The Ringers

The Ringers | Fox Theater | Boulder, CO | 5/8/2014 | Review

The idea of the super group can be a tricky concept. Powerhouse musicians of their craft all accomplished individually, collaborating together as a new ensemble. Ego, style, and ability can clash. True cooperation is easier to envision than to execute properly. In the jazz world it gets even more complex. Since jazz is inherently less about similar personnel compiling a unit and more about open collaboration and musical conversation, creating jazz “super-group” is a delicate operation.

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The Ringers Announce More 2014 Winter Tour Dates

One of the most talented groups of musicians currently playing together - THE RINGERS, featuring Jimmy Herring, Wayne Krantz, Michael Landau, Keith Carlock and Etienne Mbappe, first debuted in early 2013 for a very exclusive tour on the east coast.  The tour proved quite fulfilling for the iconic five-some, bringing together their varied backgrounds of Rock, Funk, Jazz, Blues and African styles.

The Ringers Announce 2014 Winter Tour

There is a buzz echoing through the music scene and the sound is as appealing to the mind as it is to the ears. One of the most talented groups of musicians currently playing together -THE RINGERS, featuring Jimmy Herring, Wayne Krantz, Michael Landau, Keith Carlock and Etienne Mbappe, first debuted in early 2013 for a very exclusive tour on the east coast.  The tour proved quite fulfilling for the iconic five-some, bringing together their varied backgrounds of Rock, Funk, Jazz, Blues and African styles.

The Ringers - rehearsal video - featuring Keith Carlock on drums

Three amazing Guitarists -Jimmy Herring (Widespread Panic, Aquarium Rescue Unit, The Dead) , Wayne Krantz (Donald Fagen, Steely Dan, Michael Brecker), Michael Landau (James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Miles Davis), Drummer Keith Carlock (Sting, Steely Dan, James Taylor) and Bassist Etienne Mbappe (John McLaughlin, Joe Zawinul, Salif Keita) are the Meeting of the Minds on this upcoming amazing tour as THE RINGERS.

The Ringers debut with 5 exclusive shows in February

Talk about one of the most amazing group of musicians playing together, debuting in early 2013 – they are THE RINGERS featuring Jimmy Herring, Wayne Krantz, Michael Landau, Keith Carlock and Etienne Mbappe.  This super-group of talent, with such varying backgrounds, brings together 5 different genres; Rock, Funk, Jazz, Blues and African.  This super-group of talent will be starting a very limited, exclusive tour on February 19th in Athens, GA before hitting Charlotte, Raleigh, New York and concluding on February 23rd i

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