Contact: Gil Coronado
New York, NY- CILA llc, Management is pleased to announce the digital launch of the highly anticipated Dale Stephens debut CD, “Metropolitan Memoirs”, August 14th, 2011. This announcement follows a high profile and successful show at The Samsung Experience on Monday August 8th, hosted by American Idol Finalist, Anwar Robinson. SMEG Marketing provided Dale Stephens the platform to showcase to the NY Press, “Metropolitan Memoirs” and talk about it in great detail. “Metropolitan Memoirs” has received the endorsements of ESP Electric Guitars, and C.F. Martin Acoustic guitars because of his skillmanship with the guitars, and the quality of “Metropolitan Memoirs”. Manhattan born and raised Dale Stephens, started playing guitar at the tender age of 4 from his inspirations by his now infamous Uncle Eddie. It was some years later after hearing Peter Frampton's "Do You Feel Like We Do", from Peter's groundbreaking album "Frampton Comes Alive", the young 10 year old Dale Stephens started his musical journey that many artists share...deep long practicing and disciplined rehearsing. Dale has a wide range of accomplished styles, from his delicate emotional leads and tones, to his fiery speed and acoustic playing. Dale has graced audiences all over the world with his sincere and passionate leads. Some of Dale's influences include Karen Carpenter and Paco DeLucia. "My vibrato style I owe to Karen Carpenter, I love the way she sang perfectly and put a well controlled vibrato at the end of her notes...” says the artist. He has since gone onto a world tour at the age of 18, and traveled to Bali, Singapore, Japan, Spain, Germany, and the United States. In all Dale has performed in 13 countries in 2 decades and became wiser and learned many lessons the world has to offer. Dale Stephens has fused a unique virtuoso style all his own, combining Rock and Roll and contemporary sounds that are sure to appeal to the Adult Contemporary audience. Through his journey, Dale has bridged the gap by putting his thoughts and feelings into his music. Dale Stephens has compiled inspirational songs that will appeal to the heart, mind, and soul. The Dale Stephens debut CD "Metropolitan Memoirs" is slated for a summer release, with a world tour to follow. "I am a born and raised New Yorker, growing up in Manhattan gave me a snapshot to the World which increased my diversity with music and culture." In recognition of his life efforts, Dale Stephens was invited to perform his song "Ode to Glory" at a star studded event by the committee on Earth Day, April 22nd at the United Nations. Dale Stephens credits his fans for helping him through some of the most difficult times in his life, this is made evident by his ever growing Facebook friend base. Dale Stephens’ friends are like a second family to him, and he holds them close to his heart. Dale Stephens is ready for the next chapter in his life, one of positive uplifting compositions, and a new outlook for his listeners. TimesSquare.com, Music Editor, Cecily Van Horn describes “Metropolitan Memoirs”, his first solo album, ”as a beautiful masterpiece of passion, joy, and creating meaningful music. It is an album that truly speaks of life, love for music, and passion as a wonderful human being”. She then goes on to say “His ability to fuse different guitar styles into his music is astonishing…
Who: General Public/ Media/ Press
What: Digital release of Dale Stephens “Metropolitan Memoirs”
Where: iTunes USA, iTunes Australia/NZ, iTunes Canada, iTunes UK/ European Union, iTunes Japan, iTunes Mexico, Amazon MP3, Spotify, Media.net, eMusic, Zune, Rhapsody, Nokia, Napster, iHeartRadio, and VerveLife.
When: Sunday August 14, 2011
Contact: Gil Coronado, CILA llc, Management 201-753-0093 for bookings, appearances, interviews
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