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Master Drummer Sonny Emory Releases Masterpiece Jazz Fusion Album

Atlanta, Georgia – February 11, 2020 Atlanta songwriter and percussionist, Sonny Emory releases a beautiful Contemporary jazz fusion album with his band, Full Tilt. The album is called ‘Full Tilt featuring Sonny Emory’ and is a treasure trove of masterful musicianship.

After decades of laying down the foundation and galvanizing the groove on tour and in the studio, Emory is on the greatest creative roll of his career, taking charge of every last musical detail as the founder and leader of his new band, Full Tilt featuring Sonny Emory.

The new jazz fusion group is a representation of the great music that influenced Emory at an early age. According to Emory, “Weather Report was one of those genre-defying groups that I loved, hence we do a cover of Elegant People on this debut project for Full Tilt.”

Currently working with Eric Clapton’s touring band, Emory recently performed at London’s Hyde Park in front of an audience of a 100,000. The world-renowned, stand-out drummer has amassed a superstar list of credits including Stanley Clarke, Al Jarreau, Boz Scaggs, Bette Midler, Earth, Wind & Fire, Paula Abdul, Jean-Luc Ponty, Jennifer Lopez, David Sanborn, Bruce Hornsby, Steely Dan, Spyro Gyra and Lee Ritenour, just to name a few.

Grammy Award Winner, Sonny Emory is celebrated as one of the greatest drummers to come along in a while. With over 30 years of live performances and studio work under his belt, Sonny is highly regarded in the music industry.

The band is composed of some heavy hitting music trailblazers with Sonny Emory on Drums and Percussion, Sean Michael Ray on Bass, West Byrd on Keyboard, Brian Lopes on Sax, Theo Gkoutsidis on Guitar and Manual Martinez on Percussion. Sonny’s Album will be released and available from the 14th of February through Emory Music Group, a sub label of Roger Ryan’s AfterTouch Music label.

Sonny surprised his fans with a taste of the album when he dropped 3 singles, Funk 4 Joe, Montreux and Half Life over the last 2 months. You can listen on Spotify here:

Links: Sonny’s Album will be available here from the 14th of February

To request an interview with Sonny Emory contact Nicole Kirby, 301-440-6542 or Sonny Aberlardo 407-620-5755

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