We are Sunshine & Moon and we began playing as a duo in 2012 We currently reside in Spring Hill, Florida, but still spend time at home in Nashville, TN and in Hollywood, California. 'Sunshine' Brenda Cole is an award winning female artist, producer, songwriter and actress from Hollywood, Ca. "Sunshine's" vocals are strong yet intimate. She draws from a deep country well; and blends into a sound that's Blues/Country/Gospel combined with heartfelt emotion especially on her original Christian/Gospel music which she enjoys the most. The most recent releases are titled BRENDA - MISSISSIPPI WOMAN & SUNSHINE - SHINE!!! on Melody Dawn Records. "Sunshine" Brenda Cole is the producer on “Shine!!!” her 3rd gospel album. "Sunshine"Brenda has written nine of the songs from this gospel country CD and I have co-written three. We are the husband/wife duo "Sunshine & Moon", but we also play with a larger band in some venues as Shine! Shine!! Shine!!! Brenda enjoys producing, writing and spending time with family and playing with the grand-kids. She has spent most of her life raising children and working in the studio, while I was on the road for over 20 years. We are now traveling together making music for a living as "Sunshine & Moon" full time. For TV / Film Contact: David Dalton Management 702-316-1086
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.
"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”
RADIO STATION REVIEWS
"Excellent record!" Artist in good form with good production."
Shane Wilder, PD - TABC Syndicated Radio - Hollywood, Ca.
"Brenda is one of the freshest new female singers to bless our airwaves for some time. Her new album 'Country Lover’ doesn't have one bad song on it.'
Don Gilbert, MD - KSTC Colorado
"Everything about this record is good. Will get a lot of airplay."
Mike Griffith WVOH - Colorado
"This is a great album"
"In a word 'Excellent!' Super talent - fresh new female voice worthy of airplay. In one word ‘Class’."
WKDO AM-FM Kentucky
"Excellent LP. I was very impressed."
KZZY North Dakota
"One of the most requested indie labels."
"Audience response was excellent. This album is great."
"Excellent audience response. Thanks so much for your album. Brenda has got a great voice. This is a great album - keep it up!"
"Brenda is the greatest singing female sensation in at least two decades. I can't get enough!! Hang in there kid - let's show 'em!"
Eddie Smith WKAC Alabama
"Would like to commend her on these (songs). She did an excellent job. Her record will get played in regular rotation daily. Super LP Brenda. Keep up the good work.
Randy Peterson KFBR Arizona
"..Some writers write good songs - some singers sing well. This lady has loads of talent. She's writing good songs and sings them very well!"
John Coles KTAN Arizona
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 [+]