Tracy ShyAbundant Life Christian Center - Tracy Shy
...Tracy Shy Tracy Shy
began singing at the tender age of 2 and a half at her
grandfathers church.At age 13, she
and the Melodies which consisted of three back-up singers.Tracy
and the Melodies traveled extensively every weekend across the East Coast appearing on live radio broadcasts and making television appearances.Tracy
wrote and arranged all of the songs that the group performed.In 1984, Tracy joined Rev. Ernest Davis Jr's Wilmington Chester Mass Choir where she became a lead singer and recorded on several albums.
During this season, Tracy
was featured on several albums as the lead singer.Tracy
could be heard belting out notes on tunes such as: "If I Ever Needed The Lord Before", "Just Like That","All Is Well", "Over There", and "He'll Give You Peace".In 1989, Tracy
became a background vocalist for Tramaine Hawkins, which was her
first experienced tour outside of the United States, Bahamas and London.In 1991, Tracy
began touring with the renowned Billy Paul (Me and Mrs. Jones) in the secular arena where she
traveled South America, Brazil and Japan several times a year.Also, in the secular arena, she
has shared the same stage with Earth Wind & Fire
, Foreigners, Lou Rawls, Deneice Williams, Patti LaBelle, Jennifer Holliday, and Peabo Bryson.
In 1992, Tracy
appeared on the national Stellar Awards for Gospel Music where she
led "Over There" in which newspapers described as "A Pew Shaking Experience".Tracy
first live recording in 1994 entitled, "Tracy Shy
Live" where she
performed every weekend for four years.Tracy
has received numerous awards and citations.One being, The Peoples' Choice Awards from the metropolitan area and is currently an honorary member of the Tri State Gospel Music Association
also won first place in the KFC national competition in the category Best Gospel Vocalist.Since then, she
has become a Johnny Thompson Singers, which is considered top billing in Europe and has traveled in Europe, Scandinavian Countries, and South America.Tracy
has shared the stage with every named artist there is such as: Kirk Franklin, Kurt Carr, CeCe Winans, Dottie Peoples, Vickie Winans, The Winans, James Cleveland, Shirley Caesar, Fred Hammond, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Tramaine Hawkins, and Kim Burrell just to name a few.
In 1998, Tracy
second live recording.In 2001, her
third release entitled, "Highly Favored" was released.
Tracy's theatrical training experience includes: Wilmington Theater of Performing Arts, and Philadelphia Freedom Theater.The productions include Dream Girls, the role of "Effie", Delaware's Best of Broad where Tracy
performed the leading role in the hit play in Europe "Master I Want To Live" and most recently, last year.Tracy performed in the hit stage plays, "Woman Thou Art Loosed" and "Behind Closed Doors" written by the world renowned Bishop T. D. Jakes and Tyler Perry.
These are some of the phrases you will hear about gospel veteran Tracy Shy
with So Much More.
project is slated as a personal testimony as she
relays songs that came out of joy and pain.
This song is one of the first songs from the project by Tracy Shy
Phila., PA - May 24, 2006 Tracy debuts in the stage play entitled, "Life Story of Marvin Gaye" written by Tony Award winning playwright Nolbert Brown, Jr.