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TATE SIMMS
TATE WAS BORN IN MANHATTAN AND RAISED ON
THE BEST MUSIC EVER WRITTEN. TATE IS AN ACCOMPLISHED VOCALIST/GUITARIST/BASSIST/SONGWRITER
AND PRODUCER. TATE HAS ALREADY MADE AN
IMPACT ON THE PLANET AS A LIVE PERFORMER FOR MANY
ARTISTS. TOURING THE GLOBE WITH THE LIKES OF GRAMMY
AWARD WINNING VOCALIST CHRISTINA AGUILERA, MARY
WILSON OF THE LEGENDARY SUPREMES, GLOBUS, THE NEW
RAY CHARLES ORCHESTRA, GEORGE BENSON, SHERYL
CROW, CURTIS BLOW, AND ORIN JUICE JONES.
HE’S JAMMED WITH SPENCER DAVIS, AND
APPEARED ON THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW BACKING
LISA MARIE PRESLEY WITH THE HARLEM GOSPEL CHOIR.
HE HAS ALSO BEEN A BACK UP SINGER FOR PAUL CARRACK.
TV APPEARANCES WITH JOE COCKER, SIR CLIFF RICHARDS, TONY CHRISTIE AND ESPERANZA SPALDING TO NAME A FEW.
EVEN THE CLASSICAL MUSIC OF ANDRE RIEU. TATE WAS
ALSO THE MUSICAL DIRECTOR FOR LATOYA JACKSON AND
MARLA GLEN.
HE ALSO RECENTLY OPENED FOR LIVING COLOR AND IS CURRENTLY THE LEAD GUIATRIST WITH FRANKIE “KASH” WADDY FROM JAMES BROWN, BOOTSY COLLINS AND FUNKADELIC
TATE WAS ALSO ONE OF THE BAND LEADERS OF THE HANK LANE ORCHESTRAS. THE PREMIER WEDDING AND CORPORATE BANDS IN NYC
I’VE ALSO RECENTLY PERFORMED FOR BOBBY BROWN, GC CAMERON OF THE SPINNERS AND GLENN LEONARD OF THE TEMPATIONS.

tatesimms
Phone: 201-561-4109

Screen name:
tatesimms
Member since:
Feb 22 2014
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
25
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:
Days

Influences

The Beatles, James Brown, Prince, Stevie Wonder, Kiss, Van Halen...

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Expert
Vocalist - Bass:
Expert
Rhythm Guitar:
Expert

EQUIPMENT

Many guitars, 3 basses, 2 bass amps and 3 guitar amps along with microphones and stands...

MUSIC