July 6, 2010
Lords of Denman is the chosen name of a new
Shanks contributes his own brand of high energy, leadership and vocal abilities to a big band sound that is second to none. The ‘Lords’ consist of a full ensemble that includes saxes, trombones, trumpets and rhythm section of the best musicians in the area, from top college students to seasoned ‘road dog’ veterans. Lords of Denman creates a powerhouse of sound with arrangements from such diverse artists as: Chicago, Earth Wind and Fire, Tom Jones, R.E.M., The Black Crows, Michael Buble’ and many more….This band covers all the bases in a way that appeals to young and old.
The musicians all bring talent and experience that stems from a lifelong love and appreciation of music. Some members have played with world famous artists such as Sammy Davis Jr., Harry James,
Putting together a band that boasts having a keyboard man from the Air Force “Airmen of Note” and the lead trombone player from Guy Lombardo and Billy May and screaming trumpets and saxes from Stephen F.
The rhythm section of Lords of Denman is a combination of power and finesse. With two keyboards, two basses, one rockin’ guitar and a drummer…they are able to accomplish any style of music. Rock, swing, funk or jazz….nothing is too cool for these smooth operators.
Lords of Denman bring a high level of fun, entertainment and musicianship to any event!