Memphis, TN — The careers of Gentry-Jones featuring Mr Sam (Tony Gentry, Nil Jones, Sam Fallie) based out of Memphis, Tennessee is an open book filled with producing, writing, playing, and performing with many well-known artist in the music business. All three of them started in various groups and bands around Memphis back in the 80’s and were well aware of each other. Sam was in a vocal group called the Perfectionist, and Nil eventually played with them. Nil’s band then, Streetwave featured Marcus Price, deceased guitarist for the Barkays, and Reginald Pettes, later to be known as Reggie P.
* Tony Gentry played with various bands that heated up the Memphis scene before moving to Atlanta Georgia. At one point Nil and Tony were living in the same apartment complex and would talk music from time to time. Since then Tony has been touring the world almost 20 years as guitarist with the Barkays, as well as the Dazz Band, Con-funk-shun, Slave, Ohio Players, Shirley Brown, Billy Soul Bonds, as well as 8Ball & MJG, Tela, and Al Kapone.
* Nil Jones played with the vocal group Kwick for many years. Sam and Nil ended up signed to the Unisound Productions company by the late Allen Jones as writers for the likes of J. Blackfoot, the Barkays, Carl Carlton, Main Attraction, and many more to honed their skills and became an integral part of the sound company. Nil has shared the stage with Eric Gales, Force MD’s, J. Blackfoot and others, and has received several gold and platinum production, musician, and engineering credits which included but not limited to rappers Ma$e, 8Ball & MJG, Shania Twain, and Lil Wayne.
* Sam Fallie, a singer and songwriter, has written for Barkays, O B Buchana, Archie Love, and has had a successful career as a solo artist in the Soul and Blues market with several number 1 songs in those genres. In 2007, Sam won “Best New Artist of The Year” awards from both Daddy B. Nice’s “Southern Soul RnB” and Blues Critic.
In 2014, Gentry-Jones featuring Mr. Sam’s main focus was to create a power group that showcased creativity, showmanship, and musical knowledge. Starting with a mutual love of music, and combining their experiences in Soul, Blues, R&B, Hip Hop, and Jazz music, in a short period of time they created the hit line dance song entitled “Roll It Roll It” which hit number 1 on several charts for several weeks. To hear the song and learn the line dance for “Roll It Roll It”, visit their promotional video at www.RollitRollit.com.
Their next single release “We Ride” written with Steppers in mind will be released in late 2014. They have completed their CD projected entitled “Roll It Roll It” and now available online at most online stores. Promoters and talent buyers are welcome to contact Prime Time Promotions LLC to submit and offer to perform at their locations. When asked what they would like to say to their fans; they replied, “Just enjoy yourself and love what you do.”
Radio Station PDs and Club DJs interested in playing any of their hits should forward a promotional request for copies to info@PrimeTimePromotions.com.
For bookings, tour dates or press releases contact: Prime Time Promotions LLC at bookings@PrimeTimePromotions.com or (757) 478-9634. More information on Gentry-Jones feat Mr Sam or any other artist/entertainer with Prime Time Promotions LLC visit online to www.PrimeTimePromotions.com.