From the venue:
With a sound that has been called "soulful honey to the ears" by NPR, Roswell is proud to welcome the chart-topping band Ranky Tanky. The group is set to perform pieces from their namesake album, which reached the #1 position on the Billboard, iTunes, and Amazon Jazz Charts. Ranky Tanky has toured extensively over the past year, including Edinburgh Jazz and Blues, Carnegie Hall Presents, Lincoln Center Education, and the World Music Expo. The band takes their name and their inspiration from the timeless music of the Gullah culture, born in the southeastern coastal region of the United States. “Ranky Tanky” translates loosely as “Work It,” or “Get Funky!” From playful game songs to ecstatic shouts, from heartbreaking spirituals to delicate lullabies, updated with gospel vocals, jazz trumpet solos, and an R&B rhythm section, this one-of-a-kind performance is not to be missed!