Vernon Neilly Featured in March Issue of Jazz Improv Magazine

Vernon Neilly, the black award winning guitarist and actor (Along Came Polly, Starsky and Hutch, Walk Hard, One On One) is certainly not a stranger to lots of media attention, and it seems like this trend is not going to let up anytime soon. Vernon is currently featured in one of jazz's most respected magazines Jazz Improv Magazine, where he gives a detailed interview about his amazing new CD honoring the "Master Blaster" Stevie Wonder, his influences musically, his mentors, and what he feels about the current state of the music and entertainment business.

Vernon Neilly & Friends A Tribute To Stevie Wonder which features other highly respected artists from 3 continents has been reviewed as one of the most diverse works of the catalog of Mr. Wonder, as it includes hits like "Superstition" done in a heavy rock format, "Boogie On Reggae Woman" done is a rocking guitar instrumental format, "Sir Duke" in a brilliant pop vocal format, and other classic hits done musically like they have never been heard before.

Vernon says "If you are one of those people who like's to hear music that sounds the same from track to track, then this CD is not for you, because it covers a fast spectrum musically. It's very entertaining." Vernon was also honored recently by being asked to do an interview in India's oldest English speaking publication The Statesman, which has been in circulation for 133 years to a readership of more than 500, 000 per issue. This interview also talks about the Stevie Wonder project, but in more detail, Vernon also talks about the type of gear that Vernon uses for recordings, and live performances, and the companies that he endorses. When it rains it pours literally, Vernon is also featured on the front page of the world leading guitar pickup maker, the Seymour Duncan website. Vernon has proudly been a loyal Duncan endorser for many years, stating "they are family." (

Boosweet Records will soon release the second single "Isn't She Lovely" from the CD to commercial stations, and internet stations internationally with the corresponding video to video channels as part of the continued marketing and promotion of the album. There will be some promotional freebies surrounding this activity and those interested can contact Boosweet Records at for more information concerning the free merchandise to be given away. The CD is available for purchase at select major and independent retail stores nationally, and at major online retailers and digital download retailers internationally.

Vernon Neilly is a two time contemporary jazz award winning, Billboard Charts Top 10 charting artist who has worked with legendary names in the music industry such as Jr. Walker, Etta James, Teena Marie, Howard Hewitt, and many others. To hear tracks from the new CD, and view videos of his live performances, you can visit Vernon at He is currently endorsed by Seymour Duncan, Tagima Guitars, Sony Creative Software, Calkwalk, Digitech, Xotic Effects, Morley, Levys Leathers, Giannini Guitars and Strings, Meteoro Amplifiers, Jim Dunlop, Samson, and Nady.

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