Taste of Soul Sunday: Listen


Sound Proof

1:30 pm | Level 3 | Ryerson Auditorium

This Detroit-based group was founded in 2007 and has enjoyed consistent artistic success by combining elements of Motown, R&B, and Pop to their Jazz foundations. The group’s lead vocalist, Creative 1 (Keith Patterson) is a past winner of Showtime at the Apollo in Harlem. Sound Proof is best known for their distinct sound, energetic performances, and superb showmanship. The band dominates the metro Detroit music scene and has performed at the Woodward Dream Cruise, the Ford Arts Beats & Eats, numerous festivals, and other venues.


Kathy Lamar

2:45 pm | Level 3 | Ryerson Auditorium

Kathy Lamar grew up in Grand Rapids and moved to Las Vegas in 1980 to sing with her friend, pianist Tex Richardson. During her 30-year career in Las Vegas, she sang backup and duos with musicians Wayne Newton, Gladys Knight, The Four Tops, Lola Falana, and Robert Guillaume. She now lives in Grand Rapids where she performs with various local musicians. Her influences include Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, the Beatles, Nancy Wilson and Chaka Khan.

Photo Credit: Women’s Lifestyle Magazine

Glenda Williams

3:45 pm | Level 3 | Ryerson Auditorium

Gospel singer Glenda Williams is passionate about leading worship. Her career began 13 years ago and has flourished as a songwriter, author, clinician and dynamic worship leader. Glenda’s discography includes: The Refreshing LIVE, Vocal Music Director, and background vocals for Jeremy M. Simpson, and Nate Glasper, Jr. Her latest releases include You Are and All the Glory. Her music can be found on iTunes, CDBaby, Google Play, and Amazon MP3.