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“OBY is a big band collective project that can have up to 16 musicians/singer playing on stage at any given time. The band was was founded in the halls of the Columbia College Chicago Music Center in February. Since then OBY has built a very strong and loyal fan base. When asked about the genre and style of music they play they call it “Big Band Hip Hop.” That consists of jazz, gospel, funk, and hip hop influences. The band writes and produces music that is positive and thought provoking”

Gabe Alston – Bass.
Fallon McDermott – Tenor Sax.
Deont̩ Brantley РDrums.
Mack Brooks – Keys.
DaVant̩ Miller РTenor Sax.
Amir Gray – Tuba.
Alma Cook – Singer.
Isaiah Oby – Rapper/Singer.
Rocky Jones – Singer.
Michael Pryor – DJ.
James Boyd III – Aux Percussion