James Bell leaves Promise Trio

James & Charity Bell

James & Charity Bell

Promise Trio announced this evening that their tenor, James Bell, has left to join the U.S. Army. He flew out for basic training on Sunday. Baritone and manager David Mann stated, “When Promise was launched back in July, we were most fortunate to have our tenor singer, James Bell, available during those important, beginning stages of our ministry. The 3 of us have been friends for almost 10 years and that friendship has made the last 4 months an easy ride. … We want to thank him for his time here and wish him the best as he serves our country.”

Tenors interested in auditioning can contact davidmannmusic@gmail.com.

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  1. I’m so sorry. God protect him, in every way.

    • On the flip side, perhaps this was a life-long dream that is finally coming true…

  2. I’m sad to hear this news. I thought the 3 of them made a wonderful trio!

  3. ‘Tis the season to switch tenors, fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la. We’re looking at someone right now and, fortunately (and unfortunately), so are/have several other groups. It’s like a game of hot potatoe, except with tenor auditions.

    All kidding aside, we wish James the best and will inform you when we choose our new tenor.

    • Here’s what you could have said / done

      “‘Tis the season to switch tenors, fa la la la la la la la la. We just asked one o’er to dinner, fa la la la la la la la la. We sure hope that if we woo him, fa la la la la la la la la. That he’ll join and we won’t lose him, fa la la la la la la la la. 🙂

  4. Wow. Spellcheck didn’t catch “potatoe?” Sorry. Potato.

  5. We enjoyed meeting James this fall, and our family wishes him the best as he serves our country. We look forward to meeting the new potato – er, um…the new tenor. 🙂

    “One potato, two potato, three potato, four….”