On Saturday, September 21st at 6pm, the Tilghman United Methodist Church is hosting a free concert of Motown music by multi-instrumentalist, saxophone player and singer Everett Spells. If you’re a fan of Motown music, you won’t want to miss this great concert. It will be a fun and funky toe tapping journey down memory lane.
Growing up in Newport News, Virginia, Everett studied music at Norfolk State University. in Norfolk Va. where he received his B.A. in Music and Media in 1982. Since then, Everett has pursued a career in music and is currently playing professionally in the Salisbury Maryland area. Everett has performed with such greats as Frank Foster, Dr. Billy Taylor, Dr. Burgess Gardner, Consuella Moorehead, Bill Lee, Steve Wilson, Billy Drummond, Gary Harris, and the Wooten Brothers. He has toured with the ” Showman Band” from Va. Bch. in the 70’s, the ” Staircase Band” from North Carolina in the 80″s, and “Power Play” from Virginia Beach in the 90’s. In 1999 Everett formed a solo Jazz Saxophone Project “ESP” (Everett Spells Project) to play Jazz and Popular Music and to showcase his talent in a unique, personal and exciting ways. Everett has released two solo CD’s, “Saxation” and the “Loveliness of You”.
This free concert starts at 6pm, on Saturday Sept 21st at the Tilghman United Methodist Church. Organized to promote community and local artists, the “Music of Tilghman” concerts are sponsored by the Tilghman United Methodist Church and by the Talbot County Arts Council with funds provided by the Talbot County Council and the Towns of Easton, Oxford, and St. Michael. For more information call Debra Brookhouser at 410-886-2881.