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Music Of Deborah Talbott


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The Talleys top priority in concert is to lift up Christ in their music while presenting the message with class and excellence. Their professionalism is only superseded by their ability to connect with an audience through warmth and sincerity.

They have enjoyed 10 number one singles, with 2 streaks of consecutive chart-toppers. Their most awarded, recognizable and requested songs include the hits:

Searchin The Healer I Love The Lord The Answer Is Christ Jesus Saves His Life For Mine The Debt The Broken Ones Thats Enough Life Goes On

Their songs and recordings have received awards and nominations from the Dove Awards, Singing News Fan Awards, the Southern Gospel Music Guild Harmony Honors, the BMI Awards and SGN Music Awards. Each member of the Talleys has received individual honors for their work.

The Talleys perform over 100 concerts per year and their travels have taken them all over the world. Overseas tours have brought them to Norway, Northern Ireland, Italy and South Africa. They regularly appear on the National Quartet Convention stage, the Singing In The Sun and Gatlinburg Gathering. They have performed on numerous Gaither Homecoming videos and were fixtures on the Gaither Homecoming Concert Tour from 1999-2005. They have graced the most legendary stages in America including Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, the Ryman Auditorium and the Grand Ole Opry. The Talleys were featured guests on the Billy Graham Crusade and have appeared on television with Pastor John Hagee, Dr. Charles Stanley and Oral Roberts Ministries.

2011 begins a new chapter for the Talleys with the marriage of Lauren Talley to Brian Alvey. Brian joins the Talleys on stage to make the group a foursome for the first time, bringing a new excitement to their concerts with his impressive vocal skills and extensive musical abilities, playing multiple instruments on stage.

Roger, Debra, Lauren and Brian are involved in many endeavors individually and keep a busy traveling and recording schedule, but they are focused on one goal: sharing the message of Christ. Whether in a church sanctuary, on a concert stage or around the dinner table, their focus is God and family.

Accomplished pianist, producer, arranger and singer Roger Talley has enjoyed over 35 successful years in gospel music that began in the Smoky Mountains of east Tennessee. Roger grew up on the family farm and when not working in the fields, was at the piano playing and singing with his siblings. After graduating from the University of Tennessee with a degree in agricultural business, Roger received a phone call from Claude Hopper, which began Rogers gospel music career as the Hoppers pianist and arranger for 10 years. In 1984 Roger, wife Debra and brother Kirk formed the Talleys, one of Christian musics most acclaimed and groundbreaking groups, with a tradition that continues today.

Rogers skills are to be credited for the Talleys innovative arrangements and musical style. In addition to the Talleys recordings, Roger has produced many artists such as Jake Hess, Ivan Parker, the Collingsworth Family, the Greenes, the Kingsmen, Sue Dodge, Tribute Quartet and the John Hagee Family. Roger has been awarded for his achievements in recording by the Southern Gospel Music Guild Harmony Honors in 2004 and the SGN Music Awards in 2007 as Producer of the Year. Roger co-owns the Summit Recording Studio in Morristown, Tennessee and is also a board member of Abraham Productions, which sponsors the Singing In The Sun, the Gatlinburg Gathering and numerous other marquee events in gospel music.

When not on stage or in the studio, Roger enjoys following all University of Tennessee sports teams and the Tennessee Titans.