Influences: Muse, Lauren Hill, Micheal Jackson, Bob Marley, Beyonce, Holy Culture, Bono, Angelique Kidjo, John Legend, D-black Da Ghana Bwouy, Jamiroquai, Black Eye Peas, Kanye West, Stevie Wonder, Basement Jaxx,
Piano to date
Grade 3 theory; Grade 4 Piano Practical
Jan. 2016 to Date Lead singer of GG and the Brothers of soul function band. www.lastminutemusicians.com/members/glorygcreativearts.html
o It has been my honour to perform and special events and occasions such has birthdays, weddings and parties. My band provides and number of feel good song covers from many different genres of music such as soul reggae, pop and jazz. Please see las minute musician page for the latest reviews.
June 2017 Lead and backing vocalist acting and dancing in Secret Cinema production of Dirty Dancing London
o I thoroughly enjoyed this role. I was so grateful to be given the opportunity to not only sing but to put my dancing and acting skills to good use. I played a character of a singer from the deep South who was part of a motown group call diamond sisters hired for Kellerman's resort. With a Southern accent, I remained in character as a mingled with the crowd, learned and performed dance routines, and sang in front of 10,000 people.
Sept 2013- to date joint lead singer of Frog Island Jazz Band
o I am proud to be joint lead singer of this band as we continue to provide the Midlands with cool soulful jazz.
Oct 2013 - To Date lead singer for "SoulNaturals" in conjunction with British Soul standard (www.britishsoulstandard.com).
o This fantastic band Is headed up by Tony Cannon and it is my honour is be one of the lead singers.
Oct 2012- Dec 2015 Backing vocalist for NU Soul Generation
o It is my honour and privilege to be a backing singer for Lead singer Judy Duff. This incredible function band provides quality music from the Motown, Disco & Soul era. http://www.nusoulgeneration.co.uk/welcome.html
27th May 2012 Africa Day Celebrations at All Nations Church Leicester.
o To celebrate Africa Day on the 25th May, All Nations Church celebrated Africa the day on 27th May. I had the privilege of leading a gospel choir in worship music. This included traditional African worship songs in Nigerian and South African dialects, as well as black gospel songs.
20th May 2012 BBC Leicester Radio Dulcie Dixon Gospel Show
o This special show was live on air dedicated to the great gospel singers that have influenced gospel music. I sang a song by the late Mahalia Jackson as well as singing one of my own composed songs.
2002-2012 Singing Jazz with “The Lazy Alligators”
o Singing 1950’s New Orleans Jazz; including cover versions of songs sung by artist such as Billie Holiday and Diana Washington.
o For occasions such as weddings and parties.
2006-To-Date BBC Radio Leicester annual Christmas Carol Service
o I have the privilege of singing for the BBC Leicester radio’s carol services. This is pre-recorded and played on Christmas Eve and Christmas day.
May – June 2009 BBC Radio Leicester
o I have had the honor of performing live on air with BBC Leicester radio to promote the Special Olympics in Leicester Cathedral, I also sang at a number of charity events called ‘Applause’. The Applause show included performing within different churches around Leicester and it culminated with a performance at Leicester’s newest theatre called ‘The Curve’.
October 23rd 2008 Regional finalist for idol 2008 at Corn Exchange, Bedford
o Having passed though competitive auditions. I gained experience in singing in front of judges Chris Grayston and Dane Bowers. Although I did not make it though to the national grand final I was interviewed by Chris Highton from BBC Leicester Radio, and had one of my tracks played live on air.
2005-2006 Studied at the School of Worship at Covenant College
o Studied Christian music and theological studies. This included lessons in songwriting and music theory.
Live performances included singing an Easter musical written by Dave Hadden. In April 2006 in Coventry, Shrewsbury and Molven.