The Sultans of Bing

A powerhouse rock quartet and Jam Band from Cleveland, the Sultans of Bing have been creating cosmic grooves together since 1997. With an emphasis on strong songwriting and structured opportunities for improvisation, the Sultans have long striven to bring high energy and positive vibrations to audiences of all stripes. They’ve performed from Colorado to Ontario, headlining theaters and festivals, and supporting national and international acts. The group was voted "Best Jam Band," and Masek, "Best Keyboardist," three years consecutively (2000, 2001, and 2002) in the Free Times Music Awards, sponsored by longstanding Northeast Ohio weekly, the Cleveland Free Times. The line-up includes guitarist/vocalist Tim Askin, keyboardist/vocalist Steve Masek, Bill McComb on bass, and T Lane on drums. The band has opened for a host of national and international acts including Bernie Worrell & The WOO Warriors, Les Claypool's Frog Brigade, Buckethead, Derek Trucks Band, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, George Clinton, Merl Saunders & Melvin Seals, Sound Tribe Sector 9, Wookiefoot, the Big Wu, Max Creek, Ekoostik Hookah, Umphrey's McGee, the Original Parliament, the Why Store, Jethro Tull, Santana, the Dead, and even the Sun Ra Arkestra.

















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