Gerry Williams is a 25-year industry veteran vocal coach, music producer, remixer, and composer with an international client base. Working from Orlando, Florida, his work in artist development has garnered him the reputation as the 'boy band guy' since the onset of the pop groups that emerged in the mid 90's. Several of his vocal students have gone on to achieve highest professional goals within the music industry, including winning Grammy’s and Dove Awards.
The list of talent includes Mandy Moore, Jordan Knight (New Kids on the Block), Jeff Timmons (98 Degrees), Bryan Abrams (Color Me Badd), Chris Kirkpatrick (N’Sync) Francesca Battistelli, Candice Accola, Blanca Elaine Callahan, New District, Aaron Carter, Jean Rodriguez, Jump5, N’Sync, Giselle Bellas, TLC, US5, LFO, C'Note, PYT, and Thalia, Solid Harmony, Natural, Cymcole and many more.
He has also been featured as a vocal coach on reality TV shows, such as Mission Man Band and Big in America. He has produced music and written songs for Jordan Knight, C’Note, Salerah, Aleche, and has remixed for Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dion, Craig David, Justin Timberlake, Carlos Santana. He has scored music featured in films, television shows, and commercials, including McDonalds, Coca-Cola, The Young and the Restless, Real World, Mama’s Boy, Mixology, Jenny Jones Show, Hyvee, Auto Nation and Paris. In addition, he has also produced music for organizations/events such as the NBA and 2008 Olympics. Over the course of his career, he has had the opportunity to work hands on with major record labels, including Warner, Universal, Atlantic, Sony, Columbia, Epic, EMI, A&M, and Jive. In addition, Williams is a talented vocalist, keyboardist, percussionist and vibraphonist and front man of the Gerry Williams Band (GWB), a 10-piece neo-funk band based out of Orlando, FL. The GWB is a cross between funk, soul, and R&B with a unique mixture of theatrics, improvisation and orchestration.
On stage, Williams blows away the crowd with his vibraphone and timbalito solos, while bringing the audience to life with his gospel rooted vocals and talent on the keys. With influences such as Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Al Green, and Prince. When not playing his original music you’ll hear covers from the 60’s to present with songs by Earth Wind and Fire, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, Adel, Amy Winehouse, Jackson 5, Steely Dan, Huey Lewis and the News, Average White Band, Hall & Oats, Maroon 5, Diana Ross, Kool and The Gang, Commodores and Prince. Williams is known for his powerful performances and memorable moments. Off the stage, he is a gentle, humble, warm spirit who is the first to offer a helping hand. Williams is originally from Winter Haven and currently resides in St. Petersburg, FL.
Ruben Familia is a music producer, lead singer, professional percussionist, and disc jockey. Familia comes from a musical background, with a grandfather who was the founder of Municipal Band in Ponce, Puerto Rico. In addition, Familia is the nephew of superstar salsa singer, Jose "Cheo" Feliciano. He has accompanied local and international artists throughout his longstanding career, performing with his own band as well as solo at various music festivals and private parties. Familia has a formal music education, and attended the Conservatorio de Musica in Ponce, Puerto and also attended World University.
Please visit the following link for a sample performance of the Ruben Familia Band: https://youtu.be/iGm272HalKg
GroovinSoul has two shows Funk, Disco & Soul AND GroovinSoul Presents - Kitei's Tina Turner Tribute
This amazing band of vocalists and talented musicians loves to engage audiences of every age and keeps everyone singing and dancing along the all-time greatest Funk, Soul and Disco Hits and more!.
The members of GroovinSoul have been performing together as a busy private events band under a different name for nearly six years and have performed for large events on major stages throughout Florida, all over the US and internationally. In 2022 the group decided to add a tribute project and formed GroovinSoul. Our very first show sold out with the theater having to add overflow seating...and still had a line out the door, and we continue to engage audiences large and small.