Legendary underground institution, Checkerboard (formerly Checkerboard Lounge), deliver a dynamic, soulful well of emotion and playful abandon in collective improvisation over classic blues and soul. World class musicianship meets raw unbridled passion inspired by moment's music and their ability to articulate the greater depth of expression to create seemingly rehearsed pieces out of nothing but great listening and reaction skills. Checkerboard's point of difference has always been playing with different musicians and throwing them into an improvisational hot-seat, a tour-de-force that demands honesty, integrity and the truth of the musician. The current line up of Carl Pannuzzo -vocals/drums, Shannon Bourne -guitar, Amos Sheehan -bass and Tim Neal - Hammond/Sax puts the band at the peak of their co-creative evolution to create unforgettable experiences in music.
“You got it boy, it’s in you” - (Jimmy Smith)