Gurufish

Gurufish

 Atlanta, Georgia, USA
BandPopFunk

“Sexy, funky, pop music!", is what critics are saying about
Gurufish. The best elements of funk and soul are injected with infectious pop melodies, then sprinkled with psychedelic twists and a touch of glam-rock. With a hypnotic live show that delivers a powerful and joyous wallop, all the elements
one hopes to find in music are present; the thrill of the new, the excitement of the unexpected, unforgettable melodies and a galvanizing groove.

Biography

"Sexy, funky-as-hell, pop music!", is what critics are saying about . The best elements of funk and soul are injected with infectious pop melodies, then sprinkled with psychedelic twists and a touch of glam-rock. Their hypnotic live show delivers a powerful and joyous wallop with all the elements one hopes to find in music; The thrill of the new, the excitement of the unexpected, unforgettable melodies and a galvanizing groove.
Gurufish was founded by singer/ songwriter/producer Jimmy St. James who is accompanied by Matty Haze on guitar, DeWitt Ellis on bass, Steve Dixon on drums, Matt West on keys and Eugene IV on sax and backing vocals. They make their home in Atlanta,GA. and are currently playing dates in support of their most recent release, "Mohair Supreme" and also in the studio recording new material for release in the summer of 2015. Gurufish was recently included on PASTE Magazine's list of "25 Georgia Bands You Should Listen to Now" as well as PASTE Magazine and several other blog's short list of bands to check out at SXSW 2015. They were also just awarded Best R'nB/Funk Group by the GA Music Awards. Gurufish has opened for such prestigious acts as: Meaghan Trainor, Colbie Callait, The Brand New Heavies, Foreigner, Nikka Costa, P.M. Dawn, The Spin Doctors, Mother's Finest, War, The Isley Brothers, KC & the Sunshine Band, Derek Trucks, The Flaming Lips, Galactic, Cypress Hill, LMFAO, the White Stripes, Ghostland Observatory, and the P-Funk Allstars.

For more info:www.gurufish.com

Discography

Gurufish: The Higher Mind Satellite
Gurufish: Mohair Supreme

Set List

We do up 2.5 hrs of original music. High energy 9 piece band complete with horns and a colorful ensemble of freaks. If we do any covers, they tend to be 70's/ 80's funk; Sly & the Family Stone, Prince, The Meters, The Ohio Players, Kool & the Gang, etc...
A typical set list:

WHAT IT IS

ONE WAY LOVE

GET ON THE FUNK
SOUL TREATY

PLUSH 

FUNKY QUEEN
TOUCH YOUR BODY
FIRE ON THE BAYOU
SUPERNATURAL
PIMP ST.
FUNKY ATMOSPHERE
EVERYTHING I WANT
SOLARSYTEM STRASTOSPHERE
PEOPLE SAY
NELIDA
MY KINDA PARTY
SUNSHINEHAPPYDAY
THE GRIND
ALL OVER