Since 1998, Raw Deluxe has performed their high-energy show for
audiences both nationally and internationally. The group's exciting live
act stems from their well-crafted songs and strong improvisational
The band formed when bassist, Chris Arenas, and drummer, Chris Spano,
began performing with keyboardist, Matt Fleming. The trio enlisted DJ
M3, the well-noted San Francisco house/hip-hop DJ, and a host of Bay
Area horn players. Throughout the late nineties, the group infiltrated
the Bay Area's acid-jazz and hip-hop circuits,...