The vibrant city of Frederick, Maryland, is set to come alive with the soulful melodies and infectious rhythms of the Got My Own Sound band. On June 24th, music enthusiasts will gather at the esteemed New Spires Art Center to witness a captivating performance by this talented group at the highly anticipated Frederick Jazz Festival. With their unique fusion of jazz, funk, and R&B, the Got My Own Sound band promises an unforgettable evening of musical brilliance.
Led by founder and drummer Wes Watkins, the charismatic frontman, the Got My Own Sound band has carved a niche for themselves in the music industry with their ability to seamlessly blend various genres. Members are as followed: Elliot Jefferson (Keys/Producer), Johnie Steele (Keys/Producer), Raynier Hodnett (Bass/Producer/Engineer), Izzy Lemons (Guitar/Producer), Keith Hammond (Guitar) and Larry Dennis (Percussion). Read more about their stories here. Their music effortlessly combines the smoothness of jazz, the grooves of funk, and the soulfulness of R&B, resulting in a sound that is both timeless and contemporary.
The band’s ability to infuse their performances with energy and passion has earned them a dedicated fan base. Their music resonates with audiences of all ages, transcending boundaries and bringing people together through the power of music and they brought that to the city of Frederick.
The Frederick Jazz Festival
The Frederick Jazz Festival has become a staple event in the city’s cultural calendar, attracting music lovers from near and far. This year, the festival promises to be bigger and better than ever, with the inclusion of the Got My Own Sound band as one of the headlining acts.
The New Spires Art Center, a renowned venue known for its commitment to promoting local talent, will serve as the perfect backdrop for the band’s performance. The center’s intimate setting will allow concert-goers to experience the music up close and personal, creating an immersive and unforgettable experience.
Attendees can anticipate an evening filled with infectious rhythms, soulful melodies, and electrifying performances. The Got My Own Sound band is known for their ability to captivate audiences with their dynamic stage presence and exceptional musicianship.
With a repertoire that includes both original compositions and reimagined classics, the band promises to take the audience on a musical journey that will leave them wanting more. From foot-tapping grooves to heartfelt ballads, the band’s versatility ensures that there is something for everyone to enjoy.
As the Frederick Jazz Festival approaches, anticipation is building for the much-anticipated performance by the Got My Own Sound band. Their unique fusion of jazz, funk, and R&B promises to create an unforgettable evening of music and entertainment.
Whether you are a jazz aficionado or simply appreciate good music, the Got My Own Sound band’s performance at the New Spires Art Center on June 24th is an event not to be missed. Prepare to be mesmerized by their talent, energy, and passion as they take the stage and leave an indelible mark on the Frederick Jazz Festival. Check out their music video, “Drew’s Groove.”
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