(VIDEO) Naturally 7 to perform in Grand Bahama - May 1st
By The Bahamas Weekly News Team
Apr 29, 2010 - 4:45:39 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama
Island - The Grand Bahama Performing
Arts Society is pleased to present international recording artists
Naturally 7 on May 1st and
will perform live in concert
Saturday, May 1st on Grand
Bahama Island and will
conduct an inspiring meet, greet and mentor workshop for children 13
–18 years of age on
Sunday, May 2nd 2010.
Tickets are now available
Seventeen Shop, Gizmos and
The community is encouraged to buy
referred seating and
parking tickets are offered at $45 each. Only 200 preferred
seats are availablet.
General Seating is
$25 and students $18.
Discounted hotel rates at Pelican Bay are available
for out-of-town audience members. Call Pelican Bay at Lucaya and ask for the
'Naturally 7 Rate'.
Watch a TV commercial
the voice of the group's leader Roger Thomas, and
the voice of local voice talent, Mark
Gardiner. Presently airing on ZNS and Channel 56, GBI Tourism TV -
by Mackey Media.
Naturally 7 is an
American male music group
a Capella style
(voice only - no instruments) they call "Vocal Play" (
each of them used their voices in
unison to recreate a different musical instrument from drums to brass
instruments to guitars)
. They sing primarily R & B
with extensive beat boxing (vocal percussion)
Naturally 7 band members are Roger
Thomas (musical director, arranger, 1st Baritone,
Rap), Warren Thomas (percussion, guitar, clarinet, 3rd tenor) Rod
Eldridge (1st tenor, scratching, trumpet), Jamal Reed (4th Tenor,
electric guitar), Dwight Stewart (2nd baritone), Garfield Buckley (2nd
Tenor, Harnica) and “Hops” Hutton (Bass).
Listen to an
Audio Interview with the group's leader, Roger Thomas.
"The Performing Arts
Society is absolutely thrilled to be able to
bring such a unique, exciting and talented group of performers to Grand
Bahama," said Dalia Feldman, Founder of the Society.
"The Naturally 7 concert and workshop have
been in the works for
over a year, after a video of a live performance of theirs was emailed
to me by a committee member. At that time, N7 was a huge hit in Europe,
but had just started to gain recognition in North America. Now, after a
tour of the US and Canada, and performances in Vancouver at the Winter
Olympics, they are in the midst a world tour with Michael Buble. What a
thrill it will be to have them here on Grand Bahama!
Naturally 7 has performed in
U.K., Canada, Australia and the U.S
TV performances on such shows as the Today Show, and the Tonight Show
in America, and the Royal Variety Television show in London in front of
His Royal Highness Prince Charles.
band has now recorded four albums – ‘Wall Of Sound’, “Non Fiction” ,
“What Is It” , “Christmas …It’s A Love Story”,
“Ready II Fly”, and in March 2010 they will release their new CD
entitled 'Vocal Play'.
makes Naturally 7 special, is that every instrument sound that they
sing is created from the human voice. There are no actual drums,
guitars, horns, flutes, or any other instrument that is heard when
listening to them perform; it’s the band members playing each of their
their rich harmonies, an unbelievable ability to replicate instruments
and a stage presence that can be felt in every seat of the house,
Naturally 7, the first 'vocal play' group ever, are amazing, charming
fans where ever they perform.
your calendars now as you don't want to miss this wonderful
entertainment experience suitable for all ages. Venue and ticket
outlets, as well as full details on how to be a part of the mentor
workshop will be announced shortly.
Stayed tuned for more information on www.TheBahamasWeekly.com and
on the Society's facebook
The Society would like to thank their sponsors for this event, The
Harnisch Family Philanthropies, Thayer's Natural
Remedies, Pelican Bay at Lucaya, American Airlines, The Bahamas Weekly,
and H. Forbes
ers. More sponsors are needed, both
financially and in kind, so
any community help is welcome and greatly appreciated. The Grand Bahama
Performing Society can be reached at email@example.com
In addition, the members of Naturally 7 will be hosting a
for high school students on Sunday, May 2nd at 4pm. This workshop is
ages 12 to 18. If you have a child who is interested in
attending, they should contact thier school's music teacher to find out
how. Space is limited, so act fast!
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