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Sims On Sax

Jam Band from North Hollywood, CA - Will travel up to 3000 miles
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The Urban Groove Band plays all genre of music. There are several band members who have played professionally on albums, cruise ships, musical tour, weddings, jazz festivals, and various other social gatherings. Each musical instrument in this band has a signature sound which creates a perfect blend when playing rock, jazz, latin, or funk. On stage Urban Groove is full of life and energy which is felt in the audience from one song to the next. Whether someone is dancing or listening, the "groove" is something that one can feel. Below is a brief description of the Urban Groove Band members and some of their experiences throughout the USA. The Urban Groove Band can accommodated all special request of specific genre of music / or specific songs with advance notice.

BAND MEMBERS:
Daryl Whitlow - Drummer - Daryl has toured throughout the US; he has played in the following - Theatrical - “It Ain't Nothing But The Blues”, “Fame”, “Disney's 'The Lion King', “The Life of Billie Holiday”; Rhythm and Blues - “Forever Motown” with The Marvelette's and The Intrigues, Atlantic City, NJ, The SOS Band, Atlantic Recording Artist “All for One”, Patrice Rushen, Kevin Toney, Smooth Jazz Artist; Orchestra - Atlanta Youth Symphony Orchestra, Gospel - Yolanda Adams, Edwin Hawkins, Vickie Winans, Shepherd of the Hills Church

James “Jinx” Gardner (Guitar) - James has toured Japan and Canada as well as throughout the US, appeared on television and several plays. Recorded guitar on EnVogue's “Funky Divas” multiplatinum CD. Performed live with Andre Crouch, Gail Johnson, Donnie McClurkin, Christopher Williams, RAMA, Troop, RioSoul, and Kontroversy; "Jinx" is currently active in several bands throughout Southern California and is the lead guitarist for The Urban Groove Band and Spirit of Zion Fellowship Church

James R Jefferson "Hoss" - Bass - Has played for recording artist Gail Johnson, Tony Wilkins, Johnny Taylor, and Tyrone Davis. James is currently is the bassist for The Urban Groove Band and Spirit of Zion Fellowship Church

Mike Hunt - Keyboards with the following bands: Scarlet Thread, LA Undercover Band, Paramount Studio 21 Jazz Band, Lucky Lloyd and the Blues Shockers. Artist Affiliations: Gayle Johnson, Justo Almario, Abraham Laboriel, Alex Al. Mike is currently is the keyboard player for The Urban Groove Band and Spirit of Zion Fellowship Church

Tyler Combs - Vibraphone and Piano: Tyler is a gifted musician. Earning a BA in music from UOP in 2011 he has played music on stage with Barbara Morrison, Bobby McFerrin, Paul Contos. He has performed with The Jazz Fondue, Bobby Hurricane All-Stars, The Granada Project Various Cues, played music vibes on several TV shows including Wicked Tuna, Pit Boss, Kendra On Top, My Cat From Hell, “PAW Symphony #1”, The
Four movement symphony for 25-piece orchestra. Recorded live at the University of the Pacific with album, sales benefitting the Performing Animal Welfare Society, “Casual Encounters” album, and A Jazz album featuring five original works in a variety of styles.

"Sims-on-Sax" - Jimmy Sims - Band Leader and College Professor / Saxophonist is currently under the mentorship of Professional keyboard player Richard "88 Fingers" Turner; Venues Played - Hansen Dam Jazz Festival, Juneteenth Jazz Festival, Fresno Women Convention COGIC, Sacramento Family Day Reunion, Mattie Moss Clarke, Jackie Robinson Festival and Jazz, Coffee The Tripp Bar and Grille, Academic Scholarship Awards Banquet






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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Please note Sims On Sax will also travel to Valley Village, Van Nuys, Burbank, Studio City, Sun Valley, Panorama City, Sherman Oaks, Toluca Lake, Universal City, Pacoima, Beverly Hills, Arleta, Los Angeles, North Hills, Encino, Glendale, Hollywood, Mission Hills, Northridge, Sunland, San Fernando, Tujunga, Granada Hills, Pasadena, Reseda, Sylmar, Tarzana, La Crescenta, Montrose, Verdugo City.
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