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Classic R&B

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If you do not see the entertainer that you are looking for on the Classic R&B, Soul, Disco or Funk Music roster below, fill out the entertainment request form or e-mail us and we will be happy to help you book any Classic R&B, Soul, Disco or Funk artist working today.

Want to talk about your event now? Give us a call at (212) 645-0555 and one of our booking agents will be happy to help you immediately.

Our office is staffed from 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM EST, Monday - Friday.

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Marvin Sapp

 Marvin Sapp Booking Agent
Genre:Classic R&BPrice:Under $25,000Demo:35-50

Marvin Sapp

Marvin Louis Sapp was born in 1967 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He grew up singing with a variety of Gospel groups before he joined Commissioned in 1991 at the invitation of Fred Hammond. Sapp contributed vocals to the band’s albums Number 7, Matters of the Heart, and Irreplaceable Love, and remained with the group until they dissolved in 1995. After leaving Commissioned, Marvin Sapp embarked on a solo career, releasing his debut album, Marvin Sapp, in 1996.  Marvin Sap...

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Mary J Blige

 Mary J Blige Booking Agent
Genre:Classic R&BDemo:25-35,35-50

Mary J Blige

Mary J. Blige was born in 1971 in the Bronx, New York and grew up in Yonkers. Exposed to the tough streets and challenging environment of the area, Mary ended up leaving school before graduating and supporting herself as a hairdresser for a few years before a fortuitous afternoon launched her music career. While shopping at a mall in White Plains, New York, she stumbled upon a karaoke machine in a store and sang “Caught up in the Rapture,” capturing the performance on tape. Her...

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Maze feat. Frankie Beverly

 Maze feat. Frankie Beverly Booking Agent
Genre:Classic R&BPrice:Under $150,000Demo:35-50,50 +

Maze feat. Frankie Beverly

Frankie Beverly was born in 1946 in Philadelphia. As a child, the young Frankie sang gospel in the local church choir, and he later sang for the Silhouettes when he was a teenager. He formed a doo-wop, a cappella group called the Blenders, as a young man, and then later the Butlers. It was with the Butlers that Beverly garnered the attention of a record producer and the group moved to California to begin recording. Frankie Beverly and the Butlers changed their name to Raw Soul a...

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MC Hammer

 MC Hammer Booking Agent
Genre:Classic R&BPrice:Under $100,000Demo:25-35,35-50

MC Hammer

MC Hammer was born in 1962 in Oakland, California. As a child, while serving as a batboy for the Oakland Athletics baseballs team, the young Stanley Kirk Burrell earned the name “Hammer” for his resemblance to the legendary Hank Aaron. Although a career as a ball player wasn’t in the cards for the young MC Hammer, he developed an interest in hip-hop music and began frequenting local clubs. Hammer became known early on for his dancing; as a matter of fact, while...

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Melba Moore

Melba Moore Booking Agency
Genre:Disco / FunkPrice:Under $50,000Demo:35-50,50 +

Melba Moore

The American singer and actress Melba Moore was born in 1945 in New York City. Melba grew up influenced by the music and talents of her parents; her mother is R&B singer Bonnie Davis and her father is famed saxophone player Teddy Hill. Moore’s parents divorced when she was young, and her stepfather strongly encouraged Melba to learn tot play the piano and pursue a career in the field of music.   Initially, Melba Moore set her sights on a career as a mus...

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Millie Jackson

Millie Jackson Booking Agency
Genre:Classic R&BPrice:Under $25,000Demo:35-50,50 +

Millie Jackson

American R&B singer Millie Jackson was born in 1944 in Thomson, Georgia. Long before Jackson scored her first hits in the 1970’s, she grew up in New York tri-state area, living in New Jersey and Brooklyn during most of her formative years. In the mid 1960’s, Millie’s vocal talents led her family and friends to encourage her to enter a series of talent contests in various clubs around the city. To her surprise, she began to win many of them, eventually garnering the at...

