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Smack Thompson is a musical group with an original and refreshing sound that blends many genres while always keeping it funky. Their love and understanding of rock, funk, jazz, reggae, pop, blues, and bluegrass has a unique way of shaping their sound. Their engaging live shows always keep fans coming back for more! They are based in beautiful Boulder, Colorado, where they have become a staple of the local music scene.
Over the past few years that Smack has played together, they have won many fans with their deeply funky grooves and infectious melodies. Sky King plays a nasty guitar and engages in a diverse range of appealing vocal styles. Otis Lande is the master of the low end and plays with a precise funkiness. Stephen Thurston fires up the music with his virtuosic keyboard playing. Joe Havens lays down funky beats like a metronome wish it could. Scott Parker Mast teams up with Joe to funk up the groove with his super-tight percussion playing.
Thoughtful and intelligent songwriting occasionally gives way to free form funky jams. Come check out a show and get your Thompson Smacked!