The Curtis Family C-Notes are an all-family band featuring Maestro Curtis aka Papa C, Nola Curtis aka Mama C and their five children. Phoenix, the youngest at 11, is skilled at piano, violin, guitar, bass and vocals. At 13, left-handed Xahir, aka Kiki, rocks the electric guitar, sings and can play a right-handed guitar upside down like Jimi Hendrix. Isis, 14, performs on drums, keyboard and vocals. Nile, 15, plays bass and vocals. The eldest, 16-year-old Zahara, plays guitar, violin, drums and vocals.
The Curtis Family C-Notes' audition in Episode 1602 consisted of singing "I Was Made to Love Her" by Stevie Wonder. Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, Sofia Vergara, and Simon Cowell all voted "Yes", sending them to the next round.
The Curtis Family C-Notes were chosen to advance to the Top 36.
The Curtis Family C-Notes' Quarterfinals performance in Episode 1613 consisted of singing The O'Jays' "Love Train". They did not receive enough votes to advance to the Semifinals in Episode 1614, eliminating them from the competition instead of Chapkidz.