The Urban Knights is an all-star jazz, R&B and funk band which features jazz legend and three-time Grammy winner, pianist Ramsey Lewis. The bands current lineup was handpicked by Lewis, a NEA Jazz Master, and consists of guitarist Henry Johnson (Joe Williams), drummer Charles Heath (Donald Byrd, McCoy Tyner), bassist Joshua Ramos (Philip Bailey, Ann Hampton Callaway) and keyboardist Tim Gant (Aretha Franklin).
The Urban Knights self-titled debut album included prominent musicians Grover Washington, Jr., Omar Hakim, Victor Bailey and the Emotions to name a few. Other great musicians have collaborated throughout the years with the Urban Knights such as the late Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire), saxophonists Gerald Albright, Najee, Kenny Garrett and Dave Koz.
Together as Urban Knights, they create a powerhouse live show that brims with excitement and stellar musicianship.