Darwin “DBrass” Brascomb is a musician, songwriter, composer and cancer survivor. The most important first is that Jesus Christ is DBrass' personal Lord and Savior; and his passion is to influence people to develop a relationship with Christ as he travels worldwide. Darwin was blessed with the abilities, gifts, talents, and opportunities as a musician, composer, songwriter, recording artist, and vocal coach. In addition to his numerous performances at the world famous Orlando/Disney House of Blues Gospel Sunday Brunch, he has shared the stage with many celebrity artists in the music industry as either an opening act, studio musician, and/or background vocalist such as Pastor John P. Key and Pastor Shirley Caesar to name a few. With a select group of singers, he uplifted many people during the 3-week Voices of Victory 2016 Tour in Italy. He has stayed consistent with delivering inspirational messages as background singer on shows with The 69 Boyz, Lil G (from the group Silk and Tony Terry), P Diddy 2016 Bad Boys Reunion Tour, and BONE Thugs-N-Harmony with Afroman. He served as composer and performed with Tallahassee-based groups Under Konstruction and Intensity Productions; and he was Orlando Christian Ministries Director of Music for seven years (2006-2013). He is recipient of the 2017 MLK Humanitarian Award presented by Dave "Gumby" Daniels and the Central Florida Steppers for "Orlando Strong", a song dedicated to the City of Orlando in light of the Pulse Nightclub tragedy. Darwin's personal testimony as a cancer survivor has provided him with experience well beyond his years. He has a depth and elation with God that is heard in each track contained on the “Live Love Learn” CD project. The single from this project, “Wonderful Jesus”, touts the majesty of Jesus. This song is well on its way to become a staple among songs of deliverance. This project also contains “Hold On To You”, an encouraging faith song, from the soundtrack for the movie, “A Measure of Faith”. Darwin is a graduate of Florida A&M University and currently resides in his hometown, Orlando, Florida. DBrass is on a trajectory among the greats in his field; a man of GOD proclaiming the Word of GOD through song.
MINISTER ED BROWN, JR (aka NOTORIOUS PRAISE) anointed music ministry has been vibrant for over 20 years; and God has taken his ministry to the next with the release of his full-length CD, GOT TO GIVE IN PRAISE featuring Orlando GMWA Choir (MAY 2013). This CD contains the hot-inspiring single GET MY PRAISE ON which was released on EGI Records in 2010. Music Minister, Praise Team Director/Leader, singer/songwriter/musician/producer define this multi-talented Preacher who encourages hearts and souls with his amazing, testimonial performances. He boldly admits that the adrenaline-rush of his gifts is evidence of the supernatural power of God at work inside him. He further says that he gives GOD ALMIGHTY a crazy praise and overwhelming thanks for creating these gifts in him. Minister Brown shares his talents weekly at his local church; and he regularly performs for various faith-based events, churches, organizations, and charitable events. He has also performed at major music events Central Florida Fair WOKB1680AM Concert, Georgia Gospelfest, Press Toward Your Vision Conference/ Rochester NY, and So You Want Your Name In Lights.. He is winner of 2013 Newsome Awards/Male Vocalist of the Year and 2011 PTY Gospel Music Awards. His phenomenal songwriting efforts are heard worldwide with popular hits THAT’S HIM (entrepreneur & psalmist, Gwen Covington) and GOD NEVER MAKES A MISTAKE (BET Sunday’s Best Jamarien Moore & 2009 So You Want Your Name In Lights Winner). Minister Brown (Notorious Praise) is elated that GOD appointed him to be among HIS ambassadors to influence people to love HIM more as LORD AND SAVIOR.
KEITH CARTER has played various styles of music from the age of 17 when he joined a Rock band as guitarist. Through the years, he progressed from guitar, to piano, and later to singing. This singer/songwriter extraordinaire studied at Northern Kentucky University graduating with a Bachelor Degree in Music Composition and Theory. During his college tenure, he composed original music for a live musical celebrating Cincinnati, Ohio's 200 Bicentennial; the project was titled "A Frontier Tale". He recorded a CD soundtrack for this same musical and played guitar with the orchestra for this touring show. The LORD began his call on Keith's life, and several years later, he became a Worship Leader in the year 2000. Frequently, Keith performs Praise & Worship songs at various church services and events throughout Central Florida; and God has favored Keith's ministry by taking his messages to the uttermost parts of the world. He leads us to theThrone-of-Grace and an impactful spiritual journey, with his inaugural Praise & Worship CD titled "FOREVER YOU WILL REIGN". This project features IMG Top 10 radio single "Light of the World" which is not just earning widespread critical acclaim, but demonstrates his humility and fearlessness in song as well. You will enjoy your worship experience as you listen, sing along, and be encouraged with this incomparable 13-song production composed, produced, and delivered by a gifted communicator and lover of Christ.
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TITUS “TEE” LENNON, JR , also known as “CHOSEN VESSEL” is the 2010-2011 Winner of SO YOU WANT YOUR NAME IN LIGHTS Gospel Talent Showcase of Central Florida. He was born in a family of talented singers and musicians (10 siblings); and he began to seriously recognize his true calling after his Dad’s demise in 2004. Since he championed the winner’s prize of SO YOU WANT YOUR NAME IN LIGHTS, Titus has performed his song ministry at Atlanta Live TV 57, ZORA Festival Gospel Concert, Central Florida Fair/WOKB-1680AM Radio Gospel Concert, RAFMAN Club Foundation 16th Annual Scholarship Banquet, 2011 African American Men
Health Summit, MEAC/SWAC 7th Annual Pre-Game Concert, 2012 Notorious Praise Fest, and special events at churches, schools, and other venues. His music ministry continues impact many people lives every time he sings. This 24-year-old dynamic, anointed artist is a New Jersey native who currently resides in Lakeland, Florida. He is an active member of Immanuel Temple in Clermont, Florida. His debut CD “CHOSEN ” was produced by Grammy-Award win ning drummer, Will Covington, for EGI Records, an independent Gospel label. This project has been a blessed encouragement to every listener.
