MEET THE ARTISTS
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".
PLUNKY & ONENESS OF JUJU
Saxophonist J. Plunky Branch is an experienced performer, songwriter, and music and film producer. Co-Founder of Black Fire Records, he is currently 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.