"HORNS & THINGS" is the powerhouse contemporary jazz ensemble that has pleased audiences throughout the years! The group was founded by saxophonists J.T. Lynch and Ken LeeGrand. In an effort to find a place for their music, which could fit the modern genre and fulfill the needs in the Main Stream market, they teamed with Bassist, Derrick James, Keyboardist, Sakait Baksar and Drummer, Ray Harvin to form the nucleus of the band. Percussionist Bill Ransom has been an addition on various recording sessions and performances.
This phenomenal group has been performing for over twenty years. They have shared the spotlight with a who's who list of legendary performers from Dexter Gordon, Freddie Hubbard and Joe Sample; to contemporary artists that include; Pieces of a Dream, Najee, Ronnie Laws, Kim Waters, Alex Bugnon and Marion Meadows. "HORNS & THINGS" has opened for R&B artists such as El Debarge, Phillip Bailey, Millie Jackson and Kevin Eubanks. They have participated in jazz festivals, headlined in concerts and performed the college circuits.
"HORNS & THINGS" has five recording projects, which includes four C.D.'s. "Till the Dawn," Northern Wind", "Da Boss" and their latest release "GET Your HAT On!"
Regardless of the occasion, "HORNS & THINGS" has the crossover appeal that pleases audiences of all categories and have proven over the years that they are the dynamic and explosive performers.