Nu Family Band

Nu Family Band

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Musical sound of RB, Soul, Funk, Rock! Urban Chicks with Guitars! High Energy! Heavy duty Rock & Soul! Heavily influenced by Sly & da Family Stone, Jimi Hendrix, James Brown, PFunk, Prince etc

Biography

Originally from the streets of Chicago, sisters,Guitar Sallye & Tamah, and the Nu Family Band, have been performing and touring Europe for the last 10 years! They have worked with and opened up for a variety of artist from PFunk, Prince(Levi Seacer), Outcast, MC Hammer, Tina Turner,etc. James Brown once crowned them "The last of the great Soul Bands!"
While growing up in Chicago, Guitar Sallye & Tamah, helped to create the "Robert Taylor Youth Foundation" which opened up a School of Music, that took the kids in the projects off the streets from gangbangin, and taught them how to play musical instruments. That is also when the girls picked up the guitar & bass and began to create their sound Soul da Pop Music!
Musical friends, Hub(bass payer with the Roots), and Cody Chesnutt,(from Dave Chapell's Blockparty), have always reminded the girls to "STAY TRUE TO WHO YOU ARE! DONT EVER LET ANYBODY SQUEEZE YOU INTO A BOX!
While being heavily influenced by great legends, such as Sly & Family Stone, Jimi Hendrix, James Brown, the girls are staying strong on being a part of the Nu Revolution to keep the tradition of family soul alive! They truly believe the message of their music is spreading globally in a successful way!

After returning home from a Armed Forces Tour of Southwest Asia, (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Africa, Afganistan,) performing for the troops, abroad, the Nu Family Band was contacted, by the Producers of American Idol, and flown to Las Vegas, to perform on their new TV show "AMERICAN BAND". The show will be aired on October 19! stay tuned!

Peace
Guitar Sallye & Tamah

Discography

Family Reunion
Needa Man
Ooh Babe
Come Together
Family Strong
Mother's Love
Jam
Watchin U

Set List

Set list includes Tributes to Jimi Hendrix, Sly Stone, James Brown as well as original songs!
The length varies!