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THE SAI WHATT BAND
June 19, 2016 @ 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm
The band was formed in 1965 by Jimmy Hamilton, a few years later, new members and a name change in 1974, now known as The Sai Whatt Band. A self contained five-member band with different backgrounds, making them very versatile and diverse in the Smooth Jazz and R&B industry. Their origins are New York, Texas, Alabama, Washington, D.C. and South Carolina.
Members are Jimmy Hamilton, keyboards and vocals, Frankie “Babe” Moore, vocals, Dale Hightower, vocals, Cliff Brown, guitar and Warren H. Hagood, drums and Vocals.
They have performed at various hotels and clubs through out the United States.
The Band recorded with Total Experience Records as the group “Prime Time” and scored a hit record with their first of two albums, “Flying High”. The single, “I Owe It To Myself” went to number 19 in the United States and number 1 in Europe. Recently, the band has released a new CD entitled “The Album”.
The Sai Whatt Band has appeared on American Bandstand, Soul Train, The U.N.C.F Telethon, The 3-3-0 Variety Show. The group has also performed with some top names in the music industry such as Stevie Wonder, The Gap Band, The Temptations, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Barbara Morrison, Angie Stone, The Whispers, Ali “Ollie” Woodson, Linda Hopkins, Peggy Scott-Adams, James Brown, Howard Hewitt, Bobby Brown, and Brian McKnight