Musically Minded Academy Presents Featured Artists..
The Steve Carter Group
with Special Guest Jeff Narell
The Steve Carter Group is a modern funky jazz band: Steve Carter (piano), Dennis Smith (bass), and Tommie Bradford (drums). These musicians have decades of experience playing, recording and touring all over the world. They have played with George Benson, Michael Franti and Spearhead, The Jerry Garcia Band, Ledisi, Tony! Toni! Tone!, Love and Rockets, Sheila E., Mickey Hart, Pete Escovedo, The Freaky Executives, Bobby Womack, Linda Tillery, Taj Mahal, Los Mocosos and many more!
For this concert they have added Steel Drum Virtuoso Jeff Narell. They are taking the Steel Drums out of the Caribbean and bringing them to Oakland both stylistically and literally.
The band will be performing compositions from Steve Carter CDs, new tunes by Steve Carter as well as a new composition written by Jeff Narell especially for this ensemble.
Their newest CD “ Cosmopolis” received top 10 CD of the year honors in All About Jazz and reached #17 of the Jazz Charts.
When & Where
Musically Minded Academy
Phone: 510 601 5700