A versatile musician of drums, a little bass guitar and primarily keyboards, Bobby plays all kinds of music.
In addition to playing for Kirk Franklin for 20 years as an original member of the Kirk Franklin band, also serving as Kirk’s music director from 1992-2005, he has worked with other musical giants such as Prince, Herbie Hancock, Stanley Clarke, George Duke, Tower of Power, Marcus Miller, Ray Charles, Snarky Puppy, and many more.
Sparks provides music for radio and television commercials and he is a gifted producer with many projects to his credit.
We are excited to welcome multiple Grammy Award winning Bobby Sparks for a masterclass!
- His personal awareness of vintage keyboards and acquisition of his collection
- General timeline of creation & use of vintage keyboards
- Sound design using the MiniMoog Model D
- The Sonic Spectrum of the Hammond B3 Organ
- How to approach the piano
- Essential listening (Artists/Albums/Songs)
- Question & Answer
- One-on-One Tune-up (depends on the number of participants)