12/29/12 The Lennie Chism Show, TLCS on KFAI, Bobby G. Summers, New Artist Showcase
December 26, 2012
About Bobby G Summers
Music veteran Bobby G. Summers has been a creative force in the music industry for several years and has decided to bring his talent to the forefront. Summers has a history of writing, producing and performing with the top names in the industry and is a phenomenal Keyboardist and Vocalist.
A co-founder of the 80's hit group, "The Deele", along with Antonio "LA" Reid and later including Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Summers advanced writing style and powerful performances attributed to the bands prominent panache, which helped place them in the fore front.
Bobby's departure from the band was untimely but not regretted when he wrote, performed and produced with the Motown Recording Artist, "General Kane". Summers collaborated on such tunes as "Crack Killed Applejack" and "Can't Let Go".
Following these attributes, Bobby G, joined the "Bar-Kays", creating the unforgettable anthem "The Slide". His work on the 1994 "48 hrs" CD signaled what was ahead for him as a writer, producer, arranger and performer. He co-wrote 5 of the songs and toured with the band for several years.
Between working with the Bar-Kays and engineering in the studio with various artists and producers including, the great Will "Pops" Mitchell and award winning engineer William Brown (Stax Records). Summers was asked to perform and direct the Enterprise Orchestra, a band otherwise headed by the Rev. Al Green himself. Bobby assumed the role and toured with the Reverend and the band for over 15 years. In 2006 Summers toured with The Family Stone domestically and overseas, filling in for Sly himself. Summers in 2008 independently released his first CD titled "Labor of Love" which had regional success, Bobby is now heading his own Band touring and performing in the USA.
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