Shalamar sold over 25 million records until the classic line up split in the mid eighties. They are acknowledged as one of the best funk and soul groups of their generation. Reformed in 2001 – Howard, Jeffrey and Carolyn have been performing live with a seven piece backing band. Their mission is to bring energy and funk to audiences worldwide.
As Shalamar, Howard Hewett and Jeffrey Daniel, collected more than 100 gold, silver and platinum awards. Performing live with classics such as A Night to Remember, I Can Make You Feel Good, Friends, Make That Move, There It Is and I Owe You One. Howard and Jeffrey, together with Carolyn Griffey. Carolyn is the daughter of Solar Records founder Dick Griffey. Together with Ms. Griffey, they bring an exciting blend of funk, disco and soul to every live show. They are one of the most powerful and energetic acts on the circuit today.
Shalamar were regarded as fashion icons and trendsetters. They helped introduce ‘body-popping’ to the UK. Jeffrey Daniel brought street dance to the United Kingdom – he is noted as the dance mentor for Michael Jackson and the man that taught him the moonwalk. Jeffrey first performed the dance on US TV with the Electric Boogaloos. Howard Hewett is an iconic US soul artist releasing numerous solo albums and collaborating or performing with some of the industries greats including Stevie Wonder, George Duke, Earth, Wind and Fire, Teena Marie, Anita Baker, Dionne Warwick, Deniece Williams and El Debarge. He was recently voted by Soul Tracks as one of the top 10 greatest male soul singers of all time.
Shalamar started their tour of the UK on 4/08/2016 and have announced a series of dates, which can be found on Shalamar’s tour dates page.