Retrieved 13 May Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Cleveland, Ohio , United States. Retrieved 11 May Philip Bailey made significant contributions to the group’s vocal arrangements and overall sound. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

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Reggie Andrews produced five Dazz Band albums including: InThe Kinsman Dazz changed its name to The Dazz Band after being signed to Motown Records which simultaneously included a re-organization of members.

The ‘United We Funk All-Stars’ successful concept set the template of using one jjoystick rhythm section to back multiple Artists; a template that is emulated by many touring Artists today. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. After winning the Grammy inKeith Harrison vocalist, keyboards was added to the group.

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Retrieved from ” https: The bands title track began a string of hits starting in March, The Dazz Band is known for sazz high energy live performances, often proving more popular than the headlining act.

The album achieved a 1 hit single “Without You. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Dazz Band.

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This page was last edited on 10 Novemberat Jazz portal African American portal. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The name of the band is a portmanteau of the description “danceable jazz”. In both Eric Fearman and Sennie “Skip” Martin trumpet, vocalist left the group and were replaced by guitarist Marlon McClain; and the search began for additional vocalists that would match The Dazz Band sound.


Retrieved 11 May The group was originally named Kinsman Dazz at the suggestion of Ray Calabrese, who would later become the band’s manager along with Sonny Jones, owner of The Kinsman Grill, located near the street Bobby Harris grew up on, and where the band worked as a house band. Scene Newspaper, Cleveland pg.

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Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. September 23, issue of Billboard Magazine also credited Bobby Harris as the instigator behind Charlie Wilson’s second solo project Bridging The Gap serving as an executive producer on the album also on the Major Vazz Record label.


Inthe group went to Los Angeles to record with producer Marvin Gaye.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Philip Bailey made significant contributions to the group’s vocal arrangements and overall sound. From Terry Stanton vocalist contributed on the following albums including: Guinness World Records Limited. Cleveland, OhioUnited States. Kinsman Dazz was signed to 20th Century Records in and the group expanded from the original quintet consisting of Harris, Calhoun, Pettus, and the Wiley brothers and added newcomers Ed Meyers tromboneWayne Preston saxophonistand Les Thaler trumpet.

In guitarist Eric Fearman was also added. Reggie Andrews’ masterful knowledge of music and smooth temperament brought musical stability that would make an everlasting mark on The Dazz Band’s history.