© 2019 by Remembering James- The Life and Times of James Brown (Musical)

Remembering James Band 


Will Roc Griffin- Musical Director

Manny F- Guitar

Jae "Stix" Jackson- Drums

Black Cat - Trumpet

Gary Kirven- Bass

Jackie Bone- Trombone

Bad Joe- Saxophone


Natusha Howard (Velma Brown/Performer), discovered her LOVE for theater and acting in the 7th grade and have been performing ever since. She received her Bachelor's from Prairie View A&M in acting as well as a Masters from CalArts. She thanks God for being able to do what she love to do.

EK Bonner (Bobby Byrd) is very ecstatic to be joining this amazing production and teaming up with a Fellow Lobo and Longview native "Hollywood". While not educating children, EK is a actor, producer and director of the new hit play "I can Do All Things". He Thanks God for the gift he bestowed upon him. His beautiful wife for her unmatched support, his 3 sons and daughter for their love for daddy and his crazy schedule.