The Soul Tight Committee is a ten piece band whose members have found a common love for the old school soul, R & B and dance music, mostly from the 70's. The band's mission: to provide our listeners with the very best soul and dance music in a lively and engaging stage show.Soul Tight has been performing at night clubs, festivals, weddings and corporate functions in the Minneapolis / St. Paul greater metro area for many years, with its roots extending back to 1991. Regulars at such clubs as Minnesota Music Cafe and Bunkers. The Soul Tight Committee continues to be a consistent draw.
The band features distinct and experienced voices in Michelle Carter, LaMont Keten and CJ Pitts. Their diverse vocal qualities give the band a range and depth of character unique in today's music market. Add to that the energy and charisma of their performance, and audiences are held captive!
Soul Tight builds its sound on a solid, passionate groove, featuring Brad Steine (drums), "Smoove G" George Scott (guitar), Shai Hayo (percussion), and Eric Hohn (bass). Add to that the funky, deep and skilled play of Marc Ziegenhagen on keys. To top it all off, The Committee employs the amazing talents of a small yet powerful horn section with David Hirsch on the saxophone and Joe Morrissey on trumpet and flugal horn.
The band has been nominated for numerous Minnesota Music Awards and in 2001 walked away with the award for "Best Cover Band". The band itself has been noted in The Minneapolis Star Tribune, City Pages, St. Paul Pioneer Press and Rolling Stone magazine as "Godfathers (and Mothers!) of Soul," and "One of the top R&B/Funk bands in the Upper Midwest."