Tuesday 22 May 2018

Crowd Company - The 100 Club

Chris Rand

Crowd Company
Rob Fleming - vocals and guitar
Emil Engstrom - bass
Robin Lowrey - drums
Claudio Corona - keys
Chris Rand - saxophone
Henry Spencer - trumpet
Esther Dee - vocals
Jo Marshall - vocals

Robin Lowrey
Date: 18th May 2018
Venue: The 100 Club, London, UK
Current album: Stone and Sky (Vintage League Music 2017)

Rob Fleming
June 9th 2018 - 229, London
June 28th 2018 -  Saint James Festival, London
June 29th 2018 - Aint Nothin But the Blues, London
June 30th 2018 - The Donkey - Leicester
July 12th 2018 - Pizza Express Jazz Club (Soho), London
July 17th 2018 - The 100 Club, London

Emil Engstrom
An 8-piece modern take on vintage soul funk. Brimming with energy and a raw edge, catchy hooks, and tight grooves. The band combines a retro Hammond organ-based sound with a virtuoso horn section, soulful lead, and harmony vocals.

The band evokes the spirit of 60s and early 70s funk as well as modern day funk jam bands whilst also focusing on strong soulful songwriting.

Esther Dee
Crowd Company are renowned for dynamic, engaging live performances. The band have drawn accolades from their musical peers and have shared the stage with the likes of George Porter Jr from The Meters, Daptone’s Saun & Starr, Alan Evans Trio, The New Mastersounds, Monophonics

Crowd Company release their new album ‘Stone & Sky’ on the Vintage Lague label worldwide in September 2017 on vinyl, CD, online. The album was recorded at IronWax Studio, MA and was produced by Alan Evans (Soulive).

Claudio Corona
The band have had rave reviews from the music press for ‘Stone & Sky’ . 
“A delicious album. a must listen. exceptional” – The Huffington post (USA)
“An absolute gem **** 4/5 stars” – Blues & Soul (UK) “At the forefront of British funk **** 4/5 stars” – Music news (UK)
“Devastating grooves **** 4/5 stars” – Music culture (France)
“Funk & Soul done right ****4//5 stars” – Soul Spain (Spain)
“Infectious grooves” glide magazine` (USA) “
“we strongly recommend this album to all funk fans!” Sound & Image (Germany)
***Named by AXS in the: “Top 10 Best Funk&Soul Albuns of 2017”***

Henry Spencer
A busy gigging, band Crowd Company regularly play some of the UK’s prestigious venues including: The 100 Club, The Jazz CafĂ©, Brooklyn Bowl, 229, RichMix, Band On The Wall, Concorde 2, Pizza Express Jazz Club.

Jo Marshall

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