B I O  & Q U O T E S

PIANO

BASS

DRUMS

Walter Kemp 3  

RiShon Odel    

David Teaspoon Hulett

     Blujazz artist Walter Kemp 3, pianist, composer, rhythmic vocalist, is the driving force behind the "Walter Kemp 3oh!." Walter’s father, a classical and gospel composer, sparked Walter's early interest in the piano. Hearing his father perform his compositions at Carnegie Hall, opened Kemp's eyes to a world of music.The internationally recognized artist expertly builds ensembles able to dominate in an array of venues.

    The 3oh!’s debut release, Dark Continent, brings Kemp’s innate abilities to the forefront. Having joined forces with long-time musical collaborators, RiShon Odel Northington, recording and touring bassist for GRAMMY-nominated Najee, and percussive phenom David “Teaspoon” Hulett, the trio embodies ”the spirit of the music.” -JBL George W. Harris (LA Jazz Weekly) states the release, "swings with excitement... Kemp is richly expansive ... Northington bends the strings with authority... whole team is romantic over Hulett's snazzy drum work... anything but the expected piano trio."  As featured artists on Toronto’s Jazz FM 91.1, and with a live performance heralded as “the best...incredibly beautiful music,” this is just the beginning for these promising young artists.

"Terrific piano trio plays contemporary jazz with very creative bassist."

Tom McCarter

90.1, KZSU Stanford

"A great trio... beautiful music played with fiery energy and intensity."

Mary Halvorson

Guitarist and Composer

"Tasty stuff that opens the ears nicely . . . anything but the expected piano trio. A winner throughout"

Midwest Records

"Kemp keeps it hip . . .the team dramatically swings with excitement."

George W. Harris

LA Jazz Weekly

"Glorious jazz composition . . .heavenly and unforgettable. Superb playing."

Tony Zambito

Artistic Director, Northwest Jazz Festival

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ENDORSER LIST

Bosphorus Cymbals

Master Vintage Series

David Teaspoon Hulett

DR Strings

DR "Black Beauties" strings

RiShon Odel

Queen City Drums

Choice Hardwood Custom Kit [20, 10, 5.5]

David Teaspoon Hulett

QSC Audio

RiShon Odel

Regal Tip Drumsticks

Regal Tip "Groovers"

David Teaspoon Hulett

Shure Legendary Performance

Shure Wireless Microphone

RiShon Odel

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NEWS & PRESS

print media

"Liquid Magazine" October 2018

Rishon Odel Cover Story 

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M U S I C  & V I D E O

Buy Album  $25.
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DarkRoom
Walter Kemp 3oh!

Water

8:53

Sweetwood

4:36

Baptism

6:59

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Dark Continent
Walter Kemp 3oh!

Ah-Freak-Ya (All For You)

6:52

PB&J (Piano, Bass & Jam)

3:29

Lewd

0:22

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T O U R  &  D A T E S

07.13.2019

4pm

Walter Kemp 3oh! David Teaspoon Drum Clinic

Guitar Center 

Niagara Falls Blvd

Amherst NY

07.05.2019

5:30pm

Walter Kemp 3oh! @ Albright Knox

M&T First Fridays

Albright Knox Art Gallery

Buffalo NY

01.29.2019

11am

Walter Kemp 3oh! at Villa Maria College

Walter  Kemp 3oh! will be in concert at Villa Maria College Buffalo NY

12.31.2018

TBA

Independent Health's First Night Buffalo

December 31, 2018 First Night event in Downtown Buffalo 

12.07.2018

7:30pm

Walter Kemp 3oh! Pop Up Gig

Je Ne Sais Quoi Buffalo NY 7:30pm

10.05.2018

5pm

Revolver Record store

Concert at Revolver Record store 5pm to 7pm 

Vinyl Release of "Dark Room"

9:30pm

Jazz Dj Hipster Party

Location TBA