engineer, Producer, and Artist born in New Orleans, LA. Inspired by artists/producers such as DJ Quik, 9th Wonder, Mannie Fresh, Just Blaze, Alchemist, and Timbaland,he sharpened his craft of production by creating a style that’s smooth and melodic with a “bounce”. In 2003 he established “R.T.M.” Rock The Mic Productions. He began producing tracks for himself and other artists while being mentored by Mannie Fresh. By 21, he engineered some of the biggest recording artists in Atlanta like Gucci Mane, Andre 3000, Trillville, V.I.C., etc. He was mentored by platinum selling producer Riecco Delavega who helped to prepare him with not only the professional “Ear” for music, but also the industry. In 2010 Xalent moved to NYC and began working with multi platinum producers Ty Fyffe and Young Lord of Bad Boy Records, “The Hitmen”, Busta Rhymes, Raekwon, Nicki Minaj, Fred Da Godson, Prodigy, Kelly Rowland, August Alsina and more building his brand and his resume. Expect more progressions from him and his affiliates.
Anthony Sampson is a graduate of the world renown SAE Audio School. and one of their featured alumni.
Yair Silva is a relatively new house engineer here at JAMBOX. A graduate of Full Sail Audio School. Yair’s got what it takes to add the technical magic into your music
Audio Engineer producer, mentor Phantom specializes in EDM, Hip Hop and R&B styles. His DAW of choice? Ableton and Pro Tools
Hailey “ALL Hail” Aromando is a Jersey raised producer, songwriter,engineer and music business entrpereneur. Born in the lower east side of Manhattan, NY, Hailey always knew she would eventually end up in the greatest city in the world… New York City at one of NYC’s top recording studios…JAMBOX Entertainment Studios.
Hailey began producing when she was 15 years old, now, she’s diligently working her way up the ladder. in the music industry. Passionate and hard-driven to put out and create authetic music, she has joined the Jambox Entertainment Family, where she’s able to put her hard work to use. Currently, the CEO of her own independent label, “ALL HAIL ENTERTAINMENT”, Hailey is not only a music professional but a business entrepreneur. Her qualifications include: Music Production, Editing, Mixing, Audio Engineering, Music Business, A&R, Film/Tv & More.
Vocalist / Vocal Coach
Catherine aka Cathia is an amazing singer from the Bronx, NY. Known as the “little girl with a big voice,” she is a graduate from LaGuardia Performing Arts HS(the “Fame” School). Catherine is a clasically trained singer, as well as a talented songwriter and musician. She has performed on many great stages around NYC, including the renowned Apollo Theate and performed for several Amateur Nights at the Apollo, taking first and second prizes.
In 2013 she made the ‘Top 16’ contestants on NBC’s Season 4 of ‘The Voice’ Team Usher. Currently, Cathia is working on her debut EP set to release late 2013 and is working hard at JAMBOX Entertainment as one of our amazing vocal coaches.
Vocalist / Vocal Coach
With twenty years of music industry experience as a songwriter, record producer and performer, Jess McAvoy brings an intuitive edge to her vocal coaching. Drawing on techniques acquired from performing in genres ranging from rock, pop, folk, indie and hip hop, Jess focuses on drawing the authentic inner artistry out of each of her coaching clients to garner the best and most suited results from each unique vocalist. The Australian native has been performing in New York since ’05, in venues such as the Bitter End, Rockwood Music Hall, and even at CBGB’s in its final year. Jess has been working as a vocal and songwriting coach for over eight years alongside her prolific career of thirteen records and multiple international tours.
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