Sounds of Imani


(5 Reviews)5.0
Also Performs As: Other Band / Group
Country: United States
Based In: Harper Woods, Michigan
Performs: Nationwide
From: $1000
We are a contemporary gospel recording artist with a jazz and R & B feel bringing a fresh sound to contemporary gospel. Sounds of Imani is a versatile husband and wife duo/group with backing band.
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Sounds of Imani and backing band will provide Live music performance of gospel, contemporary gospel, some jazz, R &B selections. 30 to 60 minute performances . Band: drums, bass, guitar, keys/synthesizer, two lead vocalists (duo/husband and wife team)


Sounds of Imani performs their original songs as well as cover songs by BeBe & CeCe Winans (Heaven/Addictive Love/Lost Without You/Hold Up The Light), Patti Austin (Reach), Helen Baylor (Sold Out/Give Your Life to Jesus/Victory) Kirk Whalum, Eddie James (Freedom) , Luther Vandross & Gregory Hines (Nothing Better Than Love), Maysa (Can We Change the World), Walter & Tramaine Hawkins (The Potter's House, What is This?), Edwin Hawkins (I Need Your Spirit), Rene & Angela just to name a few.


From the Motor City comes the heavenly Sounds of Imani. The husband-and-wife duo Drs. Gerald & Carol Ervin have brought a fresh sound to their music. Imani's mix of jazz, Christian, and R&B music has earned them a strong fan following and gospel music awards. The word "Imani" means" faith. It is the foundation of the music the band makes and the message they spread.
Imani has been bringing faith and music to Detroit and abroad since 1996. The music has helped uplift others. From their first mini-cd released in 1996, "Praises," to their upcoming EP release of "Holy is Thy Name" (2022), Imani ...

Reviews     (5 Reviews)

Sounds of Imani - Other Band / Group - Harper Woods, Michigan Event Location: The Gathering / TN / Nashville (Virtual) Event Type: The Gathering:Arts CreativeEvent 6th November 2021
The Gathering: A.C.T. International - "Sounds of Imani bring s a sensitive and soulful ministry in song. they repreent the best in contemporary gospel with a sincere desire to bless others and bring praise to our Lord Jesus Christ through their usic and testimony. We at A.C.T. International are honored to serve as their artistic ministry covering and highly recommend them in any ministry setting".
Reviewed by: Pastor Rob Frazier (Petra)
Sounds of Imani - Other Band / Group - Harper Woods, Michigan Event Location: The New Artist Profile Radio / South Carolina, Augusta Event Type: Syndicated Radio 5th October 2019
"Sounds of Imani represent God in the most exemplary way. Their music has a solid message whether it be the upbeat "It's Alright or the smooth "Because of Who You Are". Seeing them perform together is a definite delight. I highly recommend Sounds of Imani for your next event."
Reviewed by: Dallas Frazier aka Tony D
Sounds of Imani - Other Band / Group - Harper Woods, Michigan Event Location: Anointed Faces Gospel Coffee House/ MI /Detroit Event Type: Coffee House 23rd August 2019
Anointed Faces Gospel Coffee House Comedy Night- "Sounds of Imani has music that no only soothes the soul, but can uplift you spiritually. From the smooth, jazzy groove of "Because of Who You Are" to the up tempo funky groove of "It's Alright; Sounds of Imani is sure to be a group that will keep contemorary gospel music around for years to come"
Reviewed by: Stephon Smith, Comedian


Sounds of Imani has 25 years of live performance experience and is an indie award -winning gospel recording artist. Their latest song Come Praise the Lord, was selected as a winner in the Royal Society of Television and Motion Picture Awards in India. Gerald & Carol aka Sound of Imani are also new filmmakers.

Suitable for

Anniversary Party Awards Ceremony Birthday Party (Adult) Charity / Fundraising Event Christmas Party Community Event Concerts / Tours Conference / Meeting Corporate Event Cruise Ships Dinner Party Engagement Party Festival / Outdoor Event Funeral/Memorial Service Grand Opening Party High School Reunion HM Forces/Army/Navy/Military Event Holiday / Theme Parks Hotel Event Nursing / Care Home Event Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Restaurant / Bar / Pub Event Retirement Party School Event Social Club Theaters / Stage Trade Show / Exhibitions University / College Event Virtual Event Wedding Ceremony Wedding Reception

Acting Experience

STAGE PLAYS & FILM: Sounds of Imani has performed in several stage plays and indie films. They wrote and starred in their own indie film "From Darkness to Light" A Covid19 Survival Story on Right Now Praizz TV (Roku, Firetv, Amazon & Androidtv, mobile apps)
2022 Upcoming indie film coming in April 2022 "Fake Friends" by Pop Productions
2020 From Darkness To Light: a C19 Survival Story (Indie award winning film by Producer Drs. Gerald & Carol Ervin)
2020 Honey Look in the Mirror , Detroit, MI - (Stage play by Producer Regina Mack-Jones)
2019 Fake Friends Church Episode Trailer: POP Pro ...

Meet the Act

Sounds of Imani is very versatile as a contemporary gospel recording artists also in some cover songs, as well as their originals. They are often referred to as the Ashford and Simpson and the Rene and Angela of contemporary gospel.

Additional Information

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Virtual Services Offer

Live Virtual Performances

Sounds of Imani is also available for live virtual performances. Virtual performances were done on Sessions Live Wall of Sound, Journey Radio of Missouri, and Inner Court Live TV to name a few.


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