In His Presence
This album offers a compilation of styles, from Easy Listening to Jazz all under the umbrella of instrumental music. The instrumental sounds even paints the pictured essence of life.Even with all hardships and obstacles there should always be peace present that will sustain you to your next victory. This album discloses the secret. Peace shown through instrumental music reflecting the purpose of Jesus Christ. This album also displays purpose and fellowship for all. There is a fellowship with God that need to be defined. Reconciliation is what this is all about. Listen to this album and regain your right place w/ God and your fellow brother. About the Artist Herman is a 24- year old pianist with a life filled with music and creativity. For the past years of his life he has studied classical, jazz, pop, gospel and carribean music. With all of his training in the 'universal language,' he always wondered what can he say to help everyone in their daily routines of life. Music is the driving force of the soul that can penetrate everthing it is faced. Why not encourage the world with a message of old, 'Peace.' This is absolutely the best kept secret in worship instrumentals. It is time for the world to experience this CD. When I listen to this CD it ushers me right into the the presnece of God. This man is trully annointed and you can tell by his music taht he is hearing staight from The Holy Spirit. This CD is perfect for studying, praying or just listening to what the Lord has to say to you. This CD is a must for all who want to get closer to God. I am just suprised that it hasn't gone platnium yet. I will buy anything this man puts out. If you like Ben Tankard, you'll love Herman!! I give this CD 6+ STARS Herman W. Little III was born and raised on the West Side of Chicago, IL. At the tender age of 7 he began playing piano under the tutelage of Dr. Diane Butler, where he studied Gospel piano. He Started playing at Mt. Tabor M. B. Church where shortly thereafter became the Minister of music there. He was only 10 years old at the time. Herman has been Minister of Music at several churches, such as St. Matthew AME in Summit Illinois, and Sunny Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Chicago, Illinois before finding his home at Valley Kingdom Ministries International located in Oak Forest, Illinois where he is currently Assistant Minister of Music. However, Herman is not just limited to playing at church. He is also known as a performer and composer. He studies include Classical Voice (Dr. Robert Berthold), Classical Piano (Margaret Bell), and Jazz Studies (Edward Baker). He was a member of the All-City Elementary Youth Chorus, All-City High School Chorus and All-City Jazz Band where he was also Rhythm Section Leader. He has composed and arranged pieces for the Lincoln Park Jazz Band, All-City Jazz Band and Roosevelt University Combo band. He has numerous vocal recognitions and achievements such as Division One rating in the All-City Vocal Competition, which he won 3 years in a row. He has also won the Sony Innovators Award for his piano playing which was resented to him by Natalie Wilson and Louis Gosset Jr. in New York. Herman has performed with many nationally known artist such as Isaac Hayes Wynton, Marsalis, Herbie Hancock, Marcus Roberts, New Kids on The Block, Soul Children of Chicago and has been featured in concert with Barry Manilow and Robert Kelly. To add to the list he has also had recording sessions with R & B super-star Sisquo, he has performed in Nassau, Bahamas for a Walt Disney Special, he has performed at Orchestra Hall of Chicago, and the world famous Carnegie Hall of New York. The past two years Herman has decided to dedicate his life to Gospel Music. He has just recently finished recording with Shekinah Glory Ministries of Chicago, which has just been released worldwide. He is currently working on the second release to be released within the next year from Ethereal Entertainment. Herman W. Little III has accomplished plenty in the 24 years of his life and he is not done yet. He has been taught my many and recognized for much, but when it boils down to it he would just like to continue playing for the Lord and grow old with his wife of two years, Shineilia Little, raise his 2-year-old son Namreh Little and the one on the way.