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  • The Black Soul Experience

    Sun, Aug. 25, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Welcome to The Black Soul Experience, a high-powered, intense live show. R&B, funk, soul, soca, hip-hop, reggae, and house will keep you dancing in the aisles all night long! Featuring your hos...

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  • Red Sahara

    Mon, Aug. 26, 2019 at 7:30 PM

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  • Cheryl Pepsii Riley's "Black Velvet Mondays, Musicians and Singers Jam"

    Mon, Aug. 26, 2019 at 9:00 PM

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  • Cindy Latin

    Tue, Aug. 27, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    New York native Cindy Latin is a songwriter, artist, arranger, and producer, living in the space between R&B and Jazz. Her music is influenced by artists ranging from Erykah Badu to John Coltrane....

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  • UNLTD!

    Tue, Aug. 27, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Some of Cafe Wha?'s finest musicians come to the Groove for a special performance to do their thing on a Monday night - expect everything from rock, reggae, R&B to pop and hip hop!

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  • BK Sonics

    Wed, Aug. 28, 2019 at 7:29 PM

    Featuring international talent from across NYC and based in Brooklyn, BKSonics never fail to deliver the goods when it comes to tight grooves and soaring vocals. With their combined love of Funk an...

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  • The Kennedy Administration

    Wed, Aug. 28, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Please note there is a $5 cover charge on Wednesdays For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 to be guaranteed ...

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  • Taylor Burgess

    Thu, Aug. 29, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    A special treat for all. Taylor not only brings her trio to the stage, but has a couple of guest players to join the party. As an semi release of her upcoming EP, there will be a mixture of contemp...

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  • Li'nard's Many Moods

    Thu, Aug. 29, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Li'nard Jackson is the heart and soul of Li'nards Many Moods Band and is a New York City legend. He is recognized as a genius in the art of dynamic, live performance and as a versatile bass...

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  • Lilla

    Fri, Aug. 30, 2019 at 7:30 PM

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  • The Black Soul Experience

    Fri, Aug. 30, 2019 at 9:30 PM

    Please note there is a $10 cover charge on Friday For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 t...

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  • Linden St. Connection

    Sat, Aug. 31, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Since 2015, Linden St. Connection has been writing and performing music steeped in influence from New Orleans and the American singer-songwriter tradition. Offering their originals, Linden St. also...

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  • Rahj & The Mash

    Sat, Aug. 31, 2019 at 9:30 PM

    Please note there is a $10 cover charge on Saturday For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45...

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  • Love at the End of Summer - A Tribute to Svika Pick

    Sun, Sep. 1, 2019 at 6:00 PM

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  • The Black Soul Experience

    Sun, Sep. 1, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Welcome to The Black Soul Experience, a high-powered, intense live show. R&B, funk, soul, soca, hip-hop, reggae, and house will keep you dancing in the aisles all night long! Featuring your hos...

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  • Cheryl Pepsii Riley's "Black Velvet Mondays, Musicians and Singers Jam"

    Mon, Sep. 2, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Please note there is a $10 cover charge on Monday's For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 ...

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  • Planetary People

    Tue, Sep. 3, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Planetary People is a collective of musicians that plays a mix of high energy funk, fusion, and jazz music. As a group, P.O.P. performs regularly in the NYC music scene, while also having toured throu...

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  • SLSTRSS

    Wed, Sep. 4, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    SLSTRSS' music has been described as "sexy, sultry, fresh and hip with ever present strong vocals and classic gospel and jazz influences". Summer Williams, better known by her sta...

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  • Kim Summerson Soulful Music

    Wed, Sep. 4, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Cafe Wha's lead singer, Kim Summerson brings her own band to The Groove for a night of soulful motown, funk and soul. Check out this special intimate performance at Groove, her home away from home...

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  • SpinKicK

    Thu, Sep. 5, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    SpinKicK is a band created by Norman Paul Edwards Jr. The band blends Dance, Funk, Hip Hop and Jazz into feel good melodies and slamming grooves. The music is influenced by artists such as Earth Wi...

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  • Ritmosis

    Fri, Sep. 6, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    David Deej brings his unique "Cuban Soul" to the Groove for a special early show!

