Carl V. Moore Trio featured in Black Liberated Arts Center Inc.’s Soul Food Dinner Theater on February 26 in Oklahoma City

Carl V. Moore, pianist and composer

According to a recent news release, The Carl V. Moore Trio will perform in the upcoming Soul Food Dinner Theater on February 26, 2011, at the Petroleum Club, 34th floor, 100 N. Broadway in Oklahoma City.  An all-you-can-eat soul food buffet begins at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m.
The Carl V. Moore Trio consists of bassist Mike McKinney, drummer Quentin Hicks and pianist and composer Carl V. Moore. McKinney, an Oklahoma native who has toured and recorded with greats such as the Jacksons, Ray Charles and Ronnie Laws, was scheduled to play with Michael Jackson during his world tour before his untimely death.  He is the son of the well-known late June McKinney and husband Temple McKinney. Hicks, an acclaimed producer of such hits as “Let the Music Play” will thrill audiences as he adds his drumming skills to the trio. Moore, whose credits include recording with the Rev. James Cleveland on the Grammy nominated, “I Don’t Feel No Ways Tired,” and performing backup vocals for Janet Jackson, Paul Jackson Sr., Chuck Berry and the band Rufus.  The Carl V. Moore Trio is set to release its first single on GJN Records this year.
Tickets are on sale for $55 and may be purchased at Capitol Square Station, Charlie’s Jazz, Rhythm & Blues Store, Hopkins Haircare, KM66, and Learning Tree Toys and Books or through BLAC Inc. using VISA, MasterCard, check or cash.  For more information, call BLAC Inc. at (405) 524-3800. This concert is generously funded in part by the Ad Astra Foundation and the Oklahoma Arts Council.