Soul Summit Discussion Panel and Performance with Soul and Motown Legends on Thursday April 16th, hosted by Drew Schultz as part of his “Back To Class” project. 7pm – 9:30pm at The Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME) 1265 Griswold St, Detroit MI, $10 suggested donation, silent auction, all proceeds benefit Detroit Public Schools Music Programs. Panelists will include Abdul “Duke” Fakir (Four Tops), Reginald Torian Sr. (The Impressions), Detroit Soul Ambassador Melvin Davis, Northern Soul legend Spyder Turner, and Pat Lewis, whose distinctive vocals have been heard alongside Isaac Hayes, George Clinton, and Aretha Franklin. The panel will be hosted by Detroit area drummer/songwriter Drew Schultz, who has composed, recorded, and produced original songs with the panelists as a part of his “Back To Class” series, which benefits the music programs of the Detroit Public Schools. The evening will begin with artists discussing the social, political, and musical legacy of classic soul, Motown, and R&B music, building to a finale with these soul legends performing selections of their influential repertoire with DIME students, uniting generations of musicians and fans.
Motown Legends Tour The Temptation Review with Dennis Edwards, Ali Woodson The Miracles The Contours The Spyder Turner Show