Benefitting from years of unassuming and understated hipness, Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound bring forth a funky, lyrically charged racket that sits comfortably with soulful sounds the world over. Taking cues from the dance bands of western Louisiana (and his native Midwest,), the streets (and 45’s) of New Orleans, touring African and Caribbean combos and the soul, funk & blues of his youth, coupled with early, teeth-cutting experience in the verbal hotbeds of the coffeehouse scene, Cebar is a masterful synthesist of rhythmic culture
The members of Tomorrow Sound bring plenty of their own wood to the fire. Drummer Reggie Bordeaux casts his nets with a mystifying subtlety bringing his own fleet-footed refinement and grease. Multi-instrumentalist Bob Jennings lends his bandleader the luxury of implying a much larger ensemble with his multi-hued contributions on keys and reeds. Bassist Mike Fredrickson (a distinguished singer-songwriter in his own right) anchors and prods with the best of them. The band’s most recent release is the 2014 Fine Rude Thing.