Tower of Power
Ellis Hall, “The Ambassador of Soul,” will be releasing his next studio album, Doc Kupka Presents: Let’s Make an Arrangement, on Strokeland Records (via Regime Music Group) on September 10, 2021.
Let’s Make an Arrangement was co-written by Stephen “Doc” Kupka of funk and soul pioneers, Tower of Power, and features 12 songs that offer a variety in terms of their musical range.
Over the course of two memorable evenings in June 2018, legendary soul-funk-R&B outfit Tower of Power returned to Oakland, the city that started it all, to celebrate its landmark 50th anniversary with a few thousand friends, family and fans. The window-rattling grooves and raucous party spirit of ToP has been a balm for the soul throughout the band’s half-century existence, but the release of 50 Years of Funk & Soul: Live at the Fox Theater – Oakland, CA – June 2018 couldn’t have come at a better time.
The renowned horn-driven soul/RnB/rock/pop/funk outfit Tower of Power (or TOP, as it is more often referred to by its global legion of fans), has been rocking their sound since 1968 - infusing Soul (with a capital S) into the music industry for 52 years. Over 7500 Shows, 444,000 Unique monthly listeners and over 35 million streams and millions of albums worldwide, their fans are rabid!
The renowned horn-driven soul/RnB/rock/pop/funk outfit Tower of Power (or TOP, as it is more often referred to by its global legion of fans), has been rocking their sound since 1968 - infusing Soul (with a capital S) into the music industry for 52 years. Fast forward, after celebrating their 50th Anniversary with the critically acclaimed 2018 release of “Soul Side of Town”, Tower of Power stirs it up for the launch of their next album - STEP UP.
The KAABOO music festival opened Friday, September 14th with an estimated 40,000 fans selling out the event for the first time in its 4-year history. The event, which takes place at the upscale Del Mar Racetrack just north of San Diego, took advantage of the last beautifully sunny weekend of summer. The festival grounds back up to the edge of the Pacific Ocean and surfers were actually visible, catching waves on nearby Del Mar beach.