Whenever two Gaither Vocal Band vacancies emerged open in late 2013, Bill began a meticulous search and considered every chance. A couple weeks ago, Gaither Music launched Adam Crabb because the new lead singer, joining Bill Gaither, David Phelps and Wes Hampton. Today, finally, the search is over for the 5th user and a fresh period begins when you look at the Gaither Vocal Band’s legacy!
Gaither Music is happy to enjoy our brand new baritone, Todd Suttles, to your Gaither Vocal Band. Todd’s deep resonant baritone vocals is matched just by his wonderful character, fast spontaneity and infectious power. He concerns us from Vanderbilt University, where he has supported for twenty years as a Sports Fitness Director also Vanderbilt’s CampVandy Youth products Director, where he'll continue as he is not traveling with the Gaither Vocal Band. Todd has actually sung using Settles Connection and can be heard inside background vocals on numerous recordings with music artists whom you understand and love. He comes strongly suggested by-fellow musicians, university professors, and many others who may have had the privilege of working with him.
“First of all of the, I would like to thank Mark Lowry and Michael English for offering united states some truly wonderful years and incredible tracks that'll survive in gospel music history, ” Bill says. “We understood when they left, we'd big shoes to fill and, when I said before, you won't ever truly change anybody. You must produce something brand new and special. I have been putting sounds together for a lengthy, number of years and not before have we considered much more opportunities or auditioned a lot of incredible vocalists than we during the past few months. This choice emerged down seriously to finding a vocal range and surface that could offer the ideal stability to the current mix of sounds when you look at the team. I really could not be happier with this specific decision. Not just do we love the wealthy tones in Todd’s sound, he also is actually an excellent human being to be around. So not merely have we attained a talented individual, we now have gained a brand new friend. And extremely shortly, I think you may concur. Trust me. That Is going to be great!”
This lively brand-new line-up will set sail in the Gaither Homecoming Caribbean Cruise this coming Saturday and will be headed to a complete routine of show weekends throughout the spring. And we'll shortly announce fall tour dates besides! So keep tuned in!