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Local Artist Nominated for Prestigious Music Award

November 4, 2013

Gregg Young, a multi-award winning musician, could soon add another honor in his trophy case as the Hollywood Music in Media Awards nominated him for a Best Jazz award. The honor is for Young’s original composition, Funk Fusion.

Young is the first musician to have been nominated in four different genres at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards. He has also won awards in the Best Blues and Best Funk/Groove categories as well as a Best Latin Nominee and Best Pop Nominee. His first nomination and win was for Smooth Jazz Artist of the Year at the 17th annual Los Angeles Music Awards.

The nominated track, Funk Fusion, from his soon to be released album “Positively Positive” by Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Band can be heard on SoundCloud by clicking here.

The 2nd Street Band is comprised of a pool of approximately 40 world-class musicians and vocalists led by Gregg Young, singer, guitarist, ASCAP songwriter/publisher & NARAS Member.

You can catch Gregg Young and the 2nd Street Steel Drum Duo live at the 35th Annual Christmas Walk in Corona del Mar on Sunday December 8th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

If you haven’t been to the Christmas Walk, it’s Corona del Mar’s most popular event of the year! This is an absolute can’t miss special event filled with holiday festivities for family, friends, locals and visitors looking for a spectacular way to ring in the holiday season.

Each year “The Walk” brings together thousands of fun-loving people into the Village of Corona del Mar for live entertainment, food, prizes and games in true holiday spirit!

For information on Gregg Young and the 2nd Street Band, visit

For details on the Corona del Mar Christmas Walk, visit the Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce’s website here.


Written by Visit Newport Beach

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