SPOTLIGHTING QUINN RECORDS TM RECORDING ARTIST KEVIN WHEELER
Kevin Wheeler is the real deal. Born and raised in the Washington DC metropolitan area, Music runs in his family, his grandfather, the late Grant Williams III, who played the tenor saxophone in the Louis Armstrong band. Following in his grandfather’s footsteps, Kevin is a consummate seasoned performer with many songs and performances under his belt. As a young man, Kevin got his musical training in the traditional Baptist Church; In the late 70`s Kevin Wheeler was one of the founding members of (The Ayre Rayde band & show) from Maryland. In the early 90`s Kevin Wheeler founded and formed his own national gospel group (The Divine Messengers), shortly after, the group signed Albert Phillips & The Divine Messengers and recorded their first album entitled “Victory” under The Redemption Record label, which included the instant hit Victory, which vaulted the album to #18 on the Billboard charts. The album was a huge success, Kevin`s gospel group charted 3 additional times in the Billboard magazine, the group was also nominated for a Grammy award, Soul Train music award, Dove award and many other awards. Kevin Wheeler and his group was featured in the Library of Congress Gazette News, Dallas Morning News, The Washington Post newspaper, just to name a few. Later Kevin Wheeler went on to put together a national Blues/Soul/R&B group called (KL&R2 featuring Kevin Wheeler) under the Quinn Record label TM, Kevin recorded 8 albums on the Quinn Record label TM, which all of his albums gained national and international attention through land base radio, magazine, DJ`S Pools, digital radio, syndicated radio and television. The music industry calls Kevin a genuine triple threat” due to his prowess as a singer, songwriter and producer. Kevin performs both solo and accompanied by the perfectly seasoned group of musicians who make up Kevin Wheeler Band and always a crowd pleaser.
Constitution Hall, Jacobs Javits Center Madison Square Garden, Indonesian Embassy, Stone Soul Picnics, Black Family Reunions Festivals, Quaker Oaks Festivals, Lincoln Theater, Warner Theater, Dallas Sport auditorium, Arthur Ashe Center, BB King`s Hometown Indianola MS, The Pocono Resorts
Dr. Bobby Jones Show, Bobby Cartwright, PBS, Comcast, America's
Top 20 Countdown
The Library of Congress Gazette, Dallas Morning News, the Washington Post, Free Lance Star
Grammy nominated, Soul Train Music Award nominated, Dove Award nominated, Excellence Award nominated and GMWA Award.
Victory, Message from the Messengers, Power, Can you get away, Par-Tae, Somebody Said, Let`s go Party, I Got My Swag On, Sweetness is her weakness, If you need me, Lied for the last time, Drown in my own tears, Down in the valley, Soul of A Man.
ACTS OPEN FOR
The Emotions, The Dramatics, BT Express, Candi Station, Johnny Taylor, Eddie Rabbit, John P. Kee, Hezekiah Walker, The Blind Boys, William Devaughn, Rob Howz, The Gathers, John Primer, The Bar Kays, D Train, Soul Sonic Force, Paula Abdul.