Refreshingly vibrant, eclectic and soulful: you have just been introduced to Aaron Abernathy aka "AB." Traveling throughout the music scene AB has captivated audiences and music pioneers across the globe. Opening for such acts as Betty Wright, Dwele, Patti Labelle, Dougy Fresh, The Whispers, and Enchantment, AB is fresh and versatile.
Whether he is rocking on the East Coast with Neo-Soul musical icons Eric Roberson at SOBs, Kindred at the 9:30 Club, appearing at Urban Organics Anniversary with Julie Dexter and Jaguar Wright, opening for the hip-hop duo Dead Prez at Mirrors in Washington DC, Big Daddy Kane at the New Hazlett Theater in Pittsburgh, Algebra at the House of Blues, or performing at The Black Family Reunion Series in Cleveland, you have no choice but to be amazed at the plethora of talent AB possesses.
AB has also performed on the West Coast at B.B. King's and Macy Gray's Academy of Music. AB has also toured Europe as the vocalist/keyboardist/music director for the legendary hip-hop group Slum Village and shortly after AB's band The Souljourners became the official band of Slum Village. They have also played at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans.
Innovative and invigorating, this singer, songwriter, composer and vocal coach—is in demand! He has been commissioned to create songs and composition for such artist as Slum Village, Black Milk, El Zhi, Dr. Dre's protégé "Bishop Lamont," Zo!, 14KT, Green Tea, and many others.
Breaking new ground into the realm of corporate America, AB was also commissioned by Nike Inc. to compose and perform musical scores for Nike Untold Truth (www.nikeuntoldtruth.com) and Nike Black Five (www.nikeblackfive.com). AB has performed for the NAACP as well as the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation for the Mervyn L. Jones Golf and Tennis Gala as well as the C.B.C.F. ALC Conference during Congressional Black Caucus Week.
Whether it is Hip Hop, Funk, Soul, Jazz, Fusion, or any other genre, AB will deliver. AB's album "Lyrically Inclined 1.3: The Odyssey," has been tagged as the "epitome of cooled out soul and playful funk. Critics have said, "there is cushion and bounce to the funkier tracks, and a laid-back sweet-soul air to the slower material. Excellent."
Determined to inspire the masses with his spectacular music, AB is journeying, maneuvering and exploring all avenues, from corporate America to the music circuit, seeking to reach his destination—the hearts and minds of music lovers. If you haven't heard of him by now—TRUST—he is not singing the same old song!