Sun Messengers
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Sun Messengers

Band R&B Pop


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7" 2 song single Sun Sounds 1982
4 song 12'EP Sun Sounds 1984
7" 2 song single Sun Sounds 1985
4 song cassette Sun Sounds 1992
Late Night Cruise full length CD Sun Sounds 1998



The Sun Messengers are an eight-piece, horn-driven R&B show-band based in Detroit, Michigan USA. This top-notch band plays everything from Motown classics and old school Funk to Big-Band, Classic Rock and Jazz standards. The Sun Messengers have been one of the most popular groups in the Detroit area since forming in 1980. In addition to performing as a headliner, the band has backed up such artists as The Drifters, Johnny Adams, Earl King, Martha Reeves, Sir Mack Rice, Leon Thomas and The Falcons. Since 1996 the Sun Messengers have been the house band for the Detroit Pistons, performing during Piston's home games. The band consists of a four-piece horn section, drums, bass, keyboards and guitar. Six of the eight members handle the vocal arrangements.