The Jeff Love Band: the Funk and Soul of the Finger Lakes!
The Jeff Love Band is the funkalicious brainchild of legendary Central New York musician Neal Massa. Founded in December of 2010 by Massa, the JLB is an outstanding collection of musicians from the Ithaca, NY area. The JLB complements the soulful harmonies of lead vocalists Jeff Love, Ariel Arbisser and Amanda Massa, with the soothing rhythm section of Donald House (bass), De'Marquis Malone (drums), Massa (keyboards) and Jim Wells (percussion). The funky licks of lead guitarist Joe Massa fuse with the crisp horn riffs of Marc Devokaitis (Tenor Saxophone), Bob McMahon (trumpet) and Alec Staples (Alto Saxophone) to round out this dynamic family affair.
The Jeff Love Band pays homage to the classic funk, soul and jazz of yesterday while imparting its contemporary vision on each mesmerizing offering. This eclectic brand of music brings music lovers of all ages together each time the JLB takes the stage. As a result, each Jeff Love Band event is not only a musical performance, but a social movement; A celebration of rhythmic collaboration.
It’s your chance to dance, so get ready for the high energy experience of a lifetime. From the first high hat to the last rim shot, the JLB is guaranteed to have you movin’ and groovin’ all night long.