Tye Tribbett: Tiny Desk : NPR

It was a little bit of a good match, getting the choir, horns and full rhythm part correctly located behind the middle nook of the Desk the place Tye Tribbett would ultimately stand. Because the band warmed up, there was concern that his voice may not carry over the fullness of the proficient ensemble. Through the rehearsal, he stood close by, directing music cues, often taking a second to make “grrrr” vocalizations because the band adjusted to convey the loudness down. They rapidly discovered simply the appropriate stage and when Tribbett moved into place for sound examine, his lead vocal each blended into and soared above the magnificence of the band’s excessive vitality reward music.

Even earlier than the manufacturing crew pushed their report buttons, an pleasure stuffed the air. As the primary track developed, the depth rose to an excellent greater stage, setting the tone for an emotional, religious expertise. Musical excellence was ample because the singers lifted their voices with exact intonation, and Tribbetts’ vigor was infectious. The advanced instrumental preparations included jazzy licks and funky beats that drove spontaneous however clean transitions out and in of six inspiring songs.

Earlier than the final tune, the encouraging “Be Alright,” Tribbett exclaimed, “There may be hope! You are by no means hopeless. I do know your world will get darkish and you’re feeling all by your self. You suppose no one sees you however God sees you and never solely does he see you however he is been with you the entire time.”


  • “No Method”
  • “Get Up”
  • “Victory”
  • “All the pieces” 
  • “He Turned It”
  • “Be Alright”


  • Tye Tribbett: vocals
  • Joseph Bethea: keys
  • Brandon Jones: keys
  • Thaddaeus Tribbett: bass
  • George “Spanky” McCurdy: drums
  • Jabari Johnson: guitar
  • Kevin Woods: trumpet
  • Joseph Streater: trumpet
  • Frank Rein: trombone
  • Jalisa Faye: vocals
  • Jewell Jones: vocals
  • Jocelyn Bowman: vocals
  • Sharon Ann: vocals
  • Billy Crayton Jr.: vocals
  • Brandon Edwards: vocals


  • Producer: Bobby Carter
  • Director/Editor: Kara Body
  • Audio Engineer: Neil Tevault 
  • Audio Combine: Josh Rogosin
  • Artistic Director: Bob Boilen 
  • Videographers: Kara Body, Joshua Bryant, Sofia Seidel, Maia Stern
  • Audio Assistant: Josephine Nyounai 
  • Manufacturing Assistants: Jill Britton, Ashley Pointer
  • Tiny Desk Crew: Suraya Mohamed, Marissa Lorusso, Hazel Cills, Pilar Galván
  • VP, Visuals and Music: Keith Jenkins
  • Senior VP, Programming: Anya Grundmann


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