Ben Tankard

Ben Tankard

 

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Ben Tankard (born January 10, 1964) is a 6'6" former professional basketball player and an American gospel, jazz keyboardist producer, author, recording artist, and songwriter with over 250 songs recorded, and 14 Stellar Awards, and 21 gold and platinum records earned in his career to date. Tankard and his wife Jewel donate their time as non-salary senior pastors of Destiny Center Church of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Tankard is also a motivational speaker for the National Basketball Association D-League and a reality television co-star with the Bravo show, Thicker Than Water. The family show premiered November 10, 2013. Season two premiered on Sunday January 4, 2015. Season three premiered on Sunday March 27, 2016.

He and R&B/Gospel veteran, Shirley Murdock recently received RIAA Gold records for their WOW Gospel 2006 Collaboration which climbed to #1 Gospel and #20 on Billboard Top 200 and is certified Gold for more than 500,000 sales. His arrangement of the Lionel Richie song "Jesus Is Love" has been one of the most played songs on Sirius XM Radio gospel channel for ten years running. He has been a BMI writer (Broadcast Music, Inc.) for over 25 years. Tankard's latest CD Ben Tankard / Full Tank 3: CanTANKerous released on May 12, 2017 and quickly climbed to #1 Smoothjazz Amazon Bestseller and entered Billboard Gospel chart at #15 and Billboard Jazz chart at #18.

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Full Tank 3: CanTANKerous
Album
Full Tank 3: CanTANKerous is an album by musical artist Ben Tankard, released on May 12, 2017.
Let's Get Quiet: The Smooth Jazz Experience
Album
Let's Get Quiet: The Smooth Jazz Experience is an album by musical artist Ben Tankard, released on March 26, 2007.
My Lips Shall Utter Praises
Song
My Lips Shall Utter Praises is a song by musical artist Ben Tankard, released on February 19, 2009.
Play A Lil' Song For Me
Album
Play A Lil' Song For Me is an album by musical artist Ben Tankard, released on February 18, 2003.

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Popular Albums17

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Popular Songs2

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TV Shows1

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Spotify - Albums & Singles27

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Ben Tankard “Full Tank” Tops Amazon.com Smooth Jazz Charts
  –  May 21, 2017
has overnight surged to number one in Smooth Jazz for Amazon.com Digital Music Sales. Tankard is also now #3 in Jazz Fusion and #15 in Gospel. Ben Tankard’s Full Tank, the 2012 Ben-Jamin’ Universal Music release, carries a five star review on Amazon.com.
Ben Tankard “Full Tank” Tops Amazon.com Smooth Jazz Charts
  –  May 21, 2017
Tankard’s “Full Tank” , the 2012 release, has overnight surged to number one in Smooth Jazz for Amazon.com Digital Music Sales. Tankard is also now #3 in Jazz Fusion and #15 in Gospel. Ben Tankard’s Full Tank, the 2012 Ben-Jamin’ Universal Music ...
BEN TANKARD'S NEW CD RELEASE PARTY
  –  May 13, 2017
Fresh off the heels of his 2016 bestselling book: The Full Tank Life, Ben Tankard is back with the third installment of his Stellar Award winning Full Tank music series. Full Tank 3: CanTANKerous features an all-star cast of special guests including ...
Donald Fagen
  –  July 31, 2017
"Donald Jay Fagen" (born January 10, 1948 in Passaic ... singer, and pianist of the jazz rock band Steely Dan. He and Walter Becker founded the group in 1971. They comprised the core of the band and co-wrote all the group's music; on tour and record ...
Max Roach on drums at the Jazznote
  –  July 24, 2017
Born January 10, 1925, in Brooklyn, New York, Roach was early on immersed in the church and it's music (his mother was a gospel singer ... Clifford Brown, and maturing pianist, Richie Powell, brought an end to the Brown-Roach quintet.
Donald Fagen
  –  July 31, 2017
"Donald Jay Fagen" (born January 10, 1948 in Passaic ... and pianist of the jazz rock band Steely Dan. He and Walter Becker founded the group in 1971. They comprised the core of the band and co-wrote all the group's music; on tour and record, Becker ...
Max Roach on drums at the Jazznote
  –  July 24, 2017
Born January 10, 1925, in Brooklyn, New York, Roach was early on immersed in the church and it's music (his mother was a gospel singer ... to instruct summers courses at the School of Jazz in Lenox, Massachussetts. Only months after the deaths of Brown ...
Chapter Two: Heart Attack
  –  July 8, 2017
Nikola does jazz hands and I just kinda stare ... because my mother sure didn't do that. I was born January 10, 1998, my favourite colour is purple, I like penguins, I listen to a lot of different genres of music, and I have tattoos and piercings."

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