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FEBRUARY LINEUP

TANQUERAY HAYWARD

Friday & Saturday, February 9 - 10 | 7:30 & 10:00 | $20

A mother with aspirations of naming her child something unique but also wanted to distinguish something powerful and unforgettable. The name was known for being “Top Shelf”- the best. This mother knew there would be something special. Little did she know……

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa, in 2001 Tanqueray received the calling to proclaim the gospel in song and minister throughout the city. Through her love for the traditional gospel music, she ministers with such power that all who has heard her can truly say they feel her. Through the lives that she has touch souls have been changed, folks have been revived and demons have certainly trembled.

Her inspirations include the Clark Sisters, Mahaliah Jackson, Mary J Blige, and Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, her late mother who taught her that anything is possible if she puts her mind to it and fights for what she believes and of course Almighty God who chose Tanqueray to continue kingdom building and allowing His will to be done.

Now singing on the ever loved Philadelphia Gospel Quartet Circuit, Tanqueray is making a name for herself as becoming one of Philadelphia’s finest. She has also become one of the sought out MC’s for quartet programs in Philadelphia and the tri-state area. She is also an aspiring evangelist, encouraging and motivating the people of God, especially women.

There was vision in the name…..There was purpose in the name…..Unique, powerful and unforgettable…..Ladies and Gentleman….Tanqueray…..

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AMAZIN' GRACE LITTLE & THE GLB

Friday & Saturday, February 14 (Valentine's Day) 16 & 17 | 7:30 & 10:00 | $20

This dynamic group is comprised of 8 very talented musicians: two lead vocalists, a full rhythm section and a sax player. Jazz, pop, rock, R&B, funk, reggae, Top 40, swing, soul, Latin and pop — The GLB Band does it all.

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RICH TUCKER AND THE UNIVERSAL MUSIC KONCEPT PRESENTS “ A TRIBUTE TO THE INCOMPARABLE MARVIN GAYE” FEATURING ELAMAAD BARACK

Friday & Saturday, February 23 & 24 | 7:30 & 10:00 | $20

West Philadelphia’s own guitarist Richard Tucker has toured and recorded with many icons in the music business. He got his start at the age of eight singing in a gospel group in his neighborhood. At the age of ten his father’s friend introduced him to the guitar. He took his first music theory class in middle school at the age of thirteen and, before long he was playing local gigs around town. He started getting calls to do high profile gigs so he studied with Philly veteran guitarists Ronnie Henderson and Calvin Harris. He also took music theory and composition classes throughout high school and college.

Currently he’s touring with vocalist Maysa and teaching music at the AMLA School of Music in Philadelphia. He teaches Guitar, Bass, and music theory. It’s a Latin youth program. He is also playing to launch a volunteer music program called P.I.C.M.E Philadelphia Inner City Music Educators. It’s a music and cultural arts program on wheels. Working at different sites in and out of the tractate area providing free instruction to underprivileged youth. It’s his way of giving back.

Richard has three solo CDs completed. He calls them the “Smooth Guitar Grooves Collection”. You can download them on iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby under Richard Tucker jazz guitar. When he’s not working as a sideman backing up different artists, he leads his own band called “The Universal Koncept”. These three words form the acronym T.U.K.; which many of his musician friends simply call him -“Tuck”. His band works in the Philly, NJ, and Delaware areas. You can look for upcoming dates for T.U.K on this web site.

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KJ Mcneill & Template "Tribute to Prince" Friday and Saturday March 2/3 $15

West Philadelphia’s own guitarist Richard Tucker has toured and recorded with many icons in the music business. He got his start at the age of eight singing in a gospel group in his neighborhood. At the age of ten his father’s friend introduced him to the guitar. He took his first music theory class in middle school at the age of thirteen and, before long he was playing local gigs around town. He started getting calls to do high profile gigs so he studied with Philly veteran guitarists Ronnie Henderson and Calvin Harris. He also took music theory and composition classes throughout high school and college.

 

 

Currently he’s touring with vocalist Maysa and teaching music at the AMLA School of Music in Philadelphia. He teaches Guitar, Bass, and music theory. It’s a Latin youth program. He is also playing to launch a volunteer music program called P.I.C.M.E Philadelphia Inner City Music Educators. It’s a music and cultural arts program on wheels. Working at different sites in and out of the tractate area providing free instruction to underprivileged youth.  It’s his way of giving back.

