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July 19, 2016

Aaron Myers Ranked Number One Artist on Reverbnation

11958173_954675931259700_6262411325182674746_oWashington, DC, July 19, 2016 – DC based Jazz artist Aaron Myers has garnered attention from independent music professionals across the Globe.  It was announced Tuesday July 19th, Myers is ranked the Number One artist on the Reverbnation Charts globally for all genres.  This ranking places a Jazz artist at the top of the charts for this site.

“I woke up, checked my emails, and started on my daily promotion routine when I discovered I was number one…it totally made my day and makes me want to work even harder”, Myers said when asked about the news.  Myers is the Resident artist at Mr. Henry’s Restaurant, launching pad for Roberta Flack, where he has a monthly featured show and co-hosts the Capitol Hill Jazz Jam alongside saxophonist Herb Scott.
Reverbnation is comprised of over 10.6 million music and entertainment professionals globally.  Ranking systems are based upon several factors ranging from downloads, song plays, profile views, etc.  Since 2006, Reverbnation has helped millions of emerging artists build their careers by connecting artists to venues, festivals, brands, publishers, labels and fans themselves.  Reverbnation offers emerging artists from around the world access to the global music industry.
Myers is a constant on the DC Jazz scene.  In 2015 & 2016 he was voted Best Singer by the Washington City Paper’s “Best of DC” Reader’s Poll, and was nominated for a WAMMIE (Washington Area Music Award) in 2013.   Recently, Myers organized the DC Jazz Lobby, through which local musicians have introduced legislation to preserve, protect and promote Jazz in Washington DC.  This legislation was introduced to the DC City Council Tuesday July 12th by Council Member Brianne Nadeau.  He has released 3 albums, and been very active in the local community, sitting (and having sat on) on the board of directors for Crittenton Services of Greater Washington, OASIS Dance Company & CTE Vision Inc, all service and arts organizations.  Myers also serves as Minister of Music for Covenant Baptist UCC, an open and affirming church located in Washington DC.
“I’m a country boy, raised in a sharecropping community, with people who encouraged my art the best they could, and still support and encourage me today.  After making Washington DC my home, and being embraced by this community, I hope that I can use my art to bring attention and help to those who need it the most” said Myers.  This Friday he will be hosting his annual birthday show at Mr. Henry’s at 8pm, inviting the public to come out and celebrate with him.
Aaron Myers performs a no-cover live Jazz show at the Mr. Henry’s Restaurant (601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington DC.)  every fourth Friday of the month from 8:00pm to 11:00pm, and co-hosts the Capitol Hill Jazz Jam every Wednesday at the same time and location. 

December 5, 2015

Jazz Vocalist Aaron Myers Releases Holiday Album “Snowing in Vegas”

CD cover finalWashington, District of Columbia December 5 — Jazz vocalist Aaron Myers released his new holiday album “Snowing in Vegas” digitally Saturday morning.  Co-Produced along with fellow musicians Percy White and Oren Levine, the project is available now for download and streaming.

“This has been a year in the making.” Myers said. “I’m very glad to finally have this project completed in time for the holidays ”

Myers debuted music from his new album “Snowing in Vegas” November 25th on WPFW‘s show “Live at Five.”  On the show, he introduced his holiday favorite “Love all Year” a song in the vein of Darlene Love’s “Baby Please Come Home” and Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas.”   Myers will also perform music from his new holiday album live at Mr. Henry’s December 18th from 8pm – 11pm at a no cover show.

This is the second album released this year by Myers.  He released “The Lion’s Den” October 2nd, a jazz fusion project featuring both covers and originals.  Like “The Lion’s Den,” his holiday album offers familiar holiday favorites with a few originals written by him and others.  “The phrase snowing in Vegas came from a cool story told by Oren Levine and his wife” Myers said.  “After hearing the story of their unsuccessful quest to find warmer climates, and then traveling to Vegas when it actually snowed, and I started to play the melody on the piano right away!”   Levine and Myers played together for five years at the Black Fox Lounge.

Earlier this year the team released “Stand Right” an ode to the WMATA (Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority) that is also included on the holiday project.

Aaron Myers, known as the “Class Act” and currently ranked the number one Jazz artist in Globally on the Reverbnation Jazz Charts, brings his show to Mr. Henry’s the fourth Friday of every month.  Selected Best Singer in the Washington City Paper’s “Best of DC Readers Poll” for 2015, Myers has made an impression on the District by merging art with activism.  Currently he serves as Board Secretary for Crittenton Services of Greater Washington and Board Treasurer for OASIS Dance Company.  Visit his website at www.aaron2.me for more information.

October 20, 2014

Aaron Myers ranked #1 Jazz Artist Globally on Reverbnation

10339544_10152644126902033_418074803278710753_nWashington, DC, October 20, 2014 – Local Jazz artist Aaron Myers has garnered attention from independent music professionals across the Globe.  It was announced Wednesday October 15th, Myers is ranked Number One on the Reverbnation Jazz Charts for Washington DC, the United States and World Wide.  He has maintained this rank since that time.

“Growing up in a town of about 300 people in Texas, being ranked Number One is indeed a dream come true”, Myers said Friday night at his show at the Black Fox Lounge in Washington, DC.  Myers is the Resident artist at the Black Fox Lounge completing over 138 shows since 2009.
Reverbnation is comprised of over 10.6 million music and entertainment professionals globally.  Ranking systems are based upon several factors ranging from downloads, song plays, profile views, etc.  Since 2006, Reverbnation has helped millions of emerging artists build their careers by connecting artists to venues, festivals, brands, publishers, labels and fans themselves.  Reverbnation offers emerging artists from around the world access to the global music industry.
Myers released his debut album “Leo Rising” in 2013 during the DC Jazz Festival to critical acclaim.  He was invited to perform at Blues Alley, the nations finest Jazz and Supper Club as reported by the New York Times, on September 3rd playing to a sold out audience.
“I am just grateful to make my living doing what I’ve dreamed of doing my entire life.  Washington DC has been very good to me, and I am glad the World has been given the opportunity to take notice!” said Myers.
Aaron Myers performs a live Jazz show at the Black Fox Lounge every first and third Friday of the month from 9:30pm to 12:30am.  Learn more about his work at http://www.aaron2.me.

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