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Revolutionary Snake Ensemble

THE BRAND NEW Snake Outfit was co-founded in Boston by alto saxophonist Ken Field and trumpeter Scott Getchell. Their 2003 record, Year from the Snake, though building from a fresh Orleans brass music group base, provides eclectic modern affects from funk, spirit, avant-garde, and even more.

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The Macpodz

A power jazz quintet based out of Ann Arbor, MI, the Macpodz focus on an eclectic and incredibly danceable mixture of rock and roll, jazz, funk, and fusion that’s equal parts Mls Davis and Frank Zappa (or seeing that the band conditions it, “disco bebop”). Produced by bassist Brennan Andes, …

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Pieces of Peace

Produced in the mid-’60s, the Chicago-based funk and soul group Pieces of Tranquility certainly had the and manpower to attain nationwide success. The group originated around brothers Bernard and Danny Reed, who, because of Danny’s link with Carl Davis, shortly began dealing with the previous OKeh manufacturer and A&R rep …

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Johnny Jones

Guitarist and vocalist/songwriter Johnny Jones writes and sings approximately thoroughly modern designs within a tradition-based blues design. The Nashville-based Jones is normally one of a small number of experienced, virtuoso bluesmen who are regional heroes over the Nashville blues picture, which is amazingly healthy provided Nashville’s legacy being a house …

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Chris Berry

Chris Berry’s existence story appears like it was compiled by a Hollywood script article writer: a white young man from California becomes a grasp of African drumming as well as the mbira thumb piano, and along with his worldbeat fusion music group, Panjea, becomes an African celebrity, offering a million …

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Giuliano Palma

A sonic experimenter with Gambling house Royale and ska entertainer along with his Bluebeaters, Giuliano Palma can be an artist whose character has many facets and whose skill has gained the praises of critics aswell as the general public. Among the performers of Milan-based Gambling house Royale, from 1987 to …

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Strut

Asheville, NC-based ska-funk combo Strut shaped in 1999. Agent Ishi (vocals), Biko Casini (percussion), Patrick Thomas (drums), and brothers Casey (acoustic guitar) and Elijah Cramer (bass) all was raised within the Summertown, TN, commune The Plantation. Strut released their debut recording, TIME, in 2003. A relentless tour routine, highlighted with …

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Willie Feaster

Guitarist and songwriter Willie Feaster was the first choice of Willie as well as the Mighty Magnificents, a fresh York-based R&B/funk present band who, furthermore to releasing many albums and singles independently, served being a studio room band for several East Coast performers. Boasting an eclectic design and amazing instrumental …

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Bayeté

“Bayeté” is one of the musical monikers particular by composer and keyboardist Todd Cochran, as well as the name he utilized to headline two albums for Prestige in the 1970s. Cochran was created and elevated in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA. He was a musical prodigy who was simply giving traditional …

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Otis Goodwin & the Castanets

Funk combo Otis Goodwin & the Castanets shaped in Columbia, SC, through the past due ’60s — led by vocalist/organist Goodwin according to on the web funk e-zine Funky 16 Sides, the group also included guitarist Woodrow Portee, bassist Jimmie McKie, tenor saxophonist Dewey Scott, and drummer Danny Boozer, all …

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