About Big Thomas:
Singer, Songwriter, and Saxophonist
Ernie Thomas is Approaching Fifty years in the Music
Business without the benefit of having had a commercial
During the fifties, whenever a record executive would
hear a demo by Ernie they would say that he sounded too
much like Brook Benton.
As a result of that comparison, No Recording Contract.
Ernest Thomas (Big Ernie) was born in Atlanta, Ga.
At the an early age, he sang with the choir of the
Bethlehem Baptist Church, in Summerhill, Ga.
His mother bought him a horn when he was eleven years old
and he taught himself to play in a few weeks.
He then bought a book on saxophones and learn to read and
He learned well enough to play in his high school band.
Ernie also played on a weekly radio show (WERD) in Atlanta,
In the early fifties, Ernie could be seen playing in many
New York Night Clubs and the surrounding area.
In 1963 Ernie became a bus driver for the City of New York
until his retirement in 1984.
BCJ Productions is proud to debut Big Ernie Thomas, show-
casing hisenormous talent that has been held in obscurity
for so many years.
BCJ Productions. Who are we?
Billy Dawn Smith--singer, songwriter, Record Producer and
arranger for many artist, such as Aretha Franklin, The Crest, The Harptones, Lavern Baker, Nat King Cole, James Darren, Righteous Brothers, Roy Hamilton, The Cleftones,
The Platters, Ruth Brown, and many more.
Raoul J. Cita--singer, songwriter, Record Producer, arranger and vocal coach for many artist, such as the
Harptones,(Raoul is the Founder and Orginal Member of
the group (still active), Joytones, Mabel King and others.
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