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A Soulful Valentine's Evening ADA DYER & THE "A" BAND at Times Square

237 W 42nd St
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 997-4144
Fax: (212) 997-4545
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Type: Music & Concerts

Ada Dyer (given name Adaritha) made her recorded debut on eminent jazz drummer Norman Connors's album Invitation (1979) after her drummer discovered her talents singing the title track. In addition to "Invitation," she was also featured on "Handle Me Gently." Connors invited the vocalist back for his next album, 1980's " Take It to the Limit," on which the two scored a Top 30 R&B hit in with the title cut. After returning home from a tour with Norman Connors, Dyer auditioned and was promptly hired as the understudy to the lead in a production of The Wiz. In 1981, she relocated from Chicago to New York City, where she continued her work in both jingles and recording. Notably, she became part of the lineup of electro-dance trio Warp 9, best remembered for their trend-setting club hits " Nunk," "Light Years Away," and "No Man Is an Island.