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**FREQUINOX** [@OneEyedJax/New Orleans] 9pm-1:30am (DonaldHarrison, RobertM...
Mon, May 1, 2017, 9:00 PM – Tue, May 2, 2017, 1:00 AM CDT
BooM BooM RooM Presents
DONALD HARRISON - Sax/ Headhunters
STANTON MOORE - Drums/ Galactic
ROBERT MERCURIO - Bass/ Galactic
ROBERT WALTER - B3 & Keys/ Greyboy Allstars
WILL BERNARD - Guitar/ TJ Kirk
MIKE DILLON - Vibes, Percussion/ Garage A Trois
MONONEON - Bass/ Prince
& ORGAN FREEMAN – Organ Trio
DJ Doug Funnie of WTUL
[@ One Eyed Jacks /NewOrleans]
The FREQUINOX is not just a band; it is a super group of musicians. Born of the concept that in combining members from the “best of the best” of the West-Coast’s Soul-Jazz Boogaloo bands with those of the “best of the best” from New Orleans to form a Super group so damn funky and exceptional that it would be the cause of an out-and-out, general freak-out for those that witness this sensational group!
Having recorded with the Headhunter, this sax player from NOLA is a true legend. He also combined jazz with Afro-New Orleans traditional music on his critically acclaimed and influential albums “Indian Blues” in 1991 and “Spirits of Congo Square” in 2000.
Born and raised in New Orleans, Stanton Moore is a dedicated drummer and performer especially connected to the city, its culture and collaborative spirit. Driven and inspired by the thriving music scene of his hometown which includes such greats as Professor Longhair, Doctor John and The Meters, Moore’s name is now mentioned amongst these Big Easy mainstays.
New Orleans local, and founder of Galactic, this bassist knows how to get groovy. Mercurio has been performing in the funk scene for decades, and never falls short of bringing his unique sound to the table.
Robert Walter performs all his own stunts. For 20 years, the San Diego native has been pulling drawbars and pushing the limits of the Hammond B3 organ. Walter helped form the the Greyboy Allstars in 1993 with Karl Denson, Elgin Park, Chris Stillwell, Zak Najor, and DJ Greyboy. Influenced by soul-jazz and funk records from the 1960s and 70s, the band juxtaposed jazz improvisation and dance music.
Grammy nominated guitarist Will Bernard, a Berkeley, CA native and Brooklyn NY transplant studied guitar and piano from an early age with Dave Creamer, Art Lande and Julian White later developing and interest in classical music composition. Since then, Bernard has participated in a host of boundary stretching groups, ranging from jazz, hip-hop and world music to experimental music, with many stops in between.
Fockstar is comprised of percussionist Mike Dillon, bassist MonoNeon and up-and-coming funk trio Organ Freeman. New Orleans' local Mike Dillon has been labeled as a “punk rock provocateur,” “jazz vibraphone visionary,” and “percussion virtuoso” by his critics, having performed with Les Claypool, Garage A Tois and countless other musical projects. Brooklyn based MonoNeon has created a die-hard fanbase through his work with Prince, along with a variety of collaborations that have deemed him to one of the most innovative bassists of the modern-funk-era. Finally, straight out California, Organ Freeman is a trio featuring tight-laced musicianship, funk forward jams, and extrodinairly high energy to keep you groovin.
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