DaysAhead - Jazz Band - London, New York

DaysAhead - Jazz Band | London, New York

(5 Reviews)5.0
Country: United States
Based In: London, New York
Performs: Worldwide
From: Salary Negotiable
“DaysAhead revives the spirit of the golden era of bands from the 70’s & 80’s criss-crossing rock, jazz, and soul into a sound that’s both contemporary and timeless….an air-tight band and a bewitching front woman.” (Michael Heyliger, RhythmFlow)
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Description

American born Guitar & Vocal Duo, Steve & Kim Wright, are known for their progressive fusion of musical styles. Ear-bending, pulse-moving, sentimental and provoking, their music takes the audience on a musical ride of African rhythms and improvisations blended with European harmonies and styling. The program content presents an inviting and accessible format showcasing the subtle and vast differences as well as similarities of the gospel, jazz, rock, blues and soul idioms, while preserving the notion that these idioms would not exist were it not for the blend of African and European music. ...

Set-List

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Biography

Steve & Kim Wright have been creating music together for over 10 years, and it goes without saying that this husband & wife duo shares a connection that is truly amazing to hear and watch! Steve and Kim's courage and comfort to leap without looking is refreshing and "reminiscent of the golden era of bands from the 70's & 80's". Forming their band, Daysahead, was a lifelong accomplishment and with an intriguing and progressive musical style, the recorded material from their debut cd Turning Point, as well as their live performances Steve & Kim's powerhouse vocals and steamy guitar riffs weave ...

Reviews     (5 Reviews)

DaysAhead - Jazz Band - London, New York Event Location: 606 Club, London, UK Event Type: Concert 8th August 2016
"I first heard Kim sitting in with the excellent singer/pianist, Theo Jackson, and was so impressed with what I heard that I immediately offered her a gig, which doesn't happen that often. Highly recommended (by me!).
Reviewed by: Steve Ruby, venue owner
DaysAhead - Jazz Band - London, New York Event Location: Atlanta, GA Event Type: Acoustic Thursday Jazz 30th June 2016
"Beautiful performance!!"
Reviewed by: Track7Music, presenter
DaysAhead - Jazz Band - London, New York Event Location: Apache Cafe', Atlanta, GA Event Type: Concert 16th January 2016
"Daysahead...fusing funk, jazz, and rock into a tastey blend that just doesn't sound like anything else... think Mother's Finest-meets-Incognito. There isn't a dull moment at a Daysahead show...seasoned musicians...this band is hot!"
Reviewed by: Apache Cafe' HOT List

Experience

Daysahead has over 10 years experience as professional musicians, and have performed with and opened for some of the best in the business including Chaka Khan, Al Green, Gnarles Barkley aka Cee-lo Green, The Brand New Heavies, The Blues Traveler, Patti Austin, Al Jarreau, Gloria Gaynor, George Duke, Lalah Hathaway, Earl Klugh, Rachelle Ferrell, Fourplay, Ledisi, Gerald Albright, Michael Franks, Roy Ayers, and Fertile Ground. Members of Daysahead have also performed with renowned artists such as Janelle Monae, Dionne Farris, Bootsy Collins, and Gloria Gaynor.
The band has performed many fe ...

Previous Clients

London, UK
606 Club
*concert gigs as duo, quartet, and quintet
Atlanta, GA
Absolute Entertainment, Inc.
*guitar/vocal duo and/or quartet
perform for major corporate events (including PriceWaterHouse Coopers, Ritz Carlton, Hilton Resorts, etc.)
2010 - 2015
Nice, France
Ile Des Emblez
April 12, 2011
*background artist with Gloria Gaynor
Sylt, Germany
MS Europa
July 22, 2011
*background artist with Gloria Gaynor
Pontremoil, Italy
Pontremoil Summer Nights
July 24, 2011
*background artist with Gloria Gaynor
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Hotel Rixos
July 27, 2011
*background ...

Suitable for

Birthday Party (Adult) Casinos Christmas Party Club Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Corporate Event Cruise Ships Dinner Party Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Social Club Trade Show / Exhibitions

Additional Information

Repertoire Song List
R&B, Pop, Soft Rock Covers
50 Ways To Leave Your Lover – Paul Simon A Kiss From A Rose – Seal A Thousand Years - Christina Perri Ain't No Sunshine – Bill Withers Alright – Ledisi As – Stevie Wonder Ascension - Maxwell Beautiful – Meshell Ndegeocello Been Around The World – Lisa Stansfield Belief – John Mayer Bennie & The Jets – Elton John Butterflies – Michael Jackson Caught Up In The Rapture – Anita Baker Cherish The Day – Sade Come Together – The Beatles Could You Be Loved – Bob Marley Crazy – Gnarles Barkley Crazy – Willie Nelson ...

Merchandise

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Turning Point (cd)

Daysahead's debut cd features compelling, driving up-tempo, and harmoniously down-tempo songs. Highly recommended!

$12 (+$3 P&P)
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Women's Tee

FOL Heavy Cotton T-shirt

$21
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Men's T-shirt

FOL Heavy Cotton T-shirt Colors: Black (with white/silver logo) Smoke Grey (with black logo) *Website on back of tees in same color as logo Sizes: S - 2XL *Specify type & quantity *Secure payment through PayPal. Shipped w/i 5-7 business days.

$21
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Missing You (single)

Daysahead's new single "Missing You" features the powerful synergy of this husband & wife duo (Steve & Kim Wright). An artistically beautiful song.

$0.99
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Missing You (single)

Daysahead's new digital single "Missing You" features the powerful synergy of this husband & wife duo (Steve & Kim Wright). An artistically beautiful song.

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