Down to the Bone Plays Capital Jazz Fest
Hearing Down to the Bone live is a completely different experience from the tight grooves album, Cellar Funk. The band seems to thrive off audience participation. The more the enthusiastic crowd responded, the harder the band pushed the songs to the limit. Just when you thought everything was fully revved up, the band worked the audience a bit more by encouraging everyone to stand up and clap along. The concert almost had a rock and roll edge with rapping during one song and driving rhythms throughout. Dancing was a welcomed commodity.
Vinyl Junkie was one of the songs performed at the show that you won’t hear on Cellar Funk. The crowd was on their feet with a solo by pianist Neil Angilley. His energy level and skill were of equal caliber. However, the interaction of the band members and how they kept things moving during the entire performance made a lasting impression. This band did the one thing many artists forget . . . they connected with the audience. Kudos to Down to the Bone on this one.
Visit Down to the Bone on the web at www.downtothebone.com .