Pine Bluff native releases debut CD

David “DJay” Heard, a 2009 graduate of Dollarway High School, recently released his debut CD entitled, “Favorite Time”.

“Favorite Time” is a contemporary Christmas album that has gospel, jazz, and traditional influences.

Heard is currently a senior computer information systems major and music minor at Wiley College in Marshall, Texas. He is the son of David and Angela Heard of Pine Bluff. He has performed with such artists as Rita Coolidge, Marvin Sapp, Dorinda Clark Cole, Angela Spivey, Twinkie Clark Terrell, Nikita Fox Clegg, George Huff (American Idol), and Lalah Hathaway.

“Favorite Time” will be available for digital download on iTunes, Amazon, and CdBaby. For hard copies and more information, contact Sylvia Porchia at or 870-534-9626.