Soulajar is a funk-and-groove rock group from Bakersfield, California.
However, the music of Soulajar defies simple categorization. Its' players are humble young artists with diverse
influences and a shared love of stretching musical boundaries. Their sound is a refreshing blend of innovative
compositions; fusing elements of rootsy soul and tasty melodic pop rock to form an undeniably unique flavor of song
Their live performances are stuffed with funky grooves, bone chilling soul, and exhilarating instrumental jamming. The
band always leaves room for improvisation, which keeps fans returning almost compulsively by knowing they will
always hear something new and progressive. Lyrically, Soulajar spreads positive energy with an articulate and
spiritually driven voice that even the most dissimilar crowd can relate to.
Diversely, Soulajar's music bridges the gap between radio friendly pop rock and party-pleasing festival jam bands. So,
whether it is an acoustic coffee shop setting, or an energetic live concert, Soulajar's intricate song writing and dynamic
style caters to music lovers of many different preferences, ages, and walks of life.
"If you haven't had the pleasure of hearing Soulajar yet, don't miss the chance, for after just one listen to their music, I'm sure you'll agree that this is a band on its way to greatness."
Frank Maccioli - JazzExaminer.com
"...By far the hottest band Bakersfield has seen in years!"
Chris Conner - 107.9 KUZZ FM
"Soulajar has introduced a new sound and flavor to the local Bakersfield music scene thats enjoyable for all ages."
B. Hazlett - Amazon.com
"Soulajar is a genre defying blend of pop rock, funk, jazz, blues... a melting pot of mouth watering musical soup."
Danielle Belton - The Bakersfield Californaian
"Soulajar, is a sensation all its own. Taking soul, a little blues, and lots of heart to create some of the best original music since Motown. ""
Chris Carter - The Bakersfield Interest Magazine
"With Soulajar, the listener finds lush, tasty progressions that are more like sonic expeditions than the cookie-cutter offerings from acts looking for a break."
Eric Lloyd - The Bakersfield Californian