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Spawning out of the depths of the recent Reggae/Soul rebirth , The Debonaires are more than a band. They are an eclectic movement of ENERGY and REBELIOUSNESS. An evolution has occurred since the...

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Spawning out of the depths of the recent Reggae/Soul rebirth , The Debonaires are more than a band. They are an eclectic movement of ENERGY and REBELIOUSNESS. An evolution has occurred since the collective of musicians came together in Riverside, California 1995! Built of a rough & tuff rhythm section, blistering horn section, and the uncompromisingly unique vocalist, KIP W. (HANK BURBANK)! The Debonaires have respectfully shared the stage with reggae legends The Skatalites, Desmond Dekker, Laurel Aitken, Justin Hinds, Rico Rodriguez and the late & beautiful Phyllis Dillon. To date, they have released three full-length albums, appeared on numerous compilations and have finished two recent national tours. LONGSHOUT IS HERE!!! The Debonaires credit numerous influential players of past times and diverse genres: Miles Davis, Otis Redding, Curtis Mayfield, Mos DEF, Charlie Parker, Herbie Hancock, Jackie Mittoo, Marvin Gaye, The Upsetters, King Tubby, Ernest Ranglin, Steel Pulse, The Meters, Tommy McCook, Don Drummond, Ocean 11, Winston Wright, & all other forms of REBEL MUSICOut of respect and appreciation for such individuals, the Debonaires endeavor to produce music of quality and substance, true to its influential origins.