FUNK - SOUL - FUSION
Leisure Chief is an original music collective, dedicated to crafting vibrations for the soul, the mind, and the booty. Influenced by foundations of funk, soul, and jazz fusion, seamlessly bridging lyrical and instrumental based music, they groove for the enjoyment of all music lovers.
With the release of their album "King of Nothing," and the ongoing evolution of the band, Leisure Chief sets their sights on new horizons and are beginning to expand their reach to more and more cities! Having built a strong foundation over the past few years, always writing new music, performing events and festivals, they continue to reinvent and rearrange their evolving sound and are always working to reach the next plateau...
With their first album release "King of Nothing" and an American South East Tour dubbed "Space Taco, Taco In Space 2016 South East Tour" in the bag, they continue to look ahead. Keep in touch for new releases!
Notable past performances: Orange Blossom Jamboree Music & Arts Festival, Orlando Fringe Festival, and perhaps most notably, Suwannee Hulaween where they shared the stage with national bands including String Cheese Incident, Pretty Lights, Primus, Sound Tribe Sector 9, Lettuce, Railroad Earth, The New Mastersounds, The Nth Power, Tauk, Dumpstaphunk, along with notable local bands Electric Kif, The Groove Orient, Serotonic, Shak Nasti, Holey Miss Moley and many more! Be on the look-out for upcoming show and music announcements!
Derek Engstrom / Drums, Vocals
Chris McMullen / Bass, Vocals
Keegan Matthews / Synth, Organ, Rhodes, Vocoder
Christian Ryan / Alto, Bari Sax, Vocals
Jordan Garno / Guitar
Gabe Carson / Tenor Sax
Paul Chong-You / Trumpet
Jorge "Ito" Colon / Percussion
Booking / Press / Manager:
(305) 394 4077