Archive for December 20th, 2017

Catch The Groove – Smilin’ In Paradise

Jacksonville, Florida based formation Catch The Groove was founded by guitarist Ellis White. The core lineup is featuring bassist John Baker, keyboardist Malik Graham and saxophonist/flutist Michael Stanley. New members are trumpeter Max Bednarchik, percussionist Elvyn Rodriguez and drummer Omar Torres.

The EP Smilin’ In Paradise is their debut project. The first track Shaken Not Stirred was written and produced by Nils Jiptner. He is well known for his prolific work and outstanding nationwide reputation. The energetic piece has that certain powerful and energetic groove, we love by this great guitarist. Ellis White performs the guitar, while bassist Darryl Williams, and percussionist Oliver Brown have an appearance as guest musicians.

The characteristic and unique sound of the group shows in its impressive expression on the second tune She’s My Groove. Driven by John Baker’s signature bass, fine-tuned by keyboardist Malik Graham, saxophonist Michael Stanley and trumpeter Max Bednarchik present a superb and sonic horn arrangement.

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