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Basic info
Name Atlas
Formed On June 4th, 1981
# of Members 9
Homepage www.atlasband.com
 
Contact/Booking info
Name John Kowalczyk
Phone 585.218.0678
E-mail atlas@rochester.rr.com
Misc

Description
Atlas is a nine member funk/soul/r&b ensemble. Together for 25 years, Atlas is known for their tight horn section "the atlas horns," and their powerful vocals.

Roster
John Kowalczyk - Trumpet, Vocals
George Feltmand - Trombone, Vocals
Jerry More - Saxes, Vocals
Rickey Chisholm - Lead Vocals, Percussion
Sheela Tucker - Lead Vocals
Ronny Dorsey - Bass, Vocals
Peter Isaac - Guitar, Vocals
Eric Miller - Keys
Anthony Gordon - Drums, Vocals

Influences
Tower of Power, EW&F, AWB, James Brown, Macio, BS&T, Chicago

History
Atlas was formed in 1981 out of Syracuse University. The original name of the band was "Atlas Linen Company." The name was shortened in the late 80's.
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