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 Wikipedia: Funk
Funk is a vigorous African American style of music developed mainly by James Brown and his band members (especially Maceo and Melvin Parker) on the one hand and groups like The Meters on the other hand.
Funk can be best recognized by syncopated rhythm, thick bass line (often based on "on one" beat), razor-sharp rhythm guitars, yowlish vocals (as that of Cameo or Bar-Kays), strong rhythm-oriented brass section, percussion instruments, happiness in style, African tones, dance floor audience, and strong jazzy influences (e.g.
Funk music was exported back to Africa in the mid to late 1960s, and melded with African singing and rhthyms to form Afrobeat.
www.factbook.org /wikipedia/en/f/fu/funk.html   (245 words)

  
 Funk - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Compared to funk's predecessor, the soul music of 1960s, funk typically uses more complex rhythms, while song structures are usually simpler.
Funk music was exported to Africa in the late 1960s, and melded with African singing and rhythms to form Afrobeat.
In the 1980s, funk lost some of its audience as bands became more commercial and music more electronic, effectively phasing out horn sections which were the core of many funk bands.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Funk   (1311 words)

  
 Funk Biography,info
Jazz was, in turn, strongly influenced by funk in the 1970s, beginning with Miles Davis, the founder of the jazz fusion movement, and his former pianist Herbie Hancock.
Jimi Hendrix was the pioneer of funk rock and his improvised other-worldly solos influenced Ernie Isley of The Isley Brothers and Eddie Hazel of Funkadelic.
Funk is a major element of certain artists identified with the Jam band scene of the late 1990s and 2000s.
www.danceage.com /biography/sdmc_Funk   (2264 words)

  
 List of rock and roll performers
See also: List of jazz musicians, List of blues musicians, List of ragtime musicians, List of boogie woogie musicians, List of swing/big band musicians, List of folk musicians, List of country musicians, List of popular music performers, List of gospel musicians
See also: List of surf rock musicians, List of psychedelic musicians, List of R&B musicians, List of hard rock musicians, List of country rock musicians, List of progressive rock musicians, List of popular music performers, List of soul musicians
See also: List of heavy metal musicians, List of rappers, List of country musicians, List of Britpop musicians, List of jam bands, List of alternative rock musicians, List of electronic musicians[?], List of popular music performers, List of musicians in the second wave of punk music
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ro/Rock_and_roll_performers.html   (387 words)

  
 List of funk musicians - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of funk music artists.
This includes artists who have either been very important to the genre, or have had a considerable amount of exposure (such as in the case of one that has been on a major label, but not limited to such).
Bands are listed by the first letter in their name (not including the words "a", "an", or "the"), and individuals are listed by last name.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_funk_musicians   (151 words)

  
 List of rock and roll performers - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
See also: List of jazz musicians, List of blues musicians, List of ragtime musicians, List of boogie woogie musicians, List of swing/big band musicians, List of folk musicians, List of gospel musicians
See also: List of forerunners of punk music, List of musicians in the first wave of punk music, List of musicians in the second wave of punk music, List of heavy metal musicians, List of progressive rock musicians, List of alternative rock musicians, List of folk musicians, List of funk musicians, List of soul musicians
See also: List of heavy metal musicians, List of rappers, List of Britpop musicians, List of jam bands, List of alternative rock musicians, List of electronic musicians, List of musicians in the second wave of punk music
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/List_of_rock_and_roll_performers   (1066 words)

  
 Lists of musicians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
See list of musicians for a structured list.
List of musicians in the first wave of punk music
List of musicians in the second wave of punk music
www.adres.nl /music/ListsOfMusicians.asp   (52 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : List of boogie woogie musicians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : List of boogie woogie musicians
Among the many Boogie woogie musicians are not only blues players, but rock and roll, and country musicians as well, and at least one classical musician.
Musicians noted for playing boogie-woogie (many of whom also perform in other styles):
www.hallencyclopedia.com /List_of_boogie_woogie_musicians   (305 words)

