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"Soul, R&B and Funk"

Larry Vann - drums/ vocals

Adam Gabriel - guitar

Michael Warren - bass

Roscoe Gallo - keys

"Groove Merchant" is the title appointed to this San Francisco Bay Area legend. Authentic “root music”, music the soul can reach out and touch, the essential substance of his artistic source, is the foundation of this superbly seasoned artist’s own music branding, which fuses the essence of soul-stirring blues, sweet, mellow jazz and genuine soul, R&B and funk. Mr. Vann has performed with many great artists such as THE WHISPERS, ELVIN BISHOP, CHARLES BROWN, MARTHA REEVES, THE MARVALETTES, CURTIS MAYFIELD AND THE IMPRESSIONS, CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE, BRIAN AUGER and many others and also with his own band for over 30 years. His work with the popular San Francisco Bay Area blues group, RON THOMPSON & THE RESISTORS contributed to the band earning two Bay Area Music Awards (BAMMY). He has also been honored with the Blues Society’s West Coast Hall of Fame, “BLUES DRUMMER OF THE YEAR ” award and The Jazz Institute’s “MAN OF THE YEAR” award. He has also been honored to serve as a Governor on the governing board of the San Francisco chapter of The Recording Academy® (GRAMMY).

Date & Time

August 10, 2018

8:00PM - 10:00PM