The Gospel Soul Brunch Series, hosted by Debra James Tucker, continues with the return of the talented Terry Davis. Originally from Portland, Oregon, Terry is a gospel songwriter, musician, and artist whose music has been performed and recorded by Portland Mass Choir, GMWA Youth Mass Choir, New Song Church (Portland, OR), Pacific Northwest Mass Choir, and many other artists. Some of his musical influences include, Stevie Wonder, Alex Bugnon, Jeffrey LaValley, and the late Thomas Whitfield. He currently serves as Minister of Music for the Worship Center of Central Ohio under the leadership of Apostle David S. Carter.
The unique sound of vocalist Debra James Tucker is a product of extensive training in jazz, classical and gospel music. She is the writer/performer of the one woman show "Survival of the Boulevard Singer"—winner of an Ohio Arts Council Award for Individual Excellence, has been visiting instructor at Denison University in the history of African American Gospel Music, and an artist in residence with a number of youth arts organizations.
Soul Sunday at Natalie’s is held on the first Sunday of each month, and includes a delicious Brunch from 11 am until 3 pm, with the Derek DiCenzo TRio performing between 11 am and 1 pm. The Gospel Soul Brunch show begins at 2:30 pm and presents the best national and regional gospel artists, hosted and coordinated by Debra James Tucker. The evening show, hosted by Paisha Thomas, features a variety of soul bands and artists starting at 8 pm. In addition to the regular menu, enjoy a soul food special, sponsored by Smithfield Ham, created just for this series!