Soul Candy & The Traffic Jam


What do you get when you mix one smokin' hot horn section, a hard drivin' funky rhythm section and 3 talented and energetic female singers with musical theater experience? You get Knoxville?s own: Soul Candy & The Traffic Jam!

Formed in 2010, The Traffic Jam is comprised of twelve incredibly talented and entertaining musicians ? many of which come to us from other successful entertainment venues including Wayne Cochran & The CC Riders, The Atomic Horns, The Homewreckers, KnoxVegas, and major hit musical theatrical productions.

A true show band, Soul Candy & The Traffic Jam not only performs, they entertain!

Screen name:
Member since:
Mar 01 2012
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years together:
Gigs played:
10 to 50
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
56 years


The Traffic Jam is sure to please just about every crowd with their wide variety of music. With musical influences of some of the greatest performers such as Adele, Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, Aretha Franklin, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Delbert McClinton, Roomful of Blues, The Doobie Brothers, Cee Lo Green, Deana Carter, Ray LaMontagne, Joe Cocker, Reel Big Fish, Dolly Parton, Linda Eder, Wilson Pickett, Katrina & the Waves, The Radiators, Christina Aguilera, Stevie Wonder, Pat Benatar, Trapeze, The Pretenders, Amy Winehouse, The Rolling Stones, Commander Cody, Rufus & Chaka Khan, George Clinton ? and the list goes on and on.

Members Of Band

Bill Walker ? Band Leader, Trumpet & Vocals
Tim Bean ? Guitar & Vocals
Gary Coleman ? Bass & Vocals
Theresa Jones ? Vocals & Auxiliary Percussion
Denia Kirk ? Vocals & Auxiliary Percussion
Abbott Mary ? Drums
Mike Palmieri ? Saxophones
Lindsay Pope ? Vocals & Auxiliary Percussion
Tommy Smith ? Vocals & Auxiliary Percussion
Jerry Sullivan ? Keyboards & Vocals
Tracy Walker ? Flugelhorn, Auxiliary Percussion & Vocals
Peter Waraska ? Guitar & Vocals