Mo'Fone
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Mo'Fone
Tribute to The Meters

Mo'Fone

w/ Special Guests

Aug 09
Joe Henderson Lab

Please note: This is a Limited Seating Dance Floor show. If you prefer a standing ticket please de-select the seated option before clicking "Best Available."

The raucous Bay Area-based saxophones-and-drums trio that “puts the fun back in funk” (JazzTimes) honors the New Orleans groove legends. Led by the explosively propulsive drummer Jeremy Steinkoler, Mo’Fone builds on the musicianship minted from years of jazz experience combined with a dance inspiring, off-the-rails sense of fun — a perfect match for The Meters’ classic hits “Cissy Strut,” “Look-Ka Py Py,” and “They All Ask’d for You.”

Steinkoler is one of the area’s most esteemed rhythm masters, having worked with Dave Ellis and members of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band among others, and is a devoted educator. Altoist Larry De La Cruz has shared the stage with the likes of Bobby Hutcherson, Lou Rawls, Phil Woods, and the Temptations, and recorded with brass king Mike Vax. Baritone saxophonist Jim Peterson is a 20 year veteran of the Bay Area scene, with a resume including work with Mitch Woods, Steve Lucky and the Rhumba Bums, and Indigo Swing. Originally performing the music of The Meters for a SFJAZZ Hotplate night at Amnesia in the Mission district nearly a decade ago, the band brings their undeniable chemistry to the Joe Henderson Lab for a super-funky reprise.

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Originally performing the music of The Meters for a SFJAZZ Hotplate nearly a decade ago, the band brings their undeniable chemistry to the Joe Henderson Lab for a super-funky reprise.

Snaps and crackles like James Brown's Famous Flames mixed with a New Orleans second line.

Jazz Weekly

Snaps and crackles like James Brown's Famous Flames mixed with a New Orleans second line.

Jazz Weekly

Personnel

Jeremy Steinkoler drums
Larry De La Cruz alto saxophone
Jim Peterson baritone saxophone

SPECIAL GUESTS
Jennifer Jolly
keys
Jules Leyhe
guitar
Kevin Scott
bass
Carrie Souza
vocals
Haley Mears
vocals

If Mo'Fone doesn't blow your socks off, you're not paying attention.

All About Jazz

Personnel

Jeremy Steinkoler drums
Larry De La Cruz alto saxophone
Jim Peterson baritone saxophone

SPECIAL GUESTS
Jennifer Jolly
keys
Jules Leyhe
guitar
Kevin Scott
bass
Carrie Souza
vocals
Haley Mears
vocals

If Mo'Fone doesn't blow your socks off, you're not paying attention.

All About Jazz

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