TRESURE "4 THE RECORD"
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"Tresure" Pronounced Treasure was Born, Mark Vincent Brown. He is a native of Dayton, Ohio and is the fourth child of eight born and raised by a single mother. At age 10 he was selected by teachers to attend art classes at the Dayton Art institute for gifted children. Being the only sibling in his family with a true gift of music, he formed his first band at age eleven, and became a favorite in his community that has produced some of R&B’s most famous acts. He was a co-lead vocalist for one of the cities hottest bands called Crystal Love that was being scouted for a record deal. This line-up consisted of two other frontmen, Ronald (Nookie) Nooks, current keyboardist of the Ohio Players and William Shelby of Lakeside and Dynasty and a hit singer, songwriter, musician, and producer from the former hit record label, SOLAR. After attending college on a track scholarship, Tresure later joined the military as a way of introducing adventure into his life while further developing his entertainment style and expanding his musical audience. While living in Germany, he spent some creative time in the studio working with Grammy winner and producer Johnny Davis, of the Milli Vanilli project, before their fame. Tresure formed a high energy band that was very popular throughout Europe called “Hott Tickett” opening for several US touring acts. He and his band won every show band competition they entered, and was nominated as the best show band in the Army, worldwide. The All Army Solider Show selected Tresure as the first soldier to perform as vocalist, dancer and actor in their first worldwide traveling show. Traveling the world has allowed him to broaden and polish his skills as a stage/studio vocalist, songwriter and producer. His soulful dynamic versatile vocal range, high energy stage performance, sex appeal ability to work the stage, leadership, discipline, and motivation are strong assets that are respected and admired by those that have had the privilege to work with him.
Tresure now calls Las Vegas home, and is one of the co-founding members and former frontman of one of Las Vegas’s hottest R&B based bands called InAFect, for several years. He has worked with the best, and has been featured as the frontman lead vocalist for former Motown recording band, Ozone, lead by former Teena Maria and Little Richard Bassist Charles (King C) Glenn and as of recent been selected as frontman and lead vocalist for touring dates with The legendary R&B band, LTD. He continues to take his magic to the stage touring the country with the gift to touch all that experience his performances. As a vocalist with an incredible vocal range, and multi-talented musician he has established himself as a quality songwriter producer. He is currently working on his well overdue, Independent solo CD project simply titled ”4 THE RECORD.” Tresure brings a refreshing multitude of talent, experience and positive energy to the industry. 2013 has already proven be memorable as Tresure was nominated and won Best Urban Soul Male Vocalist at the Las Vegas Annual, BMA AWARDS (BMA Rock and Soul Music Awards), held in Las Vegas. He held the number one R&B / Soul Artist position in Las Vegas for numerous weeks on the Internationally known Independent Artist Site, Reverb Nation. Keep an eye out for him with his band, DreamStone. He is definitely one to watch.
Performed with, shared billing in same venue or as opening act:
LTD, Cameo, Ginuwine, Klymaxx, Dazz Band, Confunkshun, Lenny Williams, Frankie Beverly and Maze, Smokey Robinson, Gladys Knight, Snoop Dogg, Rome, B.B. King, Boyz II Men, Al Green, Natalie Cole, Hootie and the Blow Fish, Ohio Players, Slave, Lakeside, The Whispers, Heatwave, Roger Troutman, ZAPP, OZONE, Dynamic Superior, Bohanon, Peaches and Herb, SOS Band, Cherelle, The Dramatics, Village People, Sister Sledge, The Futures, The Delphonics, Faze-O, Brick, Al Hudson and One Way, TSB, Buddy Miles, Barkays, Something Extra and the All Army Soldiers Show to name a few.