The New Mastersounds

The New Mastersounds

Sal's Greenhouse

Sunday, July 7, 2019

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

$27 Advance/$32 Day of Show (plus fees)

This event is all ages

The New Mastersounds
The New Mastersounds
In the late 1990’s, guitarist and producer Eddie Roberts was promo night in Leeds called “The Cooker.” When The Cooker moved into a new venue
with a second floor in 1999, there was space and the opportunity to put a live
band together to complement the DJ sets. Simon Allen and Eddie had previously
played together as The Mastersounds, though with a different bassist and no
organ. Through friends and the in Shand and Bob Birch were added on bass and Hammond respec New Mastersounds were born. Though it was raw, and more of a boogaloo sound
at first, it was powerful from the start. Their first rehearsal was hot enough for
Blow it Hard Records to release on two limited-edi Fast-forward 19 years, and the band’s recorded catalogue boasts 24 more 7”
singles, 13 studio albums, 3 live albums, 1 remix album and 3 compila released variously in UK, Japan, and USA - where they con extensively. Joe Ta]on, another veteran of the Leeds scene, joined back in 2007,
replacing Bob Birch on organ and piano.
As a band, and as individuals, they have collaborated with an impressive array of
musicians, DJs and producers, including: Lou Donaldson, Corinne Bailey Rae,
Quan Page McConnell, Grace Po]er, Karl Denson, Melvin Sparks, Idris Muhammad, Fred
Wesley, Pee-Wee Ellis, Maceo Parker, Bernard Purdie, George Porter Jr, Zigaboo
Modeliste, Art Neville, Ernest Ranglin.
During a 2018 US tour, a sit-in by Atlanta-based vocalist Lamar Williams Jr turned
heads, and the fit with NMS was so right that they pledged to make a record
together. The resul December of that year and will be released in Fall 2019 on Eddie Roberts’ own
Color Red label.
As an example of the respect this band commands, Peter Wermelinger - DJ,
collector, and author of the crate-diggers’ bible The Funky & Groovy Music Lexicon
- places the 2001 NMS track ‘Turn This Thing Around’ in his all- along with the likes of Eddie Harris, Funkadelic, and Herbie Hancock. The New
Mastersounds are at the very top of an elite selec soul out of funk.
Sal's Greenhouse
Sal's Greenhouse
Sal’s Greenhouse is 9 piece powerhouse funk collective led by baritone saxophonist Sally Green out of Oakland. On the fast track to success, Sal’s Greenhouse has several club plays
on their resume supporting national acts such as Angelo Moore (Fishbone), Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Dumpstaphunk, Dirty Dozen Brass Band & more. Their debut EP “The Constant” released in 2016 with two hot new singles scheduled to release in the beginning of 2019. Stacked with some of the best Bay Area talent, their energy and chemistry together is a formula for original dance music most audiences have yet to experience.
Venue Information:
Sweetwater Music Hall
19 Corte Madera Ave.
Mill Valley, CA, 94941
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/