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TRU SOL BAND has had the attention of audiences since they first arrived on the scene in November of 2004. Not only did they make a lasting impression, they became one of the top-drawing bands in the Myrtle Beach area. These fun-filled entertainers take pride in their soulful renditions of classics from the Motown Era up to the present Hip Hop and R&B Era. Their performances are electrifying and guaranteed to keep the crowd happy. Tru Sol is the ideal band for every occasion. Whether you are getting married, celebrating a birthday or an anniversary, hosting a major event or just want to party, Tru Sol can provide the best in live entertainment. Tru Sol consists of team players who all have a strong desire to play music for a long time. Meet the entertainers...

The lady of Tru Sol, Sheryta Spears, has been gracing stages all over the Grand Strand since the mid 90's as a member of the a cappella group, Cymp'l Touch. She was born in Latta, SC where her sultry voice took flight. Audiences can see and feel her passion from the first note to the last. Music from the soul is definitely a driving force in her life.

The founder of Tru Sol is guitarist, Dorian Samuel, born in Jersey City, NJ. Dorian is a veteran performer and has performed in the a cappella group, Dejour. He initially started playing the bass at a young age. His love for melody and rhythm inspired him to start practicing on the acoustic guitar. His devotion to the band displays that his overall passion for soul music has no limits.

Born in Kingstree, SC, Merrell Samuel, a bassist since the age of 14, spent most of his life playing the smoothest instrument and therefore carrying the groove. His distinct musical style and melodic vocals definitely make people turn their heads. His false-setto tone and good ear for music proves that he is not lacking in the soul department.
These front entertainers are backed by three very impressionable musicians. Jerry McFadden is a devotee of funk and blues music. His 20 plus years as a guitarist is mainly influenced by the way music makes him feel. Mark McKinnon has played for well known gospel artists up and down the east coast. His style of drumming is unique partly because he is also a live DJ. Cary Simpson played keyboards for 20 plus years for several different acts as well. His limitless musical imagination and skills on the keys definitely brings extra flavor to the band.

Tru Sol Band also offers the option of adding a horn section to the backline when requested.

Print Song List

Al Green- Let's Stay Together
Alicia Keys- If I Ain't Got You
Alicia Keys- Diary
Aretha Franklin- Respect
Aretha Franklin- Chain of Fools
Arrested Development- Everyday People
Betty Wright- Clean Up Woman
Betty Wright- Tonight Is The Night
Beyonce- Crazy In Love
Big Mucci- Biker's Shuffle
Black Eyed Peas- I Gotta Feelin'
Bobby Brown- My Perogative
Bob Marley- No Woman No Cry
Bob Marley- I Shot The Sheriff
Cameo- Word Up
Candice Staton- Young Hearts
Carl Carlton- Bad Mamma Jamma
Cee Lo Green- Forget You
Chairman of the Board- Carolina Girl
Chaka Khan- Sweet Thang
Charlie Wilson- There Goes My Baby
Chic- Le Freak
Chic- Good Times
Clarence Carter- Strokin'
Commodores- Brick House
Cupid- Cupid Shuffle
Curtis Mayfield- It's Alright
Darius Rucker- History In the Making
Earth, Wind, and Fire- September
Estelle- American Boy
Etta James- At Last
Fergie- Glamorous
Frankie Beverly and Maze- Before I Let Go
Gap Band- Outstanding
Gladys Knight- Midnight Train to Georgia
Gloria Gaynor- I Will Survive
Guy- I Like
India Ire- Video
Isley Brothers- Shout
Isleys- Caravan of Love
Jackson 5- I Want You Back
John Mayer- Waiting On The World To Change
Johnny Kemp- Just Got Paid
Katy Perry- Teenage Dream
Keri Hilson- Pretty Girl Rock
Kool & the Gang- Get Down On It
Kool & The Gang- Jungle Boogie
Kool & the Gang- Celebration
Kool & The Gang- Hollywood Swingin'
Lauryn Hill- Doo Op, That Thang
Levert- Casanova
Lionel Richie- All Night Long
Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World
Madonna- Holiday
Maroon 5- This Love
Marsha Griffith - Electric Slide
Martha Reaves & Vandellas- Heatwave
Martha Reaves & Vandellas- Dancing In The Street
Marvin Gaye- Sexual Healing
Marvin Gaye- How Sweet It Is
Marvin Gaye- Let's Get It On
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell- Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Mary J Blige- Love No Limit
Mary J Blige- Real Love
Mary J Blige- Just Fine
McFadden & Whitehead- Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now
Michael Jackson- Beat It
Michael Jackson- Black or White
Michael Jackson- Off The Wall
Michael Jackson- Shake Your Body Down
Michael Jackson- Rock With You
Ohio Players- Roller Coaster
Prince- 1999
R. Kelly- Ignition (Remix)
R. Kelly- Share My Love
Ray Charles- Night and Day
Rick James- Mary Jane
Rihanna- Umbrella
Roberta Flack- Killing Me Softly
Rolls Royce- Car Wash
S.O.S. Band- Take Your Time
Shalamar- Night to Remember
Smoky Robinson- Cruisin'
Staple Singers- I'll Take You There
Stevie Wonder- All I Do
Stevie Wonder- Superstition
Stevie Wonder- Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Taste of Honey- Boogie Oogie
Temptations- Ain't Too Proud To Beg
Temptations- Papa Was A Rollin' Stone
Temptations- Beauty's Only Skin Deep
Temptations- My Girl
The Bee Gees- Stayin' Alive
The Five Heartbeats- Nights Like This (Raindrops)
The Labelles- Lady Marmalade
The Time- 777-9311
The Whispers- And The Beat Goes On
Tina Turner- Proud Mary
Tony Toni Tone- Feels Good
Tyrone Davis- Turn Back The Hands of Time
Usher- OMG
Usher- Yeah
V.I.C.- Wobble
Whitney Houston- I Wanna Dance With Somebody
Wyclef- 911

Wedding Planner

Good Morning! Steve, the band was so good. Unbelievably good! The music was awesome, they were very nice, very flexible and very grateful. I would recommend them over and over.

I can't wait to work with them again.

Luke W. (March 30th, 2013)
Wedding Planner

Tru Sol Band