Quartet Style

  Tell you what, when the map on your phone tells you the arrival time for a 6PM concert is 5:57…it means you’ll get there at 5:57!  Well, that happens when road construction is afoot.  The most important thing is we did get to the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Springfield, Tennessee in time to see…

Father’s Day with Nick Trammell

In honor of Father’s Day, I’d like to introduce you to some guests who have been very gracious to sit down and pen a few stories and words of encouragement for us this weekend.  To those Gospel music has ministered to, these father’s are no strangers!  The first is Nick Trammell, son of Mark and…

June – The Busy Bugs!

We are all familiar with those nasty little critters called “June Bugs,” well, with all of the traveling we have been and are going to do, I feel like one of those little guys…crawling all over the place!  LOL  On June 1st I found myself in Springfield, TN with the Mark Trammell Quartet.  (BTW, the…

A Birthday, Green Tie and Some Cuff Links

  Churches, theaters, auditoriums – any place where you can find Gospel Music on a regular basis that’s dependable to bring in artists who have set their course on ministry, these promoters are the lifeblood to the industry we love so much.  Such is the case with the Meramec Music Theater in Steeleville, Missouri and…

Singing in the Sun – part 2

On Friday night, we had a great line up at Singing in the Sun; the Mark Trammell Quartet, Ivan Parker, the Talley’s, the Pfeifers and the Booth Brothers – it was awesome!  After some congregational singing, Ray Flynn opened the night in prayer and then shared how 73 people came to know the Lord that…

DVD Review: Live in Louisville – The Mark Trammell Quartet

It was close to ten after seven in the evening on September 11, 2012 when the announcer at the National Quartet Convention introduced the next group to main stage, “Ladies and gentlemen…the Mark Trammell Quartet!”  So it began, the live taping of what now is MTQ’s current DVD, Live in Louisville, displaying eight of the…

GIVE-A-WAY: A Ball Full of Treasures

It’s May already, can you believe it?  Though time sure has passed quickly here in Missouri, what I find hard to believe is that three hours from my home, snow was falling on the ground!  In May!  In fact, Greater Vision drove through some of it last night! Forgive me for starting off on a…

DVD Review: Lari Goss – The Man Behind The Music

“When you add to it truth, absolute truth, it takes it (music) to a whole another level.” – Michael Booth For over four decades, producer and arranger Lari Goss has worked with over 100 of Gospel Music’s finest artists, played on countless recordings and arranged some of the most heavenly sounds you’ll hear on this…

Snapshots #3 – Lake of the Ozarks Gospel Sing

The clock struck six.  Emerging from backstage, I was happy to see a small group huddling over the Singing News table that I had been manning during the week.  It was the last night of the Great Lake of the Ozarks Gospel Sing and closing the weekend were the Lesters and The Mark Trammell Quartet! …

Battle Songs – Week 3

Well, time has slipped away from me this week!  On Tuesday I found myself in the car driving back from Singing in the Sun (Myrtle Beach, South Carolina) and didn’t get a chance to stop and up-load this post – I apologize for being late!  Anyway, our selection for this week will be a hymn…