Dereck Vinson at age 15, was playing drums and singing professionally in clubs with a variety of groups, among whom were The
Intriques, who recorded the hit song, In A Moment, He has also played with Barbara Mason, a recording artist from philadelphia.
He has performed at the Spectrum, (a major concert hall in Philadelphia) and other top concert halls and clubs across the
USA and Canada, appearing with such groups as, The Drifters, The Platers, The State Of Mind Band, Buff, (Pattie La Belles
one time back-up band), Instant Funk (who recorded the hit song I Got My Mind Made Up), King Moses And The Jack Raven Band,
Chronicles, and Moses Magnum. Dereck decided to pursue a solo career and formed, The DVP (The Dereck Vinson Project) for which
he was the lead singer. He also wrote songs for the group and served as producer for the group.
Click here to view another Dereck Vinson website
Click here to view yet another Dereck Vinson website
Click here to view other projects Dereck Vinson is involved in