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’ ...
TAKE 6 is the most awarded a cappella group in history, with 10 Grammys, 10 Dove Awards (Gospel Music Awards), Best Jazz Vocal Group honors for seven consecutive years in Downbeat’s prestigious Reader’s and Critic’s Poll, a Soul
Train Music Award, BRE (Black Radio Exclusive) Vocal Group of the Year, two NAACP Image Award ...
“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 ...