Charismatic sultry alto vocals plus smooth organic soul grooves equals the divinely inspirational sound of ESCALADE. Genres include soul, neo-soul, jazz, gospel, r&b. Influences include Stevie Wonder, Jill Scott, Ella Fitzgerald, Chaka Khan
Tiffanie Bridges, the lead vocalist of the soul groove of ESCALADE, is a Chicago-born singer with vocal ability ranging from sultry jazz to foot-stomping gospel. Her golden voice has been described as the plush of Roberta Flack with the melismatic challenges of Chaka Khan. She and her husband, Angelo Bridges, who leads the band on keys, both grew up at a small store-front Pentecostal church, using their gifts and talents in the choir. Tiffanie's velvety vocal styling and Angelo's amazing dexterity on keys blends contemporary R&B, soul, funk, jazz, hip hop, disco, and their undeniable gospel roots.