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BIOGRAPHYWriter, Club Promoter and Entertainer Extraordinaire!
"Once during the lifespan of a musical style comes an extraordinary artist that captures the era. In Dance Music that is Barbara Tucker -- entertainer, writer, choreographer, dancer, and singer."
The world-renowned, leading diva of dance music is much more than just a vocalist -- she lives to bring the spirit of love from the stage to the floor. Strong in her belief of the power of the stage, she performs from her pulpit, singing the message of everyday people, everyday love.
Once Barbara has blessed the stage, you are guaranteed to be touched, to feel joy, and to move to her inspirational message. The advanced technology that has been added to her live shows allows Barbara to go with the spirit of her audience, never giving the same show twice with nothing short of real. While others memorize every ad-lib, Barbara loves adding new sounds that create excitement to the show, riding on the feeling of the night.
As the co-founder of The Underground Network, the longest running club night in New York City's history, Barbara has been a strong force in the New York scene for years. All her hard work networking has also brought the house scene closer together around the world. She consistently promotes the Underground Network by organizing tours and booking/producing up-and-coming artists -- from Tokyo and Africa to Chicago and London. As a solo artist she has traveled the world over and over again from Russia to Sweden an as far as Africa. She’s done the Berlin Dance Award & MTV Parties all over the world. And this is just the beginning!
Barbara has toured with and/or recorded background vocals for Pet Shop Boys, Dave Steward, Deee-lite, Wyclef Jean, George Clinton and Reel to Reel. She has also choreographed and/or danced with Shannon, C&C Music Factory, Jay Williams, Sabel, BWP, Johnny O, Jovann, Butch Quick, Soul System, and Too Nice.
Barbara is also the creator of the B-Crew project that featured herself, Mone, Dajae and Ultra Nate for which she wrote the hit song "Party Feelin". She has worked with numerous artists including Byron Stingily, Duane Harden, Inaya Day, George Morel, Mijan, DJ Disciple, DJ Paul Trouble Anderson, Pierre Salandy and the Pasta Boys.
Barbara has worked with or is currently working with the industry's top producers including Tommy Musto, Little Louie Vega (Dance Classics such as "Beautiful People/Deep Inside", "Stay Together "and "I Get Lifted"), Lil Louis, Danny Tenaglia, M&S - London (Soulful songs such as "Keep on loving you" and "Bring You Love"), Mood II Swing, Albert Cabrera (Formerly Latin Rascals), Eric Morillo ("Jazz it Up" and "Party Feelin"), Full Force, DJ Pierre ("Everybody Dance"), Whiplash and Turner ("Stop Playing with My Mind").
Currently Barbara has been working on a couple of projects, a new, rising track with David Guetta “Give me Something”, a new track “Peacemaker” with her group the B-Crew which features various artist, She’s Founder and organizer of “Let the singers be heard”, she is the only recording artist that has a yearly residency in IBIZA SPAIN at Club Space on Wednesday morning that she has been doing for the past couple of years where she hosts a weekly party that’s banging, In 2004 Barbara hooked up with Kevin Hedge & Josh Milan - Blaze to record "My Precious Love" for the KEEP HOPE ALIVE COLLECTIVE Album for Kingstreet Records NY, and was swiftly picked up by Defected Records UK... For UK Release Featuring Dennis Ferrer Mixes, The long awaited album has been scheduled for 2006 and features producers Louis Radio’, Richard Humpty Vision, Pete Lorimer, Big Moses and Marcus Fugate. This album will capture the “MANY SEASONS OF A WOMAN” all rolled up into one.