From: NJ, United States
Genre: R&B, JAZZ / POP/ Easy listening, GOSPEL
HUNTER HAYES : The New Jersey R & B Singer & Sax Player ,( "Not the Country Artist") ! was Born ( Douglas Hayes Pinkney ) in the town of Montclair New Jersey. In 1951.,He was raised in the church. at 15 a minister
gave Hunter an Old silver "C"Melody Saxophone which he taught himself to play
by ear. He Practiced and learned fast" . in 1968 @ 18 years old, He and His Band 'The HotLine" were signed to De-Lite Records along with
Kool & The Gang and GQ .Those were the Years Hunter says He Truly Learned How to Be an Entertainer and How to write and arrange his own Original songs. when Hunter Left De-Lite in late 76" he went back to his roots, "The Church" .
by mid 80's Hunter went solo performing live , recording and writing songs.
which turned out to be a hard juggle to do both.,But In late 86' / 87' he made a deal with Island records and recorded two very good" House" records called " Are You Wid It"and"This Time" Which Got a lot of New York Radio Play. Hunter appeared at The Paradise Garage In NY City ,The Mecca Of House Music and. . literally brought the House Down ! Hunter was one of the first Artists To play a Saxophone "Live Onstage" with his tracks.. . In 1990 he got signed to"Columbia Records". " It was a great feeling at first ,but they wouldn't let me write my own songs".So after a year with no hits , plus bad contract and money issues., It was Over! Sony let Hunter go. He had to start all over again"., "That's when Hunter decided to handle His own career and write his own songs. In 1991 Hunter put his writing skills to work and wrote the theme song for a TV show called.
" which has since won 7 Emmy awards and still airs twice a week on NJN. Hunter used his gifted voice and Sax to record his latest CD on his own Label:"Hunter Hayes Music",
called -("It's A Wonderful Life ") His Big Hit On iTunes , CD Baby ,Amazon & Tune Core. is called . . . "Spanish Love Song".
Hunter has not been afraid to Sing and speak the Truth about Controversial subjects such as Racism, Marriage & Child abuse ! Listen to his song ," Don't call me Y.T. Knigger, and His Gospel Cd " In My Fathers House" . . and " Colors Of Freedom .,Visit Hunter on
and view him performing over 30 uploaded Video's. . . / To contact Hunter And see his schedule :, Go to His Web Site www.hunterhayesnewjersey.com for Bookings , Live Performances ,Festivals , Weddings & Concerts .
contact work cell: 973-818-6942