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Catch Ashley Scott at The Resurgence: The Return of The Philly Renaissance@ Soul II Soul, 6139 Ridge Avenue

Tuesday July 31, 2012

7pm to 10pm

This event is a live performance, Open Mic venue featuring poets, singers, musicians, actors and tap dancers! Tell a friend…

Ashley Scott is a talented vocalist from Philadelphia, PA. He began singing and discovering music at the tender age of 3 from listening and watching is aunt Helen Scott of The Three Degrees. A foundation of meaningful music was instilled from his parent’s record collection of artists like Earth, Wind, & Fire, Stevie Wonder, Chicago, The Delfonics, and naturally The Three Degrees. As a teenager, Ashley organized and performed in high school talent shows.

The biggest part of Ashley’s life and musical path came when he attended Howard University where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music. At Howard University Ashley studied jazz voice under legendary jazz drummer and vocalist Grady Tate and the late Webster Lewis. His voice can be heard with an ensemble of classmates on the Howard University Jazz Ensemble 1997 CD singing 4 selections. Ashley also joined the Howard University Gospel Choir, which has produced R&B artist Angela Winbush, Tawatha Agee of Mtume, Pure Soul, and Gospel great Richard Smallwood. During his tenure with the Howard Gospel Choir, Ashley has performed behind Edwin and Walter Hawkins and Dorinda Clark of The Clark Sisters. The choir was also privileged to perform for President Bill Clinton at The Department of Agriculture for the unveiling portrait of former Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy.

Ashley has performed throughout the Delaware Valley in both private and public concerts. He has sung background for Lady Alma and Jean Carn as well as shared the stage with Vivian Green, Bilal, and Grammy Award Winners Take 6. In the studio he has recorded vocals for Chavous, Giillian Grannum. and most recently he has written and recorded with Sarah’s Girl’s debut CD “All About Me.” Through God’s grace Ashley hopes to touch the world with his music and calm the angry souls with is soothing warm vocals. Check out Ashley’s vocals in the video below…

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