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The Urban Renewal Project

The Urban Renewal Project has been kicking around the Pacific Coast for the better part of four years, using the instruments of a bygone era to create a signature sound that blurs the boundaries between pop, soul, jazz and hip-hop. The band's dynamic and multifarious live performances have captivated listeners and brought audiences to their feet in packed rooms from The House of Blues in LA to Rockwood Music Hall in NYC.

With the combined vocal talents of the jazz singing, trombone playing Aubrey Logan and freestyle rap virtuoso Elmer Demond, the URP is back with its sophomore release in Local Legend

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”It is truly amazing to see musicians who can play legitimate jazz and funk music in such a big way. Plenty of groups play hip hop with a jazz tone, but not like this. The talent and precision it takes to pull off a sound of such magnitude is beyond impressive.” – Gerry Doot, LA Music Blog

“... if you had to choose a band to spend a day with, this is definitely the one you'd want to be around. The fun energy with this band can be heard on the music from their new CD, which blends a rich gumbo of jazz, pop, soul and hip-hop... there are tracks here that will provide the perfect upbeats for a great party.” – Asha Brodie, Jazz Moods Radio

“A tasty romp through a panoply of city streets...” – The Midwest Record

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Ken Field Ken Field
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Rob Reddy Rob Reddy
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Stu Harrison Stu Harrison
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Dan Papirany Dan Papirany
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Ryan Blotnick Ryan Blotnick
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Kayle Brecher Kayle Brecher
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Danny Freyer Danny Freyer
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Andrea Claburn Andrea Claburn
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Tony Adamo Tony Adamo
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Tommy Smith Tommy Smith
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