3sgiants

3sgiants

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WINNER 2009 DC'S HOTTEST BAND WINNER NBC TODAY SHOW SUPERSTAR CONTEST The up-and-coming octet plays funk and soul like the titans of old, with thick grooves and slickly executed horn licks.

Biography

WINNER 2009 DC'S HOTTEST BAND
WINNER NBC TODAY SHOW SUPERSTAR CONTEST
Third Stream Giants are an incredible new funk/pop group from Virginia. The band, with 8 members and influences ranging from gospel to jazz to rock, brings a lineup very seldom seen in live music. Decidedly different than your typical quartet and with a style that just breathes talent and professionalism, the Giants entrance audiences from the moment they setup to the last note of the performance.
First, you may notice beautiful 4 part harmony vocals leading you into a song; next, the funky rhythm section with guitar, slap bass, keys and drums will start your body grooving, by the time the three-piece horn section starts accenting, you will officially be captivated. And then the vocals of Anthony Campbell begin…
Anthony won national fame as winner of NBC Today Show Superstar talent competition (Anthony beat out over 6000 other competitors to perform in front of millions of viewers at NYC’s Rockefeller Plaza) and chose the unique stylings of Third Stream Giants as his vehicle for the pursuit of original music. As if you needed more credentials than that, at first note, Anthony’s smooth baritone vocals will convince you that Third Stream Giants are definitely on their way to national recognition.
The Giants’ set features incredible originals that will have you singing along before the songs are through. Intricately crafted with professional arrangements and an undeniable groove, the Giants’ songs are moving into the hearts and minds of America. Peppered throughout the set are carefully chosen and cleverly re-arranged old school funk tunes and current and classic hits that will amaze the audience and force them out of their seats and into the groove. The Giants carefully design each show specifically to each audience ensuring that every performance is different and better than the next. This, the Giants’ amazing talent, and their entertaining stage presence keeps audiences coming back and continues to bring new fans into the fold.

Sounds Like: Maroon 5, John Mayer, Stevie Wonder, Weather Report, Earth, WInd, and Fire

Discography

Cool Human 2009

Set List

Setlist features catchy originals, old-school funk tunes, and current and classic hits cleverly re-arranged.

A short list of cover tunes:
1. Superfly (Curtis Mayfield)
2. Freddy's Dead (Curtis Mayfield)
3. Superstitious (Stevie Wonder)
4. What You Need (INXS)
5. Easy (Commodores)
6. Beat It (Michael Jackson)
7. Fire on the Mountain (Grateful Dead)
8. Buddy Holly (Weezer)
9. Starfish and Coffee (Prince)
10. Runaround (Blues Traveller)
11. Express Yourself (Charles Wright)
12. I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For (U2)
13. Sweet Home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
14. Good Times Bad Times (Led Zeppelin)
15. Sanford & Son Theme
16. Black Water (Doobie Bros.)
17. 2001 (Richard Strauss)
18. Roses (Outkast)
19. Hey Ya (Outkast)
20. Mah-na Mah-na (Muppets)
21. Sissy Strut (Joe Bravo)
22. Man In the Mirror (Michael Jackson)
23. ABC (Jackson 5)
24. Don't Phunk with My Heart (Black Eyed Peas)
25. Its Your Thing (Isley Bros.)
26. Ants Marching (Dave Matthews Band)
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