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The Mar-Tans were founded by keyboardist/singer Matt Wauchope, drummer Terrence Prather, and Melvin Zachery on bass. They were the long time rhythm section of Sean Costello. They toured and recorded with Sean, traveling through 48 states, Western Europe, and Scandinavia. Playing in Sean’s band allowed them the opportunity to play with blues legends such as Jody Williams, Hubert Sumlin, Pinetop Perkins, James Cotton, and Elvis Costello. They played on three of Sean’s CD’s in addition to numerous local sessions including the Grammy-Award winning gospel act, the Blind Boy’s of Alabama.
The horn section is made up of accomplished musicians who are band leaders in their own right. On trombone and vocals is Jonathon Lloyd who also fronts the reggae band Lloyd’s Rock Steady Review. Saxophonist/singer Will Scruggs is also the leader of organ group CC Booker III. The band plays New Orleans Funk and R&B along the lines of Professor Longhair and the Funky Meters. We also mix in Memphis Soul, originals, jazz, blues, and latin. The band’s first CD, “Repurpose”, was released in April of 2012. Jam Band and percussion legend Count M’Butu joined the band for a year and a half before his retirement to Argentina in 2014. The band is hard at work on their next recording due out in 2015.
TICKETING & RESERVATION INFO:
Purchasing a General Admission ticket does not guarantee a seat/table. Bar area seating is reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Additional reservations are not required if table, booth, or banquette tickets have been purchased via Ticketfly.
PLEASE NOTE: If earlier dinner reservations are made, your seats are not guaranteed for the show. For example, if you reserve seats for 7:30pm dinner, it is unlikely that you’ll be able to keep it for a 9:30pm show. The only way to guarantee a seat for the show is to purchase booth, table, or banquette tickets via Ticketfly.
Reservations for the Captain’s Room (private dining room) can be reserved for parties of 12-20 guests. For more info call 470-225-6162.