February 2009, Still Fumin’ News >>>See Article, Download Pdf
by Joel Savell
While in Anaheim, we made it a point to go see Kenny Sara with his band, The Sounds of New Orleans at Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen, at Downtown Disney. Three years ago, Jacob and I saw them at the same restaurant, where they have been the house band for a few years now (See Spring 2006 issue of SF News, available at www.stillfumin.com.) Ever since then, we had been meaning to take Tom to see Kenny and the band, and finally had success during this year’s NAMM show. Tom was notably impressed, calling them the most authentic New Orleans band he had ever seen.
The lineup consists of Kenny Sara on drums and vocals, Johnny Turner on Guitar/vocals, Richard “Domino Fats” Taylor on Keyboards/vocal, and David “Woody” Woodford on sax/vocals. The band plays a fluid blend of Jazz, Blues, Soul, Rock ‘n Roll, and New Orleans boogie. We look forward to seeing them again and highly recommend you to do the same!…. >>Read more….download pdf of 2009 article >>
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