FREQUINOX (+ HONEY ISLAND SWAMP BAND) (Postponed TBA)

FREQUINOX (+ HONEY ISLAND SWAMP BAND) + DJ LOGIC @ One Eyed Jack in New Orleans

Date:

Tue Oct 12

Time:

8:00 PM

Age:

18+

Price:

Show is at One Eyed Jacks, New Orleans

Talent:

 

  • Date:  Monday, October 12th 2020
  • Door Time: 8:00 PM
  • Venue:  One Eyed Jacks, New Orleans
  • Show Type: Funk & R’nB Rockin
  • Restrictions: 18 & over


* WATCH THE PROMO VIDEO *

 


BooM BooM RooM Presents:

 

** FREQUINOX **

 

with Special Guest:

BIG SAM
(of Big Sam’s Funky Nation)


plus:
HONEY ISLAND SWAMP BAND *


and:
DJ LOGIC *
(the Original Logic)


One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans

 



FREQUINOX

starring:
DONALD HARRISON – Sax/ Headhunters
STANTON MOORE – Drums/ Galactic
ROBERT MERCURIO – Bass/ Galactic
ROBERT WALTER – B3 & Keys/ Greyboy Allstars
WILL BERNARD – Guitar/ TJ Kirk

 

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!  This is a Boom Boom Room Presents Original Super Band.

 

Donald Harrison
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.

Stanton Moore
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.

Robert Mercurio
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
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 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.

Will Bernard
Although currently a New Yorker, guitarist Will Bernard‘s unique voice was formed for the most part from the rich cultural roots of the San Francisco Bay Area. Along the way he studied classical music, jazz, played in basements and coliseums, and absorbed the Bay Area Multi-Kultii, the New York downtown edge, and the loose funk of New Orleans. He has performed or recorded with Charlie Hunter, Stanton Moore, Robert Walter, John Medeski, Dr Lonnie Smith, Ben Sidran, Peter Apfelbaum, Jai Uttal, Tom Waits, Dr. John and a lot of other known and unknowns. Will can be seen working in a chameleon-like way to fit into his current habitat. His 2007 CD “Party Hats” as well as his 1997 collaborative project T.J. Kirk’s If Four Was One were both nominated for Grammys, and he is nominated yearly in Downbeat Magazine’s Critics Poll for “Best Rising Star” Guitar Player. Will is a regular fixture at New Orleans Jazz fest, Jam Cruise and other similar events, and has toured extensively in the US and Europe. Currently, Will performs with John Medeski’s Mad Skillet, Peter Apfelbaum’s Sparkler, Frequinox with Stanton Moore and Robert Walter, Pleasure Drones, Brian Charette’s Mighty Grinders, and the Will Bernard Trio and Quartet. Will’s 8th album as a leader, Out and About was released in 2016 on Posi-Tone Records.

 

plus:
HONEY ISLAND SWAMP BAND *

On October 12th During Jazz Fest In New Orleans

“They’re irresistible by their name alone…” – Elmore

 

Think The Band’s Big Pink album and add a splash of hot sauce with Willin’ by Little Feat – this group of New Orleans vagabonds nails it.

 

New Orleans, LA or San Francisco, CA
From the pristine waters of the Honey Island Swamp, to the vibrant streets of New Orleans, to the hazy corner of Haight-Asbury in San Francisco, this band has endured devastation, relocation, and revitalization. A group whose sound has been tagged “Bayou Americana,” the Honey Island Swamp Band takes the hammer to the nail with the help of producer Luther Dickinson with Demolition Day.

Drawing from their diverse backgrounds, the band’s lyrical content is quite colorful. “They really are all over the map,” Aaron explains of the topics explored on Demolition Day. “Some are rooted in reality and personal experience. “Head High Water Blues” is a look back at the Hurricane Katrina experience now that ten years has passed. Much has been rebuilt, but much has not and never will be – and the song is more about the emotional scars that can never be fully erased. Others are just fiction and storytelling. We had the music for “Through Another Day”, and it sounded sort of old and epic and Southern, and that inspired this Civil War-era storyline that became the lyrics. Others are just sort of playful nonsense about life and relationships, like “Watch And Chain.”

Demolition Day is about rebuilding more than tearing down. It’s about a renewal of purpose, reflected through powerful lyrics and stories, great slide guitar on top of deep bass and rhythms that continue to move the foundation that the band was built upon.

New Orleans has a deep well of music, and that well has no rules – the only boundaries are the ones that we place on ourselves.

On Demolition Day, the Honey Island Swamp Band breaks these boundaries to deliver a sound so relevant and honest that even in the darkest of days – like the violent storm that brought this group of musicians together – Demolition Day still shines brightly.

 

 

Meet The Honey Island Swamp Band:
Aaron Wilkinson – mandolin, guitar, harmonica, vocals
Lee Yankie – guitar, vocals
Sam Price – bass, vocals
Garland Paul – drums, vocals
Chris Spies – keyboards

 

 

and:
DJ LOGIC * (the Original Logic)
DJ Logic is a turntablist active primarily in nu-jazz/acid jazz and with jam bands. Kibler was born and raised in The Bronx. An early interest in hip hop led to his using the turntables, practicing often. He has performed as a guest of Ratdog, Medeski Martin & Wood.

 

 

 

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