Born and raised in Harvey, IL, Ebony Archer has used her gift of music since an early age. At the age of six, she started singing in her church where her gift was discovered. In 2000, Ebony joined Walt Whitman and the Soul Children of Chicago. With this gospel group, Ebony has sung in front of audiences of ranging numbers and have shared the stage with many famous names in the industry such as Yolanda Adams, R. Kelly, Celine Dion, and much more.
Ebony’s vision is to spread the message of inspiration to the world. With that, she founded Inspired By Purpose. The mission of the company is to use entertainment, media, music, and film/TV to positively impact the world. With her gifts and talents, Ebony decided to record and release her first gospel/inspirational EP from her own record label entitled IBP Music Label.
Through her gifts and talents, Ebony is determined to make a positive impact in communities and throughout the world. Ebony seeks to be the voice of this generation. She will not stop to inspire and encourage others to fulfill their purpose.
Casper Webs is a young singer/songwriter of pop music from St. Louis, MO. His music is melodic, catchy, and soulful. He has released three singles and one EP, and will continue to release more music in the near future. If you’re looking for a night of entertainment, you’re in for a treat. Casper’s performances are one for the books
NEPHARI, born Nephari Rochelle Burton, is a Saint Louis, Missouri native new to the music industry but exudes an authentic sound and style. A Jill of All trades, NEPHARI is a musical force to be reckoned with by way of singing, songwriting, and piano artistry. Coming from a musical family, NEPHARI grew up with the church in her spirit and a song in her heart. She recalls her grandmother teaching her to play piano at the age of 3, her mother and aunts singing in the church choir and her father's love for reggae music! It is the unique variety of music exposure that allows NEPHARI to create a sound that is different and that is her "own"!
Tonina Lyn Saputo
Tonina Saputo is a singer/songwriter, bassist, music journalist and poet from St. Louis, Missouri who performs her original music along with her arrangements of covers in both Spanish and English.
Tonina comes from a a family of music lovers that exposed her to many music styles, from funk, soul, and jazz to classical music. She was born in San Diego, California but raised in St. Louis, Missouri from black and Sicilian backgrounds. All these components have given her an unparalleled musical scope playing many different genres yet making each her own. Her sense of rhythm, melody, and her extraordinary voice and song interpretation, make her performances a thrilling experience for all listeners.
Saputo began her musical journey when she was nine years old and was trained classically for 11 years, studying with multiple bassists from the St. Louis Symphony and attending various master classes with Grammy Award-winning bassist, John Clayton. She grew up participating in multiple music programs in the St. Louis area, eventually leading the bass sections of both the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra and The Missouri All State Orchestra. Toni performed at Carnegie Hall in 2009 and Lincoln Center in 2012 as a member of her high school Symphonic Orchestra. At the age of 17, she was admitted to Berklee College of Music and went on to study bass performance, songwriting, and Africana Studies. In 2014, she was accepted to study bass performance at the Berklee Valencia campus in Spain, where she met and signed with Grammy Award-winning producer and songwriter, Javier Limon.
In October of 2016, Toni travelled to Spain to perform at the National Auditorium of Madrid. She also performed her first showcase on March 30th, 2017 at the Ellas Crean music festival in Madrid. She is now in her final year at Berklee College of Music and performs solo and with her band at local venues in St. Louis and Boston.