Based out of Central Florida Trae Pierce and The T-Stones (TPTS) bring a funk-filled blend of rock, hip hop and R&B all wrapped up in a nonstop, high energy stage show.
TPTS has developed their live show with a modern feel that also embraces the unstoppable grooves of Bootsy Collins: they “wants to funk you up!” Trae has earned four Grammy Awards with the legendary Blind Boys of Alabama.
Trae Pierce began playing music at the tender age of 7. Born and raised in Miami, Florida, his first instruments included the piano and guitar before finding his calling on the bass guitar at age 9. After playing with many local bands, groups, and churches, Trae went on the road at 13, sharing stages with the Blind Boys of Alabama, Sugarfoot & the Ohio Players, Dr Hook featuring Ray Sawyer, Emmylou Harris, Susan Tedeschi, James Brown, Peter Gabriel, and more.
Heavily influenced by Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller, John Patitucci, and Victor Wooten.
Trae Pierce has won, 4 Grammy Awards, 3 Dove Awards, ! Naacp Image Award, 1 Hall of Fame Awards and various other awards
Trae Pierce (Multi Grammy Award Winner)- Bassist/Vocals/Talkbox
Ramon (Rae) Pierce- DrumsVocals
Grant Chase Jones- Guitarist/Vocals
Hard Edged Funk, Rock, and Hip Hop beats
Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller, John Patitucci, and Victor Wooten