The Good Doctor and The West Coast Playaz
Dr. Lonnie Smith, one of the nation’s most celebrated and influential Hammond B-3 players, will appear this weekend in San Francisco along with a number of the artists he has influenced. The West Coast Playaz will feature KDTU guitarist Brian Jordan, longtime Will Bernard keyboard player Wil Blades as well as drummer Jeff Marrs and sax player Dayna Stephens. The quintet will perform at the Boom Boom Room this evening and also on Saturday night, with additional special guests pledged to join in as well. Last year, Smith released his latest studio recording, Jungle Soul.