Dan Leap – guitar John Canterbury – bass/vocals Scotty Brewer – drums/vocals
Pompous Jack as defined by Webster’s Dictionary:
pompous (pom-pos) adj. 1. Full of high-sounding phrases, bombastic; 2. Characterized by excessive self-importance, stately display or exaggerated dignity; ceremonious.
jack (jak) n. 1. A man; a fellow; 2. One who does odd or heavy jobs, a laborer; 3. usually a portable device for raising heavy objects by means of force applied with a lever, screw, or hydraulic press. Slang. Money.
Pompous Jack (pom-pos jak) n. 1. A kick ass rock n roll band!!!
Pompous Jack is a three piece band that plays good time music from four decades of rock and roll often putting our own spin on crowd favorites. Our shows are high energy, audience involving, fantastic and bombastic. We bring our individual musical strengths and years of experience together to form a cohesive wall of sound.
Pompous Jack has shared the stage with such bands as: Poison, Jackyl, Bad Company, Fire House, Dr. Hook, and Ian Gillan of Deep Purple and have headlined concerts at The Uptown Theater and the AMC 30. We have made several appearance on national TV including HGTV’s “Look What I Did!” & “Off Beat America” performing our original song “I Want It”
Pompous Jack released a debut CD in 2009 and is now working on material for 2013 release. In 2010, Pompous Jack started performing for private parties and special events on our “mobile gig rig” a portable stage/parade float. Throughout the year the band can be seen rocking outdoor events and parades like Brookside’s St. Patrick’s, Old Shawnee Days, Independence’s Halloween and Lenexa’s 4th of July. We have won many Best Music and Most Original Entry awards.
Pompous Jack has wowed the crowds at many venues in the Kansas City area and beyond. We are now booking shows for 2013. If you provide the stage, we will provide a high energy, fun and unforgettable rock n roll show! Expect the unexpected, and hang on for a wild ride!