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Morris Day & The Time

 Morris Day & The Time Booking Agent
Genre:Classic R&BPrice:Under $50,000Demo:35-50,50 +

Morris Day & The Time

Morris Day & the Time was created as a funk group for Prince, to perform some of his own music while he sought new and different sounds for himself. Prince discovered an already existing band, Flyte Time, with members Jimmy Jam, Jellybean Johnson, and Monte Moir in 1981. After adding Jesse Johnson and Morris Day, Prince had the lineup he was looking for, and the Time moved forward. Morris Day & the Time released four main albums and scored a number of hits, including &ld...

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Otis Day And The Knights

 Otis Day And The Knights  Booking Agent
Genre:Classic R&BPrice:Under $15,000Demo:50 +

Otis Day And The Knights

Otis Day and the Knights began under the most unusual circumstances; the band was created specifically to perform in the 1978 film Animal House. Years later, the band has made the journey from fiction to fact, embarking on a real-life music career following the remarkable success of the film and their performance. Otis Day and the Knights performed the song “Shout,” originally written by the Isley Brothers, during a party scene in the film.  When casting began f...

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Peabo Bryson

Genre:Adult ContemporaryDemo:25-35,35-50,50 +

Peabo Bryson

Peabo Bryson was born in 1951 in South Carolina. As a child, Peabo was highly influenced by his mother, who frequently took her children to live performances and sparked an early love of such artists as Billie Holiday and Little Richard. Young Bryson knew from the time he was a child that he wanted to be a singer, and so by the age of fourteen, he began singing backup with a local band. Following the independent release of his first album, Peabo, in 1977 Bryson signed on with Capital Recor...

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Peggy Scott Adams

Peggy Scott Adams Booking Agency
Genre:Classic R&BPrice:Under $25,000Demo:35-50,50 +

Peggy Scott Adams

The R&B and soul singer Peggy Scott Adams was born in 1948 in Alabama. Young Peggy grew up in the town of Opp, but by the time she was a teenager her remarkable vocal talents had already brought her to the attention of record labels and Ben E. King, with whom she toured early on in her career. Some of Peggy Scott Adams’s earlier hits include the songs “Lover’s Holiday,” “Pickin’ Wild Mountain Berries” and “Soulshake,” but until rece...

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Phil Perry

Phil Perry Booking Agent
Genre:Classic R&BPrice:Under $25,000Demo:35-50,50 +

Phil Perry

The R&B singer Phil Perry was born in 1952 in Springfield, Illinois. Perry rose to fame as a member of the Montclairs, an R&B/soul group which recorded in the early 1970’s and gave the era the songs "Begging’s Hard to Do," "Prelude to a Heartbreak," and "Dreaming’s Out of Season." After the Montclairs disbanded in 1975, Perry moved on to a number of solo projects for the next few decades, until the early 1990’s, wh...

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Pointer Sisters

 Pointer Sisters Booking Agent
Genre:Classic R&BPrice:Under $75,000Demo:35-50,50 +

Pointer Sisters

The Pointer Sisters (Ruth, Anita, June, and Bonnie) grew up in West Oakland, California. As children, they were encouraged by their Reverend father to listen to gospel music and sing in the church choir. After leaving school, the Pointer Sisters began touring together, often serving as backup singers for other performers. It was while performing with one of those musicians, Elvin Bishop, that the sisters caught they eye of a music industry executive. They quickly found themselves signed to...

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Classic R&B Booking Agency

Classic R&B, sometimes called Old School R&B, consists of performers and groups from the 60's, 70's and 80's that make up a few different musical genres including Soul, R&B, Disco and Funk.  Most of these famous Classic R&B groups are African American musicians that had great success as touring acts and sold millions of records to a wide audience around the world.  As many old school R&B acts had multiple hits, these groups still tour up to 200 days a year with booking agents for Classic R&B groups getting requests for booking R&B acts around he world.  The booking fee for Classic R&B acts can start at $7,500, with booking prices for Classic R&B groups going to over $1,000,000.

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