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  • Tracey Nicole & Company

    Fri, Sep. 6, 2019 at 9:30 PM

    Please note there is a $10 cover charge on weekends For weekend shows, ALL members of your party mus...

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  • The Tristones

    Sat, Sep. 7, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    The Tristones is a Blues-Rock-Funk project fronted by Canadian guitarist Tristan Clark. Originally from Vancouver Island, Canada, Tristan started playing guitar at the age of 11. He completed his degr...

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  • The Music of Nina Simone & First Ladies of Jazz & Blues

    Sun, Sep. 8, 2019 at 7:00 PM

    First Ladies of Jazz & Blues: The Music of Etta James, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone & More feat. Emilie Surtees Jazz has not one queen but three, and impassioned vocalist Emi...

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  • The Black Soul Experience

    Sun, Sep. 8, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Welcome to The Black Soul Experience, a high-powered, intense live show. R&B, funk, soul, soca, hip-hop, reggae, and house will keep you dancing in the aisles all night long! Featuring your hos...

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  • Thomas Aren

    Mon, Sep. 9, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Biography Thomas Aren McDonald is a 23 year old multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer from southern Rhode Island, USA. At the age of 18, Tom moved to Wilmington, ...

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  • Cheryl Pepsii Riley's "Black Velvet Mondays, Musicians and Singers Jam"

    Mon, Sep. 9, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Please note there is a $10 cover charge on Monday's For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 ...

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  • Beings Organ Trio

    Tue, Sep. 10, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    BEINGS is a funk organ trio based in New York City. Consisting of VJ Brown (guitar), Kevin Never (drums), and Monti (organ), the trio brings high energy and feel-good funk to its audiences wherever th...

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  • UNLTD!

    Tue, Sep. 10, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Some of Cafe Wha?'s finest musicians come to the Groove for a special performance to do their thing on a Monday night - expect everything from rock, reggae, R&B to pop and hip hop!

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  • Taylor Burgess

    Wed, Sep. 11, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    "As masters of their crafts, Taylor’s Trio formed a group that has captured a unique contemporary jazz/ soul sound. Taking the knowledge from a classical background, this quartet transforme...

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  • The Kennedy Administration

    Wed, Sep. 11, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Please note there is a $5 cover charge on Wednesdays For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 to be guaranteed ...

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  • Jake Pinto Band

    Thu, Sep. 12, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    In New York, Jake has made a name for himself in the pop, rock, and improvised music community. He is a founding member of the 10 piece afrorock outfit EMEFE (featuring members of Antibalas) and h...

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  • JEFF

    Fri, Sep. 13, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    “JEFF is a young funk band with a firecracker sound; ready to awaken the spirit in you and get your booty shaking. Featuring a growing number of original songs, and funk classics from the 70&rsq...

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  • The Black Soul Experience

    Fri, Sep. 13, 2019 at 9:30 PM

    Please note there is a $10 cover charge on Friday For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 t...

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  • Kelly Vargas

    Sat, Sep. 14, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Pop/R&B singer-songwriter, Recording Engineer, Producer and multi-instrumentalist originally from Long Island, New York. Kelly Vargas is a guitarist, pianist, vocalist, songwriter and ...

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  • Kelly Vargas

    Sat, Sep. 14, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Pop/R&B singer-songwriter, Recording Engineer, Producer and multi-instrumentalist originally from Long Island, New York. Kelly Vargas is a guitarist, pianist, vocalist, songwriter and ...

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  • The Black Soul Experience

    Sun, Sep. 15, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Welcome to The Black Soul Experience, a high-powered, intense live show. R&B, funk, soul, soca, hip-hop, reggae, and house will keep you dancing in the aisles all night long! Featuring your hos...

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  • Omeri Monroe

    Mon, Sep. 16, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Omeri, is a fantastic artist, singer and song writer. Inspired by the 70’s R&B and pop classics constantly playing on the radio in the background at home, he naturally began singin...

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  • Cheryl Pepsii Riley's "Black Velvet Mondays, Musicians and Singers Jam"

    Mon, Sep. 16, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Please note there is a $10 cover charge on Monday's For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 ...

