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Under the Lake - Jazz, Groove & Attitude
Under The LakeJazz, Groove & AttitudeMind in Overdrive
Home Base : Portland, OR
Music Style : Contemporary Fusion Jazz

INSTRUMENTS: Trombone, tenor sax, guitar, keyboards, bass, drums

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COLLEAGUES: John Moak (trombone), David Evans (sax), Kenny Franklin (bass), Brian Foxworth (drums), Nathan Brown (bass), Quintin Gerard W. (sax), Ben Jones (bass), Darryl Williams (bass), Jeff Kashiwa (sax), Richard Sellers (drums), Patrick Yandall (guitar).
 
PERFORMANCES:
• Portland Jazz Festival, Portland, OR
• Newport Beach Jazz Festival, Newport Beach, CA
• Maui Music Festival, Kaanapali, Maui, HI
• House of Blues, Hollywood, CA
• The Jazz Station, Eugene, OR
• KiFM Jazz Festival, San Diego, CA

PERFORMED WITH : Joe Sample, Keiko Matsui, Stanley Jordan, The Rippingtons, Spyro Gyra, Norman Brown, Larry Carlton, Billy Cobham, Stanely Clarke, George Howard, Jeff Lorber, The Braxton Brothers

NOTEWORTHY:
• Four star rating from Allmusic Guide
• Top 50 charting release “People Together” (2007)
• WBJB "One of the Top 10 releases of 1996" 
• 11 weeks on the Smoothjazz Indie chart (2007)
• Black Entertainment Television's BET on Jazz included the song "The Slider" on their Jazz Discoveries CD released and distributed by BMG Direct (1997)

Booking Contact(s)
Jayson Tipp
206-890-1098
Under The Lake - Jazz, Groove & Attitude

"...effervescent, vivacious and all-together engaging." ~SmoothJazz.com

"An appealing hybrid that is partially powerful pop, partially improvisational jazz, and even a little artsy Return To Forever-like fusion. Put all the elements together and the result is pure musical dynamite...One of the hottest debuts of the year. Don't miss it!" ~Jonathan Widran, Jazziz 

"For comparison's sake, the band's sound can be likened to The Crusaders, Larry Carlton, Bob James, and David Sanborn. Under The Lake offers solid contemporary jazz with a bit of groove and attitude." ~Dick Hogan, Cedar Rapids Gazette

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