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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. […]

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Throwback: The Honorary Doctorate Degree

This month five 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 […]

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Birthday Cruise

This is a throwback in 2009 when I took my two youngest daughters on a cruise(My eldest princess was already grown and gone) This birthday vacation was elegant and so much fun. Spending time with family and creating memories should always be priority! Keep creating your life’s story with your loved ones. (Photo: Dinner at […]

College Throwback

Expand Your Intellect

#Lostfiles This photo was taken when I was a Senior in college. Those were days of challenges, work, term papers, sleepless nights with study groups, research projects, endless homework, and lots of fun. Whether it is reading a book every week or learning something new everyday, always challenge and elevate your mind. You don’t have […]

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Lunch in Kentucky

As I sat looking out of the window during the flight, I have to admit that I was a bit nervous. This was my first time riding in my brother’s airplane. Ben flew Jewel and I from Tennessee to Kentucky for lunch at the Montana Grille for a family business meeting. He is a great […]

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Lost Files

Young Musician – This is me in 1991 – New Providence Island – Bahamas I’ve been across the waters since that time and I absolutely love traveling on a cruise ship. Every great moment in life is worth remembering. What are some of your great moments? #patricetankard #1991 #youngmusician #international #travel #islandvibes #musicianlife #organist #keyboardist […]

Musician Life

Musician Life

#TakeItBackTuesday– This photo is from 1995 when I traveled as a Musician/Hammond B3 Organist on National Tour with the National Recording Choir, “T.S. Chorale.” We performed on the Bobby Jones show three times in Nashville, Tennessee on Black Entertainment Television (B.E.T), and traveled from New York to California on tour and in concert, meeting some […]

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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 […]

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Atlanta, Georgia – Musician Night Life

#ThrowbackThursday– Atlanta, GA- Gospel Music Conference, Hyatt Peachtree Hotel – 1989- This is me and the Award Winning, Gospel Recording Artist The Late Daryl Coley. Musicians, Recording Artists, Choirs and Producers gathered here every year to enjoy concerts, choir competitions, Award ceremonies and fun during the Thanksgiving weekend. This grand event was created by the […]

Throwback College Musician

College Musician

#Throwback This photo was taken many years ago during my college days. My life is just exciting now as it was back then. It’s all about making the right connections and having fun living your life on your own terms. I’m grateful to God for sustaining me and continuing to bless me. Keep going and […]