MEET THE "BAND"
Francee "Lilwonder" Boulware
Instrument(S): Keyboard, Organ, Bass, Electric Guitar
Place of Birth: Chester, PA
Current Residence: Townsend, DE
Musical Background: Owner of Divine Purpose Entertainment / Fuzaholics Band. Francee is an accomplished musician, music educator, producer, songwriter from Chester, PA. Francee is an alumna of Delaware State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education. She has studied with prominent classical and jazz educators throughout the United States. Since graduating, she has gone on to work in stages and on performance stages across the US. Francee has had the opportunity to have music featured on major TV and radio and has produced on a number of artists records such as Kefia Rollerson (Season 6 Runner up "Sunday's Best) "Moving On", Ratu Sugutaraga (Australian Contemporary Gospel Artist), Leon Monroe, Colby Bright, Mar Var, and Vokyle.
Musical Influences: Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones, Prince, Cory Henry, Art Tatum
Instrument(S): Electric & Fretless Bass
Place of Birth: Coatesville, PA
Current Residence: Bear, Delaware
Musical Background: Former owner of Reminisce Recording Studio. Ted is an accomplished self-taught bass player from a long line of family musicians. He has performed for over 20 years as both a live cover band musician and a session recording musician; Including many appearances as a live musician for various stage plays. Teddy's love is for old school Funk, R&B, Contemporary Jazz and Contemporary Gospel.
Musical Influences: (Bass Players) - Stanley Clark, Gerald Veasley, Victor Wooten, Marcus Miller, Nathan East
(Groups) – Earth, Wind & Fire, Frankie Beverly & MAZE, Cameo, Mandrill, Four Play
Bill Mitchell "KOOCH"
Instruments: Electric Guitar(s), Bass, Acoustic and Percussions
Place of Birth: Chester, PA / Current Residence Wilmington, DE
Musical Background: Bill is an accomplished self-taught musician. He has been playing music since 1970 and has played in musicals and stage plays as well as live session recordings and cover bands. Bill has made many appearances as a live stage musician for stage plays, concerts and clubs gigs. He continues to enjoy playing at the annual August Quarterly Gospel event held in Wilmington Delaware each year. Bill has performed with groups such as The Sound Andre Hoxter, Wilmington Mass Choir and many others. Bill’s favorite musical styles are funk, Smooth Jazz and fusion gospel.
Musical Influences: George Benson, Santana, Earl Klugh, Jeff Beck, B.B. King, Frank Gamble, Commodores, WAR, Four Play, Mandrill, Frankie Beverly & Maze, Peter Gabriel and Billy Cobham.
Instruments: Drums, Auxiliary Percussion
Place of Birth: New Castle, DE
Current Residence: New Castle, DE
Musical Background: Tierre Waters is a 31 year old Music Producer, Composer, Creator, Director, Arranger, and Drummer from New Castle, Delaware. He has performed with many renowned artists throughout his professional musician career.
Tierre produces music for local artists throughout the Tri-State area. Tierre is very influential in the community and he shares his talents teaching boys and girls marching drumline for the YMCA in
Musical Influences: Aaron Spears, Tony Royster Jr, Brian Frasier Moore
Donna Tucker - Jones
Instruments: Tenor Saxphone, Auxiliary Keys
Place of Birth: New Castle, DE
Current Residence: Philadelphia, PA
Musical Background: Vernon James is a native of New Castle, DE. Vernon James is no stranger to stage, he has shared the stage with many greats. Vernon comes from a very musical background, his father was a great saxophonist. Vernon is child prodigy and true gift to music and to the Fuzaholics.
Place of Birth: Staten Island, New York
Current Residence: Wilmington, DE
Donna Tucker-Jones is a native New Yorker R/B, jazz, gospel vocalists who is able to spread her gift of singing in Delaware. Donna has sang with incomparable musicians such as Dennis Fortune (Fortune, Vinson and Cruse jazz trio) Darnell Miller (Jesus and Jameson CD) and Suzette Ortiz (Fruits of the Spirit). Donna has also performed in Priest Tyaire Productions (Momma’s Boy, Torn Between Two Father’s) and Delaware Theater Company (Crowns) where she was nominated the Barrymore for her role as Velma. She is a member of The Jenkins Project who opened for Will Downing;; and released a cd (Jenkins Project Live at World Cafe). She also recorded a CD (Cry Just a Little) with Michael Jenkins and currently getting international airplay. Donna is currently the featured vocalist with the Fuzaholics.