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GROOVE CONTINGENCY

       

Groove Contingency is a Dallas based all-star ensemble taking a modern approach to vintage styles. Groove Contingency brings a sound that blends funk, soul, post-bop, latin jazz, egyptian folk music, and hip-hop into a progressive stew dedicated to the preservation of the motion of hips.  

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 The vision of world percussionist and Toca artist Jackson Butt, Groove Contingency is an example of the talent laden jazz and soul community in North Texas, using the groove as a multicultural platform to expand and express their musical boundaries - Featuring the...

  • Guitar/voice of Kevin Snearley (Gravity Feed, Montu),
  • Keys/Voice of Jamie Ringholm (Prohphets and Outlaws, CoLab) 
  • Bass/keys of multi-instumentalist/producer, simply known as “Q” (Poetic Menace) 
  • Trombone/voice of Gaika James (Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond, Toby Keith)
  • Saxophone of Lee Schloss (Aurthor Conley, The Temptations, Natalie Cole)
  • Trumpet/voice of Daniel Hardaway (Tyler the Creator, Dovetail, Boss Level)

Groove Contingency is currently recording their first EP and is booking shows as:

Groove Contingency

Full Ensemble Featuring Special Guests

GCQ

A quartet that focuses more on jazz, standards, and world music -  for more intimate settings

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