The Music Of RICK JAMES + TEENA MARIE Performed By ABSTRACT TRUTH
Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Abstract Truth lives on the edge of classification, weaving jazz with soul, R&B and Latin rhythms, rock, gospel, blues, and funk. This musical foundation is the subtle masterful interplay of (Bassist and founding member), G. Lawrence, (Drummer) Zackuri Durham, (Saxophonist) Roy Richardson JR, (Keyboardist) Vince Stith and (Vocalist) Valarie Ford. Abstract Truth manages to create a sound that is at once fresh and familiar. The Band has performed with or recorded for international artist such as Kem, War, George Clinton, Mel'isa Morgan, Roy Ayers, The Ohio Players, Kindred The Family Soul, Angela Bofil, Spur of the Moment, The Temptations, Billy Paul, The Stylistics and Al Green just to name a few. Their latest CD pays tribute to the incredible music of Rick James and Teena Marie. The CD entitled "Fire and Desire" a tribute to The Songbook of Rick James and Teena Marie Volume I is available at all music outlets.
When & Where
B.B. King Blues Club
Conveniently located in the heart of Times Square near Penn Station and Port Authority, B.B. King Blues Club & Grill offers music fans a unique experience. Owned by the Bensusan Family, proprietors of the world renowned Blue Note Jazz Club, the club features world-class musical talent and consists of two distinct spaces: the Showcase Room & Lucille’s Grill.
The breathtaking main space is classical in form and spirit: two-tiered, horseshoe-shaped seating (booths & tables) centered around a 30-foot stage presents up close and personal views of all performances. The 40-foot bar is a haven for the reserved listener. The atmosphere is enhanced with two 8-foot big video screens on either side of the stage.