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Sunshine

Sunshine

I especially enjoy singing for benefits and good causes. I have a big heart for families in need.

"Sunshine" Brenda Cole
I currently play as the duet "Sunshine & Moon" with my husband Cliff "Moon" Garrow Jr.
We play Americana, country-gospel and bluegrass too. We play both play guitar, bass, banjo and more
We are entertainers who available immediately for bookings in the Hollywood, California area.
Recent performances for The First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood Lent weekly Bible study March 2018
Last year we celebrated the historic neighborhood of Hollywood on April 19, 2017 at the first Old Hollywood Locals Night,
The hub of the event was a block party on Hudson Ave., just north of Hollywood Blvd. We also performed at Make Music Los Angeles
on June 21, 2017 at the Egyptian Theater outdoor stage on Hollywood Blvd. (Fairs, festivals and special event list upon request)

After making music full time in Nashville, TN and touring in Florida. We recently moved back to Hollywood, CA
We are here spending time with my parents. We play a variety of classic country and popular variety of favorites.
We especially enjoy performing our original country and gospel music most of all.

Sunshine's latest CD's BRENDA - MISSISSIPPI WOMAN & SUNSHINE and SHINE!!! - MELODY DAWN RECORDS
I am the producer on “Shine!!!” my 3rd gospel album. I wrote nine of the songs from this gospel country CD and I have co-written three.
We play as the duo "Sunshine & Moon", but we also play with a 7 piece band in larger venues as Shine! Shine!! Shine!!!
I love producing, writing and spending time with family. I have spent most of my life nurturing and mothering the children.
Melody Dawn Records (323) 464-1713

TOURING
We have performed or recorded with such artists as Randy Travis, Ronnie Millsap, Conway Twitty, Loretta Lynn, John Conlee, Ronnie McDowell, George Strait, Patty Loveless, Eddie Rabbit, Michael Twitty, Joe Stampley, Moe Bandy, Mickey Gilley, Roy Acuff, Razzy Bailey, Victor Wooten, Michele Wright, Toby Keith, Alabama, Tammy Wynette, Tanya Tucker, Vern Gosden, Eddie Raven, Eddie Rabbit, Earl Thomas Conley, Billy Ray Cyrus, Johnny Paycheck and Ernest Tubb etc.

BIO
"Sunshine" was born in Biloxi, Mississippi. I was born in Cadillac, Michigan. We both were previously signed to Epic Records at one time. Brenda Smith recorded with Billy Sherrill and I was signed with my group "Romeo Ridge" - winners of the True Value Country Music Showdown. I also toured with Joe Stampley as the lead guitarist in "The Tennessee Fat Cats"
'Sunshine' sings dynamic original music with energy and passion, she will leave you feeling good and wanting more. Sunshine's voice is like a breath of fresh air, smooth and polished with a child-like innocence. It's angelic at times but she also sings with powerful conviction and confidence. Her voice is ageless and timeless. Her Brenda Cole 'Country Lover' CD garnered airplay all over the world, #1 chart positions on radio worldwide. All 3 singles charted the Billboard top 100 and several other radio charts. Sunshine is spiritually anointed and truly gifted by God. She has always enjoyed being a full time mom first before her career. Sunshine performs original material from her 3 nationally released CD’s. "Sunshine" will get you standing, clapping and singing along too. "Sunshine's" optimistic outlook is inspiring. She has big dreams and a big heart. She is always looking at the brighter side. That's why she is 'Sunshine'. She especially enjoys singing for benefits and good causes. "Sunshine" Brenda Smith signed to Epic Records at age 13 and produced by Billy Sherrill (George Jones, Tammy Wynette etc.)
Brenda Cole AWARDS
Female Artist of the Year - Music Fest 1988
Record of the Year 1988, 1989, 1990 - California Country Music Association
Entertainer Of The year - Country Radio Broadcasters 1988
Album of the Year for 'Country Lover' - Country Music Associations of America 1989
Cliff Garrow - True Value Country Music Showdown 1988 – “Romeo Ridge”

