It’s been five decades since drummer/producer Bobby Colomby and friends assembled the first group to successfully blend rock and jazz into a genre-crossing sound and style. So successfully in fact, that the band’s second album, Blood, Sweat & Tears, topped the Billboard charts for many weeks and beat out the Beatles’ ...
“Booker T. Jones is one of the legends of soul
music. ” — The New Yorker
“Jones’ name is synonymous with the Hammond B3 organ. At 17, he recorded the instrument’s anthem, “Green Onions” — NPR
It can be argued that it was Booker T. Jones who set the cast for modern soul
music and is largely responsible ...
Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of The Heavy Metal Horns!
"This is the kind of band that thrives on live shows. Their brassy blend of rhythm & blues, reggae, jazz, soul
, and funk, has a way of turning rooms into a romp." -J. Barry Mothes, Portland Press Herald
"A funk soul
band with honest jazz feelings." -Bob ...