Deep Banana Blackout’s Rob Somerville Joins Kung Fu’s Lineup
Deep Banana Blackout’s Rob Somerville has officially joined the Connecticut jamband Kung Fu. Somerville will play his first official shows with the band at New York’s Sullivan Hall on September 3 and Fairfield, CT’s Fairfield Theater on September 16. Kung Fu’s lineup also features Kris Jensen (Dickey Betts/Jaimoe), David Livolsi (Jazz is Dead/John Scofield), Tim Palmieri and Adrian Tramontono (The Breakfast) and Todd Stoops (Raq).
Somerville has played with Jensen for nearly 20 years. He also played with Livolsi in the Deep Banana Blackout precursor Tongue and Groove. In addition to his woodwinds work, Somberville will bring some new original and DBB classics to the group.