The voice and music of singer, songwriter, producer and musician Terrell Guy reaches the heart and soul of listeners with undeniable clarity. Armed with his soulful style and unique melodic expression, Terrell fascinates audiences worldwide. Terrell is quite simply a living example of how faith can overcome insurmountable adversity and turn trial into a life of triumph.
His musical ability is influenced by an eclectic group of artists such as: Paul Simon, Anita Baker, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Cesaria Evora, Marc Anthony, Donny Hathaway, Luther Vandross, Stevie Wonder, and Rev Daryl Coley. Terrell’s uniquely diverse style is filled with poignant lyrics encased in traditional Latin, R & B, classical, and jazz grooves. His ability to speak five languages further broadens his platform to reach a wider audience base that is culturally diverse. Terrell’s talent has provided avenues for unforgettable live performances with some of mainstream, and gospel music’s finest. Some of the most memorable include: Chaka Khan, Patti LaBelle, Jill Scott, Stephanie Mills, Floetry, Keith Sweat, Freddie Jackson, Al Jarreau, The Whispers, Soul to Soul, After Seven, Dru hill, Muisqe Soul Child, Jill Scott, Ruben Studdard, Bill Jolly, Lyfe Jennings, & Denise King just to name a few. In Gospel music he’s shared the stage with music Icons such as Daryl Coley, Richard Smallwood, Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams, Tonex, Hezekiah Walker, Shirley Caesar, John P. Kee, Commissioned, Twinkie Clark, Vickie Winans, and The late James Moore, among many others. He has performed on some of the largest and most prestigious stages in the world. These include The Union League of Philadelphia, Featured Artist at the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival, the Ogontz Jazz Festival, Senator Anthony Williams’s N2N Festival, the Apollo Theatre, the Wilmington Opera House and many more.
In 2009 a resolution recorded by Wilmington Delaware city council recognized Terrell’s contribution to music enrichment for elementary and middle school students. The resolution compared his sound and musical abilities to that of some of the biggest names and legendary artists in Music. In 2009 Terrell also became a member of the Philadelphia Cleff club of Jazz and Performing Arts; one of the oldest and most legendary jazz institutions in America. There he started his own production company the Philly Soul Experience (PSE) which quickly became the hottest ticket in Philadelphia. It is now known as The Philly Spotlight and includes activities and tours in addition to his show. In 2014 Terrell was awarded Philadelphia’s male vocalist Jazz vocalist of the year by the Philadelphia Clef Club. Knowing that he was born to communicate healing and life through philanthropy, and his unique form of artistic expression, Terrell Guy is destined to join the list of legendary artists reaching and inspiring generations through the power of what music does.