About: Sounds of Imani is a contemporary gospel-jazz duo/group performing since 1996. Imani means faith. The duo is comprised of husband and wife team Gerald & Carol Ervin who are AMTC Summer Shine 2016 grads. The duo participated in several showcases; Carol won an award as second place VIP Choice Finalist in the Adult Singer Showcase. Sounds of Imani is a Season 4 Prayze Factor Award-winning artist and a 2015 Detroit Music Awards nominee. The artist is also a participant of the 2013 and 2015 Excellence in Christian Music Academy (ECMA).
Sounds of Imani has performed at the Juneteenth Freedom Festival & Wholistic community event, Prayze Factor Award Detroit/Canada Tour, Prayze Factor Awards Red Carpet Ceremony in Columbia, SC; Performers Expo 2015, Anointed Faces Gospel Coffee House, NCCJ National Walk For Justice, American Cancer Society\'s \"Relay For Life\", 4th Fridays, Michigan State Fair, African American Music Festival, Farmer Jack Motor City PraiseFest, The Parade Company, ABLA Reunion in Chicago,IL, Children\'s Fundraiser with Miss CJ in Milwaukee, WI; Blackmon Enterprises Live in Los Angeles, CA ; various churches, shelters, correctional facilities and many other venues throughout Metro Detroit and abroad. SOUNDS OF IMANI has also appeared on local WDIV TV4 in Detroit, as well as WHPR TV 33 (Highland Park) on the Brenda Perryman TV Show and Ortheia Barnes TV Show. Sounds of Imani was also interviewed on WKHM Christian Flight Radio (Cape Girardeau, Missouri); CJB Radio w/ Kevin James (Maryland) and other Internet and Blog Talk Radio Programs.
This artist is versatile in various facets of contemporary gospel music including gospel-jazz, urban gospel, traditional gospel, praise and worship. SOUNDS OF IMANI is available for various engagements.