first_imgPhotos provided by Romy Santos @ Slightly Skewed Photography.Full Show Mixcloud Audio provided by CHeeSeHeaDPRoDuCTioNS in conjunction with Daniel Nolan. After a brief intermission, Leeds, UK-based funk outfit The New Mastersounds turned the heat up quickly opening with “Monday Meters” and then moved the crowd through a series of instrumental originals. During their set, the band invited special guest flautist Kofi Burbridge of the Tedeschi Trucks Band to lend a hand in covering “Confusion”, a tune written by American jazz guitarist Boogaloo Joe Jones. Featuring Eddie Roberts on guitar, Pete Shand on bass, Simon Allen on drums and Joe Tatton on keys, some of the other highlights of The New Mastersounds’ Fort Lauderdale set included “Summercamp”, “Vandy” and “The Minx”.Towards the later part of their set, The New Mastersounds welcomed out the Turkuaz horns for “Hey Fela!” before moving into “All Wrapped Up” with Turkuaz’s Greg Sanderson on tenor sax and special guest keyboardist Adam Scone from Mofro. The band then closed out their Thursday night performance with NMS classics “Baby Bouncer” and “Nervous,” prior to the encore.The grand finale of the show featured both bands teaming up as “The New MasTurkuaz,” playing “The Rules” to put an exclamation point on a stellar evening. “The Rules” was featured on the two bands’ Split 7″ EP album released last week, which saw each band record a cover of the other’s material. Watch the studio session video for “The Rules” here. You can see the song come to life in the video below.The two-band dance party will make its way throughout Florida this weekend, and also has a very exciting performance scheduled at NYC’s Terminal 5 on December 2nd. More information about that show, as well as the tour, can be found here. Full audio from the night can be streamed below. The groove heavy New Mastersounds / Turkuaz Tour made its way to Revolution Live in Fort Lauderdale, FL on Thursday night, October 20th – the first of a funky, three night weekend run through Florida.Nine piece Turkuaz, led by front man Dave Brandwein with backing vocalists Sammi Garett and Shira Elias, kicked the evening off in spectacular fashion and worked their way through a series of dance-heavy originals. The set also featured the group’s infectious Talking Heads cover “Slippery People”. The groove continued as the band broke into some of their more popular tracks including “Nightswimming”, “Coast To Coast”, “Everyone’s A Winner” and “Bubba Slide”, before ultimately closing their 75-minute set with a stirring rendition of the Dave Mason classic “Feelin’ Alright”.last_img

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