Tuesday July 31, 2012
7pm to 10pm$10 Admission
This event is a live performance, Open Mic venue featuring poets, singers, musicians, actors and tap dancers! Tell a friend…
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.