Saturday, November 12, 2016

November 18 and 19, 2016 7:30 & 10:00 PM Vertical Current with Nina Rosen at Warmdaddy's

Vertical Current, also known as VC, was started in 2009 by trumpeter/composer Christopher Stevens, Donald C. Stevens Jr. (Bass) and Brandon Mullen (Drums). They were later joined by Ali Prawl (Keys) and Jordan Damiani (Guitar). Since forming in 2009, the band has worked with artists such as Jessica Reedy, Leah Smith, Jeff Murrell, Noel Gourdine, and Dezzie Neal. Some of the band's highlights include performing at the Lancaster Ave Jazz Fest, the Center City Jazz Fest, the Collingswood Mayfair, and opening for The Robert Glasper Experiment at World Cafe Live. In 2010, Vertical Current collaborated with local hit-maker Donald Robinson to make their debut EP "aRe". This year the band worked with young super producer, Steve Mckie, to record their first full length cd which will be entitled "Bright Side of Midnight". Over the course of the last year or so the band has grown to include vocalists Chartel Findlater and Shelia Moser. VC has also been known to have a surprise guest on occasion. For instance the band was joined by Eric Roberson at a recent show. Individually, members of this band have recorded and performed with a wide variety of artists from Earth Wind & Fire to Darryl Hall so you never know who might show up. VC's brand of music is a unique blend of genres that is intended to uplift and inspire.

1400 S. Columbus Blvd. @ Reed Street
Philadelphia Pa 19147
$15 cover

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