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Tribute To Marvin Gaye at Hopkins Center for The Arts
Tribute To Marvin Gaye at Hopkins Center for The Arts
Tribute To Marvin Gaye: The full house is on their feet
Tribute To Marvin Gaye: The full house is on their feet!
"Gifts To America" at The Old Log Theater
"Gifts To America" at The Old Log Theater

Tribute To Marvin Gaye: Bruce, Yolande, Debbie and Aaron up front

Tribute To Marvin Gaye; an enraptured and full house!
Bruce Henry's Tribute To Soul Music
Bruce Henry's Tribute To Soul Music
Bruce Henry at The Dakota
Bruce Henry dishin' it out at The Dakota
"Gifts To America" at The Old Log Theater
"Gifts To America" at The Old Log Theater
Afro Blue; The musical Journey
Afro Blue; The musical Journey
 Afro Blue; Bruce Henry delivering the message
Afro Blue; Bruce Henry delivering the message
Audience enjoying Afro Blue
Audience enjoying Afro Blue

Bruce Henry/Concerts & Musical Tribute Shows'

Concerts and Musical Tribute Shows' featuring Bruce Henry and his band:

As a concert artist Bruce been a featured vocalist with such as luninaries  as Doc Serverinson and his Orchestra, Ramsey Lewis and with the  Minnesota Orchestra in their  Somerfest Tribute to Frank Sinatra.   Depending on your needs, you can book one of his great musical tribute shows',  Bruce as a jazz concert artist or as a combination show/dance band in tandum with The Bruce A. Henry Dance Band with as few as six or as many as fourteen pieces. Only a vocalist extraordinaire' with the vocal chops of Bruce Henry can cover so many artists!   Bruce has many musical tribute themes to offer as dinner shows or stand-alone events.  They can span from 30 to 90 minutes depending on the show and don't require elaborate staging or costume changes.  Let us suggest one of the below concert or show themes to plug into your event;

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A Tribute to Marvin Gaye  (Currently playing at select regional theaters (See video footage) 

 (11 pieces) Keys, Bass, Drums, Guitar, Sax/Flute, Trumpet, Percussion and four front Vocalists

 Marvin Gaye was the singer’s singer, the "Prince of Motown" who packed a lot of great music into his 45 years.  There are only a handful of vocalists that can really cover this material with credibility and authority.  Bruce is joined by three of the regions powerhouse vocalists; Debbie Duncan, Yolande Bruce and Aaron Keith Stewart.  They are backed-up by a Motown- level band complete with horns and woodwinds!    If you like soul music, this is the show!  See the above footage from The Hopkins Center for the Arts performance that brought the crowd to their feet!!

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Duke Ellington and George Gershwin : "Gifts to America" (See video footage)

 (5 pieces) Keys, Bass Drums and Sax and vocalist Bruce A. Henry;

 Bruce’s intimate knowledge of these two towering icons of American music is woven with sumptuous interpretations of their best music.  When it comes to covering the arrangements of these jazz gods, sometimes a  small but, virtuosic  ensemble can best interplay and develop the potential of the song.  This translates into good news for small theater venues  that need to watch their budget, but want to bring their audiences the best.  Watch the magic unfold in the video excerpts we have provided!

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A Tribute to Stevie Wonder   

 (5 to 7 piece options available; Bass, drums, keys, guitar, sax  with Bruce Henry;  Add one or two female vocalists to get the  elaborate vocal harmonies Stevie originally arranged )                                                                       

Bruce Henry has been greatly influenced by and often compared to Stevie Wonder. In this fast moving show Bruce offers an exciting retrospective of Stevie's career.  The band will have you dancing in the aisles with Stevie songs such as, "Sign Sealed Delivered", "Living For The City" and Sir Duke. Henry also captures Stevie's romantic side with powerful renditions of Wonder's classic "Ribbon in the Sky" and "You and I". 

Bruce Henry has been greatly influenced by and often compared to Stevie Wonder. In this fast moving show Bruce offers an exciting retrospective of Stevie's career.  The band will have you dancing in the aisles with Stevie songs such as, "Sign Sealed Delivered", "Living For The City" and Sir Duke. Henry also captures Stevie's romantic side with powerful renditions of Wonder's classic "Ribbon in the Sky" and "You and I". 

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A Tribute To Ray Charles--The Genius Of Soul

(5 to 7 piece options available; Bass, drums, keys, guitar, sax  with Bruce Henry;  Add one or two female back-up’s to get the sound of the original recordings!)

Ray Charles "The Genius of Soul" was a one of a kind American treasure. Bruce Henry brings Ray Charles' music to life with renditions of Ray's hits including; "I Can't Stop Loving You",  "Georgia", "What I Say", "Hit The Road Jack" and "America The Beautiful"

  

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"A Tribute To Soul Music"

An all-star musical revue featuring your the hits from your favorite Soul artists.  Available from 7 to 11 pieces, depending on your needs!   Here's our pdf brochure  with details on the show; 

                                                                                         

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Bruce Henry Live!

 (6 pieces) Keys, Bass, Drums, Guitar, Sax, Percussion and Vocalist Bruce A. Henry:

A sumptuous gumbo of Bruce’s original material, his favorite jazz standards into the realm of world music.  Leave the drivin’ to Bruce!

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Afro Blue:  The Drum, The Journey, The Song (See video footage)

 (6 pieces) Keys, Bass, Drums, violin, Percussion and Vocalist Bruce A. Henry;

Bruce covers overs 400 years of music from the field hollers through rhythm & blues in song and story.   Music , sacred , spiritual and profane is the rich language that tells the story of the travails and celebrations of black America’s  moving forward.

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