1991, 30 years ago the legendary velvet voice of Luther Vandross earned his first grammy award for 'Here and Now' written by David L. Elliott (the eldest son for Dionne Warwick) and Terry Steele. Pictured here with his daughter Cheyenne Elliott backstage in my dressing room at the Royal Albert Hall celebrating Dionne Warwick's 10th Anniversay 'Don't Make me over Tour' (2018) - I salute Luther's achievement and may his beautiful music live on.. Congratulations!!! Special thanks to: God. David L.Elliott, Luther Vandross (RIEP), Cheyenne Elliott, Dionne Warwick, Deanna Warwick, Brittani Warwick, David Nathan, Sandra Chia and the Royal Albert Hall. #update

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2021 marks 35 years ago Patti Labelle and Michael McDonald’s number 1 smash hit ‘On My Own’ and their biggest hit single for both artists was originally written for Patti’s longtime friend and soul sister Ms Dionne Warwick.

The song was penned and produced by legendary hit makers Burt Bacharach & Carol Bayer Sager. Congratulations Patti and Michael!!! Special thanks to: God. Patti Labelle. SSE Wembley Arena and David Nathan for introducing me to Ms Patti Labelle backstage and her son Zuri Kye Edwards. #update

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2021 marks 35 years ago my client Dr Shaun Wallace embarked and completed his pupilage - the final stage of becoming a Barrister and a successful goal model. photo ©️ Gary Thomas KYPA 2021. Congratulations!!! Special thanks to: God. Dr Shaun Wallace ‘The Dark Destroyer’ (ITV hit quiz show The Chase and if you missed any of the spin-off series ‘Beat the Chasers’ it is available on ITV Hub which features the latest episode 7. Celebrity 2 dated 29th May 8.30pm). #update

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Creative Project Management: “Did Not See This Coming”. KCWII is known to execute GRAMMY, DOVE, Stellar, CMA, BET, Soul Train and Rhythm of Gospel Award Winning Artist Management - Clients include Jennifer Hudson, Usher Raymond, Earl Bynum, Kierra Sheard, Shane & Shawn of Kangaroos (ROOS) Shoe Brand, Kelly Rolland, Karen Clark-Sheard, Crystal Aikin, The Clark Sisters. With excellent skill sets, such as being a master Event Planner, Interior Designer, Celebrity Wardrobe Stylist & Fashion Consultant and more; I am humbled to be commissioned to produce Fine Art portraiture for this multi-talented individual @kcwii dated 27th November 2020. Special thanks to: God. @Efremgraham. KCWII. @kcwii views reached 1900+ #update ...

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Dean Aslett Quiet Storm (Internationally Acclaimed personal Stylist, Fashion Guru to Rock Stars and Royalty) last month was featured in EVOKE & DAILY MAIL:

Daily Mail - THE MAN WHO REALLY PUT LIZ HURLEY IN ... › epaper › viewer

Yesterday Quiet Storm ( released his new international single 'You Make Me Shudder' (418 Music, USA No1 Dance label), and together we met to complete his latest mission at a specific location to promote his new project. photo & artwork ©️ Gary Thomas KYPA 2021.

Special thanks to: God. Dean Aslett Quiet Storm, Nichole Whittingham Ibersiene and Grover's Top Up Auto's Repairs for the hiring of his classic garage. #update

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Creative Project Management:
15 years ago (2006/2007), not only did we work on a number of creative projects, He was the catalyst and appointed bandleader responsible for a very special KYPA music project known as The Khameloids which featured Quincy Roberts @quincy647 the only resident pupil from St Pauls Way Community School and for this one of many reasons,

I will always be appreciative to the staff at SPWC who gave me a platform to express my creativity. However, one student who I modelled my vision and the reason the KYPA creativity came to fruition was bandleader Daniel Johnson @daniel.d.johnson1988 as mentioned above.

Once Daniel became an ex-pupil, he strategically brought together a group of young people from outside of SPWC who possessed exceptional talent from City & Islington College - Laurence Hiller @hillerthegorilla, Stephanie Levi-John @stephlevijohn and Conrad Clayden @conradclayden to help produce in my opinion a benchmark for all my future KYPA projects centred around young people.

15 years on I celebrate each of their individual achievements. I can also report from Daniel (I still mentor him to date) the journey of his former band members have set a precedent and a positive upward trajectory to continue inspiring the KYPA experience. I am so happy to be reunited with them again... #update

Gary Thomas KYPA photo & artwork (The Khameloids. Here. There And Everywhere album cover inlay booklet)©️ 2007

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