|Steve W/ upright, by J.A.Rose-Bartlett cc|
I've got pictures from SASS @ UNCLE THURMs SOUL FOOD [Saturday 3/12] or Uncle Thurm's Finger Lickin Ribs and Chicken, SASS @ THE SPAR [Sunday 3/13], and the guys at BARTLETT ON BASS Jazz Jam @ UNCLE SAMs [Monday 3/14].....Boy, we've been bookin'. AND, it's not over yet, tomorrow night, Friday, March 18th SASS's at ROCK THE DOCK in Tacoma. Rehearsal tonight for SASS and Shelly's making corn beef, more music stuff next week....WOW!
So, who are these champions of that very cool sound, anyway?
Let's start with SASS...O.K.....It's Ms. SHELLY ELY/vocals and BLUZZZ Queen of the Universe...she's cool, powerful and tells it like it is. We really don't know what she'll say next and neither does she......amazing huh?...There's STEVE MERRIAM on guitar/vocals...what a cool guy...AND, he writes lotta cool tunes too, next the drummer, never just in the back grooving, but, singing some cool stuff too, ANDRE THOMAS. AND then, my fellow musician from way back when and hubby, you know....Mr. STEVE BARTLETT the bass man's bass man...solid!
Now, let me introduce the BARTLETT ON BASS Jazz Jam hosting team....First, it's DENNY FOREMAN/jazz guitar/vocals,and, he can do it all guys, and then on drums...it's STEPHEN PARTON, he comes down from way up in those cold, beautiful mountains, near Mt. Rainier every week and Boy are we glad he does Along, with that funky, fat bottom...[I beg your pardon..clear throat again, raise eyebrows....wait, .not me, you guys]....it's my STEVE BARTLETT...the guy with that BIG UPRIGHT.
I'll post some pics below and remember tomorrow on Friday SASS is at ROCK THE DOCK, 535 Dock Street in Tacoma, WA.....AND, each Monday night it's BARTLETT ON BASS Jazz Jam @ UNCLE SAMs in Spanaway. Address: 16003 Pacific Ave. Start time 7. Jan
Photos below....I know...Where's Andre?, gotta get a photo of Andre.
For DEBI LAWRENCE.,
|Parton and Bartlett, by J.A.Rose-Bartlett cc|
|Bartlett, by Debi Lawrence/see link|
|Shelly, Bartlett by J.A.Rose-Bartlett cc|
|Merriam and Bartlett, by Debi Lawrence/see link|
|Forman, Parton and Bartlett|