Profusely creative, highly energetic, sensitive, and yet dynamic: These are a few words that describe the artistry of this extraordinary artist and bassist. From Gospel to RnB, Funk to Jazz, John’s versa-le style has been a key element for many artists, producers, and musical directors worldwide.
"Music and singing are my highest forms of expression. I can’t remember a time when I was not singing.” These words describe the role music has played in singer, songwriter Amanda Hampton. Amanda is a native of Greensboro, NC who discovered her love for music at the age of 5 years old while singing in church. She got her start singing in the church and leading in high school and college performances. It was in college when Amanda discovered her love for writing and began songwriting. Amanda has performed with and provided background vocals for professional artists both locally and nationally. She currently resides in Charlotte, NC and performs in local R&B, jazz and a variety local venues. Amanda’s eclectic love of music embodies her unique sound of R&B, jazz and gospel. “I want to create a sound all my own and create music that everyone can connect with. Life is a journey and I want to take you on this journey with me.”
Mandyl Evans was born into a singing family and developed his skills singing in his mother’s gospel choir at The United House of Prayer and traveling around the country spreading the Gospel. Mandyl is the nephew of Rhythm & Blues singer Wilbert Harrison (Kansas City Here I Come) and the cousin of the Gospel great John P Kee. In the 90’s Mandyl started his own band The Mandyl Evans Group and performed as the opening act for Roberta Flack, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight and the Ohio Players. Mandyl has also toured singing background with R&B singers Stephanie Mills and Calvin Richardson.
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