Juanita Dixon is one of the most established blues, jazz and R & B singers to ever hail from South. Florida. Bluuze Mama Juanita Dixon is no stranger to working with legendary musicians and top notch bands, packing houses worldwide with the likes of Tony Bennett, Dionne Warwick, Sam & Dave, Jimmy Dee and Florida’s own Dr. Lonnie Smith.
John di Martino, Composer, Arranger, Pianist, has recorded many CD's for Venus Records with his "Romantic Jazz Trio" Noted for his versatility, John has performed and recorded with such notables as Kenny Burrell, James Moody, Joe Lovano, David "Fat Head" Newman, Pat Martino, Paquito D'Rivera and Houston Person.
Richie started playing alto saxophone when he was 10 years old in his home town of Trenton, New Jersey. Influenced by Sonny Rollins and Charlie Parker, Cole’s talent and dedication won him a full scholarship from Downbeat Magazine to the Berklee School of Music in Boston.
Linda has sung professionally since she was 3 years old. Her family group, "The Singing Coles" are a part of Illinois music history. They began with religious songs, then added popular music to their programs.
The Cole family made their mark in the U.S. music scene. Linda branched out into rhythm and blues. She was known in the famous Detroit MoTown appearing with such groups as The Spinners, Count Basie, and many others.
After immigrating to the United States as a teenager, Charmaine graduated as valedictorian of her high school class and went on to earn a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from Cal State-Northridge. Throughout her college years, Charmaine worked as a "KJ" (a karaoke hostess). During this time she was discovered by the musical director of Crescendo, a vocal jazz harmony quintet, while singing Whitney Houston songs at a Filipino fried chicken restaurant.
Charlie began trumpet lessons at age nine in Cortland, NY (upstate) and was
active in marching band, concert band, orchestra, chorus, and conducting
classes. Eager to work professionally, he started his own dance band in the
ninth grade. At age 19 he joined the Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros Circus and
toured for six years as first trumpeter and later as the musical director.
The circus relocated him to Florida where he began to play a variety of
gigs: stage shows with nightclub performers like Al Martino, Mel Torme', and