Tanksley is a singer-songwriter and producer with a sound that blends soul, hip hop and rock influences. His eclectic taste in music lives in his raspy voice, being both soothing and inspiring. This melodic, multi-instrumentalist was born in Central NY and started taking music seriously during high school as a means of escape and self-expression. Currently based in the greater Philadelphia area, his music reminds everyone that there is nothing better than being your true self and following your dreams.
You will always find Tanksley spending countless hours in his studio playing instruments, creating beats, original sounds, and vocal arrangements for his projects. The eccentricity and perfectionism in his creativity flow into his live performances with a unique energy that audiences crave. Tanksley brings it all - whether he’s playing a solo acoustic set or jamming with his dynamic band.
Tanksley and his band have headlined at the New York State Fair, performed in NYC at Webster Hall, Toshi’s, the legendary Minton’s Playhouse in Harlem, The Groove, and Nublu NYC. Tanksley has also performed numerous shows at universities, music festivals, and private events and once shared the stage with Grammy Award-winning artist, Lalah Hathaway.