The Pulse of Entertainment: Ben Tankard Releases ‘Full
Tank 3' featuring Gerald Albright and Take 6
"I believe you go where you are celebrated," said 15-time Stellar Award winning keyboardist Ben Tankard about his
choice of featured artists on his new album "Full Tank 3: CanTANKerous." "(I picked them) not because their
singles are popular and can sell records but they're friends of mine."
The featured artists on Grammy Award nominated Tankard's new album are saxophonist Gerald Albright and Grammy Award
winning Take 6. Other featured artists include saxophonist Paul Taylor, saxophonist Cord Martin and guitarist Phil Hughley.
Ben was a basketball star who injured his knee and was forced to turn to his first love music. He garnered the reputation
as the father of Gospel Jazz. Tankard stated that the new album is based on his best-selling
book "The Full Tank Life: Fuel Your Dreams-Ignite Your Destiny."
Also a pastor at The Destiny Center in Tennessee
Ben is starring in his own reality show "The Tankards" on the Bravo Network. "Full
Tank 3" is released on his own label Ben-Jamin' Universal Music/Central South. Tankard believes people should
live a "full-tank" life.
is year four. Next season we're dropping the ‘thicker than water' part because there
are so many versions," he said about his family reality show. "We are just going
to call it ‘The Tankards' in season four...Thank you for supporting."
Ben Tankard in 1990 at 25 years old signed a third grade school teacher to his label
he met with vocal talents whom we know today as Yolanda Adams. He produced her first 4 projects. He credits Yolanda's
success for bringing his own talents to the spotlight and was the first artist noted for
releases a full instrumental album combining Gospel and Jazz. Other artists he has produced
and collaborated with include Take 6, Fred Hammond, Kelly Price, John p. Kee, Shirley Murdock
and Gerald Albright. He taught himself how to play the piano and how to produce. This amazing man is also
a pilot who flies himself to most of his concerts
Ben Tankard Tour is underway he will be arriving in Tallahassee for the Full Tank Concert
on June 24, 2017; Denver at the Night of Hope with Joe Osteen on July 7th; Denver at Potter's
House on July 9th; Chicago at the Night of Hope with Joel Osteen on August 11th; Milwaukee
for the Full Tank Concert on August 12th, and back to Chicago for Living Word CC with Bill Winston on August
13th. You can find more information about the "Full Tank 3" album release and the Ben Tankard
Tour by logging onto www.BenTankard.org or if you want to worship at The Destiny Center
log onto www.TheDestinyDome.com.
SYNDICATED COLUMN: Eunice Moseley, has
an estimated weekly readership of over ¼ million with The Pulse of Entertainment. She is also a Public
Relations Strategist and Business Management Consultant at Freelance Associates, and is
Promotions Director (at-large) for The Baltimore Times. www.ThePulseofEntertainment.com.
EVENT: 18th annual "Uplifting Minds II" Free Entertainment
Conference (Baltimore and Los Angeles in October, 2017). Entertainment Business panel and national talent showcase competition
(vocal, songwriting and dance) with over $13,000 in prizes. www.UpliftingMinds2.com.