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Description: "Smooth soul with a taste of R&B and a sprinkle of New Orleans grooves"

Larry Vann - drums/ vocals (Martha Reeves, The Whispers, Elvin Bishop, Charles Brown, Curtis Mayfield, Charlie Musselwhite)
Michael Warren - bass (Merl Sanders, BB King, Randy Crawford, Maria Muldaur, Buddy Miles, The Crusaders)
Roscoe Gallo - keys (Jules Broussard, Malo, The Fred Ross Project and The Starlight Orchestra, Alvon Johnson, Frank Biner, Pacific    Brass and Electric)

“The Groove Merchant”, is the title appointed to this San Francisco Bay Area legend.  Authentic “root music”, the essential substance of his artistic source, is the foundation for this superbly seasoned artist’s own music branding, which fuses the essence of soul-stirring blues, sweet, mellow jazz and authentic soul, R&B and funk. The “Groove Merchant’s” groove will grab a hold on you.

Larry Vann has toured and recorded with The Whispers, Martha Reeves, The Marvelettes, Charles Brown, Buffy Saint Marie, Randy Crawford, Charlie Musselwhite, Brian Auger and many more.  His work with Ron Thompson & The Resistors contributed to the band earning two Bammy awards. Vann's honors include The Blues Society's West Coast Hall of Fame "Blues Drummer of the Year" and The Jazz Institute's "Man of the Year".

Doors open 7:30
Date: Friday, June 19, 2015
Time: 11:00pm-1:00am EDT
Duration: 2 hours
Priority: 5-Medium
Access: Public
Created by: Eloise Cotton
Updated: Friday, June 12, 2015 5:52pm EDT
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