More than 35 years ago, the band was formed by Jimmy Hamilton, after several years, along with a name change. Now known as The Sai Whatt Band. The formula for a successful group was realized. Coming from different musical genera (Smooth Jazz, R&B, Blues), the Sai What band has created a sound all their own. The band members origins are as diverse as their music.
The group today consists of:
Jimmy Hamilton, keyboards and vocals, Texas
Frankie “Babe” Moore, vocals, Alabama
Dale Hightower, vocals, New York
Cliff Brown, guitar, Washington D.C.
Warren H. “Hamm” Hagood II, drums and vocals, So. Carolina / Washington D.C.
The Sai Whatt Band/or some of it's members have appeared on American Bandstand, Soul Train, The U.N.C.F Telethon, Good Morning America/New York and at the Apollo Theater. The group has also performed with some of the top names in the music industry such as Lionel Hampton, Stevie Wonder, The Gap Band, Waymon Tisdale, Temptations, Chi-Lites, Neville Brothers, Bobby "Blue" Bland, B.B. King, Yolanda Adams, Barbara Morrison, Angie Stone, Ronnie and Eloise Laws, Buddy Guy, The Whispers, Ali "Ollie" Woodson, Linda Hopkins, James Ingram, Peggy Scott-Adams, Etta James, James Brown, Howard Hewitt, Bobby Brown, Angela Winbush, Boney James, J Anthony Brown, Brian McKnight, Slique, Mikky Howard, Euge Groove, Peter White, Gearld Albright, Keiko Matsui, Najee, Phil Perry, Alex Bugnon, Johnny Gill, and Wayne Brady, Pete Escovedo and Family, (Juan, Sheila E. and Michael Peter), Hiroshima, Eddie Levert, Johnny Gill, just to name a few