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T.C. the 3rd

T.C. III appears every Sunday Night, 10:30 PM in Harlem at St. Nick's Pub for his Jazz Vocalist Workshop!

Born William Theodore Carney III and known as “T.C.,III”, Pronounced (TC the third)... T.C. grew up in Philadelphia Pa affectionately called “Philly”. Coming from a tradition of musicianship, the tutelage of his parents, the musical institution of Trudy Pitts and “Mr. C.” provided a unique training and professional environment, as well as exposure to the world of Jazz. During the last 25 years, he has developed, initiated, inspired, networked, and led several Philadelphia/New York-based Jazz bands. Some of these individuals have continued on and have achieved national, as well as, international fame. Such notables include J.D. Allen, Orrin Evans, Daryl Hall, Byron Landham, Robert Landham, Duane Eubanks and Rodney Green.

Vocal expressions and interpretations allow him to perpetuate the legacy of his greatest love - JAZZ!

Musicians Performed With

Sun Ra And His Arkestra, Grover Washington Jr.,Norman Connors And The Starship Orchestra, Shirley Scott, Jon Hendricks, Gary Bartz, Art Blakey, Don Braden, Randy Brecker, Jean Carne, Richie Coles, Trudy Pitts and “Mr. C.”, The Heath Brothers, Norman Connors, Joey DeFrancesco, Bobby Durham, Orrin Evans, Charles Fambrough, Chico Freeman, Benny Golson, Donald Harrison, Eddie Henderson, “Philly Joe” Jones, Patience Higgins, Jovan Jackson, Louis Nash, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Wynton Marsalis, Chistian McBride, Gerry Eastman, Roland Alexander, Joe Ford, Peter Washington, John Hicks, J.C. Hopkins, Terrance Blanchcard, James Spaulding and TS MONK, just to name a few.

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“... a vocalist gifted with good taste and impressive chops..”
-Hot House New York-



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