Rhythm and Blues (R&B)
New Orleans born Sargent Tucker (Sargent), aka: Johnnie Tucker is a multi-talented lead singer, musician, song-writer, and producer. His new CD titled “Simply Sargent Tucker” (Label -Tate Music Group) is produced by Prince’s former Music Director Levi Seacer, who describes Sargent’s singing style as silky, soulfully smooth, and original. Sargent has shared the stage with great major acts, such as; Bill Cosby, The Spinners, Earth Wind & Fire, War, The Miracles, The Ohio Players, and The Whispers, to name a few.
As co-founder of one of the greatest East Bay bands, Two Things in One (TTIO), Sargent’s earlier composition titled “Stop Telling Me” (recorded with TTIO) was featured on the Grammy Nominated “Music City Story” compilation CD liner notes along with great artists, such as, Lou Rawls. Subsequently, TTIO was inducted into the Bay Area Blues Society’s 2013 “West Coast Blues Hall of Fame”. Consistent with a vision to deliver music with a purpose, Sargent’s composition “I Am Happy” was selected as the theme song for the Non-Profit “I am Happy Project”, where Sargent was the featured performer at the 2011 Hollywood Global Happiness Day, whose Honorees included Will Smith, Ellen Degeneres, Goldie Hawn, and Robbie Williams.
On occasion when performing as a Duo Sargent Tucker brings his Music Director, the seasoned keyboards and background vocalist; veteran Danny Thomas, Cofounder of Con-Funk Shun, credited with over four Gold Albums. The Sargent Tucker Duo with Danny Thomas is diverse, and appeals to an audience that enjoys a wide–range of musical genres, creatively arranged.