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Focus on Kurt Howell!

Kurt Howell's experience as a Recording Artist, lead vocalist, session keyboard player, touring musicians, staff writer, producer and publisher is second to none. Stating in the 80's as an artist for Warner Brothers Records, Kurt toured, wrote, sang, co-produced and performed for millions of listeners world wide.

Kurt joined the band Southern Pacific in 1986 around guitarist John McFee (Doobie Brothers), drummer Keith Knudsen and bassist Stu Cook (ex-CCR). They released "Zuma" in 1988, which included Southern's biggest hit, "New Shade of Blue," and "County Line" in 1989. Warner released a final greatest-hits collection in 1991.

The year after, Kurt recorded his first (and till now only) solo album "Kurt Howell", a typical AOR album with a cool balance of beautiful balads and strong up tempos featuring contributions by Steve Lukather (TOTO), Michael Landau, Jerry Hey, Neal Schon, Michael Omartian... just to name a few.

Burnin In 1995, Kurt formed Burnin' Daylight with Sonny LeMaire, formerly a member of 1980s country pop band Exile and songwriter Marc Beeson, who had previously charted a solo single on BNA Records in the early 1990s. At first, Burnin' Daylight was intended to be only a live band; however, the group sent a tape to Mike Curb, head of the Curb Records label, who signed the group in 1997. In April of that year, Burnin' Daylight released its eponymous debut album. They charted three singles on the U.S. Billboard country music charts, including a Top 40 hit in "Say Yes".

Currently Kurt's production company is developing and signing artist for today contemporary marketplace.


Many years ago I fell in love with the band Southern Pacific. I saw them twice in concert here in Salt Lake City and they were awesome. I loved Kurt's voice and his great talent on the keyboards. Wish they were still together. I'm going to try to get Kurt's solo album as I know I will love it!

Wow this is really actually pretty amazing,
he's my dad.

Wow, I googled Kurt's name and found this site. I have Kurt's first album. I knew him casually through my friend Gretchen when we were still in high school. I'm glad to see he's doing so well. I need to pull out the album and dust off the record player and give it a spin. I would love to get it in CD if it's available. Beautiful voice!

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