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Soul Essential celebrates all the music that changed our lives - that remind us of that first summer we heard those songs together. From 70s New York funk to a potpourri of Chicago Blues and R&B, Soul Essential takes you down memory lane with a blend of select songs, sweet harmony, outstanding groove and professional presentation.

Eric Charles

Eric Charles began playing guitar in his teens with Robert Lee Herbert, an alumni of Luther Allison's Blues review. Charles performed in Chicago for decades and in Europe for almost a decade. He based himself in Brussels, recording and playing with a selection of Europe’s finest musicians while fronting the Eric Charles Group. Eric is also currently a member of the Miracles, featuring Sidney Justin.

Amy V

Amy V worked with Bobby Taylor (of Sam Taylor fame) and ultimately her own spinoff music-dance project “Antourage”, which performed events and festivals, notably opening for the Gap Band and Dazz Band. Amy co-founded Soul Essential, managing, singing and writing.

Jamar Harmon

Jamar, on keybaords and vocals, is also resident musical director in Arizona for the artist, trumpeter, Tom Brown.

Bo Butler

Bo, on bass, is also currently the bassist for The Miracles, as well as the Philly Soul Artist, Barbara Mason.

Troy Cov

Troy, on drums, is also currently dummer for The Miracles, as well as the Philly Soul Artist, Barbara Mason.

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