Get in a Gullah groove with GRAMMY® winning South Carolina band Ranky Tanky. Born of the Gullah culture of the Carolina Coast and Sea Islands, their music is a thrilling collision of traditional spirituals, call and response, folk songs, and playground chants, infused with hot American jazz. Featuring Quentin Baxter (Drums and Percussion), Kevin Hamilton (Bass), Clay Ross (Guitar and Vocals), Charlton Singleton (Trumpet and Vocals) and the phenomenal vocals of lead singer Quiana Parler.
Very special guest Ms. Lisa Fischer was a background singer for four decades with icons like Luther Vandross, The Rolling Stones, Chaka Khan, Tina Turner, Sting, Nine Inch Nails and many more. The 2013 Oscar-winning film Twenty Feet from Stardom altered the course of her musical journey, bringing Lisa’s exquisite vocal talents into the spotlight where they belong.