Soul 4 The Season feat Fred Ross of Tower of Power, Lydia Pense of Cold Blood, Paula Harris & Dana Moret

This is a FULLY SEATED show

Soul 4 The Season feat Fred Ross of Tower of Power, Lydia Pense of Cold Blood, Paula Harris & Dana Moret

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$28.00 - $32.00

This event is all ages

Soul 4 The Season
Soul 4 The Season
In a world where Nutcracker ballets, classical programs and shows geared towards children frequently abound during the holiday season...Haven’t you ever wished there was something for adults with a little more “Oompf”? That is exactly what you get when you combine FOUR of California’s strongest voices and most dynamic personalities into one BIG soul-packed show!

“Soul 4 the Season” is a holiday journey that will take you from moving spiritual numbers to light hearted impudent favorites. Even a few naughty selections will be offered. This concert makes a deliberate effort to stay away from the “childrens aspect” of the Christmas season. And while it is aimed at a more mature and musically discerning audience the show is suitable for all ages.

The 2016 cast of “Soul 4 the Season” features Tower of power singer Fred Ross. Also in the 2016 series is the equally legendary lead singer of “Cold Blood”, Lydia Pense. Lydia has been enthralling audiences for more than four decades. Her raspy unique voice is instantly identifiable and her soulful bluesy numbers will delight her fans with this new facet to her talent. Paula Harris is a world class act who has gained international attention and acclaim in the blues world. She has been featured on more than 3000 stations globally and was nominated for multiple blues and music awards for her debut album. And rounding out the show is Dana Moret, a dynamic, versatile singer who’s band “Mr December” is known to deliver everything from rock to funk in their immensely popular concerts.She has worked with artists like Stoneground, Cold Blood, Frank Hannon (Tesla) and more.

Each of these band leaders pack a serious punch individually. Combined, they are the “must see” holiday show of the year, Get your tickets early.
Fred Ross
Fred Ross
For fourteen years, The Fred Ross Project could be heard regularly at The Starlight Room at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco, as well as throughout the Bay Area. This band is composed of members from other Bay Area notable bands such as Boz Scaggs, Cold Blood, Frankie Beverly & Maze, Santana, & Tony, Toni, Tone.

Fred has toured the U.S. and Europe for the past Thirteen Years with legends of Funk Pee Wee Ellis, Fred Wesley, & Maceo Parker (formerly of the James Brown Band). One of the tours resulted in a CD, “Pee Wee Ellis: Live & Funky with Fred Wesley and Fred Ross.“

He has also recorded with Aretha Franklin, whose CD “A Rose is still A Rose “went gold. Narada Michael Walden, members of Tower of Power, Santana, Frankie Beverley & Maze, Greg Rollie, Toto, Chaka Kahn and the Commodore’s are just some of the talents he has worked with. Most recently Fred can be found on two recordings by Tony Saunders, and Fred is on Boz Scaggs current release (just out in 2015).

Fred has been toured the U.S. with “Everyday People” a Sly & The Family Stone Tribute band. The band includes former member Rustee Allen on Bass who was with Sly for six years. Prior to that Fred toured with another incarnation of Sly & The Family Stone which featured Rose Stone, Jerry Martini, Cynthia Robinson, & Greg Errico, all original members of the Family Stone band from the 60’s.

Fred has release two CD’s on Strokeland Records. The first is Fred’s solo CD “Dignity”. The second is“The Law According to Fred Ross” produced by Doc Kupka and Jeff Tamelier. Fred also sings the title track on Strokeland’s “Bumped Up To First Class”. Fred has also recorded with Strokeland Artists “Doctor Funk” and appears on their first CD “Prescription For Soul”.

Most recently, Fred toured Europe with Tower Of Power, filling in for their lead singer Larry Braggs.
Venue Information:
Sweetwater Music Hall
19 Corte Madera Ave.
Mill Valley, CA, 94941