On My Way
Bernard Givan - Producer, Music and Lyric Composition, Guitars, Guitar Synthesizer, Midi Programming for Bass, Drums and Synthesizers Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Bernard started playing trumpet at age 12 and guitar at age 16. His arrangement of "Jungle Boogie" by Kool And The Gang for his high school pep band in Selma, Alabama sparked an interest in music production and arrangement that was never extinguished. He claims the musical influences of Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Jimi Hendrix, Wes Montgomery, Lenny White, Stevie Wonder and Donald Byrd. While completing this CD, he played guitar and bass with the Lake Elam Missionary Baptist Church choirs in Millbrook, Alabama. Zandra Boswell Wilson - All Vocals, Lyric Composition (See CD Sleeve for Lyrics to all songs) Born in Montgomery, Alabama, Zandra's family instilled strong musical roots which have equipped her for ministry. At a young age, being heavily involved with her family music ministry, \'John Boswell and the True Sounding Boswellettes"; the Lord began to nurture and mold her for this life's purpose. Throughout the years, she honed her gift through numerous performances. She has traveled with gospel stage plays and has performed with various professional gospel artist (Kim Burrell, Vickie Winans, Mary Mary, etc.) as well as performed locally and across the states. Currently, Zandra serves a member of New Life Church of God in Christ (C.O.G.I.C.) under the direction of Elder Terrance Ellison. Issac Bell - Piano and Trombone (See CD sleeve) Sam Williams - Alto and Soprano Saxophones Kurt McKinney - Nylon string guitar solo on \'On My Way (Instrumental)\'