From Washington DC Area
Brade Eubanks was born on September 7, 1973 to parents Wanda and Kenneth Eubanks in Winston Salem, North Carolina. At a young age, his parents moved him and his older brother Tony “Silk” Walker of Badd Boys of the Industry (BBOTI) to Virginia. The family attended “The Way and the Truth Mission” and it was there that God began using Brade for His glory. At the age of seven, Brade began singing in the church choir as well as participating in the drama ministry. When the leadership of the church took notice of Brade’s anointing, he was given the honor of leading songs in the adult choir as a youth. This exposure led Brade to a solo career, where he is requested to sing at various venues and events, such as youth services, weddings, funerals, and street ministries. His powerful anointed voice touches everyone that hears it and immediately moves them from their seats and up onto their feet.
In 2005, Brade competed in the Lutheran Social Services of New York (LSSNY) Gospel Care competition in New York City. He was given the opportunity to sing in Times Square a day before the competition and the next evening, competed for the Adult Gospel Solo Artist of the Year at the Tribeca Arts Center in Manhattan. At this competition, Brade’s amazing voice and vocal abilities stood out among the rest and he was named Gospel Care 2005 Artist of the Year.
Brade is a gifted psalmist, writer, and Minister of Music. He possesses an amazing two-octave male vocal range from bass to soprano (E flat to E flat), and his vocal style is often compared to that of Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, and Marvin Sapp.
Brade has a great love for people and loves to see lives changed through ministry. He understands that there is nothing more important than bringing people to Christ, whether it is through singing or teaching. Since the age of 21, he has taught both youth and adults and has been a blessing to those whose lives he has touched.
Rhapsody Blue's Band Leader & Manager
Mixing Adult Contemporary Sounds with Smooth Jazz Rhythms, master jazz guitarist, Chuck Dunlap creates a perfect blend of sounds and melodies as monumental as his Native Washington, DC. A seasoned musician, Dunlap’s live performances reflect his technical underpinnings and finely tuned ear. His creative energy pushes the musical envelope with each note. Dunlap, former lead guitarist with Exquisite Band, was influenced by the sounds of jazz greats, George Benson, and the late, Wes Montgomery.
As a featured band guitarist, Dunlap has performed at Cuba’s Jazz Festival, Washington DC’s Carter Baron Amphitheatre, U street’s Historic Lincoln Theatre and Georgetown’s Perennial jazz night spot, the legendary, Blues Alley. Dunlap’s latest creation is the six person jazz band ensemble, - Rhapsody Blue is Washington, DC’s newest contribution to what is know as Capital City Jazz.
Rhapsody Blue has opened for such internationally renown artists as: Alex Bugnon, Paul Taylor, Peter White, The Rippingtons with Russ Freeman. On their debut release, entitled: Pulse, Rhapsody Blue offers a collection of “Live” performances, giving all of the sounds and sensations of a front seat experience. From instrumental ballads like, Voluntarily Yours and Just Another Minute, to R&B melodies like, Don’t You Forget Your Way Home and I’m Missing You, to the poetic and jazzy: Made for TV and Fast Times, you will love this mix of Adult Contemporary and Smooth Jazz Rhythms that is Chuck Dunlap’s . Rhapsody Blue.