THE FAMILY STONE
Jerry Martini, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, R&B Pioneer Award Winner and original founding member of Sly & the Family Stone presents, The Family Stone with Phunne Stone (The multi-talented daughter of Sly Sone and the late great Cynthia Robinson). Together, these funksters are joined by Swang Stewart on vocals, Nate Wingfield on guitar, Jimi McKinney on keys, Frank Klepacki on drums and Blaise Sison on bass to bring you the music of the first inter-racial inter-gender, main-stream major band in Rock & Roll history………the chart-topping hits of Sly & the Family Stone.
Legendary Anthems like “I Want to Take You Higher,” “Everyday People,” “Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin,” “Dance to the Music,” “Hot Fun In The Summertime,” “Family Affair,” “Sing a Simple Song,” and many other instantly recognizable tunes from their vast catalog of albums including “STAND,” which in 2015 was declared a National Treasure, preserved in The United States Library of Congress. In 2015, “STAND” was also inducted into The Grammy Hall of Fame.
Keeping the legacy to its original sound and raw funk groove, these “Everyday People” will naturally “Take You Higher” with an unforgettable musical experience that brought them in front of millions of people through Europe, Asia, Australia and the USA from WOODSTOCK to Glastonbury and from Stern Grove to Tokyo. Join them as they continue to spread the roots of funk that is truly a revolutionary act of music.