Four Keys Band
Four Keys Band is simply amazing. These professional musicians come together with many years of entertainment and musicianship experience. Led by Rick Roberts and music arrangements led by Tony Wyatt, this band provides an incredible sound that is unmatched. To meet the needs of their musical audiences, the band is equipped to tantalize folks with the soulful and sensuous voice of Shiron Denise in jazz, R&B, gospel and funk. Four Keys Band is available for private settings, concerts and quiet settings.
Rick Roberts: Rick Roberts started playing electric bass in 1974 and studied under the late Ernie Hopkins during the mid 70's as a teenager. Supplemented with his studies, during the 80's he studied under Ms Monet Sudler at the West Oak Lane School of music. While in college, Rick played at local colleges while studying for his electrical engineering degree. After college, Rick began to study Jazz and the acoustic double bass instrument under Paul Klinefelter. Rick also is a member of the Gospel Chorus and Male Choir at the Bethany Baptist Church as the bass player and sings on the choir. Rick has had the opportunity to work with: Tony Wyatt, Terrence Brown, Ron Thomas, Justin Faulkner, Adam Faulk, Jason Brown, Tony Smith, Greg Riley, Web Thomas, Glen Ferrocone and others. Rick also is the director of the Kappa League Youth Jazz Band. Some of Rick's personal mentors and influences include: Philly's Mike Boone, Pittsburgh's Dwayne Dolphin, Ron Thomas and New Orleans' native and cousin Herlin Riley.
Tony WoJamm: Tony Womack aka "WoJamm" was born in Greenville, Alabama and learned to play the trumpet in the 5th grade. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a major in Music Education with emphasis on playing and performing professionally on both piano and trumpet. He is an alumnus of the Interlochen National Music Camp, University of Michigan. Wojamm has performed with Aretha Franklin, Cab Calloway, CeCe Winans, Michael Henderson, Althea Renae & Shiron Denise. WoJamm's influences are: Barney Smart, Hugh Masakela (when I played the Grazing In The Grass solo with the Greenville High Marching Band all the hunnies giving me their phone numbers, REVOLUTIONIZED my world!) , Nancy Wilson, Freddie Hubbard, Clifford Brown, Quincy Jones, Miles Davis, Ramsey Lewis, Prince, Commodores, Isaac Hayes, Jerry Hey, Herb Alpert, Donald Byrd, Steely Dan, Al Hirt, Doc Severinson, Bob James, Marcus Miller, Alexander O'Neal, Gino Vanelli, Chuck Mangione, Sting, Stevie Wonder.
Terrence Brown: Terrence Brown began his professional music career in 1998 when he joined the Collective Voices Saxophone Ensemble headed by Odean Pope. The Collective was not only a working band but also a type of conservatory that instilled a depth of musical knowledge. It was here that he learned all the advance theoretical concepts that allowed him to put the pieces together. In his relatively short career he is already known as one of the best young saxophonists in Philadelphia. He has performed with such greats as Benny Golson, Max Roach, Michael Brecker, James