WMC 2011 Schedule Panelist

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Once in every generation something truly special comes along. Enter… Barbara Tucker, Barbara is a sensational entertainer that truly captures the essence why we go to a performance. Her shows are extremely intense with her captivating voice and phenomenal stage presence. Barbara is one of those rare performers whose true gift is touching people in the most positive and uplifting way. Barbara Tucker is to House/Dance music what Stevie & Aretha is to soul & The Beatles & Stones are to rock. From her groundbreaking (Liza Minnelli–esk) performances to her amazing classic recordings Barbara has truly become a living breathing iconic legend that you must experience. Barbara has been a major part of the house community for over 26 years. She has been called the Queen of House or even The Mother of House, but to sum it up Barbara Tucker is House music to the core. Besides being a singer/artist/performer who is recognized the world over, she is a Writer, Activist, Mentor, Stage Developer, Event/Club Promoter, Stylist, Label Owner, Artist Consultant, and Choreographer. Some of the countries & cities Barbara has performed in are simply amazing…. From Africa to New York, if you can name she has probably been there. This leading diva of dance music is more than a vocalist; she lives to bring the spirit of love from the stage to the floor. With her strong belief in the power of the stage, she performs from her pulpit, bringing the message of everyday people and everyday love. Once Barbara has blessed the stage, you are guaranteed to be touched, feel joy, and to move to her inspirational message. Barbara’s love of her fans allows her to go with the spirit of her audience, never giving the same show twice. While others may memorize every ad-lib, Barbara embraces the feeling of the night. She is a true force to be reckoned with. Barbara has been a strong force in the New York Dance scene for some years. As a promoter, her hard work & networking is bringing the house scene closer together around the world. She consistently promotes “The Underground Network”, “And Let the Singer Be Heard” as well as “BT Vocal Contracting” by organizing tours and booking & producing up-and-coming artists. Barbara is constantly networking with producers and singers with the purpose of creating of new works. Barbara has worked with various producers all while recording with artists such as Moby, Cerrone, Pet Shop Boys, Full Force, Dave Steward, Deee-lite, Wyclef Jean, George Clinton Herbie Hancock, Reel 2 Reel, Danny Teneglia, Eric Moriello, David Guetta, DJ Pierre, Lil Louis, Tommy Musto, Louie Vega, Kenny Dope Gonzalez, Terry Hunter, Blaze, Junior Vasquez, Peter Luts, Rob Da Noise Temple, Mood II Swing, Walter Gibbons, Klemon Bennelli, Dave VenDetta, E Smooth, Marcus Fugate, MOMO Productions, Freddy Turner, DJ Spen, Don Olivier, Don Welch, Pepe Tuccillo, The Bacci Brothers, DJ KFK, Albert Cabrera (Formerly Latin Rascals),Timmy Vegas, Duane Harding, M&S, “EARZ”, Whiplash and Turner. Some of Barbara’s Number 1 Billboard Club Hits; “Beautiful People”, “I Get Lifted”, “Stay Together”, “Jazz It Up”, “Stop Playing with My Mind”, “Most Precious Love”, and “Love Vibration”. She has also choreographed and/or danced with Shannon, C&C Music Factory, Jay Williams, Sabel, BWP, Johnny O, Jovonn, Butch Quick, Soul System, and Too Nice. As the creator of the B-Crew project which featured herself, Mone, Dajae and Ultra Nate she penned the hit song "Party Feelin". Under the direction of Luis Barro Barbara’s 2007-08 began residency on Xm Satellite show “The Move”, segment called Barbara Tucker and Friends; “We know House The Evolution”. Where she’d select house music from the 80s and 90s into today, interview DJs, artists and industry insiders. Barbara has received numerous awards and accolades for her accomplished works and performances and has even graced the Berlin Dance Award & MTV Parties As the founder and organizer of "AND LET THE SINGER BE HEARD”, during the Winter Music Conference which showcases 15 house artist seasoned and up and coming is now celebrating it’s 10th season. Barbara is the only recording artist with a summer residency in Ibiza, Spain where she has performed for the past 10 years which she hosts a weekly party. Her parties receive international praise and recognition. Her new company, Consulting Muse focuses on the needs of the up and coming artist & the seasoned artist alike. Barbara inspires from the stage, as well as behind the stage. Consulting and mentoring each artist in the art of performance as a, SPIRIT IN MOTION. With the growing success of her newest single, R.E.S.P.E.CT (Aretha Franklin cover) Barbara seeks to add to her vast list of accomplishments There will be an interactive Internet dance show; “THE EVOLUTION OF HOUSE”, in conjunction with Axiom Studios. She is also recording her album “Barbara Tucker Behind The Sheets” following 1st “Love Vibration” which is licensed through Pony Canyon Records. Through her label B-Star Music Group. And a venture in podcasting! She is also recording tracks with her group The B-Crew, which is comprised of Dawn Tallman, and Charlotte Small. These tracks will feature musical production from various producers. All while riding the wave of her successful and timeless classic Most Precious Love people are still being moved from London to L.A and all points in between! Diligently working on her 2nd album and a forthcoming book titled Barbara Tucker:” Behind The Sheets” after her 1st “Love Vibration” licensed through Pony Canyon Records. Barbara can also be found as the lead vocalist with the disco king Cerrone. Barbara is a legend, Activist, and universal diva; she sets the standard for a true performer. When a new club opens, they know to call Ms. Barbara Tucker because she knows how to Set It Off and Get The Party Started Quickly!! RIGHT!!! So Be On The Look out For Ms. Barbara Tucker coming to a stage near you!