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Ike Stubblefield, Voodoo Soup @Barrelhouse South

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A MODERN master of the Hammond B3 organ, Ohio native Ike Stubblefield has led an outstanding musical career and continues carve a name for himself in many genres and styles.

The Ohio native got his start playing keys with the Motown Review in 1968. to backed the likes of Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, Martha Reeves, and Rare Earth. In the ‘70s, he hit the stage with Al Green, Ike & Tina Turner, Rod Stewart, Eric Clapton, The Pointer Sisters, and many, many, more, splitting his time between San Francisco, New York, and London.

A man of many talents, Stubblefield spent time as a studio musician, composer, songwriter and producer from 1976-1988, teaming up with industry giants like Phil Spector and Quincy Jones; at the same time, he was honing his Mini Moog skills and scoring music for film and television.

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In recent years, he’s played with The Derek Trucks Band, Susan Tedeschi, and Jimmy Herring; currently, he supports Papa Mali in New Orleans and Big Hat in Nashville and runs his own Atlanta recording studio.

After a battle with cancer, Stubblefield is reinventing himself through his solo work; his Ike Stubblefield Trio showcases the keyboard wizard’s jazz, funk, and jam influences.

Savannah’s Voodoo Soup kick off what’s sure to be a truly memorable night.

saturday, february 27, 9 p.M, FREE

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