The third day of Warsaw Summer Jazz Days, during which Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, Scott Henderson and James Brandon Lewis will perform.
Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, also known as DLO3, is an American soul-jazz group founded in 2015. The band has given concerts in the United States and abroad and has performed at several music festivals, including Detroit and Monterey Jazz Festivals. Their debut album, Close But No Cigar, achieved first place on the American Jazz Contemporary Jazz Albums list and became number three on the American jazz albums list. It is an infectious combination of soul, jazz and funk from the 60’s and 70’s, in its sound most reminiscent of the legendary band Booker T. & M.G.'s, in combination with classical instrumental sound, has gained wide recognition of critics and listeners all over the world. Devlon Lamarr Dumas describes the music of his trio in simple words as “soul with a strong influence of jazz”.
Scott Henderson is an American jazz fusion and blues guitarist best known for his work with the band Tribal Tech. He also leads his own trio, and plays with major jazz musicians of his generation, including Joe Zawinul.
James Brandon Lewis is a critically acclaimed saxophonist, composer, recording artist and educator. Lewis has received accolades from New York Times, Q Magazine and cultural tastemakers such as Ebony Magazine, who hailed him as one of the “7 Young Players to Watch” in today’s scene. Lewis has shared stages with Ken Filiano, Darius Jones, and Jason Hwang, William Parker, Hamiet Bluiett, Hamid Drake, Ravi Coltrane, Jimmy Heath Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Joe Lovano, Dave Douglas, Marc Ribot, Anthony Coleman and many others. James Brandon Lewis Lewis has been endorsed by Jazz legend Saxophonist Sonny Rollins “Promising young player with the potential to do great things having listened to the Elders”. – Jazz Magazine (France). New York Times had this to say about Lewis: “James Brandon Lewis, a Jazz Saxophonist in his 30's, raw-toned but measured, doesn't sound steeped in current jazz academy values. There's an Independence about him.” James Brandon Lewis leads numerous ensembles and is the Co-Founder of Poetry Music Ensemble Heroes Are Gang Leaders. Lewis attended Howard University and holds an MFA from California Institute of the Arts.