of the past have not been forgotten
The Ball Brothers
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[AUG. 18, 2006]
Central Illinois is known more for flat
farmland than for its musical talent, but it did sow a musical harvest that is
reaping great success. The Ball Brothers have found their musical niche by
combining their love for crooner music and their roots of gospel music.
So, the question is raised, "Can three young brothers from central
Illinois combine crooner sounds with gospel sounds and be
successful?" The answer: "They already have!"
Meet The Ball
Brothers -- sound technician Josh, age 21, Stephen, 23, Daniel, 25,
and Andrew, 27 -- a modern version of vocal groups like The
Lettermen and The Mills Brothers. At a very young age, they began
practicing beautiful harmonies that would later catapult them into
the spotlight. However, The Ball Brothers bring an entirely
different youthful energy to this genre known for its quartets and
traditional harmonies, creating a style that encompasses all that is
great about the family groups of the past with their own unique
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Since releasing their debut self-titled CD in February 2006 they
have traveled the United States as the opening act for two top
gospel tours, released their first radio single to great response
and filmed their first concert TV special.
With their mix of old and new, The Ball Brothers are appealing to
a broad audience. They will surely attract young people with their
exciting performances, and older audiences will enjoy gospel harmony
at its finest. No matter the age or musical preference, the Ball
Brothers have a fresh sound that will appeal to everyone.
To hear The Ball Brothers' music or see where they will be
touring, visit online at
[Provided by Laura Hudson]