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Introducing REBELLUM

Introducing REBELLUM

Here in 2014 allow the Burnt Sugar Arkestra to introduce it’s avant funk & roll splinter cell … REBELLUM. Gripping the sum of  REBELLUM’s parts LIVE demands one apprehends these factions: The  two-part super-fly vocal frontline  of  Mikel Banks & Shelley Nicole;  those ace riddim section companeras, The Buckeye Bass Mack Jared Michael Nickerson & […]

James Brown: Get on the Good Foot, a Celebration in Dance ~ Burnt Sugar performs at post-performance Dance Party

James Brown: Get on the Good Foot, a Celebration in Dance ~ Burnt Sugar performs at post-performance Dance Party

The Apollo Theater’s James Brown: Get on the Good Foot, a Celebration in Dance is being developed as a major evening-long dance work, which is scheduled to make its world premiere in New York City.  Conceived by acclaimed choreographer/artistic director Otis Sallid, Get on the Good Foot is being designed to shed light on Brown’s enormous worldwide influence and as […]

Moist Paula is Turning 50 - Golden Jubilee Semi-Centennial Launch Party 

Moist Paula is Turning 50 – Golden Jubilee Semi-Centennial Launch Party 

Burnt Sugar is moist pleased to be a part of Moist Paula’s 50th birthday celebration. We hope you’ll join us! A note from the Birthday Goddess: “Yes friends, it’s finally happening … I’m wrapping up my first semi-century on the planet and of course I’m going to celebrate by doing what I love to do […]

Burnt Sugar at Ginny's Supper Club

Ginny’s Supper Club presents Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber with special guest Brian Jackson

Mashing the Miles, Steely Dan & Sugar songbooks with Special Guest: Brian Jackson (Gil Scott-Heron ) – flute/piano Saturday, June 8, 2013 Ginny’s Supper Club 310 Lenox Avenue Harlem N.Y. 10027 212-421-3821 www.ginnyssupperclub.com   $20 ticket (per set) – 21 and over Doors @ 6pm 1st Set – 7:30pm – buy tickets at Ticketfly 2nd […]

Cleveland Museum of Art’s Solstice

10:15 p.m., South Terrace Stage Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber ( JB/Bowie edition ) Greg Tate – conduction/guitar Mikel Banks – conduction/vocals Shelley Nicole – vocals V. Jeffrey Smith – tenor sax Lewis ‘Flip’ Barnes – trumpet ‘Moist’ Paula Henderson – bari sax Luqman Brown – trombone/vocals Andre ‘Day-Glo’ Lassalle – guitar Ben Tyree – […]

Burnt Sugar Arkestra's Blaque Magik Feat

Burnt Sugar Arkestra’s Blaque Magik Feat

Just back from thrashin the Steely Dan songbook in Paris for the Sons d’hiver Festival the Burnt Sugar Arkestra presents a blaque magik trick: two performances … by two different prime-time crews … in different countries … on the same night !! Burnt Sugar Cinefhonic Strike Force Presents: Music Inspired by Oscar Micheaux’ 1925 film “Body […]

The ElectroCution of Miles Davis: A Burnt Sugar Tribute performance

The ElectroCution of Miles Davis: A Burnt Sugar Tribute Performance

Recorded live at Sons d’Hiver February 5th, 2011. TRUMPET Lewis Flip Barnes Jr. ALTO Micah Gaugh TENOR+BASS CLARINET Avram Fefer VIOLIN Mazz Swift CELLO Will Martina CONTREBASSE Jason Di Matteo ELEC BASS Jared Michael Nickerson GUITARS Andre Lassalle – Asim Barnes DRUMS LaFrae Sci – Chris Eddleton KEYS Bruce Mack – W. Myles Reilly VOICES […]

Gureje Inc. & Burnt Sugar Index LLC present: "Burnt Sugar Smokehouse" 

Gureje Inc. & Burnt Sugar Index LLC present: “Burnt Sugar Smokehouse” 

Featuring: DJ Fauzi Brown Girls Burlesque’s Miss AuroraBoobRealis & Chicava Honeychild V. Jeffery Smith’s No Plan B Solo Mazz Muse Micah Gaugh presents puppet & Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber @ The Village @ Gureje 884-886 Pacific Street (between Underhill Ave. & Washington Ave.) Prospect Heights, Brooklyn NY 11238 Thursday, January 10th, 2013 8pm to Midnight $10.00 […]

Art Auction and Benefit Weekend for Gureje

GUREJE INC. cordially invites you to their Art Auction and Benefit Weekend of Events featuring New York’s finest Musicians, Poets, Dancers and More, Weekly thru January 2013. Support a VISION to better serve the community through the Arts. Presenting; Burnt Sugar Arkestra & Chicava Honeychild and Essence Revealed of Brown Girls Burlesque with Special Guest […]

The Downtown Dayton Revival Music Festival

We are pleased to be a part of  The Downtown Dayton Revival Music Festival’s inaugural year, including performances by Train, John Legend, Guided by Voices, Guster, Rusted Root, Tony Lucca, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, and Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber conducted by Vernon Reid! We’ll be playing 2 shows: Friday, September 7th – Downtown Revival Festival […]

Burnt Sugar Takes Philadelphia!

Burnt Sugar Takes Philadelphia!

Burnt Sugar returns to Philadelphia in September, 2012 for 3 performances. We begin on Friday, September 12. First, we visit local treasure, JazSound – Sound of Market for an instore performance and record signing. (5-7pm) Next, we make our way to Temple University’s WRTI  90.1FM, where we’ll visit friend of Sugar, J Michael Har­ri­son, host […]