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“The Wave” is a dark prog-funk banger inspired by the rhythmic gravity of J Dilla, the pop sensibility of Jon Bellion, and the guitar work of Frank Zappa. It expresses the frustration that comes with navigating a toxic relationship: one minute you’re soaring, the next, you’re drowning. 🌊


"It seems like the term multi-talented was invented for this composer, singer and songwriter from New York... a furiously fast and exceedingly infectious auditory marvel" - Roger Jansen, Music Critic

Ever since he was old enough to walk, Lumpkin has been impassioned by, fascinated with, and intimately connected with music. Drawing from a diverse array, of influences, from the avant-garde rock of Frank Zappa to the blue-eyed pop-soul of John Mayer, his affection for the art of organized sound has become his creed: to compose music and play it for the pleasure of the masses. His compositions are vibrant, a fusion of tasteful form, lyric and improvisation he has coined "Prog Pop". Live, he performs on multiple instruments with an impressive array of professional musicians, nailing tight arrangements of his work, taking musical risks during solos, and keeping the energy bar high.