Hollywood Mass Choir - winner of Gospel Fest 2002
Voices of Inspiration Choir - Rev. Alexander Hamilton
HOT TRAX STUDIO Partnered with Harold Smith of Hot Trax Studio since 1995, including Joe Stampley, Tim McGraw, Tracy Lawrence, John Anderson, Trent Tomlinson, Mack Victory, Jerry Lassiter, Earl Clark, legendary Cowboy Eddie Long
MELODY DAWN RECORDS - Sunshine
Recording Artist, Producer, Songwriter - 1988 to current

Gospel Artist: "Sunshine"
CD's: You Taught me How To Love,
Shine! Shine!! Shine!!!,
Shine!!!
Country Artist: Brenda Cole
CD's: Country Lover
Mississippi Woman

GOSPLE MUSIC MINISTRY - Sunshine & Moon
Cliff "Moon" Garrow Jr. and "Sunshine" Brenda Cole
Founders, April 2009 to current
The Jesus Christ Fan Club
• Evangelists - spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ
• Gospel music concerts
• Gospel music instruction for youth groups
• Prayer and encouragement
• Community outreach
• Monthly events

Volunteers - August 2015 to October 2016
New Hope Baptist Church, Pastor Oliver Bevins
• Choir Director, Song Leader
• Praise Band Shine! Shine!! Shine!!! & Duo "Sunshine & Moon"
• Musician - bass, guitar, piano, banjo
• Sunday School Teacher
• Music video production and editing - Avid Studio
• Recording and arranging - Pro-Tools Studio
• Sound engineering
• Prayer and encouragement
• Sunday's at and Wednesday's

Volunteers, October 2014 to October 2016
Boost / Lift Disability
Dayspring Presbyterian Church, Pastor Robert Barnes
• Gospel music praise band
• Testimony of faith in Jesus Christ
• Prayer support encouragement
• Fellowship with those who are disabled
• 2nd Saturday of the month

Sunshine - also known as
ACTRESS, SINGER - Brenda Cole
• Nashville - Party Guest - NBC TV 2014
• Nashville USA - Creator, Music Host, Producer - Nashville TN 1997 to 1999
• Nashville Showcase - Music Guest - Nashville, TN 1995
• The Young and the Restless - Claudia - CBS TV 1981
• Beyond Death's Door - Film 1979
• Hometown USA - Film 1979

"Sunshine" previously known as
EPIC RECORDING ARTIST- Brenda Smith
Produced By Billy Sherrill
• There Is A Place 1974
• Kiss Away 1974
• Midnight Flight To Frisco 1975
• Love of My Life 1975

"Sunshine" previously known as
ACTRESS, MODEL, SINGER - Brenda Smith
• McDonald's - Commercial 1976
• The Beatles - extra TV Movie 1976
• Mr. Sycamore - Daisy - Film 1975
• Crest - Commercial 1975
• Kool-Aid - Commercial 1975
• Hush Puppies - Commercial 1975
• This Is The Life - TV 1973
• I Love You Goodbye - Ria -ABC TV Movie 1974
• Bonanza - Mary - NBC TV 1972
• Tiger Beat - Fashion Model - 1972 to 1975
• Just Coasting - Music Guest - Biloxi, MS 1970

AWARDS - Brenda Cole
Female Artist of the Year - Music Fest 1988
Record of the Year 1988, 1989, 1990 - California Country Music Association
Entertainer Of The year - Country Radio Broadcasters 1988
Album of the Year for 'Country Lover' - Country Music Associations of America 1989
AWARDS - Cliff Garrow - True Value Country Music Showdown 1988 – “Romeo Ridge”

Hollywood Mass Choir - winner of Gospel Fest 2002
Voices of Inspiration Choir - Rev. Alexander Hamilton

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