The Commandments are a high energy soul Motown and funk band. For flexibility, they can offer a 6 to a 9 piece line up to suit most venues. They have been on the circuit for 22 years and have a great reputation for professionalism and getting the audience on their feet.
With their high energy choreographed show, they provide an electric atmosphere to any occasion.
Since their first gig in March 1994, The Commandments have evolved into one of the best live touring Soul bands around, and have since become respected throughout the industry as one of the busiest and most sought after acts to come out of the Midlands. They pay tribute to the great legends and stars of the Motown and Northern Soul era, and by adding in some funky disco and instrumental classics they are guaranteed to have the audience shouting for more!
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The Commandments pay tribute to the great legends and the stars of the Motown and northern soul era, and by adding in some funky disco and instrumental classics they will cater for all ages and are guaranteed to have the audience shouting for more.
With their high energy choreographed show they provide an electric atmosphere to any occasion.
The Commandments line up consists of:
Kicking drums and groovy base to provide the funky foundations.
The mighty sound of horns and smooth sax for that true stax tradition
The uncompromising driving rhythm of the guitar and keys
Two highly energetic female singers with glamour and sophistication provide those gospel sweet harmonies
The soul mans powerful gritty lead vocals get the party going and the crowd on their feet
6 piece consists of two vocals, guitar, bass, drums, and keys.
7 is with Sax
8 is With Sax Trumpet
9 is with sax trumpet and another female vocal ( this works best for our commitments tribute )
The Commandments re create the sounds of Otis Redding , Stevie wonder, James brown, Aretha Franklin, and The Commitments to name but a few. They play to sell out audiences throughout the u.k including, Military Bases, Hotels, Holiday Camps, corporate and public events, outdoor festivals, Family celebrations & weddings.
They are self contained and can also provide you with a D.J that compliments the Band for a night to remember
Did You Know Who The Best Soul Singers Of All Time?
Combining elements of jazz, R&B, and traditional gospel music, soul is a genre that became popular in the 1950s and hasn’t looked back since. Though there have been periods where soul has thrived more so than others, the best soul singers are widely regarded as some of the most popular figures in music history. In fact, soul singers are considered by many to be the backbone of the modern music movement.
Though it may not seem obvious on the surface, soul music came from influential labels like Stax, Motown, and Atlantic Records, all of which played an important role in shaping the music business. That aside, the best soul singers have dominated the charts and their importance has spanned across multiple generations and has led to multiple soul music subgenres. No matter how you slice it, soul music artists are widely important and their rollicking, soulful songs are part of the great American songbook.
So, who are the best soul singers? Any list of soul music artists has to include names like Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Al Green, James Brown and Marvin Gaye. These soul singers are just a tip of the iceberg as there are so many amazing soul music artists that it’s impossible to just name a few. Their influence can’t be stated enough and even today, their songs are radio staples and some the easiest identifiable songs in music history.
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