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Coffeehouse Soul Sessions with The GroovaLottos Every Month in Dedham, MA

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Song Keepers, Ltd and the Dedham Square Coffeehouse presents Coffeehouse SoulSessions, a monthly soul music cabaret, featuring live musics by Grammy nominees, The GroovaLottos and an A-list of guest…Continue

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Eddie Ray Johnson of The GroovaLottos Receives NAACP Unsung Hero Award

Wareham resident and drummer for multi-Grammy nominated soul band The GroovaLottos is recognized by Cape Cod NAACP for his professional accomplishments and community youth mentoring. YARMOUTH - On Sunday afternoon, the Riverway Lobster House's main dining room was packed to capacity for the 42 Annual Joseph Daluz Unsung Hero Awards, as hosted by the Cape Cod Branch of the…See More
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Award-winning Cape Cod Playwright & Musician Revisits 1968 With "The Soul Session"

Mashpee playwright and GroovaLottos keyboardist, Mwalim takes us back to a turbulent time with music and experiential theater with the Musical "The Soul Session" running in Provincetown this summer.What:“The SOUL SESSION” A Musical ComedyWhere: Focsicle – 312 Commercial St, ProvincetownWhen: Every Saturday at 7pm, Starting May 25PROVINCETOWN - Actor rehearsal, band…See More
May 16
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Mwalim DaPhunkee Professor on the Value of a 'Free Writing Journal'

Whether you are writing short stories, articles, poems, plays, or novels, keeping a side journal for the project is a valuable tool for developing ideas as seen In the blog series "Aesthetics & Metaphysics"  www.daphunkeeprofessor.comMany people who write for a living, live to write and write to live. Writer's Block is…See More
Nov 28, 2018
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"We Remain Sovereign" The ZYG 808 Delivers Keynote Speech for MassDOT Native American Heritage Month

Grammy nominated Hip-Hop Jazz artist and Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Member, The ZYG 808 Delivered the keynote speech and performed for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation's Native American Heritage Luncheon. A large room full of MassDOT employees and members of the general public gathered for the Native American Heritage Month…See More
Nov 26, 2018
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Liberation Multimedia Artists Among Top Nominees in the 2018 Native American Music Awards

Voting Now Open for the 2018 NAMA. Cast your vote for "Ask Yo Mama" - The GroovaLottos 'Best Pop Recording' and "Flippin" - Soul Poet's Syndicate 'Best Music Video'NEW YORK - Tuesday night the Native American Music Association announced to top nominees for the 2018 Native American Music Awards and once again, Liberation Multimedia recording artists are on the ticket! The GroovaLottos and…See More
Sep 11, 2018
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"At The Party" Hits Stores Today!!! | The ZYG 808 Drops E.P

Soul Poets Records releases E.P. by Hip Hop Jazz Percussionist & MC The ZYG 808 a week after the debut of his Music Video "The Concerto".BOSTON - "At The Party" by The ZYG 808 is an EP that is being heralded as one of the upcoming generations re-embracing of true Hip-hop, goes live on all download and streaming music services today. Offering a small taste of what's…See More
Sep 5, 2018
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The ZYG 808 | "The Concerto" [Official Music Video]

"The Concerto" is the debut single by The ZYG 808 (pronounced Zee Why Gee 8 oh 8), Hip-Hop Jazz Percussionist and MC. Catch his EP "At The Party" featuring 3...
Sep 1, 2018
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The Party Is At SOB's on Saturday and Rhythm & Roots Fest on Sunday!!! The GroovaLottos On The Move

4 Time Grammy nominated band The GroovaLottos have a concert / party coming up at SOB's in New York City and you're invited... provided that you're 21+... A Labor Day Weekend event that you don't want to miss!NEW YORK - After spending the summer bringing crowds to their feet, from New Hampshire to Washington DC, The GroovaLottos are bringing their Phunk Party back to New York City at the…See More
Aug 28, 2018

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The GroovaLottos
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The GroovaLottos are a soul-funk band of seasoned and award-winning studio and touring soul, funk, jazz and blues players. Said to play with their souls instead of their hands, The GroovaLottos are contemporary Cherokee, Choctaw, and Wampanoag 'Song Keepers' bringing strong medicine in the form of soul-funk.

The GroovaLottos consist of Eddie Ray Johnson, drums and vocals; Mwalim "DaPhunkee Professor", keyboards and vocals; and Melvin Coombs on bass.

The GroovaLottos are available for gigs, events, sessions, festivals, powwows, private functions, workshops, and residencies. Also offering lectures on Afro- Native music.
Website :
http://www.thegroovalottos.com
Occupation:
Musicians, singers and songwriters.
Favorite bands:
Us
Question For Bands: Genre?
Soul - Funk - Blues
Band Question - Band Members:
Eddie Ray Johnson - Drums & Vox
Mwalim DaPhunkee Professor - Keys & Vox
Melvin Coombs - Bass
Band Question - Sounds like:
Ourselves...
Sly & The Family Stone
James Brown
Rufus Thomas
Jimmy Smith
Grant Greene
Band Question - Musical Influences:
The people we sound like
Band Question - Record label:
Indie

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Eddie Ray Johnson of The GroovaLottos Receives NAACP Unsung Hero Award

Posted on May 22, 2019 at 9:43am 0 Comments

Wareham resident and drummer for multi-Grammy nominated soul band The GroovaLottos is recognized by Cape Cod NAACP for his professional accomplishments and community youth mentoring.
 
YARMOUTH - On Sunday afternoon, the Riverway Lobster House's main dining room was packed to capacity for the 42 Annual Joseph Daluz…
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Award-winning Cape Cod Playwright & Musician Revisits 1968 With "The Soul Session"

Posted on May 16, 2019 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Mashpee playwright and GroovaLottos keyboardist, Mwalim takes us back to a turbulent time with music and experiential theater with the Musical "The Soul Session" running in Provincetown this summer.

What:“The SOUL SESSION” A Musical Comedy

Where: Focsicle – 312 Commercial St,…

Continue

Mwalim DaPhunkee Professor on the Value of a 'Free Writing Journal'

Posted on November 28, 2018 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Whether you are writing short stories, articles, poems, plays, or novels, keeping a side journal for the project is a valuable tool for developing ideas as seen In the blog series "Aesthetics & Metaphysics"  www.daphunkeeprofessor.com

Many people who write for a living, live to write…

Continue

"We Remain Sovereign" The ZYG 808 Delivers Keynote Speech for MassDOT Native American Heritage Month

Posted on November 26, 2018 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Grammy nominated Hip-Hop Jazz artist and Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Member, The ZYG 808 Delivered the keynote speech and performed for the Massachusetts Department of…

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