Published DateLACONIA — Pitman's Freight Room at 94 New Salem St. will host the Zeke Martin Project "The Funkier Side of Jazz" on Thursday April 25 at 8 p.m.
Born in Brussels in 1973, Zeke Martin entered the world with a pair of drumsticks in his hands. Zeke's unique and soulful style has enabled him to secure endorsement deals with Creation Drums, Murat Diril Cymbals, Evans Drumheads, Mono Cases and Vic Firth Sticks.
The Zeke Martin Project has performed at the Berklee Performance Center, The House Of Blues in Boston, The Black Repertory Theater in RI, Minton's Playhouse and Sweet Rhythm, in NYC and tours Malaysia yearly.
Additionally, The Zeke Martin Project has shared the stage with such star performers as The Neville Brothers, The Funk Brothers, Ali-Ollie Woodson from the Temptations, three time Grammy nominee Ski Johnson and Regina Bell to name a few. The Zeke Martin Project also just won New England Urban Music Award Best Jazz CD 2010 and currently resides in Boston, and continues to perform along the east coast and in Asia.
Members are Zeke Martin-Drums/Band Leader, Brian Eggleston - Keyboard, Pat Loomis - Sax, Joe Sumrell Bass
Admission is $12 and doors open at 7:15 p.m. Pitman's is a BYOB venue.