Altamease & Friends

Altamease & Friends

 Detroit, Michigan, USA
BandJazzAdult Contemporary

Biography

Altamease & Friends was formed after Altamease played with various groups in New York, Detroit and Cleveland. The group is comprised of a four piece ensemble. Rick Jones, Keyboards & Vocals, Mike Brown, Drums & Vocals and Lenny Lucas, Bass. The band plays a variety of smooth jazz and contemporary music. Some of the artist covered are Anita Baker, Rachelle Farrell, Sade, Phyllis Hyman, Chaka Khan, Angie Stone, Motown hits, jazz standards and some blues.

Altamease & Friends has been working together since the 90's and have continued working various engagements throughout the years. Some of the venues include, MGM Grand Casino-Detroit, Baker's Keyboard Lounge (Detroit), Mardi Gras Grille (Cleveland), Wolf Den Lounge (Detroit), Casablanca (New York), The Blue Note (New York), and various private engagements.

Altamease has also traveled with the Liquid Smoke Band on USO tours in Greenland and Newfoundland.

Discography

Altamease & Friends Live at La'Mour Studios (Detroit) 2007

Set List

Welcome to My Love
You Know How to Love Me
Summertime
On a Clear Day
Autumn Leaves
Since I Fell for You
Boogie Oogie
God Bless the Child
Just My Imagination
Moondance
Been So Long
Rapture
Just Because
You Bring Me Joy
Kiss of Life
Nothing Can Come Between Us
Through the Fire
Angel
Sweet Thang
Sweet Love