Selected Album of the Week by Bob Makin’s Makin’ Waves
and Jay Lustig’s New Jersey Arts

"A Reason To Smile"

NOW Available

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“The … tapestry of A Reason to Smile… lives up to its title with some tasty songwriting and playing… will stick to your soul… adult contemporary radio should take note.” - Makin Waves 

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121 Claremont Road
Bernardsville, NJ 07924

9 Cherry Lane
West Orange, NJ

Bedminster NJ

1 First Street Rumson NJ

One Trump National Boulevard, Colts Neck, NJ 07722

1 Ocean Avenue
Long Branch NJ

745 Bound Brook Rd
Dunellen, NJ

LeGrande Park
Fanwood, NJ 07023

Connecting with Alan



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It's All Here In New Jersey

All in NJ

Living On Christmas Time

with Holiday Express at Count Basie Theater


Barnacle Bills, Rumson, NJ



Alan has been an active and prolific songwriter and performer for more than two decades and has opened for and shared the stage with many musical legends.

His original music blends an upbeat groove-driven guitar sound across a wide variety of rock, blues and country tinged tunes that speak of personal, social and human issues.

Whether he is appearing in a large concert venue with the Alan Grant Band, or in a smaller intimate solo acoustic performance, audiences all over the country have embraced him enthusiastically.

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Alan has released his latest studio album, "A Reason To Smile" with Co-Producer and Guitarist Anthony Krizan (Lenny Kravitz, Spin Doctors). The band consists of Grant, Krizan and incredibly talented musicians including Billy Siegel, Muddy Shews, Russ McAdoo, Maria Adubato and Sharon Lasher.

Brand new hall of fame

As a nice follow up to his 2012 induction into the New Jersey Advertising Hall of Fame, Alan was asked by this organization to perform his new song "Brand New Hall of Fame" at both the 2016 and 2017 award ceremonies at the Highlawn Pavillion in West Orange NJ for the state's top advertising agencies. Brand New Hall of Fame is being officially released on Grant's new studio album this summer!.

Remington chooses The Good Man

Alan’s original song, The Good Man was selected and licensed by Remington Shavers for use in their digital and social media advertising campaign.

The concept for the song was given to him by Creative Director Ken Musto, and two weeks later they had a hit song that has been nominated for multiple awards and received national attention.

Reason to Smile debuts in austin

Grant’s brand new song “Reason To Smile” was recently featured in a motivational video for a global sales and marketing conference for the Getinge Group in Austin, Texas. Produced by guitarist Anthony Krizan (Spin Doctors, Lenny Kravitz), this song has already received enthusiastic critical acclaim and is currently being added to Alan’s upcoming release of more than eight new original songs.