Thanny And Tracyne are doing fun live shows for the bonding of families at home during this epidemic situation. They are independent artists who loves to make good music. Watch their Youtube channel for virtual performances.
Jethaniel Nixon was born in Philadelphia, Pa. He was raised up in a musically gifted family from whence he had discovered his talent as a musician. Jethaniel, a.k.a. Thanny, had a sense of rhythm at the tender age of 6 years old. He played a variety of instruments such as drums, piano, woodwinds, and brass. Jethaniel tried everything. at the age of 12, he decided the bass guitar was his instrument. Jethaniel Nixon performed with various artists for over 20 years plus. Thanny elevated his career by taking on stage plays with David E. Talbert. He took part in the arrangements of a few of Mr. Talbert’s compositions on the “Mr. Right Now” DVD and he also toured the stage play “His Woman, His Wife”. He worked in studio sessions with Kelly Price, Musiq Soulchild, Grammy Award winner James Poyser, Dre and Vidal, Gamble and Huff (Motown), and many others. Most of his live recording sessions were within his hometown that included choirs and new artists in the Philly/New Jersey area. He did a session on bass for Conceptions of Stevie Wonder. Artist influences are Marcus Miller, Victor Bailey, Jaco, Anthony Jackson, jeff berlin, gary wllis, Gerald veasly, and many others. CURRENTLY Jethaniel is Playing with various Artist Richard Smallwood, Jeff Bradshaw, Session work and Live Recordings. Also in the Process of Recording His New Project #3.
Bass guitarist Tracyne Hines has gained bass strength that stems from a foundation of the true pioneers of the school of “Bassology”. Such known influences are Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller, Victor Bailey, Jaco and many others. Since the age of 15, Tracyne began playing bass guitar. She originally started out with the organ and piano as she was learning how to read and write music. Tracyne studied at the Settlement Music School in Philadelphia. Raised in a family of musical lineage, her great grand father, James Hines, was one of Duke Ellington’s jazz trumpeters. Her father, studied percussion, vibraphone and other mallet instruments from the late Bill Lewis. After graduating from high school, Tracyne wanted to attend Berkley College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. But after being told that there wasn’t any money in music, she became discouraged. With the encouraging support of her peers, she continued private lessons, received advice and tips with different bass guitarists. Her teachers and local influences include John Hart, Leonard Hubbard, Gerald Veasley, and Jethaniel Nixon Sr.
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