Minister Randy Cotton’s gospel music career dates by to the 1960s when he was an active member of his family’s group, The Cotton Brothers, in Macon, Georgia. He moved to Miami, Florida in 1978 where is organized and directed numerous gospel music groups, including the City of Miami Police Department Choir and his own professional background singers known as NISSI which means GOD is my Banner.
This accomplished composer/vocalist/keyboardist/vocal teacher released his debut CD “We Come To Worship The Lord” in 1987 and followed-up with his second CD titled “God’s Love” in 1991. Both projects are powerfully anointed, widely accepted, and are available again by popular demand. Minister Cotton has been a guest on Bobby Jones Gospel TV program and has performed in concert with the Mighty Clouds of Joy, Richard Smallwood, Dorothy Norwood just to name a few. He has performed at fairs, festivals, schools, church activities, and other special events. He is the recipient of the Phillip Michael Thomas Male Vocalist of the Year and other distinguished honors.
We are not born just to walk this Earth to satisfy our needs and ignore the whys and hows of life. Do you know your purpose? There is an appointed time when we will realize the idea as to why we were created. This 12-track Contemporary Christian/Inspirational compilation is recorded by various artists who will encourage you to talk with God and learn who you really are and your true reason for living. The CD project is well-versed and alternates between POP, Blues, Country, and contemporary Gospel genres as it reminds us that each day we live is another opportunity to demonstrate our purpose. It is the soundtrack from the faith-based play production with the same title, WILL A ROCK TAKE YOUR PLACE, a captivating concept by songwriter/playwright Cynthia Hughes. She is also an author of five books, including the popular children books Hoop In The Bathroom and Can I Be President of The United States At 8? Hughes believes that we should not waste valuable time being angry or being a prisoner to things we can not change; the words you speak are life! Order a physical copy of WILL A ROCK TAKE A PLACE on this website or download it on any of your favorite digital platforms. The variety of song quality is a great fit for all age groups; and the creative messages were influenced from Matthew 3:7-17, Revelation 19:1-21, Revelation 21:9-27, and Revelation 22:17.
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Gwen Covington began her professional recording career in 1990 as background vocalist with Minister Randy Cotton & Nissi, a gospel music group organized in Miami, Florida. While working with Minister Cotton, she appeared on Bobby Jones Gospel International TV program; and experienced concert performances with Evangelist Dorothy Norwood, Richard Smallwood & The Smallwood Singers, The Grace Thrillers of Jamaica. She has also performed on special events featuring comedian/activist Dick Gregory, actor Danny Glover, Tremaine Hawkins, Revelation S.E.E.D., and Ricky Dillard. In addition, she has ministered at various churches and special events including Central Florida Fair WOKB1680AM Gospel Concert, ZORA Festival, Hilton Grand Vacation, City of Orlando, Gospel Music Workshop of America National Convention, Gospel Announcer’s Guild Board Meeting (Brooklyn, New York) just to name a few. Prior to supporting Minister Cotton’s music ministry, she worked as a studio session singer recording commercial jingles and demos. Her debut CD titled “THAT’S HIM” was released June, 2008 on EGI Records label. Her dynamic vocal style and contemporary music heard on this project is uniquely stimulating and spiritually-enriching. Gwen became involved with the music industry behind-the-scenes in 1980 when she founded Entertainment Galore, a full-service music consultant company. She gained expertise in the areas of artist management, concert production and promotions, special events administration, stage management, music publishing, and talent bookings. She coordinated countless special events including projects for clients like the NFL, the Olympics, The Miami Heat, Florida Memorial University, City of Miami, other corporate, fraternal organizations, various national conventions, as well as major music concerts featuring numerous South Florida performers and celebrity artists Shirley Caesar, Keith Wonderboy Johnson, Shirley Murdock, The Manhattans, Sly Stone, The Chi-Lites, Harold Melvin & Blue Notes, The OJays, Betty Wright, Blood-Sweat & Tears, After 7, and her hubby's band, OMARI, and many others. Gwen currently writes for Gospel Now Magazine and co-produces SO YOU WANT YOUR NAME IN LIGHTS Gospel Talent Showcase and Mentorship Project with her husband/record producer and Grammy-Award winning drummer, Will. She is a graduate of Florida Memorial University (BS/Accounting), and the University of Miami (MBA). She has been honored for her efforts by various governmental, private sector, and non-profit organizations such as the National Sight & Sound Leadership Award she received along with Minister Clifton Davis from the National Association For Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO) in Washington, DC, 2010 PTY Artist of the Year (Rochester, NY), and 2012 Legacy Award in Music from Jones High School Historical Society. She is a member of EBON TEMPLE Church (Bishop Thomas S Lee, Pastor), Gospel Music Workshop of America (GMWA)/Gospel Announcers Guild (GAG), and the Gospel Music Association (GMA). She is a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Gwen says that she is thankful to GOD for re-directing her life and giving her a second chance to advance her music ministry and business efforts the way that HIS SPIRIT wants her to do it.