Artists

While Hummingbird Productions designs audio and produces original music, we are also active in discovering new talent and licensing music from artists all over the world. From African vocal groups to independent artists and local Nashville talent, Hummingbird works with musicians and singers from all areas of the globe. Contact us for more details or specific requests.

The Black Lillies

Founded by multi instrumentalist and vocalist Cruz Contreras, The Black Lillies have created their own unique brand of country, roots, rock and blues via Appalachia. The group, formed in 2008, also includes bassist Taylor Coker, pedal steel whiz Tom Pryor (the everybodyfields), and drummer Jamie Cook (the everybodyfields). Trisha Gene Brady rounds out the lineup with Southern charm and smoky vocals. The Black Lillies toured extensively throughout the summer and fall of 2009, with highlights including appearances at the Bonnaroo Music + Arts Festival, Bristol’s Rhythm & Roots Reunion, the live radio broadcasts of WDVX’s Tennessee Shines: Live from the Bijou Theatre and WSM’s Music City Roots: Live from the Loveless Café Barn, and a six-week national tour that kicked off in front of a packed house at the legendary Ryman Auditorium, the “Mother Church of Country Music.”

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Hummingbird Featured Artist

The Black Lillies


Celica Westbrook

Newcomer recording artist/actress Celica Westbrook is emerging onto the pop music scene with a voice that is as powerful as it is heavenly; a name that means just that: celestial or heavenly. At first glance, one might mistake Celica as …
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Don Hart

Don Hart is a composer, arranger, and orchestrator living in Nashville, Tennessee. In addition to his commercial recording endeavors, Don also serves as composer-in-residence with Orchestra Nashville. In addition to composing, Don wrote numerous arrangements for recordings and live performance. …
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Grow & Twine

Grow and Twine is a male/female folk duo based in Nashville, TN whose purpose is to serenade the audience with memorable melodies through the use of short and sweet lyrics. Their debut record “Songs For the Miner’s Daughter” features tunes …
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Jaci Wisot & The Spectacles

Jaci began her musical endeavors singing in church alongside her mother and was encouraged to follow what had come as naturally to her as breathing: singing. For college, Jaci found herself in musicians’ Mecca of Nashville. After her first year …
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JEFF The Brotherhood

JEFF The Brotherhood is Jake and Jamin Orrall, two brothers that play drums and guitar. They grew up in Tennessee making music and trying to have a good time. Since their inception they have been playing anywhere from house parties …
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Jonathan Farnsworth

Jonathan Farnsworth “The music world is just too up and down for me.” So after graduating from Furman University, Jonathan joined the business world. After an excellent start, he said “I just can’t do “more of the same” every day,” …
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Michael Inge

Michael Inge is best defined as more than meets the eye. With a mature vocal sound that is a solid throw back to better musical days such as the Motown era soul, Inge can capture a crowd and never let …
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Never Got Caught

Never Got Caught was formed by brothers Bryan and Bill Hinkley. Although they are best known as the guitarist and drummer of the Boston hardcore band “Tree,” Never Got Caughts’ music is a big departure from Tree. They began writing …
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Ryli

Ryli is a self-taught, multi-talented musician who draws inspiration from a wide range of musical influences: Bat For Lashes, Mazzy Star, and M83 to name a few. Fans often define her musical genre as Dreampop. Ryli’s vocals stand out among her synth …
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Swan Dive

If you listen very closely, you can hear it. The rush of the waves breaking on a beach, the soft bounce of fingers on a nylon-string guitar, the alluring syncopation of the Brazilian beat. Though modern day Nashville and early …
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The Black Lillies

Founded by multi instrumentalist and vocalist Cruz Contreras, The Black Lillies have created their own unique brand of country, roots, rock and blues via Appalachia. The group, formed in 2008, also includes bassist Taylor Coker, pedal steel whiz Tom Pryor …
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The Culprits

Born and bread in a briar patch, The Culprits, hail from the mountaintop town of Sewanee, TN. The three-piece grew up playing music together and spent much of that time forging a sound that has been described as a “seamlessly …
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The Grand Magnolias

Fans of American Idol contestant Paul McDonald…think James Blunt meets Ray LaMontagne…don’t have to tune into the show to hear him sing. His band, The Grand Magnolias, released a 10-song album in December 2010. Formerly known as High Tide Blues, …
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Tyler Warren

The music of Tyler Warren drips with the roots of real rock ‘n’ roll, culminating in many forms, from full-on hard rock, down and dirty blues, and an occasional ballad. If there was ever a category called schizophrenic rock, Tyler …
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