Carle Vickers


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Musician, Product Endorser
Company Name
Rovner Products

Carle Vickers’ grandmother was a noted soprano and pianist who gave him a great appreciation for classical music as well as piano lessons. He began playing trumpet and saxophone in grade school and continued throughout high school. While studying pre-med, Carle was given an opportunity to go on tour with the soul group Sam & Dave, which led to becoming a founding member of the funk band LTD. The group had a number of hit records including “Back In Love Again” as well as a creative musical director in James Davis, who added sophistication to the arrangements.  Carle has also performed with Solomon Burke, LL Cool J, Little Milton to name but a few. Carle proudly uses Rovner Products including the companies Legacy and Versa-X Ligatures.