Recording Artist and Music Director Deron "DB" Bell has shared the stage with many national recording artists including: Boney James, Kirk Whalum, Mint Condition, Shirley Murdock, Walter Beasley, Cameo, Pamela Williams, The Stylistics, Alex Bugnon, Mel Waiters, S.O.S Band, Oletta Adams, Peabo Bryson, Pieces Of A Dream, Marion Meadows, The Manhattans, and Howard Hewitt just to name a few.
Bell has also performed on drums with The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, formerly directed by Isaiah Jackson, and is currently the Music Director of The Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (DCDC) In the Spirit Of... production. The 2009 production included national recording artists Kirk Whalum and Shirley Murdock, as well as a 100-Voice Community Choir, DCDC and full band. Bell is also a BMI Song Writer Member and Grammy Award active voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS).
Forthcoming in spring 2010, "Sweet Sticky Thing, is the latest smooth jazz single CD by Mr. Bell featuring Ohio Players Guitarist "CHET.”
2009—Smooth Chardonnay captures the signature DB Sound. Wine and Lovers of Jazz describes this CD as a Smooth Jazz/Blues blend of sophisticated soulful melodies.
2005—Faithful & Smooth features original compositions and smooth jazz arrangements of hit songs like “My, My, My,” “It Never Rains In Southern California,” and “Going Up Yonder “
Bell titles his music technology demonstration/workshop classes “Music Power.” He also serves as a Roland Music Technology Clinician and endorsed artist. His motto is” Every heart has a beat; every voice has a melody; soulfully, be creative.”