Groove jazz organ trio Shuffleupagus is made up of three top tier North Carolina musicians who, on their own, have performed and recorded with names including Victor Wooten, Dr. Dre, Norah Jones and Keller Williams.
Q. What style of music do you play?
A. Groove Jazz.
Q. How many pieces do you typically play as and what instruments are they?
A. We perform as a classic “organ trio” consisting of a Hammond B3 and other vintage keyboards, guitar, and drums.
Q. Do you play in other configurations?
A. Our sound is based around the trio, but we can easily add horns and vocals upon request.
Q. Why did you become a professional musician?
A. Because we all love music so much as well as getting to work with an endless variety of amazing people and organizations.
Q. Where are you located?
A. Charlotte & Greensboro, NC.
Q. Do you travel?
A. Yes, to anywhere.
Q. Why should an event professional book you?
A. The members of Shuffleupagus are three of the Carolinas’ top-tier musicians. Guitarist Brad Bailey has toured with 5-time Grammy-winning Jazz artist Victor Wooten and recorded with Dr. Dre. Keyboardist David Fulford has performed with jam-band icon Keller Williams and Soul-Jazz pioneer Melvin Sparks. Drummer Geoff Clapp has performed with Jazz-pop superstar Norah Jones and New Orleans Jazz luminary Ellis Marsalis. Shuffleupagus know how to create a unique and fun vibe for any setting from corporate events to festivals.
Q. Do you have the capability of providing your own sound & lights?
A. Yes, for events up to 1000 people.