Richard has three solo CDs completed. He calls them the “Smooth Guitar Grooves Collection”. You can download them on iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby under Richard Tucker jazz guitar. When he’s not working as a sideman backing up different artists, he leads his own band called “The Universal Koncept”. These three words form the acronym T.U.K.; which many of his musician friends simply call him -“Tuck”. His band works in the Philly, NJ, and Delaware areas. You can look for upcoming dates for T.U.K on this web site. 

RICH TUCKER AND THE UNIVERSAL MUSIC KONCEPT PRESENTS A TRIBUTE TO CHAKA KAHN & MARY J BLIGE TANQUERAY HAYWARD & JAZZ JORDAN

Friday & Saturday March 9/10

West Philadelphia’s own guitarist Richard Tucker has toured and recorded with many icons in the music business. He got his start at the age of eight singing in a gospel group in his neighborhood. At the age of ten his father’s friend introduced him to the guitar. He took his first music theory class in middle school at the age of thirteen and, before long he was playing local gigs around town. He started getting calls to do high profile gigs so he studied with Philly veteran guitarists Ronnie Henderson and Calvin Harris. He also took music theory and composition classes throughout high school and college.

Currently he’s touring with vocalist Maysa and teaching music at the AMLA School of Music in Philadelphia. He teaches Guitar, Bass, and music theory. It’s a Latin youth program. He is also playing to launch a volunteer music program called P.I.C.M.E Philadelphia Inner City Music Educators. It’s a music and cultural arts program on wheels. Working at different sites in and out of the tractate area providing free instruction to underprivileged youth.  It’s his way of giving back.

Richard has three solo CDs completed. He calls them the “Smooth Guitar Grooves Collection”. You can download them on iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby under Richard Tucker jazz guitar. When he’s not working as a sideman backing up different artists, he leads his own band called “The Universal Koncept”. These three words form the acronym T.U.K.; which many of his musician friends simply call him -“Tuck”. His band works in the Philly, NJ, and Delaware areas. You can look for upcoming dates for T.U.K on this web site. 

ACOUSTIC BAND
Friday & Saturday March 16/17

As a band Acoustic has developed a musical repertoire with astonishing breadth. These multi-talented Musicians can do it all! They have mastered not only R&B, but also jazz, soul, New School, Broadway, and the blues as well.  Performing with groups such as, “The Manhattans”, “Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes” and “Blue Magic”, this band fills the room with musical energy and excitement every time they hit the stage.

"AMAZIN GRACE LITTLE"
Friday and Saturday March 23/24

This dynamic group is comprised of 8 very talented musicians: two lead vocalists, a full rhythm section and a sax player. Jazz, pop, rock, R&B, funk, reggae, Top 40, swing, soul, Latin and pop — The GLB Band does it all.

TANQUERAY HAYWARD
FRIDAY & SATURDAY MARCH 30/31

A mother with aspirations of naming her child something unique but also wanted to distinguish something powerful and unforgettable.

The name was known for being “Top Shelf”- the best. This mother knew there would be something special. Little did she know……

 Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa, in  2001 Tanqueray received the calling to proclaim the gospel in song and minister throughout the city. Through her love for the traditional gospel music, she ministers with such power that all who has heard her can truly say they feel her. Through the lives that she has touch souls have been changed, folks have been revived and demons have certainly trembled.

Her inspirations include the Clark Sisters, Mahaliah Jackson, Mary J Blige, and Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, her late mother who taught her that anything is possible if she puts her mind to it and fights for what she believes and of course Almighty God who chose Tanqueray to continue kingdom building and allowing His will to be done.

Now singing on the ever loved Philadelphia Gospel Quartet Circuit, Tanqueray is making a name for herself as becoming one of Philadelphias finest. She has also become one of the sought out MCs for quartet programs in Philadelphia and the tri-state area. She is also an aspiring evangelist, encouraging and motivating the people of God, especially women.

There was vision in the name…..There was purpose in the name…..Unique, powerful and unforgettable…..Ladies and Gentleman….Tanqueray…..