The inventive drummer/producer Stix Bones – who worked with the likes of Yasin Bey (Mo Def), Common, Q-Tip and Doug E. Fresh – releases his EP, Olimpik Soul; his amazing 21st century amalgamation of jazz, soul and hip-hop. Backed by his ensemble known as The BONE Squad (an acronym for Brothers of Noble Excellence) the EP showcases Bob Beamon: the 77 year-old Olympic long jump champion, who in 1968 in Mexico City, leaped to the still-standing Olympic record of 29 ft. 2 ¼ inches, in his recording debut as a percussionist. Olimpik Soul is Bones’ third EP’s that blends jazz, soul and hip-hop beats. His previous recordings include Breaks From the Soul, Vol.1 and 2 and Brooklyn Nights. Bones also released 3 albums, Bones Beats, Vol.1Groove Like This and the Waiting For Mr. Wright Soundtrack.
Stix Bones – drums, Bob Beamon – percussion, Densen “Meighstro” Curwen – piano/synths/strings, Albert Brisbane – bass, Steven Brown – guitar, Sean Taylor (Sxntylr) – trumpet, Melvin Smith – saxophone, Abiodun Oyewole – vocals, Khadejia Bass – vocals.