OMGEEEEEEEE! I got the chance to not only meet, but to interview and listen to the sound check of Soul Music Hall of Fame band MINT CONDITION!!! You guys don’t understand! I grew up listening to this band (thanks to my older sis, Melissa)! From the very first song that I heard Breakin’ My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes) at the tender age of 7, I have literally followed the group (and their multiple chart topping hits) into my adulthood. You can imagine how eager, nervous and thrilled I felt when I was given the opportunity to interview the legendary band who has over 25 years of success in the business. On May 18th the band performed to a sold out crowd of crazed fans at the House of Blue’s- Dallas. It was literally wall to wall in that place. Members of the famed band include Stokley Williams (lead vocals, drums, percussion), Ricky Kinchen (bass guitar), Homer O'Dell (guitar- who celebrated a birthday that night), Larry Waddell (keyboards, piano) and Jeffrey Allen (saxophone, keyboards). Once the lights dimmed you could her the crowd cheering because they knew just what was in store, a bona find performance! Lead singer Stokley is known for his belting voice of range that is off the charts! Coined as one of Prince’s favorite artists, the group’s R&B, funk, hip hop and jazz elements are organic. If you missed this concert make sure you keep up with the band through their website to find out when they will be in a city near you!
Stay tuned for the one on five (get it, five, not one?) that I had with Mint Condition and getting to know what’s next for the award winning band.
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