Posts Tagged ‘Full Tank’

Ben Tankard And Fifth Third Bank Enable Young People To Fly

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Ben Tankard is committed to making a difference in the lives of young people.  The award winning producer, musician, minister, motivational speaker, licensed pilotBen and Jewel Tankard and  star of Bravo TV’s hit reality series  Thicker Than Water along with wife Jewel host an Urban Eagles youth summit offering young people at first hand look at aviation.  “I have friends that are stunt pilots, airplane mechanics, flight attendants, charter plane operators, and airline captains that will be on hand to talk ….. about the many opportunities available in aviation. We want to help kids soar,  exposing them to planes and relationships will help them develop their own wings (dreams).

Fifth Third Bank made a donation to assist in underwriting the costs of this year’s Urban Eagles youth summit.  The gift was presented during an event hosted by the financial institution celebrating Black History Month.  Tankard said, “we are so very thankful to Fifth Third Bank for sowing into these wonderful future aviators “.

Record Ratings For Tankard Family Reality Show

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Bravo has scored anotThicker Promoher winner with an up close and personal look into the lives of Stellar Award winner Ben and wife Jewel Tankard and their blended family . Thicker Than Water scored a record 1.86 million viewers with this past Sunday’s episode. Ben and Jewel have been on the talk show circuit with appearances on Fox News and Andy Cohen’s Watch What Happens Live.

Tankard, widely regarded as the Godfather of Jazz/Gospel released his 18th solo smooth Jazz/Gospel project Full Tank this year.  The project received three Dove Award nominations and was also nominated for a Soul Train Music Award.  Thicker Than Water airs on Sunday evenings on the Bravo Network. Check your local listings for time and station in your area.

Ben Tankard: 20 Years with a New Full Tank

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Noted GospelJazz Music Pioneer Ben Tankard marks 20 years in the genre with the release of  a new project entitled Full Tank.  The new CD is his 18th solo release and features guest performances from Gerald Albright,  Take 6’s Mark Kibble, Tim Bowman and Cynthia Jones. (more…)