Our goal is to take our audience on a journey to the next level of music
Burlingame, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) July 13, 2011
The San Francisco Summer Concert Series continues at the Flight Lounge on Thursday, July 14. The featured act that night will be BASSment with guest drummer Thomas Pridgen from The Mars Volta performing from 8 to 11 p.m. The Flight Lounge is located at 917 Laurel St., in San Carlos.
Thomas Pridgen has been voted as Best Up and Coming Drummer by Modern Drummer Magazine. In 2009, Pridgen formed the band called The Memorials and their self-titled album was released in January 2011.
Guests are invited to hear the unique sounds of BASSment’s Nate Mercereau, Kevin Wong, and Dante McClinton. Their great and original sound will only be reinforced by drummer Thomas Pridgen.
BASSment has been influenced by a variety of artists. The RH Factor, Lettuce, Soulive, Herbie Hancock, Maceo Parker, Parliament Funkadelic, Sly & The Family Stone, Stevie Wonder, Ledisi, Sheila E., Melvin Seals, Kim Burrell, Kenny Garrett and Black Eyed Peas all helped shape the band and their remarkable and distinct sound. BASSment combines jazz, blues, funk, soul, high energy rock and “everything in between.”
“Our goal is to take our audience on a journey to the next level of music,” said Kevin Wong. “Everything we play is organic and interactive, with moments so uplifting that they are borderline spiritual.”
They cater weddings, corporate and private parties, festivals, wineries, casinos, clubs, lounges and restaurants.
BASSment is an up and coming modern organ trio based in the San Francisco Bay Area. The core of the group includes Nate Mercereau on guitar, Kevin Wong on organ/bass keys, and Dante McClinton on drums. The band is also available in larger configurations with extended personnel including Lonnye Dotson, vocals; Will Magid, trumpet; Daniel Casares, tenor sax; Clarence Lewis IV, drums; and Thomas Pridgen, drums.
For BASSment management issues contact Kevin Wong at firstname.lastname@example.org or 650-444-6768. For booking contact Giorgio Cafiero at BASSmentbookings@gmail.com or 650-799-1080.