Vermillion Sands is comprised of experienced Keyboardist Kevin Kolb a student of Billy Taylor has shared the stage with Ray Charles,Steve Bailey to name a few.. Flautist and multi-reeds Teddy Burgh has shared the stage with Phyllis Hyman and Ray Charles- Bassist extraordinaire Taylor Lee a standout has performed with Mark Whitfield, Kim Plainfield, as well as Will Kennedy and Lee Rittenour. Lee has released two national solo recordings "388 Marlborough Street" which features Kevin Eubanks,Victor Bailey, Dean Brown and "Vermillion Sands" featuring Kofi Burbridge- Derek Trucks ARU(Aquarium Rescue Unit) and Bill Cantos session great along with percussionists Count M'buto ( Derek Trucks,Col Bruce Hampton,Frog Wings)and Petro Bass-Phyllis Hyman, Norman Connors,Paul Simon and others.Lee has either toured performed or recorded with Norman Connors, Tony Guererro ,Aquarium Rescue Unit,Ted Howe,Gary Bartz, Eric Marienthal, Baron Browne Victor Bailey,Kevin Eubanks,Rob Mullins Jeff Kashiwa, Jimmy Herring, Oteil Burbridge, Carnavalito Jim Quick and Coastline,and many others see complete Bio @ www.withoutuntil.com.
Lee Venters Drums /Vocals: Leader/Composer
Kevin Kolb: Piano and Keyboards
Teddy Burgh: Flute and Saxophones
Taylor Lee: Bass
Weather Report,Jaco Pastorious,Micheal Brecker, David Sanborn, Chick Corea, Fourplay, Spyro Gyra,John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins,Herbie Hancock, Mike Clark,Tony WIlliams, Ron Carter, Miles to ,many to list....
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 60 - 90 minutes
Vermillion Sands takes their audience on a music journey.Lee's versatile boundary of original compositions serve up a combination of firey Latin original instrumentals, Electric Jazz selections from Lee's 388 Marlborough Street and Vermillion Sands cds,along with features for his outstanding rhythm section featuring Taylor Lee bass as well as Kevin Kolb Keyboards with such favorites as Maputo- (David Sanborn),to St Thomas (Sonny Rollins) which features the amazing Teddy Burgh on Flute.
The band has been together for over half a decade, and has performed in various club appearances Local and Regional Jazz and Blues Festivals, and has shared the stage with Fourplay,and Herbie Mann.Don't be fooled to think that this band can only play jazz...
Lees group has performed at the Greater Sports Hall of Fame in Wilmington for the last 4 years as well as many private functions,including wedding receptions, and celebrations...
at least 3 monitor wedges
Bass Amp to be either 1 15" or 4 10" cab
Equipment will be either micd or use a direct box
IF back line is provided Full drum kit 5 piece 4 cymbal stands
Vermillion Sands is very versitle and can adhere to most jazz requests. A sample list Bossa Novas Dindi, Once I Loved, Favela,
Many Jobim standards. Contemporary Jazz Going Home, Winelight, Maputo, Actual Proof, Tell Me Bedtime Story, What You Won't Do fo Love Original compostions Bahia, Amazon Flower Le Flouer d' Amazonas 388 Marlborough Street, Through the Eyes of a Child, Dreamstate, First Time, Friends, Traditional Jazz Stella by Starlight, Now's the Time, My Funny Valentine,St Thomas, to name a few.....
Available for Your
Awards Night, Band Member Wanted, Birthday Party, Club/Nightclub, Concert Venue, Convention, Corporate Event, Wedding Reception
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