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  • Adequate Fur

    Tue, Sep. 17, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Adequate Fur is a unique project that pushes the boundaries of genre and songwriting, with lush female vocals floating atop of a rock trio, and is tied together with genuine, brutally honest lyric...

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  • Red Sahara

    Wed, Sep. 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Experience moments of music and magic of the original styles of Red Sahara, the Brooklyn based genre-bending collective, lead by performer-songwriters Sabrina Clery and Vita Tanga. Unique, ard...

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  • The Kennedy Administration

    Wed, Sep. 18, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Please note there is a $5 cover charge on Wednesdays For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 to be guaranteed ...

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  • Tatiana Owens

    Thu, Sep. 19, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    MTV "O Music Award" Nominee - Tatiana's music has been featured on CBS, MTV, VH1 Logo, Lifetime, CMT, BET, USA Network and Showtime. Tatiana's song "Beautiful People" - Tat...

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  • Project Grand Slam

    Fri, Sep. 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    http://projectgrandslam.com/ Project Grand Slam is an acclaimed Fusion band, led by bassist/leader/composer Robert Miller, combining the power and beat of rock with the complexity and improvis...

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  • The Black Soul Experience

    Fri, Sep. 20, 2019 at 9:30 PM

    Please note there is a $10 cover charge on Friday For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 t...

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  • Taylor Burgess

    Sat, Sep. 21, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    "As masters of their crafts, Taylor’s Trio formed a group that has captured a unique contemporary jazz/ soul sound. Taking the knowledge from a classical background, this quartet transforme...

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  • Musical Salute To Aretha Franklin, Anita Baker and Whitney Houston

    Sun, Sep. 22, 2019 at 7:00 PM

    The Music of Aretha Franklin, Anita Baker and Whitney Houston Feat. Emilie Surtees For a singer with such powerful pipes, it’s something of a shock to hear vocalist Emilie Surtees describe h...

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  • The Black Soul Experience

    Sun, Sep. 22, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Welcome to The Black Soul Experience, a high-powered, intense live show. R&B, funk, soul, soca, hip-hop, reggae, and house will keep you dancing in the aisles all night long! Featuring your hos...

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  • Dave Drake & Common Ground

    Mon, Sep. 23, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Brighton born and New York based Dave Drake is a 21 year old pianist who has gained considerable experience playing on the New York jazz scene alongside such legends of modern jazz as Roy Hargrove an...

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  • Cheryl Pepsii Riley's "Black Velvet Mondays, Musicians and Singers Jam"

    Mon, Sep. 23, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Please note there is a $10 cover charge on Monday's For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 ...

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  • The Dug

    Tue, Sep. 24, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    The Dug is a New York City based band that began out of a love for fun music. Their goal is to lift spirits and make people dance, and they hope to bring energy and joy to their audi...

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  • UNLTD!

    Tue, Sep. 24, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Some of Cafe Wha?'s finest musicians come to the Groove for a special performance to do their thing on a Monday night - expect everything from rock, reggae, R&B to pop and hip hop!

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  • Mike Tedesco

    Wed, Sep. 25, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    A Brooklyn-based pianist/singer-songwriter, Mike Tedesco draws inspiration from a range of various artists, from Billy Joel to Freddie Mercury, Paul Simon to Ray Charles, and Jeff Buckley to ...

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  • The Kennedy Administration

    Wed, Sep. 25, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Please note there is a $5 cover charge on Wednesdays For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 to be guaranteed ...

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  • Planetary People

    Thu, Sep. 26, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Planetary People is a collective of musicians that plays a mix of high energy funk, fusion, and jazz music. As a group, P.O.P. performs regularly in the NYC music scene, while also having toured throu...

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  • Ritmosis

    Fri, Sep. 27, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    David Deej brings his unique "Cuban Soul" to the Groove for a special early show!

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  • The Black Soul Experience

    Fri, Sep. 27, 2019 at 9:30 PM

    Please note there is a $10 cover charge on Friday For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 t...

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  • PoppaFunkBand

    Sat, Sep. 28, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    PoppaFunkBand plays New Orleans Funk, Jazz, R&B, Rock, and Reggae. Created to pay tribute to such artists as Prince, The Neville Brothers, and Dumpstafunk, and featuring songs influence...

