A blistering night of world-class funk, hip hop and jazz breaks from the the incredible Chris Dave and his forever shape-shifting Drumhedz.
Chris Dave and the Drumhedz consists of world-renowned musicians that always alternate. The band may include a combination of any of the following: saxophonist, key player, bassist, guitarist and drummer (Chris Dave).
Tonight’s Artists Are:
Chris Dave – Drums
Pino Palladino – Bass
Isiah Sharkey – Guitar
Kebbi Williams – Sax/Flute
The show takes the audience on a musical journey by playing a variety of genres. Sometimes the band performs covers that are inspired by themes from the likes of Jimi Hendrix, D’Angelo, Fela Kuti, Radiohead, J Dilla and many more. With special surprise guests showing up during performances such as Beyoncé, Mos Def, and Bilal to name a few, Chris Dave and the Drumhedz always adds to the energetic movement of the show.
“Chris Dave is probably the most dangerous drummer alive. He is totally reinventing just what you can do with drums.” Questlove
Chris Dave has been around the world and back playing for and recording with some of music’s most established and iconic artists including: Adele, Maxwell, D’Angelo, Beyoncé, Kenny Garrett, Terrence Blanchard, Wynton Marsalis, Pat Metheny, Donald Brown, MF Doom, Bilal, Lupe Fiasco, Me’shell N’Degeocello, Lalah Hathaway, Ledisi, Sonny Rollins, the Robert Glasper Trio/Experiment, Pharoah Monche, TLC, Toni Braxton, Kevin Mahogany, Kim Burrell, Mos Def, Erykah Badu, Common, Talib Kweli, Jill Scott, A Tribe Called Quest, Mint Condition (Janet Jackson World Tour), Michelle Williams, Dianne Reeves,Sa Ra, Geri Allen, Yolanda Adams, Soulful Symphony,
Reginald Veal and more.
Chris Dave and the Drumhedz has featured great musicians such as Tenor Saxophonist Gary Thomas, bassist Joseph McCreary professionally known as Foley who played with Miles Davis from 1987-1991, Derrick Hodge and Pino Palladino, guitarists Isaiah Sharkey and Tim Stewart, and Cleo “Pookie” Sample on keys. This promises to be one humdinger of a night in the company of some of the finest and most entertaining players out there.
This event will begin at 7.30pm but our Picturehouse Cafe Bar is open earlier for delicious food and drinks.
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