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Two-time Grammy award winning singer/songwriter/trombonist Saunders Sermons is a world traveled, highly sought out artist who has toured with the greatest in the music industry. Saunders Sermons takes the Forefront with his upcoming EP The Timeless Wanderer due to be released release July 26th. The Timeless Wanderer is a fun soulful thought evoking masterwork in its own right.
After moving to New York he was accepted on scholarship into the
competitive New School University in New York City; the jazz mecca of the world. In the place known as the center for finance, arts and entertainment his career sky rocketed. After impressing and being hired to tour and record around the world with Roy Hargrove, Mike Phillips, Sean “Diddy” Jay-Z and Maxwell; Saunders was a man hard to ignore.
Include touring Japan and playing on the Roy Hargrove’s album Emergence, playing with Mike Phillips at Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival in Miami Gardens, F.L. in 2008, in 2006 touring with Diddy to over 21 countries in Europe for the album Press Play and touring and recording on the album American Gangster with Jay-Z. Saunders’ noticeable talents led to further extensive touring and discography credits with Grammy award winner and platinum recording artist Maxwell for BLACK summers’night from 2008-2010. He also recorded on Fantasia’s album Two Weeks Notice and Kenny Lattimore’s Timeless.
Television appearances for Saunders Sermons include performing on Jay Leno, David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel and 106 & Park on separate occasions with both Jay-Z and Diddy. He has also been on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Dancing with the Stars with Maxwell and VH1 Storytellers separately with Maxwell, Mary J Blige.
Vocally he is featured on the albums of Nicholas Payton’s Flip the Script, Jesse J‘s Hot Sauce and Grammy award winning band
Tedeschi Trucks’ live album Everybody’s Talkin’ to name a few. Making his mark with the Tedeschi Trucks band from 2010 to the present, he has toured for the sixth time overseas since his start as a professional musician. This time touring over twenty-six countries in Asia, South America and Europe as well as appearing on the Conan O‘Brien and the Tonight Show for the album Revelator (Sony Masterworks, Tedeschi Trucks band). With the Tedeschi Trucks band he won his second Grammy to date. Saunders is a gem in this impressive and extremely in high demand band as the versatile soulful trombonist/singer addition to the group.
Now let us follow Sermons on his own musical journey as he transcribes his solo career.
Showtimes: 7:00pm and 9:00pm Admission: $29.