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The Band

Featuring one of the most entertaining and exciting horn sections in the industry,

Souled Out has been thrilling audiences throughout the Southwestern United States for over 20 years.

This fabulous dance and show band performs a wide variety of music and has been featured in “MODERN BRIDE” magazine as one of the  Southwest’s top reception bands, making Souled Out the perfect group for any event.

Souled Out’s repertoire includes classic party/dance hits from the glory days of Motown through today. The versatility of the group also allows them to perform favorites from the "Big Band Era" as well as light jazz for dinner parties and other special occasions. Souled Out also offers 11 and 14 piece versions of the band to accommodate special requests. If you need a smaller combo for more intimate events, Souled Out can deliver this as well. Souled Out can tailor the music to fit all of your needs, making your special event "One-of-a-Kind"...

Souled Out and their members have opened for, or performed with: Aretha Franklin, The Four Tops, The O'Jays, The Temptations, The Supremes, Frankie Avalon, Leslie Gore, The Grass Roots, Leon Russell, The Atlanta Rhythm Section, Firefall, The Drifters, Wayne Newton, and many others.

If you want a great time and memorable event, Souled Out will deliver. From corporate parties to lavish weddings, these high-energy musicians will have your guests dancing and partying.

Check out their and let the professional musicians of Souled Out assist you in making your next event one of the best ever!

Souled Out includes the following professional musicians, providing a wide variety of musical experiences:

Amy Parker

 (Keyboard, Saxophone, and Vocals), is an incredible talent and has been an asset to the future of the band. From Gloria Gaynor and Aretha Franklin to Bonnie Rait and Norah Jones, Amy covers all of your favorite vocalists with ease and sounds great doing it!

Steve Gibson

(guitar and vocals), a founding member of Souled Out, Steve has had many great experiences with rock and variety bands throughout the Southwest. Steve has performed with Leslie Gore, Firefall, The Grass Roots, Frankie Avalon, and many others.

Kyle Martin

(drums), is one of the most knowledgeable percussionists you'll find with years of experience in a wide variety of styles. Having played with some of the best bands in the Midwest and beyond, Kyle is a great addition to Souled Out.

Braden Nix

(Bass and Vocals), the newest member ofSouled Out is a great vocalist and solid bassist! Braden covers all styles on the guitar as well, making him a versatile musician and great addition to the group!

Dave Smith

(Saxophone), is a product of the University of Central Oklahoma's jazz and commercial music program. Dave has performed with many greats of the music world including: The Temptations, The O'Jays, The Drifters and many others along with performances on various cruise lines.

Ron West

(Trumpet), another product of U.C.O. and founding member of Souled Out, Ron has performed with Frankie Avalon, The Grass Roots, Leon Russell, The Four Tops and many others throughout the years including performances in Disney's Magic Kingdom and throughout Europe.

Jeff Kidwell

(Trombone and Vocals), has a long resume and is the last of the original members of Souled Out. Jeff has performed with The Temptations, The Supremes, The O'Jays, The Four Tops, The Shirells, Wayne Newton, Frankie Avalon, Aretha Franklin and many others. Another product of U.C.O., Kidwell is the Assistant Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Central Oklahoma.

Ryan Parker

(Guitar, Bass, Keyboard and Vocals), is a fantastic musician and tremendous asset to Souled Out. Ryan covers multiple areas in the band, sings great and is a lot of fun to be around too!


If you are looking for outstanding entertainment, plus peace of mind for you and your guests, Souled Out is the answer. From corporate events to all sizes of wedding receptions and private parties, these high-energy musicians will have your guests dancing and partying from the time they arrive until they "turn out the lights!" Let the professional musicians of Souled Out assist you in making your next event one of the best ever!