YAM YAM formed in late 2015, coming together from playing in an assortment of local bands in central PA. The band is inspired by 1970s soul music; New Orleans roots of jazz music; producers such as Pomo and Kaytranada; and modern-day funk groups such as Vulfpeck and Tuxedo. The music of YAM YAM features raw instruments and captures a high-energetic sound. YAM YAM features Mike Dempsey on Keys, Jason Mescia on Sax, Xander Moppin on Bass, Tom Fuller on guitar, and brother Tyler Fuller on drums. YAM YAM officially released their debut album in November of 2018. The 12‑track album features elements of jazz, soul, and funk.
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