As we begin our celebration of 50 years of jazz excellency in Columbus, join Byron Stripling, Bobby Floyd, and a host of Jazz Arts Group All-Star musicians. We will bring together past and current Columbus Youth Jazz musicians alongside your Columbus favorites for an evening of jazz you won't forget!
Ron Holmes, Basses
Dr. Keith Newton, Saxes / Flute
Andre Scott, Drums
Josh Boyd, Piano / Organ / Keyboards
Seeking to defy the ordinary, this diverse collective of seasoned pros keeps things stirred up with unpredictable energy that moves. fo/mo/deep released their 3rd and most eclectic work yet, “The Groovy Goodness” on June, 2014. Brent Black of Critical Jazz wrote “A release as deep and rich as the cover art, I’m hooked….” & Rob Young of The Urban Flux declared, “Their unique groove uncoils with a twist of eclectic jazz/funk-rhythms that’s not heard often enough these days.” The music has played on radio, internet & satellite stations around the world. Formed back 2007 by Bassist/Bandleader, Ron “Fatkat” Holmes, Jr., they are now known for their intelligently energetic and unpredictable shows, created a formidable reputation for this jazz-funk-world infused band.