BEE PLAY ‘ LIVE ‘ ZED ALLEY BRISTOL SATURDAY MAY 11
from Newcastle King
one of the funkiest bands on the planet , we are excited to announce that they
are playing Bristol Zed Alley, 11 May 2019 for the launch party of a brand new
funk and soul club , the Funk Train . We are talking about the funk the whole
funk and nothing but the funk .
an unorthodox line-up which includes sax, flute, trumpet, synthesisers, and
vibraphone, the original jazz/funk fusion sounds of this seven piece Newcastle
based band have recently taken on a more edgy electronic and on occasion
originally by jazzfunk legends Roy Ayers, Donald Byrd and Herbie Hancock, King
Bee has established itself as one the finest exponents of the genre in the UK.
debut album “King Bee” recorded in Newcastle in 2014 and mastered by
Elysian Masters in Los
(J-Dilla, Quantic, David Axelrod) scored a 9/10 from legendary magazine Blues
These guys are consummate musicians and do not take prisoners”… Blues and
from the album “Return of the Dave” and “Jellyman Funk” had national
radio support from
Chadwick (Jazz FM), Craig Charles (BBC 6 Music) and Robert Elms (BBC London)
amongst many others.
The follow up release “Bee to the Flower” featured a remix by renowned French DJ/Producer The Reflex.
tracks made an impact , catching the ear of ex Radio One and JazzFM DJ Robbie
Vincent who included it in his comeback radio programme for Christmas 2017,
and was subsequently play-listed for the Ronnie Scott’s Radio Show on JazzFM
in early 2018.
Bee. One of the finest funk outfits in the North of England”…Band on the
band draws heavily on acid-jazz roots. Its music for the heart, the head and
the feet. It has enabled King Bee to open for Lonnie Liston Smith and Mr Roy
Ayers. King Bee has played up and down the UK from Shetland to Kent, taking in
the 2017 Mostly Jazz Funk and Soul Festival, Manchester’s Band on the Wall
(twice), SAGE Gateshead International Jazz Festival and of course
premier venue for jazz, funk, and soul Hoochie Coochie – the band’s
August 2018 King Bee’s London debut was a hugely well received performance
at Pizza Jazz Express Live in Holborn with guest vocalist Andre Espuet (Los
Charley’s Orchestra, Leroy Hutson)
played with verve, it was a joy to attend a gig so full of power”…Erminia
For further info go to https://kingbeefunk.com/member/richard-burns
Release Tickets Ł8
On Line http://hdfst.uk/E51200
futher Information / Interviews please contact
Alexander 07968845166 or Al B 0 7986 163132
Alley Host Street Bristol BS1 5AE