The 7th Hour Groove Masters Band Bio
The 7th Hour Groove Masters band is one of the most diverse bands of their time featuring an entertaining mix of seven genres of music perfectly blended. Musical styles include classic rock, funk and southern soul, rhythm and blues, pop, smooth jazz, country and gospel are performed live to a variety of audiences throughout NC and VA.
The range of musical artist featured include; but are not limited to Frankie Beverly and Maze, The Temptations, Michael Jackson, Anita Baker, Bill Withers, Fantasia Barrino, Alicia Key's, Marvin Gaye, Brian Culbertson, George Benson, Norman Brown, Fred Hammond, Byron Cage, Donald Lawrence and several others.
The band was officially formed in August of 2003 founded by Phil Deans and Michael Duggins as a way to provide quality music for a variety of events. Each member adds a rich and experienced musical background to the mix. In addition, We all have strong backgrounds in gospel and have offered our gifts back to God as we play masterfully as one. We bring many years of prior experience performing professionally in other bands, clubs, colleges, and at various music festivals, charitable events and private functions.
In the past, the 7th Hour Groove Masters have performed at college homecoming events(NC Wesleyan College), local theatres, at the Golden East Mall and have hosted monthly listening parties in various local restaurants. We have also opened for professional jazz singer Alexis Cole.
The band currently performs regularly in eastern NC, with monthly appearances at Jennie's Beans and Buns coffee lounge in Enfield, NC, Jeff's place in Mildred NC, Nash Arts Center, in Nashville NC and Rubens BBQ and Blues restaurant in Rocky Mount, NC.
The 7th Hour Groove Masters provides quality entertainment and tailors music for your special event or musical needs, so much so they can perform as a trio, quartet, or quintet. In addition to providing a great live sound a DJ is also provided for large venues. We would be honored to perform at your event.
Finally, we will do our best to provide you with quality service for a great price.
Thanks for considering us for your entertainment needs.
Phil Deans- Percussionist/Manager