Every 2nd Thursday each month.
We bring Pompano Beach’s version of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts to the Blanche Ely House Museum. This program is a dynamic series of intimate performances by local musicians and vocalists of varying genres.
The program is modeled after NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts, which is a video series of live concerts hosted by NPR Music at the desk of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen in Washington, D.C.
Additional parking will available at the 15th Street Church of Christ: 390 NW 15th St, Pompano Beach, FL 33060.
Born in Miami Beach, Florida Ellison Kendrick of Jamaican American decent realized at an early age that music and entertainment would always be a part of his life. Like most R&B artists, he was raised in church and an active lead vocalist of the choir. As a teen, Ellison was the lead singer of a group, which released an album and two singles, one reached number 21 on the R&B charts. He was eventually signed as a solo artist by R&B legend Betty Wright’s (Ms. B Records) and toured as a backing vocalist for Betty Wright. He also is the former male backing singer for Grammy Award Winner; Joss Stone (Albums & Live) and is also a voting member of the Grammy Academy (Miami Chapter).
Ellison later signed with EKG records which got him one single released, his dynamic career has led to him working with various artists such as international artist; Enrique Iglesias and Hip Hop artist DMX. He wrote and released his single “BLACK SUIT”, which charted on Billboard single sales chart at number 11 and has become the name of the band that he now fronts. His diverse portfolio also includes completing a jingle for Coca Cola (Columbia) and Nestle. Kendrick made a unique crossover into acting and makes an appearance in a movie called “PreJudge Us” as a news reporter, while tackling his role in front of the camera he was also working behind the scene creating the song called “Hurt and Heal” for the “Prejudge Us” sound track. Now this incredible talent continues to perform around the world as Ellison Kendrick & the Black Suits.