The Message is a musical collective from the foothills of North Carolina. The band consist of three core members and are joined by numerous musicians, making each show different and unique. The core members are Kevin Plant on guitar, Marty White on drums and Rick Hefner on sax and flute. Spanning music genres from Cool Jazz to Jam to Funk and Soul, the group relies heavily on improvised jams and grooves. Work on their sophomore album is in the works and is scheduled for an early 2017 release. The new album will feature Snarky Puppy's Chris Bullock on sax as well as a few other surprise guest.
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