Based in Boston, the Johnny Trama & The B3 Kings have been a driving force in the Northeast region's music scene for over 10 years. With a Hammond organ driven sound draws from influences such as Dr. Lonnie Smith, The Meters, Booker T. and the MGs, Jimmy Smith, Jimmy McGriff, Jack McDuff, and Billy Preston, their dynamic blend of soul, jazz and funk features an ever-evolving who's who of the area's best musicians. Add in the special guests that sit in on any given night, and get ready for a unique and entrancing experience at every show.
The B3 Kings' core band includes Johnny Trama on electric guitar, Rusty Scott on Hammond B3 organ, Mark Hickox on electric bass, Tom Arey on drums, and Nephtaliem McCrary, aka Nephrok!, on vocals. Rotating players include Ken Clark and Keith Hollis on B3; Dean Johnston, Dave Brophy and Dave DiCenso on drums.