Entry #09 Tony Moore and Jehovah’s Chosen
Innovators of a contemporary gospel sound that swept the nation, Tony Moore and Jehovah’s Chosen is comprised of a group of about 15 singers, dancers, poets and musicians. They were founded by singer/songwriter Tony Moore in 1996. Carrying a message of hope and faith, Tony Moore and Jehovah’s chosen performances have been described as Broadway productions dominating the stage. The group frequently travels throughout the United States and Canada. They have appeared on television, and at the Universoul Circus. The group shared the stage with many gospel greats from John P Kee to Cross Movement, and continues to collaborate with musical trailblazers nationwide.
Entry #08 Andrew Ford II
Ministering the gospel of Jesus Christ in song for many decades, Bishop Andrew Ford II is notable recording artist, vocalist, and Founder of Sweet Rain Records label. He has signed both Hezekiah Walker and LFCC and Rev. Ernest Davis Jr.’s Wilmington Chester Mass Choir, along with his own Philadelphia based choir, the Anointed Voices of Ford Memorial Temple. The Anointed Voices have provided background vocals for many gospel greats from Kirk Franklin to Karen Clark Sheard. Amidst a list of accomplishments, they continue to capture the attention of gospel fans for their strong voices and professional musicianship locally, nationally and abroad.
Entry #07 Marquita Danzy
MarQuita Danzy is up and coming gifted local artist, psalmist, songwriter, teacher, and licensed minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ. She is also founder and CEO of Shake the Foundation Ministries, a non-profit organization that mentors youth through the creative and performing arts to bring about lasting change. Danzy began directing the children’s and adult choirs at her local church at age 8. She has served as Chief of Staff, International Praise and worship leader, minister of music, Praise and Worship Director, choir director, and workshop and seminar facilitator. Danzy has accompanied many gospel greats from Preshea Hilliard to Dr. Marvin Sapp.
Entry# 06 Bernard Pinder
Native of Chester Pennsylvania, Bernard Pinder is an anointed Gospel singer, arranger, director, and workshop clinician who specialize in praise and worship. His gift has allowed him to travel across the country, overseas, and before some of the most influential people in the world. Pinder has worked with and had affiliations with many groups from the State Choir of the Commonwealth of PA Jurisdiction of the C.O.G.I.C., to the Edwin Newberry Singers to the Gospel Music Workshop of America. He has toured internationally yet still enjoys ministering at the smallest store front church.
Sing praises to the Lord, enthroned in Zion; proclaim among the nations what he has done.
To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, authority through Jesus Christ our Lord, before all ages, both now and forevermore. Amen.
I call to the Lord, who is worthy of praise, and I am saved from my enemies.
I Chronicles 29:10
David praised the Lord in the presence of the whole assembly, saying, “Praise be to you, Lord, the God of our father Israel, from everlasting to everlasting…”