  
 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Funk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Jimi_Hendrix^ was the pioneer of funk rock and his improvised other-worldly solos influenced Eddie Hazel of Funkadelic.
Another group who would define funk in the decade to come were The Isley Brothers whose funky 1969 #1 RandB hit, "It's Your Thing", signaled a breakthrough in fl music bridging the gaps of the rock of Jimi_Hendrix^ and the upbeat soul of Sly and the Family Stone.
Also the word "funk" is often used widely to refer to African-American pop music of the 1970s in general.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/funk   (2348 words)

  
 Argentina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The country has a claim over Antarctica, where it has maintaned a constant occupied presence for more than a century.
Classical musicians, such as Martha Argerich and Daniel Barenboim, and classical composers like Alberto Ginastera have become internationally famous.
This immigration had a profound influence on Lunfardo, the slang spoken in Buenos Aires and the Río de la Plata, which has since permeated popular vocabulary in the region.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Argentina   (4645 words)

  
 Leon F. Sylvers III - Patriks soul/funk special
It's not an overstatement to say that he is one of the most talented songwriters, musicians and producers all time in fl music.
Like most musicians in fl music from the early 80s he had some difficulties to adapt himself the to always ongoing changes in the music, especially after the mid 80s.
A list over his productions, both as a songwriter and producer, as far as i know.
www.soulfunkspecial.com /sylvers.htm   (2163 words)

  
 Gene van Buren - Patriks soul/funk special
Even though he didn't produce any innovative music it was catchy soul funk of best quality but it never got that attention that it deserves.
With this highly impressive line-up of musicians and financial support from the big "dragon" of Motown the playground was set, but was it to produce anything great?
After that he performed as vocalist on Boney James excellent jazz funk album "Backbone" in 1993 and as background vocalist in the motion picture soundtrack for "Addams family values" the same year.
www.soulfunkspecial.com /buren.htm   (855 words)

  
 Funk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Covers all essential Funk rhythms and syncopationsalong with stacatto, left hand hammer-ons and pull-offs, ghost notes, slapping, popping, slides, vibrato and double stops, as welll as showing you which fingerings to use to get the best sounds.
A funk institution and Tower of Power founding member, Rocco Prestia is one of the most important innovators of the electric bass.
Funk music is challenging with regard to technique and note selection This text covers these important areas, in addition to sections on articulation, fingerstyle funk, slap style funk, listings of important scales and modes, playing with a drummer, moving between chords, plus a special section on soloing and variations on bass lines.
www.bassbooks.com /shopping/shopdisplayproducts.asp?id=148&cat=FUNK   (1539 words)

  
 CD Baby: FUNK THIS!: Size Does Matter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Added to the group is Fabrizio Mandolini on sax from Italy, and Poul Reimann on keyboards, from Denmark, who immediately during the first rehearsal became, "brothers", as if in reenactment of that first meeting between the three.
These two are also top musicians in their respective countries if not in the world.
A fine collaboration of musicians make this CD worth buying and playing for the little surprises each song is likely to bring.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/funkthis   (792 words)

  
 The P-Funk Solo Work Album List
Maceo Parker, Fred Wesley and Dennis Chambers) are listed in the non-core section.
A list of the artists covered here is below; use the links provided to jump to their location in this album list.
For each particular album, I will list the first and last name of the writer only when it is their first appearance on that album.
www.duke.edu /~tmc/motherpage/discog-solo.html   (431 words)

  
 FuseBOX Funk - Forums - Winery Bio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Fuse Box Funk's message is "Don't Ask Just Listen" and that sums them up.
Their stale music disconnects poor harmonies and ancient Country/Gregorian Chant rhythms with unrecognized melodies and a conventional, yet extremely unoriginal & unadaptable song list.
Fusebox Funk's Message is "Don't pee in a crosswind" and that sums them up.
www.fuseboxfunk.com /forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=516   (192 words)

