Arman Torus & the Soul Pack
Lanny Waugh- guitar
Kazuo Inoue- bass
Arman Torus and the Soul Pack is a funk/soul/reggae band that plays high quality original songs as well as popular covers. They consist of some of the most talented musicians in Taiwan.
Arman Torus is a songwriter and multi instrumentalist based out of Toronto, Canada. His songs are characterized by a mix of reggae, funk, soul and latin grooves topped by soulful vocals and colorful soloing and syncopation. He has been involved in several projects such as the electronic jazz band, Geophone, singer/songwriter Adrian Shaw, as well as his own project, the 6 piece funk band the Shiznits.
On rhythm/lead guitar is Lanny Waugh, a 30 year veteran of the Taiwan Music Scene. He has played for numerous bands over the years and is currently heading two bands, the Flat Fives and the Jelly Roll Affair.
On Bass is Kazuo Innoe. Kazuo Innoe is a talented bass player with great versatility. He subs as a bass player for many performers in Taiwan and is part of the Shun Kikuta Trio.
On Drums is Jubba. Jubba is a versatile drummer who has been part of Taiwan's music scene. He has been a member of numerous bands including Dread Rider, Dawid Vorster, The Money Shot Horns and the Bad Ass Brass Band.
In 2008, he went to Taiwan where he performed in a variety of settings both solo and as a band. Performing covers from the likes of Stevie Wonder, D'angelo, Bob Marley, James Brown and Bill Withers as well as his own songs, he was an instant hit and played some of the largest festivals in Taiwan. His songs are based on life experience as he dives into topics such as love, freedom and spiritual growth. "To write good songs you need to live the life. You can't just be in your basement. Good music comes from inspiration and inspiration comes from experiencing the world, its trials and tribulations".
Concert open doors at 20.30 , ticket fee 250 ntd with beer or soda included, join the event here!