Vincent Merricks aka Todd Cody in RL was born in Long Beach, California and raised in Massachusetts, Florida and Arizona. He began playing guitar at 8 years old and wrote his first song at 14. He has been writing and performing for over 20 years. As a solo performer or with various bands, he has played for lodges, bars and lounges in Massachusetts, Arizona and Florida . He’s I’ve written songs in many genres including pop, blues and jazz, but write and performs mostly contemporary country music.
The lyrics to his song “New Religion’ received Honorable Mention in the American Songwriter Magazine lyric contest for January/February 2008. He has been performing as Vincent Merricks in Second Life since mid-September 2007 and has regular shows each week. Check out http://vince.codysongs.com and http://www.codysongs.com.
Since Vincent is an excellent artist and has written some Jazz Music .. He fits right in at The Fabulous Circe Broom’ s Sunset Jazz Club where he performs every week and will be performing this week on Live n Kickin.
The Sunset is owned and operated by Circe Broom, long time Second Life resident, mentor and supporter to many of SL’s most talented musicians. The Sunset bills itself as “SL’s premiere Jazz Club, Birthplace of Jazz in SL. GREAT Jazz in an exquisitely beautiful club.” There are secluded spots for relaxing with friends or for romance or simply for one to sit in a hidden nook and just listen and enjoy the music.
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