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BAJABA ShowCase #2: Ron E. Beck, Tammi Brown and Mid*One | The Bach

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Date(s) - 08/03/2014
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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Be Bop and Blues/Hip Hop and beyond from Bay Area treasures sponsored by Jazzline Institute and LifeForceJazz Records, and broadcast on KKUP & KPFA by Afrikahn Jahmal Dayvs.

  • Ron E Beck — drums, vocals
  • Robbie Benson — Hammond B3 organ
  • Donny Caruth — guitar, vocals
  • Noel Catura — saxophones
  • Cubby Ingram — percussion, vocals
  • Tammi Brown — vocals
  • MC Mid*One — vocals

Hosted by Afrikahn Jahmal Dayvs, Bajaba ShowCase creator.

After reaching the top of the Omaha music scene, Ron E. Beck decided to go west along with his twin brother Don E. following their mentors Buddie Miles, Herbie Rich, and Stemsie Hunter. After playing the drums on the world’s foremost stages with Tower of Power, Herbie Hancock, The Temptations, Bill Withers, Bob Marley, John Lee Hooker, Etta James, Taj Mahal, Santana, Dr. John and more, Ron E. Beck realized it was time to come from behind the drums and sing. Now established and welcomed by the Oakland and San Jose music scenes, Ron E. has captivated a public at-large with his fresh approach to contemporary soul music.

The sultry songstress, Tammi Brown has performed with some of the industry’s best known artists, including Stanley Jordan on his Grammy nominated CD State of Nature. She’s sung at the Apollo, Yoshi’s and here at the Bach with Linda Tillery’s Cultural Choir. Her highly anticipated first solo album is scheduled to be released in 2014. http://www.tammibrown.com

Mid*One, a visual and performing artist as well as a vocalist, began writing and recording music in 1995 with a small group of Fairfield, CA emcees calling themselves the Crusaydahs. He matured as a singer/emcee at Iguana’s (Cafecito) in San Jose, and went on to become the co-founder of Lyrical Discipline, the longest running freestyle hip hop show in the South Bay. Mid*One has teamed up again with two of the members from the Crusaydahs group to record an album inspired by Electronica, Jazz, Neo-Soul, and Hip Hop.

BAJABA is a nonprofit organization of San Francisco “Bay Area Jazz and Blues Artists” spearheaded by radio/television producer Afrikahn Jahmal Dayvs. The purpose of BAJABA is to broaden recognition and aesthetic appreciation of music genres known as jazz/blues, by presenting and recording live showcases of artists performing the music and playing the recordings back on the radio.


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