Brooklyn, USA, home to some of the greatest talents the world has ever known; delivers another talented individual whose gift has made him one of the finest musicians in the Tri – State Area.
Stix’s career direction evolved when he entered Purchase College, State University of New York. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Performance. Stix started his career touring with Rahzel The Godfather of Noise in the UK and France and traveling the US with 5 time Showtime at the Apollo winner/Author/Poet Jessica Care Moore. Shortly after Stix became music director for Lyricist Lounge and collaborated with legendary Hip Hop acts such as De La Soul, Q-Tip, Doug E Fresh and DJ Scratch.
As he continued to work with artist throughout the tri-state area, live performances led Stix back to his training ground in jazz. Stix independently released his first full-length Smooth Jazz album entitled "Groove Like This". The album has graced the airwaves of more than 40 jazz radio stations in the US, jazz internet and satellite stations across the globe. It has charted in the top 10 on the digital jazz charts and made it to the top 20 jazz charts in France.
In 2011 Stix became the drummer for internationally known group Soulfege. Lead by former Oprah Winfrey XM Sirius host Derrick N. Ashong. Stix has had the privilege to record two award winning albums with Soulfege and perform on the Derrick Ashong Experience. The new album “Afropolitan” released Jan of 2012 and is making its mark on the Jazz Week World Charts.
Stix dipped into his pot of creativity and pulled out his producer chops with a contribution on Jazz artist Matt Marshak’s album “Family Funktion” with the hit single “Gas Lamp Groove”. Following the success of the single Matt and Stix returned to the studio to produce another hit single “Harlem River Drive” on Matt’s chart topping CD “Urban Folktales“. Branching out of the jazz genre, Stix stepped into the fashion industry with his single “Stepping In Those Heels”. Stix further expanded his catalog by producing the music for a UFC boxing commercial sponsored by The Underground Clown airing on SPIKE & MTV.
Stix Bones; whose musical influences are a mix of Hip Hop and Jazz has built a respectable name within the music industry. He is truly credited as a Brother Of Noble Excellence.