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Drifters Review

A rare chance to experience the authentic sounds of The Drifters
Hear their greatest hits:
Under the Boardwalk, Some Kind of Wonderful, Lonely Winds, This Magic Moment, Up On the Roof On Broadway, Saturday Night, There Goes My Baby, Save The Last Dance

It’s my pleasure to introduce to you “THE DRIFTERS REVUE”
The legendary Mr. Don Thomas
1 of the Original Drifters.
Now out of retirement with “The Drifters Revue”.
and none other then
Tyrone “Lil Tommy” Thomas
founder of
The Whole Darn Family and Recording Artist of the elusive
Polydor Records
“You’re Hardly Gone” .
It’s a show full of Drifters Hits,
Soul, Sound and Style.

Today as always they present one of the greatest entertainment experiences in the music business.

The members today are:

Mr. Alphonso McGruder, 1st Tenor ———Keyboards who was the Music Director for Mr. Ben E. King.

Mr. Jose “INDIO” Alverio, 2nd Tenor ——— Purcussions
1971 recorded with the ORCHESTRA CAPRI. The Album “Tipico Minus One” was a hit and the Orchestra Capri was named “The Band of the Year”. Also played with Tito Puente, Ricardo “Richie” Ray, Machito, Ray Barretto. Early 80’s to the late 90’s he tour and played the South American Circuit, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, Ecuador.

Mr. Ernest Thompson, Baritone and Bass ——— Guitar
Formerly with Kid Kyle & The Kool Kats, The Creations, The Channels, The Cords.
TV Appearance on The Tony Danza Show, The Joe Franklin Show, Good Morning NY.

Mr. Don Thomas, An Original Drifter for over 20 years. 1 of only 3 original Drifters living today.
He has toured America twelve times. He has been to Europe and Asia twice. He has appeared on 65 major television network shows. Now out of retirement with “The Drifters Revue”.

Mr. Tyrone “Lil Tommy” Thomas , Lead Vocals
Writer of “Seven Minutes of Funk”, one of the most sample songs in Hip Hop History.

Each individual brings their own experience to the group.
As a whole they bring the unique sounds of harmonic blend which echoes throughout the world.

To capture “This Magic Moment” brought to you by


Mobutah Productions
for all engagements or other information


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