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Vernon Hicks is a platinum percussionist musician, performing internationally on stage and in studio. He has been awarded two platinum and three gold records, and two Grammys.

Over five decades, he played with artists as diverse as the Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Barbara Streisand, Mary J Blige, Dolly Parton, Sheena Easton and LL Cool J. He performed in the orchestra on numerous award shows, including the Oscars and the Emmys. As a music director and executive producer, he created numerous musical collaborations, starting with Donna Summers.

An advocate for children, with three grown daughters of his own, he consistently donates to causes such as foster children, Saint Jude’s and underserved communities. For his work, he has received dozens of “man of the year” awards, from Massachusetts, Connecticut and California cities and institutions. His guiding motto is: One People, One Planet, One Love.

The Bridges of Love Show is Mr. Hicks’ latest project. It features a shifting group of talented musicians and artists, some of whom began performing in his show before the Pandemic. Sharing messages of love and courage, look for the Bridges Of Love Show to make a difference with inspirational and upbeat music.

collage of images with Vernon and friends