Mandrill Contributes To
“The Gospel Of Music With Jeff Majors”
Inspirational jazz/gospel composer, musician and harp master Jeff Majors has touched the hearts of millions through his daily television program, TV One’s “Gospel of Music with Jeff Majors” . Viewers are treated to an eclectic mix of performers representing the latest trends in gospel music ranging from traditional and jazzy, to hip hop, reggae, pop, club, contemporary and soul gospel. MANDRILL was asked to collaborate and contribute their unique horns on Jeff Major’s new song, “Hit the Floor” featuring Chuck Brown and the Sacred Singers on vocals. The performance and a special interview is slated to be aired in January 2009 on TVOne. Stay tuned to the official MANDRILL website for more information and developments.
Jeff Majors accompanied MANDRILL as a guest artist on stage at the Birchmere, Alexandria, Virginia during their East Coast Tour in June 2008 were he played his harp on “I refuse to Smile” and the classic “House of Wood”. Also appearing on flute was Davey Yarborough with student percussionists from the “Duke Ellington School of the Arts”. The goal of Duke Ellington School of the Arts continues Ellington’s tradition of providing high school students with an educational experience that includes college preparatory academics, pre-professional artistic training, and access to the cultural and intellectual resources of the District of Columbia.