Pop And Jazz Trio 5025
This trio of professional artists joined together to fill an insatiable desire for classic R&B, providing authentic renditions from an extensive R&B catalogue.
M.'s career began in the early 70's, when Baltimore was a wellspring of soulful sound. As founding member of the Softones, Marvin Brown was both lead singer and co-author of such hits as "My Dream" and "Carla My Love".
As lead tenor for this trio, M.brings critical story and scale to the group. At the 1st note, you uncover a powerful vocal quality that turns ordinary words into assets of vivid, often heart-breaking expression.
Most recently M. has dedicated himself to serving the community through the administration of drug treatment programs for the city of Baltimore. Constantly exceeding expectations, M. is currently a doctorial candidate in the field of Psychology. When asked how does one reconcile two seemingly contrary pursuits, M. indicates, "No one particular thing defines any of us. Education should always be used as a way to learn more about ourselves. The more I learn, the more I have to put into the music."
S. is a versatile 1st Tenor, 2nd Tenor, Bass and Baritone for this trio As an innovative and respected member, S.'s vocal styling's can be heard on the group's 1st and 2nd albums.
Along with his elegant and direct vocal work, S. creates striking vocal imagery by devising imaginative improvisations. The king of the "oohs and ahs", S. has a natural talent for designing arrangements with popular appeal.
Fully integrated into his lifestyle is the intense desire to pass on a life of accumulated blessings and knowledge. As father, teacher and musical & choir director for his church, Steve does just that.
When asked what his musical career means to him, Steve attributes a simple, powerful concept, "A piece of my heart and soul goes into all my projects. In the end, I'm happy if everyone leaves with a tiny piece of what fits into their own personal story. When the music is good it can do that, and more."
A resident of Washington, DC, J. has been a performing member of the Delfonics since 1979. As a vocalist for this trio, "J.J." brings versatility and strong professional credentials to the group, key ingredients in their ability to authentically cover a wide range of songs from any classic R&B hit list.
J.J. actively participates in a host of community programs including "The Magic Johnson Youth Foundation" among others. He consistently lends his weight to the fund-raising activities of a number of corporate organizations including The Freddie Mac Foundation and The Washington Post.
J. has a unique and precise ear for impeccable harmony, both in the music industry and in life. When asked what he attributes this ability to he states, "I try to bring out the beauty around me, in the music naturally, but also in the audience. When I make people smile, that just sounds good to me."