The Motet

Jalbatross is the musical alias of veteran guitarist Ryan Jalbert, the longtime funky strummer for Denver based funk group, The Motet. For his debut album, the guitarist recruited his bandmate Joey Porter (keys), brother Colin Jalbert (drums) and longtime friend Tim Philpott (bass) for a batch of instrumental tunes displaying Jalbert’s original composition and production.

Legendary funk pioneers George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic are set to hit the road this summer on the One Nation Under a Groove Tour. Octogenarian frontman George Clinton will bring his vivacious flare to over twenty stages across the country, accompanied by a robust list of acclaimed supporting artists. New luminaries of the funk and jam world, including The Motet (Ft.


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The Denver, Co based funk and soul ensemble The Motet brought a fiery dance party to the jam friendly Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY last Friday night as part of their Don't Keep On Stoppin' tour. They were accompanied by percussionist Mike Dillon, who is a veteran of the jam rock scene. Currently, the band is focused on instrumental sounds and reconnecting with their jazz improvisational roots.

Today, AEG Presents chairman emeritus Chuck Morris joined Governor Jared Polis, Community Foundation of Boulder President Tatiana Hernandez, and Nathaniel Rateliff of Colorado-based band Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats to announce a virtual benefit concert to support disaster survivors of the Marshall Fire. The pre-recorded concert will go live online on February 28th with more than 15 Colorado-based artists and popular national musical acts performing.

Acclaimed nationally touring bands The Motet and Pigeons Playing Ping Pong will join forces on Friday, May 27th for a funk-filled evening at one of the most iconic venues in the world, Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

In light of the recent fires in Boulder County, the local Vail music community has come together to benefit Dave Watts, drummer of The Motet and a longtime Colorado live music mainstay, who tragically lost everything in the disastrous Marshall Fire last week. The event will happen Sunday evening, January 16, 2022 at Shakedown Bar Vail, and will feature music by Bonfire Dub and many special guests.

Yesterday witnessed the first day of the first ever North Beach Music Festival, taking place at North Beach Bandshell in Miami, Florida. The day saw performances from some local acts like The Heavy Pets, and then later on saw headlining sets from the likes of The Motet, Karina Rykman, and Pigeons Playing Ping Pong.

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