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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

R&B/ Soul Band GJS Prepares For the 41st Annual Jackson Music Awards — Nominated in 5 Categories

GFS Roll It Roll It

Nationwide — The careers of GJS (Tony Gentry, Nil Jones, Sam Fallie) is an open book filled with producing, writing, playing, and performing with many well-known artist in the music business. All 3 started in various groups and bands around Memphis back in the 80’s and were well aware of each other. Sam was in a vocal group called the Perfectionist, and Nil eventually played with them. Nil’s band then, Streetwave featured Marcus Price, deceased guitarist for the Barkays, and Reginald Pettes, later to be known as Reggie P.

In 2014 GJS’s main focus was to create a power group that showcased creativity, showmanship, and musical knowledge. Starting with a mutual love of music, and combining their experiences in soul, blues, R&B, Rock, and Rap, in a short period of time they have created the hit single and line dance song entitled “Roll It Roll It” which has hit number 1 on several music charts for multiple weeks.

Who is GJS:

Tony Gentry played with various bands that heated up the Memphis scene before moving to Atlanta Georgia. At one point Nil and Tony were living in the same apartment complex and would talk music from time to time. Since then Tony has been touring the world almost 20 years as guitarist with the Barkays, as well as the Dazz Band, Con-funk-shun, Slave, Ohio Players, Shirley Brown, Billy Soul Bonds, as well as 8Ball & MJG, Tela, and Al Kapone.

Nil Jones played with the vocal group Kwick for many years. Sam and Nil ended up signed to the Unisound Productions company by the late Allen Jones as writers for the likes of J. Blackfoot, the Barkays, Carl Carlton, Main Attraction, and many more to honed their skills and became an integral part of the sound company. Nil has shared the stage with Eric Gales, Force MD’s, J. Blackfoot and others, and has received several gold and platinum production, musician, and engineering credits which included but not limited to rappers Ma$e, 8Ball & MJG, Shania Twain, and Lil Wayne.

Sam (Mr. Sam) Fallie a singer and songwriter has written for Barkays, O B Buchana, Archie Love, and has had a successful career as a solo artist in the Soul and Blues market with several number 1 songs in those genres. In 2007, Sam won “Best New Artist of The Year” awards from both Daddy B. Nice’s “Southern Soul RnB” and Blues Critic.

Recent News:

(1) Due to the popularity of the Roll It Roll It CD, Born Star Entertainment Records has since released three more singles entitled “At the Spot”, “We Ride” and “Just Be Mine Tonight” which all have climbed the ladders not only locally but around the world.

(2) GJS was recently published in the France’s blues magazine “ABS Magazine” showcasing how their music has transcended genres and demographics around the world.

(3) GJS has just completed their “Roll It Roll It mini tour and now looking to hit the road performing on tour with some of the finest musician in the country.

(4) Finally, GJS will be performing and has been nominated in 5 categories at the 41st Jackson Music Awards.


Promoters, Tour Agencies and Talent Buyers are welcome to contact Prime Time Promotions LLC to submit performance offers for GJS to perform live at their next upcoming event. For more information on GJS go online to www.RollitRollit.com. To see their new music video and learn the “Roll It Roll It” line dance go to www.RollitRollitLineDance.com. To hear and download their four single releases for FREE, go online to www.ptpmusicworld.com.

For bookings or appearances contact: Prime Time Promotions LLC at (757) 478-9634 or info@PrimeTimePromotions.com