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The California Honeydrops

Digging deep into the roots of American music, The California Honeydrops embrace the traditions of Blues, Gospel, Second Line New Orleans Jazz, and early R&B. With stellar performances of traditional material as well as their own innovative music, The California Honeydrops get people out of their seats and onto the floor, dancing and singing along. Formed in November 2007, The California Honeydrops first performed on the streets and in the subways stations in Oakland, California. Playfully crossing genres from Roots and Blues to R&B and soul, The California Honeydrops’ sound is tied together by soulful vocal harmonies, colorful shouts from brass and horns, and a funky, good-times New Orleans rhythm section


Article: Radio & Podcasts

Under an African spell & Dida Pelled live

Read "Under an African spell & Dida Pelled live" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

A little detour in our African exploration. This week we focus on music by non African musicians who have been inspired by Africa. And then we go in a completely different direction and interview the talented Israeli singer & guitarist Dida Pelled who visited our studio for a live performance. Happy Listening!


Article: Radio & Podcasts

Hanging With Corcoran Holt

Read "Hanging With Corcoran Holt" reviewed by Nick Davies

Welcome to the second installment of The Crazeology Radio Show on All About Jazz where I play a mix of new and old tunes with a focus on progressive jazz as well as songs with a beat. This week's show includes an interview with Kenny Garret's bassist Corcoran Holt where we discuss his new album The ...


Soul Tub!

Label: Tub Tone Records
Released: 2008


News: Recording

The California Honeydrops Debut Album "Soul Tub!" Released

The California Honeydrops Debut Album "Soul Tub!" Released

The California Honeydrops are excited to announce the release of their debut album, Soul Tub!, out on TubTone Records on November 22nd, 2008. This album of all original works is both a tribute to the African-American musical tradition as well as the band’s first chance to make people dance with their own songs. The California Honeydrops ...


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