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MAVERICK BLUES AND SOUL ARTIST AL "COFFEE" MCDANIEL RELEASES NEW INDEPENENT ALBUM
TAMPA, FL - June 1, 2006 - CPA Records announced today the release of the latest album by featured recording artist Al "Coffee" McDaniel, "A Shoe Is A Shoe." This double disc will be available nationwide on June 16 and consists of 17 enticing tracks, with songs ranging from blues to R&B to jazz.
The first disc of "A Shoe Is A Shoe" introduces McDaniel's up-tempo blues stylings, while the second disc highlights his slower, more romantic, soul and smooth jazz. The variety of styles on this release makes it a complete and enjoyable musical experience. He masters various genres of music in a unique and tasteful style that identifies him as a refreshing artist.
McDaniel's eclectic styles are reminiscent of Barry White, Marvin Gaye, and Frank Sinatra. He effectively mixes R&B, Blues, Neo-Soul and Jazz melodies with cool modern urban beats. His smooth and rich baritone voice is a driving force behind the emotions, passions, and energy that he expresses. His soulful guitar riffs display his musicality and his uniqueness as a seasoned musician. McDaniel's ranging styles on the guitar, from jazz to blues, give him an unlimited ability of musical genres to play, and classifies him as a rare artist in today's music industry.
In addition to becoming a local favorite of Clearwater Beach, FL, Al “Coffee” McDaniel has also gained fans with appearances on several television and radio gospel music programs across the nation including shows in Las Vegas (MGM Grand Hotel and Casinos), Nashville, Atlanta, Washington, DC and New York City. He has also toured extensively abroad with performances in Europe, South East Asia, and The Pacific Islands while serving in the United States Air Force.
AL “Coffee” McDaniel has also performed with some of the great artists in the music industry, including; Billy Paul, Gene Chandler, the comedian “Sinbad”, Joe Simon, and Denise Lasalle.