Since debuting in 2008, the band "496 West" has opened
for a number of unforgettable and inspirational artists
including: the legendary Kirk Whalum, soulful balladeer
Phil Perry, jazz stalwarts Nick Colionne, Grammy-
nominated Gerald Albright, saxman Euge Groove, smooth
jazz guitarist Tim Bowman and international Grammy-
nominated keyboardist, Bob Baldwin, the electrifying saxophonist Eric Darius and jazz guitarist/entertainer Nick Colionne.
On Valentine's Day they had a ball opening for Larry
Braggs, former lead vocalist for Tower of Power.
Performing their own brand of contemporary smooth jazz,
R&B, soul, a sprinkling of the blues and of course,
gospel jazz, 496 West provides instrumental performances
with a variety of combo’s including–music for relaxing,
music for listening, and party music–from slow to jam.