Saxophonist Elan Trotman, has quickly become one of jazz’s most thrilling and emotive performers as he continues to stand out and push boundaries as a composer, performer, teacher and recording artist. Trotman’s playing, though inspired by Grover Washington, Jr., Kirk Whalum and Najee, displays his own fresh ideas and distinctive tone. So much so that the New England Urban Music Awards, and The Barbados Music Awards both named him Jazz Artist of The Year on multiple occasions.
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Tampa Florida’s Beat down Band (BDB) is living proof that raw talent and ambition can still prevail in the music Industry. Composed of manager/vocalist/keyboardist/bassist Jack “BEST” Capheart, vocalist/bassist Joseph “Adverage Joe” Butler, saxophonist Marcus “MB” Boothe, drummer Nelson “Pop That” White, keyboardist Derrick “Scoota Keyz” Amos and lead vocalist Marcus “MVP” Vance. This group of aspiring men have aligned their unwavering dedication to a work ethic that has manifested a signature sound that has defined the landscape of today’s R&B and Soul Music scene.
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