D.C. & Co. with special guest Clarence Spady
Lead by bandleader-songwriter Dave Costarella, D.C. & Co. have been performing and recording their brand of Horn-powered, Rockin' Blues. Swing, Funk & jazz through out the north east for over two decades.
Blues Access wrote "Leader, Dave Costarella, has a gritty style, a rocky soulful voice and a band to die for!" Dreamscape Records' president W. Christian Teiber says. "If you could find a definition of this band in the dictionary, it would be "Instant Party!"
Their 4 CDs have received rave reviews, and enjoy world-wide radio play. Their music has been featured on Major network television and in film.
Clarence Spady returns with the release of Just Between Us on Severn Records, his first studio recording in over ten years. Once described as "the future of the blues" by Bill Dahl (Chicago Tribune), his sound has matured and is now even more distinguishable. Clarence plays with a depth and sensitivity that can't be taught, effortlessly combining blues, jazz, funk, and rock into his own unique sound.As a songwriter Clarence writes 11 brand new originals never being afraid to turn his most private moments into stories that we can all relate to. Constantly touring in places like Hong Kong, Austria, Germany, France, Italy, Canada, and all parts of the U.S., Clarence's rapidly growing fan base is beginning to spread the word of his moving guitar play, rough street-edged vocals, songwriting, and live improvisations.
The Jazz Café in Hong Kong touted Clarence " as a soulful singer and hot guitarist who takes the blues of BB King and Albert Collins, and mixes it with the soul of Ray Charles and some funk of James Brown"In short, Clarence is one of those artists that can actually move people.He brings out a range of emotions in you throughout his performances and recordings.
Clarence continues to wow audience's all over the country.from his annual compelling and emotional benefit performances at Boulder Colorado's Concert for Planet Earth to his regular appearances at NYC's Terra Blues, at his home base in Pennsylvania at the River Street Jazz Café, or at a myriad of small jazz and blues clubs and festivals, he pushes forward writing and playing new music.And now finally through the great efforts and talent of our good friend David Earl and Severn Records the world can hear the magical sounds of Clarence Spady once again.
Marion Court Room (View)
7 Marion Court
Lancaster, PA 17602