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Portland, ME
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Sly-Chi [chee], from Portland, Maine, defies your standard musical genres. It takes more than a word to describe their style. There's funk, soul, a little R&B - all with an underlying jazz edge. Throw in the classic rock and you're pleasantly confused. This unique combination - along with the sheer size of the band - creates an unmistakable energy.

The group has horns, 3 singers, a long list of percussive instruments, and a super-tight rhythm section to support all that sound. They pack dance floors much like the bands they're often compared to - Earth, Wind & Fire, Tower of Power, Brand New Heavies

The group got started in early 2000 and their family of friends and fans has been expanding ever since. Soon after their debut CD, "Wave Sound", reached best seller status in Maine and New Hampshire, they were voted Best Live Act and Best R&B Act in the 2004 Portland Phoenix Best Music Poll, followed by Best R&B Act in 2005, 2006, 2008, and 2009

In 2008, the band won the Northeast Region of the Anthem International Music Festival. In 2009, their song "Cobblestones" won Best Funk Song of the Year at the Just Plain Folks Music Awards in Nashville. Sly-Chi's sophomore album, "The Space," released in early 2008, has had national radio play on stations across the country. Their newest EP, "Seven in the Shadows," is just beginning to scratch the surface of what this band has in store.
 
 
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