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OTIS, is delivering a roller coaster ride of jazz-tinged Rhythm and Blues, avant-garde Rock and organic Punk.

Performing urbane standards, writing and recording our own music, often immersing the listener in journeys of Poetry, Psychedelia, and Progressive Rock soundscapes.

The momentum and rhythmic interplay producing mellow to intense, lilting, and often hypnotic textures while calling attention to no particular genre.

Having the nature and sound of Rock music as a major influence, and captivated by the Chicago and Delta Blues, makes Rhythm and Blues a major component of our sound. With themes of triumphs and failures of relationships, freedom, economics, aspirations, and sex.

OTIS is a splinter of the band Woodstack and a collaboration of :


email Kurt Ries - itele2@yahoo.com

Current Setlist:

Up Coming Live Performances:


Have A Listen: Banana dance

**** OTIS Demo ****


**** Best of OTIS Live ****