Legendary Philadelphia International Records co-founders and R&B pioneersÂ Kenneth Gamble & Leon HuffÂ released the following statement mourning the passing of the undisputed Queen of Soul,Â Aretha Franklin: â€œWe not only admire Aretha Franklin for her singing ability, but we appreciate what she did to uplift the community. We have always been honored
Panelists KENNETH GAMBLE Co-Founder, Philadelphia International Records LEON HUFF Co-Founder, Philadelphia International Records JOE TARSIA Sound of Philadelphia Recording Engineer; founder of Sigma Sound Studios BRUCE WARREN WXPN Asst. Station Manager, Programming AKINA ADDERLY Akina Adderly & the Vintage Playboys Moderator CHRIS M. JUNIOR Contributing Editor, Goldmine Magazine This year
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, a founding resident company of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, presents its Lifetime Achievement Award Gala in honor of Philadelphia legends Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 6 PM at The Westin Philadelphia. The event is black tie.
MFSB stands for Mother Father Sister Brother who was the house band for producers and songwriters Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff and arranger Thom Bell. They all were a team based at Sigma Sound Studios in Philadelphia where they created the Philly soul sound for Gamble and Huff’s Philadelphia International