A tight, bright, infectious blend of island rhythms, contemporary jazz and soul. Very accomplished, very musical a world-music hybrid of salsa, soca, gospel and R&B...3D draws from this multitude of influences to create a cohesive musical whole.
Drummer Michael Tate and guitarist Chris Amelar formed 3D in 1999 to write and perform music that is diverse, dynamic and danceable. While their recordings feature original material, live performances by the band also include inspired interpretations of a wide variety of popular songs.
Showtime with 3D will take you from Havana to New Orleans, infusing a savory taste of melody and rhythm. Be assured, these men come to play.
The musicians in this group have performed with Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Jennifer Lopez, West Indian Day Carnival, NJ Mass Choir, Herman Olivera, Cab Calloway, Ray Vega, Harry Belafonte, Oscar Hernandez, Chaka Khan, Michael Urbaniack, Phil Keaggy and many other popular artists. In addition, the members of 3D have recorded for Celine Dion, Whitney Houston and Sony Records.