and Becky's Motto: Working Toward the Greater Good!
Inc. is husband and wife duo, Becky
and Slam Stewart, who have
been working together since 2004 in the central
Virginia and metro D.C. area. Their focus is on
teaching and sharing their musical gifts as far
as their journey together takes them! To see all
of the musical offerings of Slam and Becky and
some prices for their work, click on services.
FAMILY OF BANDS
and Slam are pleased to present their diverse
family of bands that look forward to performing
for your next special occasion, corporate, or
Check out the schedule
of upcoming performances or "Like" Slamone
LLC - Bands on Facebook
to receive regular invitations to events.
in booking any one of the family of bands? Contact
AB Promotions at 1-800-380-2825 or click
here for AB Promotions!
Y SLAM (duo or trio with saxophone or congas)
is available to play for small to medium-sized
venues, house parties, and private receptions
with their eclectic mix of originals, jazz standards,
funk, and pop tunes with an Afrocuban flavor.
below for a
local favorite, "THE IGUANA SONG":
Y Slam Song Sample - THE IGUANA SONG
REGGAE AND MARLEY FAVORITES
OF SOLOMON is
a locally-popular reggae band whose lead singers
are fun-loving brothers Ryan and Roy Childs, who
delight audiences with their energetic interaction
on stage (especially when Ryan starts bouncing).
The band performs reggae covers in celebration
of "Jah" and compose originals
with messages of one love, peace, faith, and hope
in a world at times filled with strife. Check
out some of their originals:
Song Sample - SONS OF SOLOMON
Song Sample - HARDER DAYS
Song Sample - 10,000 YEARS OF BONDAGE
ROCK & GROOVEABLE ORIGINALS
SUNSET SYNDICATE is a great party band that features
hula-hooping vocalist, Amber Lawrence, one of
the singing ladies of the 'burg! . Great for family
fun, birthday parties, outdoor parties where the
kids (young and old) can dance and take a turn
at the hula hoop. It's like riding a bike!
Syndicate Song Sample - I AM
Syndicate Song Sample - BLUE ICE
Syndicate's video "I Didn't Think"
from 2013. Stay tuned for new video in July 2014.
ROCK & ACOUSTIC FUNK AND REGGAE
THE MARK VOLLTEN PROJECT (M.V.P.) is a 4-piece
band with Guitarist Mark Volten, Becky and Slam,
and Richmond-based guitarist, Jason Howdershelt.
The group provides classic rock in its softer
form - jazzy and acoustic -- to provide great
background music for your special event:
Song Sample - YOU'RE SO VAIN
Song Sample - SO CLOSE
Song Sample - BLUE BAYOU
FOLK & GRASSY ORIGINALS
Mark Vollten also works in a duo dubbed THE SCENIC
ROOT with fellow singer/songwriter, Jason Howdershelt.
The multi-talented pair uses any combination of
guitar, 12-string, bass, mandolin, banjo, and
ukulele to provide some mellow, downhome, folky,
guitar-driven music to keep your party jumping!
Scenic Root Song Sample - MY TRIBE
Scenic Root Song Sample - GROWING
GUITAR - ACOUSTIC JAZZ AND STYLINGS
MARK VOLLTEN playing solo guitar and singing is
an amazing show in itself. He recently played
the BUD BREAK SPRING CELEBRATION at the Blue &
Gray Brewing Co. in the 'burg and rocked the house!
OF SOLOMON - Reggae Band
SYNDICATE - Party Band
Mark Vollten Project - Classic Rock (Note: Mark
is also available as folk duo & jazzy soloist)
Go to Slam's
My Space page to see a video of his amazing non-stop
show to demonstrate the Duallist bass drum pedal
(single pedal, double stroke) at the Guitar Center
at Spotsy Towne Centre: www.myspace.com/slamerone/videos
2014 News: Becky and Slam are writing even more
music in their King George studio this month.
Their music is a blend of their unique individual
styles as described in a fun interview with
the couple published in the local newspaper,
the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star as written
by good friend, Stephen Hu. The Becky
and Slam article was published last Thanksgiving
Day in the WEEKENDER section.
