Johnnie has been a professional musician for over 30 years. His musical accomplishments are numerous; so let's just mention a few. He is founder of the famed "Steele Family" a gospel recording group of siblings, six sisters and one brother. Most recently the Steele Family has been accompanied by other talented family singers and musicians from the second generation. They have toured the country performing in renowned Concert Halls such as Carnegie Hall in New York and the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Johnnie also appeared in Ebony magazine highlighting the musical group he pioneered "The Sounds of Quality." This motivational singing group has performed for local and national companies featuring songs written and arranged by Johnnie expressly for corporate environments. This group has won numerous awards and has been featured on dozens of commercials and videos for Bell Atlantic (now Verizon) including appearances with James Earl Jones.
Currently Johnnie is Music Director and Worship Leader at three churches in the Washington, DC area. He serves as musician, director, vocalist and choral leader for several choirs and ensembles. Debbie Taylor Steele also comes from a lineage of famous and talented singers and musicians. Johnnie is often accompanied by a host of talented singers and musicians from all walks of life, genres and backgrounds. His commitment to old and new sounds, technology, practice, style, performance, appearance and living life to its fullest is reflected in his shows and his music.
One of Johnnie's favorite performances is said to be his Steele4Real Band & Show. His song list consists of music from the 50's to present. He can literally play for hours without repeating any music. His versatile vocals can emulate almost any artist while you hear the complete and authentic musical rendition of some of your favorite songs of all time. He has a vast repertoire of R&B, Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Pop, Seasonal and Gospel. He is able to adapt his song selection and vocals to any audience delivering ballads, easy listening, dance and requests. Johnnie has a loyal fan base that has followed him across the country enjoying and supporting his music. Believe me when I tell you, you're in for a treat. Enjoy, listen, dance, and groove to the smooth vocals and electrifying piano virtuoso of one the most accomplished musicians you'll ever meet, and you too will become a fan, I guarantee it.
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