Be Dependable

Be Dependable

If you tell someone that you will do something, try to do it. Be a person of your word. Sometimes it is difficult to find loyalty and dependability these days, but it is out there. The honor and respect that you will receive for being consistent and trustworthy are priceless. In this photo, I am […]


Throwback: College Senior Photo Class of 1990

This truly is a throwback photo of my past. This is my Senior photo in college right before graduation. I graduated with Honors with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. During my matriculation at Bethune Cookman University, I was on the National Dean’s List all four years, I was a member of the […]


Throwback: The Honorary Doctorate Degree

This month three years ago the American Bible University of Atlanta, Georgia , awarded and recognized our work at Notes of Inspiration for Global Empowerment. It was such a blessing and honor in the bestowing of an Honorary Doctorate Degree of Divinity from this prestigious organization, which also has a Bible University in Ghana. Always […]


Throwback – Yolanda Adams

#throwbackthursdayIn this photo taken a few years ago, Gospel Recording Artist Yolanda Adams, my Sister-in-Love, Debra, and I are hanging out at the Gospel College Choir Music Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.


Throwback -College Days

This photo was taken many years ago during my college days. A lot has happened since then and I’m grateful to God for sustaining me and continuing to bless me. Keep going and follow your dreams! Patrice Tankard #collegelife#college#livingthedream#blessed#destiny#musician#producer#keyboard#synthesizers#korg#gig#venue#


Flashback Friday! Brooklyn, New York

#flashbackfriday. #year2000 #brooklyn #newyork In this photo I was on tour with a recording choir as their Hammond B3 Organist. Recording Artist/Pastor Hezekiah Walker, invited us to New York to be in concert at The Love Fellowship Tabernacle. It was an epic experience to connect with other musicians and producers. Hezekiah Walker is one of […]


Throwback – Twinkie Clark

In 2009, Recording Artist, Twinkie Clark of the Clark Sisters called to talk to me. She said that someone told her that I was one of the top Hammond Organists in the business. She was scheduled to do a concert in Orlando, Florida. She was busy trying to recruit a professional band to assist her. […]


Child Prodigy – B.E.T. Television Network

Photo 1: #throwback 1992 B.E.T. Television Network Opportunity: My Daughters Kirsten and Chestna are with Dr. Bobby Jones of “Bobby Jones Gospel” B.E.T. Television Network.   Photo 2: My daughter, Chestna performed on the Bobby Jones Show in Nashville, Tennessee when she was 10 years old.   Photo 3: Chestna and I performed on the […]


We Miss You, Dexter.

Notes of Inspiration is sad to report the passing of my personal assistant and chauffeur , Dexter. I have known Dexter since we were teens. He joined a community choir that I was a musical director for when I was eighteen  and we’ve been friends ever since. He stepped in as my personal assistant and […]