HBCU Marching Band Hall of Fame Features B. Rossi of FAMU

August 5, 2008

On Monday, September 1, 2008,  the Georgia Dome will be succumbed with rhythms of talent, cheers of support and pride of alumni at the HBCU Marching Band Hall of Fame showcase.  Displaying musical talent and disciplined choreography will be the “World Famed Grambling Marching Band” from Grambling State University, “The Human Jukebox” of Southern University, “The Mighty Marching Hornets” from Alabama State University, “The Sonic Boom of the South” of Jackson State University, “The Blue & Gold Marching Machine” from North Carolina A&T University, and “The Marching 101” of South Carolina State University.  This showcase also includes performances by B. Rossi of The Aviator Band and V.I.C of Collipark Music.

The event begins at 2:00pm.  Tickets can be purchased online at www.marchingbandhof.com, www.ticketmaster.com or order by phone at 866.448.7849.

The HBCU Marching Band Hall of Fame event provides a platform for talented collegiate musicians to exhibit their musical talents in the spirit of showmanship and competition.  The most important aspect of this event is to sponsor and contribute back to the music community.  Over $120,000 in grant funds will be donated to participating schools as well as to the United Negro College Fund.  The Marching Band Hall of Fame also allocates funds to local high school band programs to assist students with instruments and band participation needs.  This year’s receipents are bands from Fredrick Douglass High School and Benjamin E. Mays High School, both of Atlanta, GA.  For more info, please visit www.marchingbandhof.com

B. Rossi is a product of band programs of Southwest DeKalb High School, Decatur, GA and Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida.  His eclectic musical talent and unique originality place him at the top of the charts in innovation and creativity.  His single “Halftime” parallels with the theme of the Marching Band Hall of Fame showcase while adding a diverse spin on the traditional sound of band music.

To hear more music by B. Rossi and The Aviator Band please visit www.myspace.com/brossia1

For more information, contact Jai Ferrell of The Jai Group, LLC at jai@thejaigroupllc.com or (404) 293.4782


Kaba Modern Live @ Pure

July 31, 2008
Kabba Modern…does the name sound familiar?  It should.  This hip hop fusion dance group out of Cali graced the stage on the first season of Randy Jackson’s: America’s Best Dance Crew reality show on MTV.  Atlanta is in for a real treat when this group comes to town in August.  I’m pretty sure this will  be one of the hottest dance events to hit the Atl this year.  I encourage everyone to go and check them out.  If you’ve heard of them, you should already have your ticket, if you have never heard of them, this is your chance to broaden your horizons. 
With tickets starting at only $15, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain.  Good fun, good music, good performances, good times.  Act fast because ticket prices go up to $20 on 8/2/08!!
**Also Performing: Darun & Young Prez…with guest appearances by ANGIE ROMASANTA AND SUNSHINE RODRIGUEZ**
This event is brought to you by Heavenly & Envy Ent.

Date:  8/30/08

Party starts @10 PM. 18 to party, 21 to drink
Pure NIghtclub
2793 Clairmont Rd
Atlanta, Ga.


For more information, contact:

DANNY – 347-813-1878
ISABEL- 404-558-2983

Winners Announced for the 4th Annual Atlanta’s Power 30 Under 30™ Awards

July 25, 2008

The winners for the 4th Annual Atlanta’s Power 30 Under 30™ Awards were recently announced by the Apex Society. This year’s winners are honored with class among celebrity guests and local dignitaries.

The 4th Annual Atlanta’s Power 30 Under 30™ Awards recognizes the accomplishments of Atlanta’s young professionals under the age of 30 who display strong leadership abilities as they consistently excel within their community and respective professional industries. This year’s sponsors included Bombay Sapphire, Comcast, Fuze, Mercedes-Benz, The Ultimate, and BlueMed Spa.

The Power 30 Under 30™ are young individuals who have accomplished great feats at a young age. Despite their diverse backgrounds ranging from meager beginnings to generations of wealth, they have one thing in common: the ability to excel at what they do on their own merit. They also realize the tremendous importance of giving back to the community to help those in need.

For the complete list of winners, click here

To view the the photos from this exclusive event, click here

Media Contact: If you are media and would like to receive photographs or other information from the event for publication, please contact Jennifer Rosenberg at jennifer@apexsociety.com. More information about the event can be found at www.Power30under30.com.

Sponsor Contact: For sponsorship and marketing opportunities, contact Kevin D. Johnson at kevin@apexsociety.com. The Apex Society leads Atlanta as the largest qualified young professionals database in the city. The majority of members range in age from 21 to 34.

About the Apex Society

The Apex Society is a private international network of the brightest and most accomplished young professionals. With a strong sense of purpose and vision, Apex Society members share a common goal of building positive business, personal and educational relationships to make an even greater impact within their communities and throughout the world. Founded in 2000, this invitation-only club also provides opportunities for its members to network among themselves, share resources and inspire the next generation of achievers to dream and do the impossible. For more info, visit www.ApexSociety.com.