Buckner Funkenjazz

Buckner Funkenjazz

Robby Schechter & the Motion Detectors, Bluzinators

Sat, April 6, 2013

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

$5.00 - $120.00

This event is 21 and over

Buckner Funkenjazz
Buckner Funkenjazz
Jazz gangster movie, Rod Buckner dove, trumpet in hand, behind the drum set to avoid the storm of bullets hitting the stage. Fresh out of college in the early 70's, Buckner was gigging around Denver every night with a 10 piece band, jamming hard on Isley Brothers and Tower of Power grooves. No one was seriously injured, but Buckner did catch a round in his knee as he dove for safety.
"Buckylove" as Rod is known in Denver, survived that gig, bullets and all, and together with his brother, Ron "Bsix" Buckner, formed the 8 piece funk/jazz machine known as BUCKNER FUNKEN JAZZ. BFJ has built a solid reputation at the best Colorado venues for their well honed, supremely funky stage show. BFJ Delivers Old School Funk with such authenticity and intensity, They are known to keep the crowd funken for hours - nonstop. Their sets can blow up the party or implode with quiet intensity, seamlessly transitioning through Miles and Monk to Maceo, and back again.
Buckner Funken Jazz is a true original-recipe, old school funk band. BFJ earned its Funk pedigree by mixing funk grooves and well honed jazz into the stankiest, funkiest, grooviest stage- pounding party show in Denver. BFJ is available for your private party or event, just hit us up.
Robby Schechter & the Motion Detectors
Robby Schechter & the Motion Detectors
Since the bands impromptu formation for an African refugee benefit concert in September 2012, Robby Schechter and the Motion Detectors have forged a name for themselves as one of Denver’s top up-and-coming musical acts. Lead by eccentric-guitar-man Robby Schechter, RSMD blends rock/soul/ funk /blues/jazz/ and world music with comedy, excitement, and a stage show that will leave the audience wondering, “What the hell do you call that?”

Comprised of five University of Denver Jazz graduates, RSMD combines top-notch musicality and artistic expression with an attitude that says, “No better time (to dance) than now!”

Since its formation, the band has released one full-length studio album, as well as numerous live recordings made available online. In Feb 2013, only 6 short months after their formation, RSMD paid homage to the organization that gave them their first gig and held their own African Community Center of Denver benefit concert at Herman’s Hideaway. RSMD has also enjoyed some press attention and received a write up from Basement Lights on- one of Denver’s premier music blogs.

RSMD is currently working on music for their second studio album to be released sometime in 2014.
.....Bio: The Bluzinators have a unique blend of Jump Blues, Big Band Swing, and traditional blues styles that conjure up images of a 1940's Nightclub, mixing it up with tunes Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Tommy Castro, Joe Cocker, Ray Charles, a little Elvis and even some Blues Brothers.
Venue Information:
Herman's Hideaway
1578 South Broadway
Denver, CO, 80210