From an early age Paris Brightledge understood his calling, as he listened to the "Motown" giants that streamed through his transistor radio. He also relished the British icons of the 60's/70's Classic Rock/Pop, era, like Robert Plant, John Lennon, Roger Waters & Mick Jagger. However, none of these artists would manipulate and mold his artistry more than Marvin Gaye.
Tecora Rogers was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and has been singing since joining the Angelic Choir at her church at the age of six. Now internationally renowned, Tecora Rogers' gift is her ability to reach into the soul of the listener and make them feel the warmth she feels as she communicates through song.
A “Widely Praised Soloist” (Chicago Tribune), Nicole Mitchell is one
of few African American women to take the path as a creative
instrumentalist, composer and bandleader. As a jazz flutist, she has
been a Downbeat magazine’s Critic’s Poll winner for Rising Star
Flutist from 2001-2004. Her life is dedicated to sharing the
Pianist and vocalist, has been the musical director for "Ain't Misbehavin'", Oscar Brown Junior's "The Great Nitty Gritty" and "Journey through Forever". He won a Jeff award for the musical score of "In De Beginnin'". As cultural ambassador for the city of Chicago, he performed in Japan and many European festivals such as Moers in Germany, Nichelsdorff in Austria and Rome in Italy.