Vashon Rhythm Section


band bio:

The Vashon Rhythm Section plays hot soulful songs and grooves from Nigeria (Yoruba culture, Afro Beat), Cuba, Brazil, New Orleans, and Contemporary Funk. The music is cookin' in the skillet with the grease poppin' for your dancing pleasure. We meet every Monday to play music honoring the iconic musicians Gordy has played with during his career- Babatunde Olatunji, Ladji Camara, Armando Peraza, Pablo Landrum, Chief Bey, Giovanni Hildago, Airto Moreira, Planet Drum, and many more.

Gordy Ryan - Congas, Ashikos, Djembe, Shekere

Zoe Ryan- Ashikos, Jun jun, Shekere

Bea Mann- Congas

Allison MacEwan- Congas

Mario Soberanes- Congas

Gail Rosewood- Djembe , Nyabinghi Drum

Hooper Havekotte- Congas

Grace Francis- Congas

Jeff Kanter- Bells, Claves