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  • The Black Soul Experience

    Sun, Sep. 29, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Welcome to The Black Soul Experience, a high-powered, intense live show. R&B, funk, soul, soca, hip-hop, reggae, and house will keep you dancing in the aisles all night long! Featuring your hos...

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  • Bernadette Barnes

    Mon, Sep. 30, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Independent singer/songwriter Bernadette is one of the premier vocalists of our time. She was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. The city's...

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  • Tatiana Owens

    Thu, Oct. 3, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    MTV "O Music Award" Nominee - Tatiana's music has been featured on CBS, MTV, VH1 Logo, Lifetime, CMT, BET, USA Network and Showtime. Tatiana's song "Beautiful People" - Tat...

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  • VOLK

    Fri, Oct. 4, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Lightning-charged duo VOLK is a Molotov cocktail of high-octane Rock & Roll and Honky-Tonking Country swagger. Their live performances explode with Chris Lowe's (TX, guitar) and Eleot Reich...

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  • Tomar and the FCs

    Wed, Oct. 9, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Tomar and the FCs is a soul band from Austin, Texas formed in 2015. Tomar Williams got his start singing lead on the Chitlin Circuit with his family band, spent decades as a keyboardist and bac...

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  • Taylor Burgess

    Thu, Oct. 10, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    The perfect father/ daughter duo, Joe and Taylor Burgess featuring Purchase College Alumni Eunha So and Evan Ryan. As masters of their crafts, they formed a group of a unique contemporary jazz/ so...

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  • Underground Horns

    Fri, Oct. 11, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    “We are cooking audio gumbo…our special recipe includes some funk, jazz, hip hop mixed with brass band traditions spiced up with African and other world rhythms… MUSIC FOR THE...

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  • Tatiana Owens

    Thu, Oct. 17, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    MTV "O Music Award" Nominee - Tatiana's music has been featured on CBS, MTV, VH1 Logo, Lifetime, CMT, BET, USA Network and Showtime. Tatiana's song "Beautiful People" - Tat...

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  • Project Grand Slam

    Fri, Oct. 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    http://projectgrandslam.com/ Project Grand Slam is an acclaimed Fusion band, led by bassist/leader/composer Robert Miller, combining the power and beat of rock with the complexity and improvis...

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  • Diva Night: Jazz, Pop and Soul

    Sat, Oct. 19, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Join 'Soul's New Powerhouse,' Olivia Castriota, and her rockin' band for "Diva Night" on October 19th at Groove NYC! Bringing music from all your favorite Diva's to th...

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  • Taylor Burgess

    Fri, Oct. 25, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    "As masters of their crafts, Taylor’s Trio formed a group that has captured a unique contemporary jazz/ soul sound. Taking the knowledge from a classical background, this quartet transforme...

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  • Underground

    Sat, Nov. 2, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    “We are cooking audio gumbo…our special recipe includes some funk, jazz, hip hop mixed with brass band traditions spiced up with African and other world rhythms… MUSIC FOR THE...

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  • Tatiana Owens

    Thu, Nov. 7, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    MTV "O Music Award" Nominee - Tatiana's music has been featured on CBS, MTV, VH1 Logo, Lifetime, CMT, BET, USA Network and Showtime. Tatiana's song "Beautiful People" - Tat...

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  • Taylor Burgess

    Fri, Nov. 8, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    "As masters of their crafts, Taylor’s Trio formed a group that has captured a unique contemporary jazz/ soul sound. Taking the knowledge from a classical background, this quartet transforme...

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  • Tatiana Owens

    Thu, Nov. 21, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    MTV "O Music Award" Nominee - Tatiana's music has been featured on CBS, MTV, VH1 Logo, Lifetime, CMT, BET, USA Network and Showtime. Tatiana's song "Beautiful People" - Tat...

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  • Taylor Burgess

    Fri, Nov. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    "As masters of their crafts, Taylor’s Trio formed a group that has captured a unique contemporary jazz/ soul sound. Taking the knowledge from a classical background, this quartet transforme...

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