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DC Funk Parade w/ Sam Prather 4tet

  • Marvin 2007 14th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20009 United States (map)

Band plays from 7 pm- 10 pm. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Happy hour is from 6:00 pm-7 pm. No cover, no tickets, no reservations just really good music and cocktails.

Samuel Prather is an exciting and multifaceted pianist, drummer, and vocalist born and raised in Washington DC. Sam has developed a reputation in the local music scene performing and producing with all types of acts. He's equally comfortable in Jazz, Funk, Gospel, Brazilian, Latin, Neo-Soul, and R&B. On the groove side he has worked with Shania Twain, Raul Midon, Fred Yonnet, YaMama’Nym, and 76 Degrees West while on the Jazz side he has shared the stage with Hugh Masekela, Cyrus Chestnut, Pharoh Saunders, and Bennie Maupin. Sam studied with Lafayette Gilcrest, Allyn Johnson, Charlie Young, and Charles Covington on his way to finishing the graduate program at Howard University. He won a student downbeat award in 2012 for his work with the Howard University Jazz Ensemble and currently leads his own critically acclaimed ensemble “Groove Orchestra" (2AM Music).

 

 

Earlier Event: May 11
Joe Herrera's Remix