Above: Graphic Logo for Belly Up Tavern.
Karl Denson has led a storied career as a multi-faceted recording and performing artist who first came to prominence as a member of Lenny Kravitz’ band debuting on his first release, "Let Love Rule," and staying on for the next five years. While developing a following overseas, he joined Fred Wesley’s band, touring and recording with him on multiple releases. Denson took this formula to the next level by putting more emphasis on vocals and adding some funk, R&B and hip hop elements. It turned out to be a winning combination, which set Karl Denson's Tiny Universe on the top of the heap in the touring world from 1999 through 2005, selling over 250,000 records to date.