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Brian McKnight @ The Ryman Auditorium

June 2, 2011

The Ryman Auditorium – Nashville, TN

Brian McKnight has been nominated for many Grammy’s and other awards in the R & B category over the years. His vocal ability and songwriting skills are highly regarded. He has collaborated with some of the best in R & B.  Currently on tour, he now collaborates with his 2 sons Niko and Brian Jr. on a show that covers his musical upbringing and influences.  It’s a stripped down, mostly A Capella journey through his musical past all they way up to his sons co-producing his latest projects.

Tonight, being in Nashville, Brian had the added bonus of being joined by his brother Claude, who lives in town and is also co-founder of the endorsing group Take 6.   I had a chance to catch the group at soundcheck and listen to them work out a few numbers for the show.  4 UR2/KSM9‘s and 4 PSM900 systems…that was about it, besides a grand piano and a couple of keyboards.  When it’s all about the music, what else do you need?

I hope you have a chance to catch the Just Me Tour in your city.  It’s amazing what the power of 4 voices can do and they have a lot of fun doing it.  Click HERE for his upcoming dates.

Ryan

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