Feb 6, 2013 · 7:30 PM
Dimitrious Jazz Alley
let's support a fellow Seattle Jazz Meetup member...
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parking in Westin gargage. will send directions to those attending
3 Brave Souls
John Beasley, Darryl Jones, Ronald Bruner Jr.
featuring singer Dwight Trible
Showcase Concerts “ass-wiggling funk/jazz…
“3 Brave Souls create a groove so deep you could fall right in.” – Urban Flux
Three Miles Davis alumni and funk-feel-freaks, keyboardist John Beasley,
groovemeister and Rolling Stones’ bassist Darryl Jones,
master drummer Ndugu Chancler joined forces to form 3 Brave Souls and baptize classic jazz flavorings with
contagious and penetrating funk grooves with honey dew sounds of southern soul.
The Seattle showcase will feature Ronald Bruner Jr, just out of the studio with Prince, on drums and cosmic vocal improviser Dwight Trible.
“Eclectic brand of funk…danceable music…songs with hypnotic grooves, a soulful stew or a silky ballad. There’s seldom a dull moment here.” - Jazz Times
Grammy-nominee John Beasley started his music career touring with Freddie Hubbard for 8 years and with his garage band (Vinnie Colauita+John Patittuci). At 28, Miles Davis took him on tour. Beasley went on to perform and record with Steely Dan (MD), Dianne Reeves, Christian McBride, Chaka Khan, Kenny Garrett, Queen Latifah (MD), LA Philharmonic, and James Brown’s final LA concert, to list a few. Beasley brought Ndugu and Darryl together to form 3 Brave Souls writing five songs, two with soul songstress Sy Smith.
Groove-meister of the highest order, bassist extraordinare Darryl Jones has been omnipresence in high-profile jazz, pop, and rock gigs, including 5 years with Miles Davis, Rolling Stones since 1993, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Sting, Eric Clapton and Peter Gabriel. This personal project 3 Brave Souls feature Jones’ compositions and his husky vocals.
By 30, Ronald Bruner Jr. raked up a credit list to dream of, having performed with jazz icons Wayne Shorter, Dianne Reeves, Ron Carter, a regular member of Kenny Garrett band, Roy Hargrove, and Marcus Miller, among
Jazz Inside magazine TOP CDs of 2012