LLC - Bands announces more fun on deck in August
at a regular Sunday afternoon venue, Amy's Cafe,
103 W. Cambridge St, Fredericksburg, VA (under
the northwest corner of the bridge)! Join us
each Sunday from 1 - 3 p.m. with one of the
Slamone LLC Family of Bands: Becky Y Slam (Latin
Jazz) on the 1st Sunday, the Abbe Buck Jazz
Trio on the 2nd and 4th Sundays, and Scenic
Root (Acoustic Folk) on the 3rd and 5th Sundays.
Many thanks to Amy and our wonderful fans! Check
out the schedule!
Kutambarara (African "sharing"): Becky
and Slam look forward to presenting some new
ideas to obtain educational grants for their
WITH FACEBOOK: Contact
Becky or Slam through Becky
Stewart's Facebook Page or Slam
Stewart's Facebook page. You may also "Like"
LLC - Bands Facebook Page to get updates
on the vast array of bands that span the genres
of jazz, funk, Latin (salsa
and jazz), smooth jazz, R&B, soul, reggae,
gospel, and rock for your special event!
BECKY AND SLAM'S STUDIO!
Becky Stewart invite you to come visit them
in their music studio in King George, VA (a
division of Slamone, LLC, incorporated in the
state of Virginia on March 20, 2009).
studio is the in-house studio of Slam and Becky
Stewart, located in King George, just outside
of Fredericksburg, VA. The 900 square foot studio
provides new and comfortable classroom and music
rehearsal space, a vocal isolation booth, 48-track
digital recording capability, and music transcription
and songwriting and music creation services
with the Korg Triton music workstation.
studio is open and available to all levels of
instrumentalists and vocalists, and especially
family members of any age. Got a song to sing
for your honey? Or a birthday jam to record
for your friends? Or a Christmas greetings tune
to send to your family? Slam and Becky will
hook you up at an affordable cost!
Becky and Slam teach lessons at their Cut-Time
studio for drums, piano, voice, flute, guitar,
bass, and songwriting. Please email Becky at
and Slam at email@example.com
if you are interested in private lessons.
for a tour and to stop out and have a cup of
coffee with Slam and Becky. The studio phone
number is (540) 775-9818.
DIRECTIONS (FROM FREDERICKSBURG):
eastbound on Route 3 (William Street) passing
through old town and crossing over Chatham Bridge.
at the light at the end of the bridge, go to
2nd light, then turn right (at CVS to your right)
Go ~ 5-6
miles, then turn left onto Route 600 (Bethel
Church Rd) just before the big brick church
Go ~ 3-4
miles thru the curves then turn left onto Route
654 or Belvedere Drive
is 1/2 mile down on your right at 2162 Belvedere
Drive, King George, VA 22485 (there is a beige-covered
mailbox with an "S" on it).
to all of our friends and family and best wishes
for peace and love with music!
3 August July, 1 - 3 pm, Becky Y Slam, Amy's
Cafe, 103 W Cambridge St (NW Corner Falmouth
bridge), Fdbg, VA
10 August, 1 - 3 p.m., The Abbe Buck Trio
(Jazz), Amy's Cafe, 103 W. Cambridge Street,
17 August, 1 - 3 p.m., Scenic Root (Acoustic
Folk Rock), Amy's Cafe, 103 W. Cambridge Street,
24August, 1 - 3 p.m., The Abbe Buck Trio (Jazz),
Amy's Cafe, 103 W. Cambridge Street, Fdbg,
24 August, 2 - 6 p.m., Sunset Syndicate, Tim's
Rivershore, 1510 Cherry Hill Road, Dumfries,
VA. Call (703) 441-1375. No cover.
31August, 1 - 3 p.m., Scenic Root (Acoustic
Folk Rock), Amy's Cafe, 103 W. Cambridge Street,
BOOKING, CONTACT AB PROMOTIONS AT 1-800-380-2825
here for AB Promotions!