THE ARLEN MUSIC STORE
Arlen Music is proud to feature some of the most talented singers and instrumentalists working in Chicago. In addition to performing with our bands, our musicians participate in a variety of other projects, ranging from solo albums to collaborations with other renowned artists. Please consider supporting the incredible community of Arlen Music talent by purchasing their albums below!
leslie hunt - featured with ENTOURAGE
"Leslie Hunt is truly the most exciting, dynamic, talented young artist I have worked with in many years. She exhibits the command of her art as both a writer and singer that is hard to find in someone her age. The collection of songs on the CD “Your Hair is on Fire” shows her range and depth that by all rights should propel her to the top of the heap as one of the very best new artists of our time.”
- Rick Chudacoff, Grammy-Nominated Producer
ALBUM: WAIT FOR IT
Track Sample: Wake Up Call
ALBUM: YOUR HAIR IS ON FIRE
Track Sample: Down Day
NEIL ARTWICK - FEATURED WITH LAKE EFFECT AND KEN ARLEN EVOULTION ORCHESTRA
With guitarist Robert Neil Artwick & guitarist Robert Davis, Chicago's Lake Effect presents a delectable blend of Latin, funk, jazz, and R&B elements all connected by exciting rhythms and activated by a vital groove.
ALBUM: ROAD TO IRENE'S
Track Sample: Renee's Song
ALBUM: BRIGHTER MOMENTS
Track Sample: Latin Nights
MIKE AVERY - FEATURED WITH THE KEN ARLEN EVOLUTION ORCHESTRA
ALBUM: DESTINATION LOVE
Track Sample: Destination Love
Track Sample: Miss Lady
david sherman (Steak house mints) - FEATUred with FRONT OF HOUSE
"Their sound is an intricate and beautiful style of orchestral pop influenced by Zombies, Nick Drake and "Pet Sounds"-era Beach Boys as well as more global avatars such as Os Mutantes and Astrud Gilberto."
- Jim DeRogatis, Chicago Sun Times
ALBUM: LOVE SONGS FOR PROSTITUTES
ALBUM: OUT OF THE SKY
Track Sample: All Because Of You
WALLY SWIATLY - FEATURED WITH INDIGO
As a versatile tenor, Wally Swiatly's vocal style mixes the best of R&B, country and classic rock. Whether the song demands a light, clean or soulfully heavy tone, Wally delivers with his one-of-a-kind sound. He considers his songwriting the perfect opportunity to bring music from all genres together.
ALBUM: VOL. 11.1
Track Sample: You're A Beautiful Sight
SCOTT ANDERSON (NIA QUINTET) - FEATURED WITH INDIGO
"...it's almost a rarity these days to hear a new jazz ensemble differentiate itself from the pack. The quintet's forthright mission of execution, substantiated by unwavering commitment, delivers the winning edge." - Glenn Astarita, All About Jazz, Nation
ALBUM: Earth Sign
Track Sample: Earth Sign
Jessie’s pure, soulful voice lends itself to multiple musical styles and she tends to fuse together folk, jazz, pop, and soul. In 2007 she was awarded a Downbeat Student Music Award for Best Jazz Vocalist. In 2010 she independently released a full-length jazz album entitled "Certain Surprise,” and performed at several renowned venues around the country in support of the album.
Track Sample: Honeysuckle Rose
Track Sample: My Funny Valentine
ALBUM: LOVE WALKED IN
Track Sample: Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing