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Upper Marlboro, Maryland, United States

Upper Marlboro, Maryland, United States
Band R&B Funk




"DC BeBop Magazine"

Wednesday December 5, 2012 at 8:22 PM

MUSIC - FRAMEWERK BAND - R&B, jazz, blues, soul and neo-soul



FrameWerk, is a troupe of multi-talented musicians with Spoon, Charnetta, Paul, Sonja, Tony and KC laying down their groove.
Their "signature sound reaches into the R&B, jazz, blues, soul and neo-soul catalog, with solid arrangements that remind you of the first time you heard it."

"FrameWerk is being called the sound that excites the soul. Mixed with original selections, soothing ballads, and funk that will get you on your feet, it's a journey that will spur a series of emotions and memories."

Spoon - "EL Warren Weatherspoon aka “Spoon” - Drums, Percussion, Band Leader Nationally known for many years as the drummer for the legendary R&B group “Heatwave” (best known for such hits as “Always and Forever”, “Boogie Nights “and “Groove Line” , among many others), Heatwave’s highlights include three gold, two platinum and two double platinum albums, five gold singles, four Grammy nominations and a recent nomination for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Serving as the catalyst for FrameWerk, Spoon brings his experiences performing with Carlos Santana, Hall and Oates, The Jones Girls and Jean Carn, along with that driving, funky groove to combine with one of the most talented core of musicians ever to be assembled in one unit."

Paul - "Paul Anthony Bumbry - Keyboards, Vocals, Writer
Paul’s formal training includes keyboards and trumpet, and vocals. A fixture in the local music industry for over thirty (30) years, he maintains an established reputation for high quality live and studio performances. Experience as a musical director and composer, along with his attention to detail make Paul’s contribution to FrameWerk the perfect fit."

Charnetta - Charnetta Dobbins - piano, Keyboard, Vocals, Musical Director, Producer, Composer. Charnetta has played piano since the age of three. She is a classical pianist, and has competed in numerous piano competitions. She won the gold medal in the District of Columbia Chapter of NAACP's ACT-SO Competition, and first place winner of the Omega Psi Phi Talent Hunt Competition. In addition to Classical, she also plays Gospel and Soul music. "She has performed as a keyboardist and vocalist in several bands in the Washington, DC area and has shared the same stages with R&B singer Tank as well as go-go superstar Chuck Brown


"FrameWerk Band Wows The Crowd!!!"

Posted 08/25/2012 Favorite moment: of the evening, My husband and I danced together before Framewerk's show ended. Opening act(s): Framewerk was really, really good. I really enjoyed them.

Sat, Aug 25, 2012 @ Favorite moment: Peabo and Denise duet @ Opening act(s): The opening act FrameWerk was wonderful. I would go see them perform Posted 08/25/2012 1) by crabs Location: Maryland,
Opening act(s): Framewerk was very good also, Framewerk was Old-School-Licious Carter Barron Amphitheatre @ -
Washington@ ,DC @ - Sat, Aug 25, 2012 @ Posted 08/25/2012 by Hamm2 Location: Carter Barron Amphitheatre, Washington, DC Mr. Peabo Bryson's performance stopped the that night we celebrated our LOVE because we were back in each other's arms again. It was a whole new WORLD and we could definitely feel the FIRE!
GOD is truly amazing and so was the songbird, Ms Deniece Williams.
Framewerk dropped the FUNK bomb with old school songs that took us and the audience back to our youthful days.
- Washington Post Concert Review Section


Still working on that hot first release.



An American band out of the
East Coast region with some of the best
musicians in the industry!
Comprised of members from national
touring acts such as Heatwave, Patti
LaBelle, Blue Magic, Ginuwine , and The Dave Hollister, and Go-Go pioneers Trouble Funk to name a few.
Together they produce what all lovers of music cravegreat, live music! The members play
without limits, their creative, spontaneous, and driving arrangements create an excitement that is
FrameWerk's signature sound reaches into the R&B, Jazz, Blues, Soul, and Neo-Soul catalog
with solid arrangements that remind you of the very first time you heard good music. FrameWerk has
been dubbed by fans as "The Sound That Excites the Soul". A performance mixed with original
selections from their debut CD entitled "PICTURE THIS", soothing ballads and Funk that will
get you off your feet! It's a journey that will spur a series of emotions and memories.
With its combined experienced musicians, coming from a lifetime submersed in music,
FrameWerk is quickly becoming one of the hottest most talked about Groups in the industry.

Band Members