As a highly regarded and well in demand drummer Randy (Ranzel) Merritt has spent years providing rhythm and swing
for music legends and icons such as Pharoah Sanders, Ahmad Jamal, Sylvester & The Two Tons Of Fun,
Rodney Franklin, David Murray, The Last Poets, Fontella Bass, Macy Gray and many others. Now under the spotlight
as a leader Randy (Ranzel) presents his new recording TIME OUT, a captivating collection of soulful tectures and appealing melodies drawn upon from his vast and various musical experiences ranging from Jazz to Funk and R&B to
Anchoring a band that includes members of his talented family, his two sons, saxophonist Ranzel and drummer Denzel,
along with his brother Tim on saxophones and special guest Rodney Franklin on piano, Merritt is the guide for an
alluring blend of Jazzy sophistication, melodic inspirations and rhythmic stimulations.
Make time for" TIME OUT" with Randy (Ranzel) Merritt.