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A Tribute to the Legends: Valentine Edition – Nichole Thrower & Rodney Block
February 13 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Celebrate Black History Month with Rodney Block and Nichole Thrower – A Tribute to the Legends: Valentine Edition! This performance will air on the Music Moves Facebook page on February 13 at 7:30pm.
Nichole Thrower brings the dynamics of her sultry voice to this performance to fuse two powerful art forms – jazz and gospel – and create an electrifying and soulful sound. Her musical influences range from classic jazz artists Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole and Sarah Vaughn to modern jazz performers Bobby Mcferrin and James Torme’ and gospel legend Tramaine Hawkins.
Rodney Block, trumpeter, is a Dumas, Arkansas native who has been thriving in the regional music scene for the past seven years. Block has been featured in various festivals and venues across the globe and has built a niche in the genres of jazz and hip hop. Notable artists he has shared the stage with include: Earth, Wind, and Fire, Joe, Sugar Ray, Chrissette Michelle, Eric Benet, Whoodini, Conya Doss, Johnny Gill, Dwele, Jonathan Butler, Dave Hollister,Ellis and Delfayo Marsalis, Kirk Whalum, Layla Hathaway, Eric Roberson, Anthony David, Marsha Ambrosius, Diane Reeves, and The Yellowjackets. Currently, Block is a frequent guest artist with hip-hop legend and icon, Doug E. Fresh.