Phat Horn Doctors are your popular choice for Corporate Parties/Gala’s, Wedding Receptions, Festivals, Holiday Parties, and Club Events. Call Phat Horn Doctors today and we will bring some of the hottest Funk, R&B, Jazz, Blues, Latin & Pop music, as you and your guests dance the night away. Phat Horn Doctors work hard to put the “D” in dance! Moving from a core of funk-edged soul, this ensemble brings the best in rhythms to all types of music. Contact Phat Horn Doctors today at 719.337.8886 or 719.373.7449.
Keith “Phat Daddy” Stovall
Keith is a master R&B vocal stylist, conga player, and percussionist. He has over 40 years experience, and has played in Greenland, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Singapore and the United States. Keith began in bands as a percussionist playing with bands in Cleveland OH as a teenager. He didn’t even know that he could sing. We’re so thankful that he figured it out! Keith has led the Phat Horn Doctors since 1998. Under his leadership the band has opened for The Mary Jane Girls, Kool and the Gang and Stevie B.
Rachel Stovall brings a reach-out-and-touch-it energy to the stage… that is infectious! Our very own “Brick-house” combines a unique voice with huge stage presence that will leave you wanting more. Rachel has been singing since she was 5. She trained in classical and gospel singing through high school and college, but found a home in R & B music. She also is an original founder of the famed Colorado Mass Choir. When not on stage with the PHD’s, Ms. Stovall works in radio as a writer/producer and in television as a program liaison for KWHS TV.
Bass Guitar – Please welcome the newest member of Phat Horn Doctors! Noel McFarlane was born in Central Florida and began playing bass guitar at an early age. He toured for many years up and down the East Coast as a teenager. Noel has been playing for 25 years in the Denver/Colorado Springs area, playing a variety of musical styles to include rock, blues, R&B, and funk. Most recently the sought after bass player was a semi-finalist in the 2014 International Blues Competition (IBC) held in Memphis, Tennessee.
Trumpet, Lead Vocals, Backup Vocals, Percussion, and Mark grew up in Palm Springs, CA, and studied trumpet with Gus Pantzer and Ken Lesight in school. He played for the USAF Falconaires for 18 years as jazz trumpeter and occasional percussionist and vocalist. Over the years he has worked with Wayne Newton, Bob Hope, Diane Shurr, Andy Williams, the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, and countless other notable celebrities. Mark’s specials honors include being selected as one of Colorado’s great jazz trumpet artists in a state honors program and being featured at some of the West coast’s most prestigious festivals and venues. His unique blend of jazz skills, vocal styling’s and sense of humor makes him one of the west coast’s most sought-after soloists today. Mark also teaches the next generation of musicians by presenting programs on behalf of the Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society.
Originally from Houston Texas. His versatile skill has allowed him the privilege to play with many national and regional acts. Musical studies at Universities and with several accomplished instructors have enabled him to expand beyond the norm, his influences range from Funk to Jazz to classical. His favorite styling’s come from “Earth, Wind and Fire”, the “Gap Band”, “Parliament”, anything by Quincy Jones, Gospel R&B, the “Crusaders”, Bob James, and even “Grand Funk Railroad” (Great “B3”). “I love bringing a smile to others as they listen and move to the songs that bring back those joyful memories.” Steve also leads music at Open Bible Fellowship – a local Church.
Saxophones – Phil, a native of Colorado Springs, started studying music at the age of 10. His early influences include James Brown, Tower of Power, P. Funk, and Howard Hewitt. Later in his career, he started listening to Joe Henderson, Jaco Pastorius, George Adams, and Miles Davis. Philip has played with numerous R&B, Reggae, and Jazz bands, including projects with the Fort Carson army Band, Alan Joseph & H3O, and Rhythm Logic. Phil joined Phat Daddy & the Phat Horn Doctors in June 2009, and has really enjoyed being part of one of the hottest bands around.
Russell Roach – was born on the Caribbean Island of Trinidad and Tobago. He began his music career when he was 5. After working for Royal Caribbean and Carnival Cruise Lines he earned a Music Degree at the College of Alameda in Oakland, CA. He studied with Chuck Brown and has performed with Herbie Hancock, Diane Reeves, Earth Wind & Fire, Ray Charles, the Isley Brothers, David Sanborn, Average White Band and others. He has opened for Celine Dion, Brian Adams and Wilson Pickett. He has contributed to all aspects of the coordination and recording of numerous CDs and has appeared in numerous live videos.