Funk Music Artist |
Funk music artist Cliff Beach has been performing live for more than 18 years in Los Angeles. The Berklee-trained singer/songwriter/keyboardist and DC native has created a style of music he coins as “Nu-funk”, a hybrid of soul, traditional R&B, funk and neo-soul which he performs regularly throughout Southern California. In 2013, Cliff released the highly anticipated “Who the Funk is Cliff Beach?” EP, independently, which was nominated for three LA Music Awards including “Record of the Year” and one Hollywood Music in Media award. Cliff also received national press in a featured live review in Music Connection Magazine in Nov. 2013 and was a featured performer at TEDx Napa Valley in March 2014. Cliff’s full length vinyl album entitled “The Gospel According to Cliff Beach”, was nominated for an Independent Music Award (Funk/Fusion Jam Album); winner of 2 Global Music Awards. His vinyl single “Confident” is featured on Spotify’s All Funked Up and Funk Drive playlists with over 275k streams , winner of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest Grand Prize in R&B and 2 Global Music Awards. Cliff is a voting Member of NARAS, a Songwriter and Publisher with BMI and an award-winning member of Toastmasters International. His PR is by EF Public Relations/Tiny Human, booking by Definitive Talents worldwide, licensing by Marmoset Music and Glow Music with Distribution by his own label California Soul Music. He is endorsed by TC Helicon and Nord Keyboards. Featured on CNN, FOX , KCRW and BET. His label has promoted projects for Cliff Beach, The Moon Crickets, Brian Sturges, Alex Nester, Honey LaRochelle and Mestizo Beat. Cliff has also collaborated with Orgone, Mike Green, Justin Park, Amber Liu, Jaeson Ma, Thelma Aoyoma, Andrew Pong , Kahi , Monet, Layla K, J. Zuzanna and Homestyle. He has a new vinyl single coming out in collaboration F Spot Records this summer, with physical distribution by Fat Beats.