Reggie Hines

"Never before had I played a horn that feels like it knows my every emotion as I play it! Cannonball, you bring out the best in me and then some" ~ Reggie Hines



Bio

Reggie Hines is an ASCAP Award Winning and Grammy nominated songwriter, producer, and international recording artist. Reggie Hines’ soulful and expressive sound has provided him the opportunity to write, produce, and perform music for and with a diverse roster of artists including Chaka Khan, Angie Stone, Regina Belle, Mary J Blidge and the list goes on. Reggie Hines’ television performances include The Late Show with David Letterman, Live with Regis and Kelly, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, a role in the film Bessie, starring Queen Latifah, NBC Comedy Awards, VH1 Hip Hop Honors Dirty South, The Key and Peele Comedy Central halftime performance (Move All the Chairs Video) , NBC's Mr. Robinson television show playing with Earth , Wind and Fire, and 3 Super Bowl 49 Pepsi commercials with Craig Robinson and The Nasty Delicious Band (he is actually a member of the band). Reggie Hines has also performed in countless festivals around the world including the Montreaux Jazz Festival, the St. Lucia Jazz Festival,The Pori Jazz Festival, the Essence Music Festival, Bonaroo Festival and a host of others.

Reggie Hines grew up the South Bronx of New York, where he was exposed to a diverse spectrum of musical flavorings from a very early age. Reggie’s passion for music has taken him on a life long journey that began with attending an esteemed performing arts high school in Manhattan. As Reggie’s musical gifting began to unfold, he joined the U.S. Army band where he received some of his most rigorous musical instruction. During his training, Reggie embraced studying the multicultural styles that he so elegantly weaves into his signature sound today. As with any great jazz musician, Reggie Hines’ improvisational abilities allow him to fully express his emotions through song whether he is just adding highlights to a melody, or blazing through an extended-range solo.

Reggie Hines musical fluency on the saxophone has allowed him to build a resume that very few musicians can top. Reggie Hines composed several of the tracks on Phyllis Hyman’s Prime of My Life album. The song “When You Get Right Down to It” won Reggie Hines a Grammy nomination for Best R&B Song of the Year, along with an ASCAP award for his composition abilities. In the summer of 2002, Reggie Hines got the opportunity to perform with Luther Vandross on his very last North American tour. In 2006, Reggie Hines achieved another major milestone in his career by releasing his debut album, Do You See What I See. The album received radio/television airplay and put Reggie on the map as a solo jazz artist. In 2009, Reggie Hines released his sophomore album, Live Your Life. In just three years time it was apparent to see that Reggie’s music had evolved substantially. Live Your Life featured more potent melodies, with grooves and rhythms deeply rooted in funk. The 2014 release How I Feel, is Reggie Hines’ latest solo album and marks the launch of Reggie’s own record label, Hinesight Music Group. The album’s first single “Favorite Song” has already placed #3 on the Jazzy Soul Radio charts in the UK. ! Reggie Hines continues to be a music force that can't be denied.





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