MS. SILKY SOL - THE RED AFRO QUEEN / Bio
WHO IS “MS. SILKY SOL”
If you love Etta James, Tina Turner, Chaka Kahn, Jill Scott, Aretha Franklin and Koko Taylor,
“You’ve got to experience” Ms. Silky Sol the RED AFRO QUEEN
After serving as a PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND SINGER for major recording labels, artist and producers for over 27 years, sharing the stage Head Lining with or as a Background Singer to name a few such artists as:
The O Jays
Frankie Beverly & Maze,
Narda Michael Walden
The Mighty Clouds of Joy Andrea Couch
Mary j Blige
Death Row Records
Warner Brothers Records
As an Independent Solo artist, her quest is to “Bridge the Gap” between traditional and new generational SOULFUL BLUES listeners with her “Bluesy/Gospel tones and Neo- Soul Funky Style that captures the ears and sights of both Young and Old while “KEEPING SOULFUL BLUES ALIVE”!
• THE LATE GREAT SOLOMON BURK: (opening act 2009 New Orleans Jazz Festival) “That lil lady brings the “ HOT SAUCE TO THE STAGE”
• JAZZ GREAT AND MR. NEW ORLEANS ALLEN TOUSSAINT: “POWERHOUSE – ELECTRIC – SOULFUL BLUES DIVA” I look forward to her performance every year!
• KEVIN JOHNSON Music Critic St. Louis Post Dispatch: Ms. Silky Sol is “REFRESHING”, “ HOT”; “ HER MUSIC AND DELEVERY TELLS IT LIKE IT IS”
Ms. Silky Sol’s musical roots run extremely deep beginning with the love of gospel music. Born as Felicia Summerville, daughter of the late great gospel artist, promoter and radio announcer Ruby Summerville Dickson & her late father & quartet singer Deacon Elmer Jones; her uncle Deacon Willie T. Summerville, music professor at the University of Illinois & and the minister of music for 43 years of the National Baptist Convention her grand- father, the late Deacon Moses Summerville, Silky spread her wings early at the age of three in her church choir.
SHE RECENTLY WOWED THE AUDIENCE AT THE 2009 NEW ORLEANS JAZZ FESTIVAL AND BY POPULAR DEMAND RETURNED IN 2012. IN 2010 HEADLINING AN INTERNATIONAL WORLD TOUR PERFORMING IN ITALY, AFRICA, SPAIN AND SWITZERLAND! She leaves a lasting impression as her explosive spirit kidnaps her audience and sends them into a realm of musical addiction as you can witness on her band page athttp://www.reverbnation.com/redafroqueen as well as on and http://www.youtube.com/RedAfroQueen. Since returning to her home town of St. Louis, her goal is to SHARE HER KNOWLEDGE & WISDOME OF THE “ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS” TO THE YOUNG, WHILE NOT LETTING THE OLD FORGET THAT “”LIVE ENTERTAIMNET IN ST. LOUIS NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT TO LIVE””
KEEPING YOUR AUDIENCE DANCING ON THEIR FEET WHILE BRINGING
THE “”HOT SAUCE OF SOULFUL BLUES MUSIC” TO YOUR STAGE”!
“FOR BOOKING -
EMAIL email@example.com or call 314-922-9272””
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- "BRINGING THE HOT SAUCE TO ANY STAGE"....... "I CAN PLAY WITH YOUR BAND OR BRING MY OWN"
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- MS. SILKY SOL - THE RED AFRO QUEEN
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- Blues / Soul / R&B
- Saint Louis, MO
- FELICIA SUMMERVILLE - 314-922-9272
- Koko Taylor
- Chaka Khan
- Tina Turner
- Aretha Franklin
- ♥ Jill Scott ♥