About Lushy

Progressive cocktail pop – Think the Jetsons with fuzzy guitars – danceable and lounge-y !!!

Drink up people–it’s LUSHY! Bossa beat flavored alterna-pop that goes down nice and easy. Lounge-y and danceable with hints of exotica and a touch of electronica…nutty and hip…intriguing and soothing–must see live!

Lushy concocts a refreshing pop style that blends original samples and Bossa beats with elements of vintage-Latin jazz, exotica, surf, new wave and sixties pop  to create their own distinctive intercontinental sound. Most importantly, they have established a solid reputation for originality far beyond their roots in the lounge and exotica scene. What started as a lighthearted recording session among friends has now turned into a lasting and successful project. In the basement tiki den, with fully stocked cocktail bar, that is their studio, Lushy was formed and began compiling an extensive catalog of original songs. With scores of successful gigs from Vancouver BC to Los Angeles to Berlin, Lushy has steadily risen through the ranks of Seattle’s musical landscape. Led by dynamic vocalist Annabella Kirby, musical mastermind Andy Sodt, guitars wizard Matt Nims, Patrick Napper on trumpet/guitar and Shane Peck on drums. Lushy holds sway over every stage they inhabit.  It’s Cal Tjader meets Stereolab meets Brazil 66 in a bar in Berlin. If you like the Brazilian Girls, B-52’s, Portishead, Os Mutantes, Astrud Gilberto or Martin Denny you’ll love Lushy! No matter what the comparison, Lushy is simply extraordinary.

Band Members

Andy Sodt-saxophones, keyboards, flute, melodica, pianorgani, uke, cocktail kit.

Annabella Kirby-vocals, clarinet.

Matt Nims- bass/guitar

Patrick Napper- guitar/trumpet

Shane Peck- drums

(and sometimes joining us)

Lynval Golding- toaster,  percussion

Terence Gunn-percussion.

Jeffery McGrath- trumpet.

Zack Davies- trombone

Fletcher Andrews- drums

Brad Chodos-Irvine-percussion.

Todd Gehman- bass

Debbie Sweetland- keyboards

Don Kenoyer- synthesizer

lounge/pop/dance

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