Family Stone

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, R&B Foundation Pioneer Award Winner, Jerry Martini is the original founder of Sly & the Family Stone; calling upon Sly Stone to become the leader of the first inter-racial, multi-gender major American Band. He has also performed with countless luminaries including Mike Bloomfield, Carlos Santana, Rolling Stone Bill Wymann, Robert Cray, Willie Lomax, Prince, Graham Central Station, and Van Morrison. Through the millenial New Years, he, along with Cynthia Robinson and Larry Graham, played with Prince on his 1999/2000 New Years Pay Per View special "Rave Un2 2000" capping "The Jam of the Year" tour taking them worldwide through Europe and the US to over 50 stops. More Recently he has been seen on the 2006 Grammy Awards with a cast of all stars in their tribute to Sly & The Family Stone .

Cynthia Robinson, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, is back on the throne! Cynthia, along with Sly, was part of "Sly and The Stoners" in 1966. Through her years with Sly & The Family Stone, she was notable for being an early, black, female trumpet player in a major American band. In recent years, you would of found her on many stages through the US and Europe. Playing with P-Funk maestro George Clinton, Larry Graham, and Prince to name a few.

Greg Errico, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and R&B Foundation “Pioneer Award” recipient, joins fellow founding members, Jerry Martini and Cynthia Robinson, in The Family Stone. Errico’s list of credits include his ability to play a broad range of musical styles with such legends as Joe Zawinul (Weather Report), Jerry Garcia Band, Grateful Dead and Santana. Greg’s talents as a drummer, songwriter and producer keep him in continuous demand. Other than raising his children in the San Francisco Bay Area, Greg is a partner and managing director of Unity Music for which he has produced several CD’s featuring many world class Jazz musicians. He states “fresh spices improve the cooking”.

Alex Davis, accomplished lead singer, drummer, and multi-instrumentalist, has done just about everything there is to do in the music industry. Starting out in the early 70s with (at that time) local funksters "The Ohio Players" as a sub, Alex has toured or performed all over the world. Bringing the spirit of the Family Stone to life is Alex’s passion.

Nate Wingfield - An accomplished guitarist, early on with sessions at Sigma Sound with the famous R&B producers/songwriters Gamble & Huff.

Blaise Sison - bass - is musical director and has been working with Jerry Martini for twenty years he brings the funk to the bass and the music of The Family Stone.

Phunne Stone - singer - Daughter of Sly Stone and Cynthia Robinson, Rock Royalty runs deep in the veins of Phunne. The Family Stone  is proud to have her onstage to keep Funksters around the World dancing to the music of her fathers’ great songs while also bringing her own secret ingredients to the Funky  Kitchen!

Veröffentlichung: 
2014