Slam Kitchen is a jazz/funk/hip hop group based out of the Lowell area. They are a group dedicated to pushing the boundaries of music through the mixing of different styles of music. They perform around the Lowell and Boston areas regularly at a number of different venues. The members include Ben Aiken on organ and keyboards, Jeremy Moisson on bass guitar, Joey Hartigan on Drum Set and rapper Kevin Bates (stage name D-Blaze) providing the rhymes and vocals. The band incorporates other local musicians and are regularly joined by various vocalists and horn players from the area. They are a very versatile group and enjoy bringing new music to new audiences featuring a variety ranging from sweet piano jazz, hard hitting funk, jazz infused hip hop and even the occasional Nirvana cover! They can be seen every Wednesday night hosting a jazz jam at The Last Safe and Deposit Company bar and venue in Lowell, MA. If you like music and like to have fun then Slam Kitchen is the band for you, bringing a fresh sound to local jazz, funk and hip hop.