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An evening of Blues, Rock--n-Roll, and Psychodelia - with legendary bluesman Tomás Doncker, performance artist Marla Mase , The True Groove All-Stars and Uninvited Guests.
Known all over the world as "The High Priestess Of Global Soul", Marla brings her provocative mix of Spoken Word,Funk, and Kick-Ass Rock-N-Roll to The Classon Social Club for a Friday night Throw Down
True Groove Records presents Global Soul Sundays at Duet Brasserie - an intimate soiree of great food, wine, dessert where The BEST MUSICIANS in NYC can be found playing. #blues #funk #soul #groove #pop #reggae #jazz #brazilian #world
True Groove Records presents True Groove Thursdays at Duet Brasserie - an intimate evening of great food, wine, dessert and The BEST MUSICIANS in NYC. #blues #funk #soul #groove #pop #reggae #jazz #brazilian #world
Sounds Like: Patti Smith, Talking Heads, Iggy Pop, Ian Dury (and the Blockheads), henry rollins
Label: True Groove
Manager: James Moore
- Manny Pacquaio said to work out to Marla's cover of Ian Dury's "Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick"
- performing at SouthBySouthOrange Music Festival - June 2015
- Performed at Millenium Music Conference, 2015
- Half-Life in Top 20 Albums of 2014 (rocknycliveandrecorded.com)
- Marla per...See Full Bio
“Bill Laswell pops up laying down the bass line on a Tom Waits inspired brooding number called "the Heart Beats". The lyrics ponder the universal truths music inspires, a familiar concept on True Groove projects. This is followed by the Rolling Stones like shuffle of "Gaping Hole".More lyrically self aware than Jagger's apologies for being a beast of burden, Mase instead questions the gaping hole the masses seek to fill with relationships as much as they do drugs of any flavor.”