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Meet the Band: Freedom Enterprise

Hometown // Baltimore

Current members // Mike Bohorquez, lead guitar and vocals; Brian Strawhand, bass; Sameer Khan, drums; Johnny Stagg, saxophone and flute

Founded in // 2006

Style // rock, jazz and hip-hop

Influenced by // Grateful Dead, Bob Marley, Maceo Parker

Notable // Their first full-length album, tentatively titled Music is a Fire, should be out later this year. A good deal of their songs are finalized through live improvisational practice sessions, Bohorquez said.

Quotable // "There needs to be a certain amount of humbleness in the band for us to be able to react to what we're playing," Bohorquez said. "We need to be able to come to an agreement on a song."

[SAM SESSASee Freedom Enterprise on Sunday at the Pow Wow, behind the Wal-Mart in Locust Point, 2701 Port Covington Drive. The music starts about noon. Free. The band: myspace.com/freedomenterprise.

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