“With great harmonies and an energetic sound, Ambrosia got a Largo Cultural Center crowd going right away and wowed the audience from start to finish.”
— The Examiner
In the year 1970, four young musicians from the South Bay of Los Angeles came together to create a new invigorating style of music.
Exploring the possibilities of progressive, classical and world influences, yet rooted in the soul of the blues and R&B, Joseph Puerta, Christopher North, David Pack and Burleigh Drummond created a new sound that was defined and recognized as “Ambrosia”.
Originally labeled as America’s answer to the progressive invasion of such English acts as “Yes” and “King Crimson”, the group quickly proved it was all that and much more as its albums painted aural landscapes covering the gamut of musical styles and attracting the collaboration of cultural icons such as Leonard Bernstein, Kurt Vonnegut Jr. and Alan Parsons.
In its brief recording history, Ambrosia garnered 5 Grammy Nominations, 5 Hit Singles, heavy FM airplay and the admiration and respect of the musical community… all this in addition to sold-out concerts around the world.
Today, the band is more alive and compelling than ever. With three of the original members (Joe Puerta, Christopher North, and Burleigh Drummond), Doug Jackson (electric guitar and backing vocals), Mary Harris (keyboards and vocals), and Ken Stacey (lead vocals and acoustic guitar) continue to explore new musical territories and to wow life-long fans and new converts alike.