JOHN PAUL KEITH
Singer, songwriter and guitarist John Paul Keith is a 12-year veteran of the Memphis music scene. He has released four critically acclaimed solo albums, toured Europe and continues to tour the U.S. regularly. In 2017, John Paul performed with ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons at the Memphis Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony for Roy Orbison. He also contributed a song to the Don Bryant album, "Don't Give Up on Love," which was nominated for Album of the Year at the 2018 Blues Music Awards.
Norbert Putnam, played bass on the hit records that established Muscle Shoals as a recording destination. In 1964 the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section opened for The Beatles in their first American concert. Later that year Putnam moved to Nashville and became Nashville’s busiest pop-rock bassist playing on thousands of recordings by artists such as Elvis and Roy Orbison. In 1970, Norbert and David Briggs opened Quadrafonic Studio and formed Danor Music Publishing. Putnam was to become Nashville’s top pop/rock producer and Quad became Nashville’s number one independent studio.
Singer Reagan Strange, 14, of Memphis, made a name for herself when she competed on Team Adam on Season 15 of NBC's "The Voice." She has always had a passion for singing and being an inspiration to those around her. She recently served as a special guest counselor at Graceland's Performing Arts Camp.
Blues and modern soul musician John Németh is a key player in Memphis' music scene. He has released nine critically-acclaimed albums and he's won several Blues Music Awards, including Soul Blues Album in 2015 and Soul Blues Male Artist in 2014. His latest album, "Feelin' Freaky," was released in 2017.
Memphis-born singer Wendy Moten has earned a vast collection of professional credits in her 20-plus year career in music. She released several solo albums on EMI and opened for artists like Michael Bolton. She also toured the world with Julio Iglesias as a featured vocalist for 15 years. As a vocal and musical arranger and songwriter, Wendy's recording credits reach across genre lines with artists such as Eric Clapton, Kenny Rogers, Brooks & Dunn, Alice Cooper, Joss Stone, Buddy Guy and many more.
Memphis-based singer-songwriter Keith Paluso was recently featured as a contestant on NBC's "The Voice." He performs regularly in Memphis and throughout the Mid-South solo, as a duo with his brother Keegan, and with his band The Wolf River Gospel. Keith was just named the new lead singer of the legendary band Blood Sweat & Tears.
Country singer Drake Milligan starred as Elvis Presley in the CMT show "Sun Records." Drake, a massive Elvis fan, is working on his music career in Nashville.
TENNESSEE MASS CHOIR
One of the most respected and talented gospel choirs in the country, the Tennessee Mass Choir performs at high-profile events throughout the Mid-South and around the world. The choir has performed with Rev. Al Green, Foreigner, the Doobie Brothers, St. Paul & the Broken Bones and more. The choir received a standing ovation at Graceland when they performed at a concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of Elvis' '68 Special.