Song in the Wind
Endorsements continued Ernie & June Estrada, Dewitt Michigan,...Newly weds 6-03. . . 'Kerry, The power of music touches people's lives, when coupled with a magical voice, it leaves us with lasting memories. We can't thank you enough for your beautiful contribution to our wedding. We will never forget the musical voice of our day.' Ron & Alyce Riggs, Birmingham, MI . . . Newly weds 8-04 . . . 'Dear Kerry, We just wanted to thank you again for the wonderful music we enjoyed for our wedding...it was exactly perfect...we wish you continued success.' Diane Frasier, founder of 'Arts Dockside', St. lgnace's Labor Day Weekend waterfront show... 'Kerry's...Professionalism and lively style contributed to the high quality performances which he provided. We were excited that he could be the featured musician last year and due to the excellent response of both craftsman and listeners, we hope that he will return again this year...' (Since 1990, I have hosted and performed for this 2-day event every year. I have been booking and scheduling the other acts for the show since 1994.) Robert M. Railey, director for the Marquette Folk Dancers, . . . (performers at Arts Dockside for most of the show's 26 years.) . . . 'Dear Arts Dockside Committee, . . . I want you all to know that our group has always enjoyed performing at Arts Dockside. I have appreciated very much the helpful and friendly nature of all of your committee over the years. Kerry is certainly a gem for all of us as entertainers to work with.'. . . 9-4-03 Mr. Bill Shepler . . . owner/operator of 'Sheplers' Mackinac Island Ferry', and partner in the 'Mackinaw Crossings' courtyard shopping, dinning, and entertainment center in Mackinaw City. 'Dear Kerry, . . . I just want to take a quick moment to thank you for helping to make the Straits' . . . (Mackinac Straits area), . . . 'a place so many people want to visit.' Northern Straits Habitat for Humanity,...Mike Sosadeeter, ...'Thanks for your help in making the bennefit a success. Your entertainment really livened up the evening. Let's plan on doing this again'... Wagbo Peace Center,... 'Kerry is one of the favorites at the PEACE COFFEE HOUSE. He brings both humor and heart-felt messages to his audience through his unique voice and attuned guitar playing. A truly talented performer and songwriter.'...Rick Meisterheim, Peace Coffee House founder. The Peace Coffee House is a monthly event to benefit the Wagbo Peace Center, East Jordan Michigan. Endorsements from near and far John Fisher & Assoc.,(Nashville),... (after hearing demos from 'Shelter In The Country')... '... if ... that's you singing on the tapes you sent me, I would very much like to produce you on some hits!...' John Fisher has been a record promoter since the sixties working with artists such as ; George Straight, T. G. Sheppard, Terry Stafford, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, The Eagles, The Rolling Stones, Crosby-Stills-Nash-Young, Aretha Franklin, Roberta Flack, and many more. Ms. Anna Statman, Pres. Of A&R, Geffen Records, Hollywood ... (in response to demos from 'Shelter In The Country'... ... 'again thanks for sending the tape .... Although I prefer alternative & developemental projects .... The material is strong enough, if you're totally committed, you'll figure it out!...' Ms. Vickey-Sue Winston, WMJI-Majc 105.7FM - Cleveland's Oldies FM.. '...Thanks again for your creativity & professionalism in providing us with the appropriate music bed for Imperial Gulf Service. The client was extremely pleased with the commercial...' Governor John Engler...I wanted to take the time to personally thank you for the tape of your music .... it was a big hit! Michelle and I played it at the Mackinac Island residence and we really enjoyed it. A big fan of yours, Mary Nelson, works at the residence and was especially glad to hear your music. Again, thanks for sharing your talent with me, the tape was greatly appreciated and will be added to our regular collection.... ' Brad Fuhr, GM, FM 104 WLTO, Harbor Springs, MI (a Gavin reporting station).... '..We put a few of his songs on the air and have kept them in rotation. Our listeners like his style and so do I ... I hope he gets his break .... I wish him the best of luck...' Billboard Magazine, (annual song contest),... '...your entries have been awarded Honorable Mentions..to acknowledge songs that moved up into the top 10%... and were considered for the semi-finalists positions...' (1990, '91,'93) .... The Back of Your Hand, Shelter in the Country, Troubadour, Freedom Ain't Free, Caged Bird, When You've Found a Friend, & Never Happy With More)... St. Ignace News, (1999 Les Cheneax Antique Wooden Boat Show), . . .'Singer-songwriter-guitarist Kerry West has become a perennial in Northern Michigan entertainment.' Stafford's Hospitality... (after 2 yrs. At the Perry Hotel, Petoskey, and 1 yr. at One Water Street, Boyne City)... '...great guitar and vocals!...'