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The GroovaLottos

The GroovaLottos are a power-house trio serving up a blend of soul-funk-blues that packs clubs and dance floors with true music fans. Comprised of award-winning, seasoned touring and studio session musicians. The group is comprised of Eddie Ray Johnson, drums and vocals; Mwalim DaPhunkee Professor, keyboards and vocals; and Melvin Coombs, Jr., on bass.

To some, the band is simply a high energy, funky band that makes you want to dance or at the very least bob your head and sit back, feeling cool just by being in the audience. For the band and a growing number of fans, The GroovaLottos are on a spiritual mission to unlock the spirit and the soul through the music of the ancestors. Said to play with their souls instead of their hands, and heralding from Cherokee, Choctaw and Wampanoag communities, they are also known as the 'Soul- Funk Song Keepers of Native America.”

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