Band/Press Kit

Band Biography

Mojo Mambo is a project many years in the making. Born of seasoned talent, mutual ambition and a desire to create an energetic, unique and truly enjoyable social, musical and dance experience for the audience, the band’s greatest desire is to present a high-quality, professional product that  enhances rather than dominates any event we play. Whether the need is to keep the dance floor filled, furnish an elegant musical backdrop to a dinner event or provide master of ceremonies services in addition to a memorable  evening of song, Mojo Mambo is the band of choice for your next club, corporate, organizational, wedding, Bar/Bat Mitzvah or private party event.

Reading through the CV’s of Mojo Mambo’s members will reveal frequent commonalities as many of them have worked together over the years in various projects and myriad musical styles. The chemistry of players who have collaborated together in many different projects over a long period of time cannot be denied. But more so within this band, it is the mutual respect, professionalism, camaraderie and sense of fun that binds the performers together and it certainly shows on stage with the tightly knit group that is Mojo Mambo.

Featuring a fresh mix of funk, New Orleans blues, disco, Motown, rock, pop and swing, Mojo Mambo caters to many demographics and musical tastes. With far-flung influences including the Neville Brothers, Sam and Dave, Stevie Wonder, Average White Band, Santana, Bobby Brown, Delbert McClinton, Maroon 5 and Train, there’s a little something for everybody.

Press Kit

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Booking Info

Telephone: 508-21M0J02 (508-216-0502)

E-mail: booking@mojomambo.com

 

Mike Crutcher – Lead Guitar, Vocals

Mike CrutcherA brief look at Mike Crutcher’s career will show that he is a quintessential guitarist and teacher. Unmatched and in a league of his own, his twenty+ year career includes training at : Berklee College of Music and UMass. Lowell, as well as with performing with diverse artists such as Soul City, Dave Anthony Orchestra, The Mike Fritz Band, The Times, Soul Inspiration, Gary And The Gang, Big Ben Hillman & the Royal Family, Gumbo Diablo, and his own project Trick Bag, performing anything from bebop jazz, swing, etc.

Mark Hewitt – Saxes, Flute, Keyboards, Blues Harp, Vocals

Mark HewittMark is a multidimensional musician moving easily through a variety of jazz, funk, rock and country styles. He has over 20 years of experience performing with touring bands in the Seattle, Providence and Boston metropolitan areas, such as Lost & Found, Stony Lane, Mother and Child Reunion, Masquerade Jones, Johnny B and the Stingers and The Crisis as well as numerous club appearances in New Orleans, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, Northern Europe and South Africa. A Berklee College of Music-trained musician and technologist, he is also an active teacher and songwriter, and has composed music for several independent films.

Dave Boulos – Bass, vocals

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A veteran bassist from a wide variety of bands and musical styles, Dave Boulos lays down the funky foundation that keeps Mojo Mambo grooving. Known for being quiet, but carrying a big bass, Dave has been seen playing in a wide variety of local area acts from classic rock, new rock, and tribute that include Myriah, Frayed Knot, and Split Infinity. Dave and Steve pride themselves on providing a rhythm section that has a magic ability to pull people from their seats onto the dance floor…

Steve Arnold – Drums

Steve ArnoldLook up a definition of “live performance drummer” and you’ll find a picture of Steve Arnold next to it. A dynamo on a drum throne, Steve brings a towering talent to the stage earned from many years of performing with area bands, including Starborne, Against All Odds, The Crisis, Rock Candy and The Funk Devils, playing to packed houses at prestigious locations such as the Hatch Shell (on the Boston Esplanade), the Channel, the Paradise and the Hard Rock Cafe in Boston. The pulse of Mojo Mambo, he is the man to watch.