As the name implies, The Soul Purpose Band is steeped in a true Soul/R&B tradition that offers the audience a combination of dance hits and soulful sounds from the 60’s to the 80’s, with an occasional tune from recent current pop charts. The Soul Purpose Band is an 11-piece band consisting of a 5-piece rhythm section, a four-piece horn section and both a male and a female singer. The Soul Purpose Band also provides the services of a professional sound technician. This uniquely talented group of musicians knows how to get your party started, keep the dance floor full, and make your event an occasion to remember.

The band members are: (Seated L-R) Mark Whitten-lead vocals, Dennis Baldauf-bari/alto sax,
Yvette Kleckley-lead vocals, Pete Alvarez-bass/vocals, Dave Penn-keyboards/business manager
(Standing L-R) Spencer Bean-guitar/vocals, Tom Schwarzer-drums, Daniel Williams-tenor sax,
Gary Smith-Keyboards, Fritz Siler-trombone, Marion English-trumpet/flugelhorn.
(Not pictured) Rick Sargent-sound engineer

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Soul Purpose’s play list extends to more than 90 songs. Among them are “Mustang Sally”, “Love Train”, “Respect”, “Think”, “Rescue Me”, “The Electric Slide”, “The Way of The World” , “September”, “Roll With It”, “Does Anybody Know What Time It is” and James Brown’s “Living in America”.

Soul Purpose is regularly booked to open for groups such as The Tams, The Swinging Medallions, The Impressions, The Teen Idol Tour, and the Beach Boys; playing shows at Stone Mountain’s Yellow Daisy Festival, Macon’s Cherry Blossom Festival, City of Decatur Arts Festival, Lake Lanier Island, Six Flags Over Georgia, The Consumer Choice Awards Banquet, Trilogy Restaurant, City of Lawrenceville Moonlight and Music Concert Series and Mall of Georgia Concert Series to name only a few.

Congratulations to the Soul Purpose Band,
the winners of the Rising Star Award
presented by in the Soul Band classification.
Winners have the most successful, client-rated gigs in their category.
This award showcases GigMasters' finest!

2015 - Top Soul Band