mEET THE aRTISTS
DCs creator of the known percussion driven unique sound coined The Bounce Beat, a branch of Washington DCs Signature sound GOGO music. Grown from the timbale bass & rhythm bass drum Bounce Beat was created by TCB founder The Late "Polo Reggie Burwell" in 1998.
The "New" Doug Carn Quintet
DOUG CARN, Pianist , Organist, multi- keyboardist and Songwriter.
Doug brings his fabulous New Quintet to the Home Rule Festival. The group consist of Duane Eubanks on Trumpet, Eric Wyatt Tenor Sax, Corcoran Holt from Kenny Garretts band on Bass and Eric Kennedy on Drums.
This power packed and dynamic ensemble will perform traditional Doug Carn originals and Instrumental adaptations from the Black Jazz Era and new compositions as well.
Over the years Doug has kept the Black Fire of Our music burning continuously and now will join forces to eliminate the Gentrification of Black American Music and Culture and firmly establish "Home Rule".
This will be a Historic Performance that should not be missed!
David Murray Octet Revival
The David Murray Octet was one of the most venerated jazz ensembles in the world during the 1980s and ’90s, and now Murray is bringing back what was once his flagship band, this time with a new lineup of young side musicians. Murray, a longtime saxophone innovator who at 64 is already considered a living legend, first recorded with an octet in 1980; its original lineup included the great Henry Threadgill, Butch Morris, George Lewis and Anthony Davis. Since then he has recorded over 100 albums, and collaborated with a vertiable who’s-who of fellow jazz luminaries: McCoy Tyner, Jack DeJohnette, Elvin Jones, Jack DeJohnette, Reggie Workman, Andrew Cyrille and Pharoah Sanders, among many others.
Plunky & Oneness of JuJu
Saxophonist J. Plunky Branch is an experienced performer, songwriter, and music and film producer. He is president of his own independent record label, N.A.M.E. Brand Records, through which he has released 30 albums. With his group, Plunky & Oneness, he has appeared in concert with some of the biggest names in Black music, including Patti Labelle, Ray Charles, Earth Wind & Fire, Yellow Jackets, Frankie Beverly & Maze, LL Cool J, Chuck Brown, and more. His song “Every Way But Loose” was a top-ten soul music chart hit in London in the 1980’s and his hit single, “Drop,” was released in 2007. Today he continues to produce and tour with his band playing rousing funk, jazz, African, rap and R&B.