Levitt AMP
Scott Ambush (of Spyro Gyra) and Funkelociraptor!

Scott Ambush (of Spyro Gyra) and Funkelociraptor!

August 23, 2016 at 7pm


Five-time GRAMMY-nominated bassist and Frederick Native Scott Ambush returns with his signature blend of multi genre influenced Jazz: this time in a new guise…Funkelociraptor! Blending daring improvisation, funky rhythms, and driving rock sensibilities, with Funkelociraptor!, Scott reimagines familiar tunes and crafts original compositions with ingenuity, and humor. Having toured more than seventy countries with Jazz supergroup, Spyro Gyra, and having backed diverse artists ranging from Stanley Turrentine and Dizzy Gillespie to famed Bollywood composer Sandeep Chowta, Scott brings his varied experiences and influences home to to the Levitt AMP Frederick stage.


Opening act

Starting at 5:30pm 

Jack Funk is a four-piece band from Frederick, Maryland that blend gritty, surrealist-style songwriting with funky improvisation. Raspy, soulful vocals, thought-provoking lyrics, psychedelic guitar leads, deep yet edgy pockets, and primal, John Bonham-esque drumming give Jack Funk an approach to rock music that gets people moving. The band is comprised of Nick Ring (vocals, guitar), Dan Gellerman (lead guitar), Adam Newcomer (bass guitar), and David Bernet (percussion).


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