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Harmonious Monks – Freestyle Fridays EP. 05: A Date With The Health Inspector [Video]

May 21, 2017 by

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This week, the Harmonious Monks continue to rise to the musical challenge their Freestyle Friday series presents. With the band “flawlessly transitioning” between the classic jazz, shuffle, and rock-inspired beats, the Monks take on each of these genres with unparalleled music innovation, putting their own spins on classic tunes. They even play a beat in 5/4 time […]

Harmonious Monks – Freestyle Fridays EP. 04: Granddad’s Fight [Video]

May 8, 2017 by

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In this Freestyle Friday episode, the band poses a unique challenge for MC Martin by sampling from the musically diverse grooves of hip-hop, funk, and neo-soul. They even pay tribute to legend Stevie Wonder by playing an instrumental cover of “Superstition”. MC Martin and the Harmonious Monks set themselves apart from the rest by “flawlessly […]

Harmonious Monks – Freestyle Fridays: EP. 03 Guess Hoe’s Coming to Dinner [Video]

April 23, 2017 by

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Harmonious Monks release the third episode of their innovative Freestyle Friday music video series, Freestyle Fridays EP. 03 – “Guess Hoe’s Coming To Dinner.” The Jazz-Hop Revivalists continue to make waves in hip-hop by showing how freestyling with a live band can create a sound like no other with new live beats and off-the-top flows. […]

Harmonious Monks – Freestyle Fridays EP. 02: The Trial of R. Kelly [Video]

April 4, 2017 by

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In this episode, MC Martin and the Harmonious Monks showcase their musical versatility by flawlessly transitioning between funk and neo-soul inspired beats. They even pay tribute to the musically-eclectic Earth Wind and Fire. This allows MC Martin to come up with witty lines off the dome such as, “Now that’s smooth, I’m coming with the […]

Harmonious Monks – Freestyle Fridays EP. 01: Pilot [Video]

March 22, 2017 by

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Harmonious Monks, the Jazz-Hop revivalists of Southern California, release the first episode of their brand new music video series “Freestyle Fridays.” Showcasing the lyrical talents of MC Martin, the Monks’ rapper and frontman, this video shows how freestyling with a live band can create a sound like no other.