Good sized crowd says good bye to Clapping Monkeys frontman


“Brockstock” at the Owl Acoustic Lounge saw a good sized crowd big farewell to now defunct Lethbridge roots/ pop/ reggae band Clapping Monkeys frontman Brock Jellison.Brock Jellison demonstrates some tap dancing. Photo by Richard Amery
 A variety of local performers including his cousin Jenn got up on stage to play a number of songs in his honour. She sang  a variety of music from Adele to Grace Potter.

 Jellison also played a couple superb sets of music  solo. H

e then reunited with Clapping Monkeys guitarist Cornelius Cole for a sets of Clapping Monkeys songs and jumped on the wall shelf to demonstrate some fleet-footed tap dancing moves, leaving both the crowd and himself breathless as bassist Felipe Rodriguez laid down a catchy, smooth jazz groove.

Jellison did a little freestyle rap to the tune of his tap and in time with the groove.

— By Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
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Last Updated ( Wednesday, 04 January 2012 12:32 )