Mr Skorpio
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Band to Join, Lead Guitar, Background Singer.

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Mr. Karl Amedee, Jr. is a gifted gospel director and musician who has produced and recorded numerous recordings throughout Louisiana and Texas. He is a Minister of Music at Oliver Chapel Baptist Church and Loyal Missionary Baptist Church. He is a skillful and talented Instructor, Director, Producer, Musician, and Composer who began performing with the Network Sound Band in 2012, where he is a vocalist and plays the keyboard.

Karl was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, a place where his musical talent and abilities all begun. At the early age of four, this tiny-tot began singing in a group named “DeGrace” that was inspired by his mother and consisted of three of his sisters. By age 11, this talented wonder was taught how to perform at the piano.

In the 1980’s, this exceptional artist performed in the '84 World’s Fair and in numerous New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festivals. He also performed with Divine Grace Gospel Choir directed by Charles Brown, who developed a CD entitled “Thank You Lord” Shortly after, he began playing for his first church, and later in 1989, he was appointed as the Minister of Music at Ray Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans, LA.

In January '90, Karl participated on the Super Bowl Halftime Soundtrack & Show with Recording artist Irma Thomas. Also, he served as a Music Consultant at Powerhouse of Deliverance, Hinesville, Ga from 1997-1999.

During the 2000’s, Karl performed during the Essence Musical Festival, and served as the Minister of Music and Musician at New Kingdom Missionary Baptist Church in New Orleans, LA. He wrote and in 2003 produced a worship CD entitled “I’ll be a Witness” for C.U.R.E. and in 2004 served He was appointed Minister of Music at First Pilgrim Baptist Church, New Orleans, LA until Hurricane Katrina.

After being displaced by the hurricane to Houston. Karl assisted Pastor John Richardson, Sr at 1st Outreach Baptist Church until joining Oliver Chapel in 2006 as Minister of music. In 2007 he was the music producer for a CD with Monie J. entitled “Cradle to The Crown. Recently in 2014, he assisted First Outreach Baptist Church in Houston, Texas under John Richardson, Jr. until accepting a role as Minister of music with Loyal Missionary Baptist Church.

Karl joined Network Sound in 2012 and was instantly committed and performed thoughout Texas with this band.

Screen name:
Mr Skorpio
Member since:
Aug 12 2019
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Band Concepts- EW&F
Director -Michael Jackson
Performance - Prince
Musicians Thelonious Monk ...Ellis Marsalis

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Expert
Vocalist - Tenor:
Expert
Keyboard:
Expert
Piano:
Expert
Background Singer:
Expert
Drums:
Intermediate