"Stephanie is an extremely passionate and hardworking individual making things happen
for tons of musicians in the bay area. She is a great resource for the bay area music community!"

– Adam Theis bandleader, composer, multi-instrumentalist for Jazz Mafia

Booking & Artist Management

Urban Music Presents offers booking management for artists to aid in accessing festivals, venues, and corporate and private events. There are many artists that Urban Music Presents is affiliated with and can find the perfect live musical entertainment for your event. Urban Music Presents also provides booking consultations for live music venues.

CHELLE! and Friends CHELLE! and Friends, commemorates the music of Mardi Gras, New Orleans, and celebrates its Creole people and their remarkable music. Michelle Jacques was born in New Orleans.

“New Orleans is visiting us with the powerhouse group of CHELLE! and Friends! This is spiritual gospel fused with Caribbean rhythms, Cajun mix of spicy vocals that will make you dance, sing, pay attention and certainly will give you chills and lift your spirit! This is one of my favorite performing groups in the Bay Area…” Stephanie Dalton, Urban Music News
 
     
Dayna Stephens “One of the most exciting young tenor sax players. A fluid, vigorous soloist with a warm, soulful sound” Ejazz news

"A Must see" New York Times

"A Saxophone Star Ready to Go Nova" Jerry Karp (SF Chronicle, SFweekly, JazzWest.com & DownBeat Magazine)
     
Faye Carol Faye Carol is one of the premiere vocalists of her time. Her unique style and gift of connecting with her audience is astonishing. Arranging jazz standards and other popular songs in her own way, is nothing new to Miss Carol. She began this decades ago, well before mixing genres such as hip-hop & jazz were so widely embraced.
     
Jesus Diaz
Jesus Diaz y su Qba fuses modern and traditional elements of Afro-Cuban influences within dance music to create their unique sound. Cuban born percussionist and vocalist Jesus Diaz arrived in the United States from Havana in 1980.  His local and worldwide performances in collaboration with world renowned and acclaimed artists, are recognized for their contributions to the richness of an ever expanding musical genre worldwide.
     
John Calloway Diaspora San Francisco State Latin Jazz Ensemble John Calloway John Calloway is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger who has performed with renowned jazz artists Israel Cachao Lopez, Max Roach, Omar Sosa and Dizzy Gillespie. In the San Francisco Bay Area, John has built a solid foundation as a as a performer/arranger including work with Pete Escovedo, Jesus Diaz, John Santos, Quique Cruz, Rebeca Mauleon and Wayne Wallace.
     
marcus shelby Marcus Shelby Marcus Shelby has long been a superb upright bassist, but the scope of his work, influence and acclaim prove he is much more.  He is an influential educator, has won countless awards, scored films and theatrical shows, and has composed music for ballet and dance companies.  In 2005, City Flight Magazine named Marcus Shelby one of the “Top Ten Most Influential African Americans in the Bay Area.”
     
     
Quijerema Quijeremá Quique Cuz Maria Fernanda Acuna Jeremy Allen Quijeremá Quijeremá infuses their original contemporary Latin American compositions with a deep sense of unique ancient musical traditions. New with primal, the real and ethereal permeate each performance—an amalgam of Quijeremá’s mastery of traditional music and the present. Their power keeps audiences engaged with the best of roots music and the surprises of a hard-hitting touch. Still, the blending of rhythm, texture, and color in their music is seamless, transparent and one-of-a-kind