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Sinuous and the Bluesteps

Musicians

Genres: Experimental, Funk, Hip-Hop, Jazz

Sound description: Hip Hop with a Boom Bap feel, blended with Jazz, and Funk

RIYL: Madlib, PeteRock, Tribe Called Quest, Slum Village

Web site: http://www.myspace.com/sinuousproductions

Email: sinuousproductions@yahoo.com

History

Sinuous has been making music locally since 1995. He is a Emcee, Producer, and Mixing/Mastering Engineer. He is one of the first of 4 producers to start making Hip Hop beats in Santa Barbara…He started out in a group called the Dead I Click from 97-2001, then moved on to do solo work and projects with P-able from 2001-present…In 2005/2006 Sinuous and P-able got international distribution in Japan with the album “The Jazz Council”. It was sold in all Tower Records across Japan. It sold out all copies printed and was considered a classic Jazz Hip Hop album overseas…Sinuous followed up that release with his “Street Musicians” release on vinyl, and it was distributed in Japan, and London…It also sold out all copies printed…In 2009 he put together a live Jazz/Funk based band to perform with him at his live shows….Sinuous recently released a free album called “Throwbacks” online at www.sinuous.bandcamp.com, and will be releasing 2 official albums in the end of 2010/earl 2011. “Vintage Voyage”, and “Needle 2 The Groove”. Sinuous has done shows from San Francisco to LA, and rocked almost every club/stage in Santa Barbara…He has shared the stage with Rza, Gza, Killah Priest, Slick Rick, Akil of Jurassic 5, Dj Muggs of Cypress Hill, KRS-1, MED, Brother Ali…He was worked with Prince Po, Chino XL, Mr. Metaphor, Domingo, Sene, Freestyle of The Arsonists, Epsilon Project, Wildchild, Blame One, and more.

Upcoming shows

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Formed

1995, Santa Barbara, CA

Influences

Tribe Called Quest, Slick Rick, Wu-Tang, Pharcyde, J-Dilla, Madlib, Pete Rock, Busta Rhymes

Current status

Doing Shows, and working on albums

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