  
 Jamiroquai | News | Rock in Rio set list - 27 May 2006, 00:14 (BST)
Here is the set list for the gig performed at the Rock in Rio festival in Lisbon, Portugal on Friday night.
Paul is definitely a good bassplayer and a great musician but it's only my opinion, not a general view.
A Funk Odyssey was released in the UK this week in 2001.
www.funkin.com /news/?id=3107   (2792 words)

  
 Louisiana's Legendary Musicians: A Select List
He was the first zydeco musician to sign to a major record label, establish his own record label, perform on national television; and release a children's album—amongst many other accolades.
He is one of the few musicians in his genre to achieve mainstream success with 15 LPs to his credit, numerous top tens, and four Grammy nominations.
Like many country musicians from Louisiana and the neighboring states, Pierce's career was boosted by appearances on live radio broadcasts of the Louisiana Hayride, in Shreveport.
www.louisianafolklife.org /Resources/LALegendaryMusiciansList.html   (5211 words)

  
 Knau Serer: Funk d void   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
'''Funk''' is a distinct style of music originated by s, e.g., James Brown and his band members (especially Maceo Parker and Melvin Parker), and groups like The Meters.
Graham is often credited with inventing the percussive "Slapping," which was further developed by later bassists and became a distictive element of funk.
The two groups had members in common and often are referred to singly as "Parliament-Funkadelic." The breakout popularity of Parliament-Funkadelic gave rise to the term "," which both referred to the music by George Clinton's bands and defined a new subgenre.
www.knauserer.com /void/funk-d-void.html   (1493 words)

  
 P-Funk main page
Since then, George and his associates (known collectively as "the Funk Mob") have largely gone their separate ways, creating some more great records and a lot of mediocre ones.
The P-Funk fan publication New Funk Times also has a web site which is still under construction but already includes fun stuff like cartoons, album and show reviews, and interviews with George.
Generally, Parliament released the most accessible music, mostly limited to funk and soul, usually with horns and almost no heavy guitar or guitar solos.
www.warr.org /pfunk.html   (342 words)

  
 Funky Old Soul
The band came together to pay tribute to some of the classic soul and funk stars of yesterday.
The members of Funky Old Soul come from a variety of musical backgrounds and experience ranging from classically trained musicians to garage band veterans.
The end result is a unique spin on some of the classic soul and funk tunes you know and love.
www.funkyoldsoul.com   (88 words)

  
 The Afrofunk Music Forum
Leader Stanley Todd assembled a monster ensemble of musicians from the Ghana Arts Council, intending to form a new Afro-Rock group that would be more traditional and African in sound, and hopefully surpass Osibisa in popularity (alas it was not to be).
Featuring 4-5 original (“Revolution” CD or prior) members, and a backing band of hungry young reggae musicians, BE closely replicates their recorded sound, surpassing it in some cases with live energy.
For me, these are musicians whose work makes me say, “That is simply right.” This is obviously a big can of worms, but for fans of a musical style such as Afrofunk with a growing international fan base, reflected in the readers of the AfroFunk Music Forum, it seems like a logical can to open.
www.afrofunkforum.blogspot.com   (6888 words)

  
 r e l i x . c o m - r e l i x . c o m   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Looking for creative musicians who can work within a groove and transform their creative energy and technical ability into an interesting, enjoyable music experience.
I just left an established group of musicians in Columbus, OH in search of a better music scene and support for creative exploration in CO. I’m temporarily living in The Fort but I’m not locked into a permanent living arrangement yet.
I hope to find musicians that have similar interests as mine and want to do something with their talents in the long run.
www.relix.com /cgi-bin/classifieds_list.cgi?type=musiciansbands   (2036 words)

  
 Amazon.com: In Yo' Face!: The History of Funk, Vol. 3: Music: Various Artists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
"Funk" is when r&b essentially splintered into three camps in the late 1960's...
For beginners of casuals fans of Funk, this is a nice beginning but that's all it is...
a great disc.you can't fake the Funk.the list on here is quite impressive.just for the Jam by Larry GrahamandGraham Central Station this is very essential.this represents the set to the fullest.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00000332Z?v=glance   (782 words)

  
 International musicians list - jazz sax players
Musician, composer, clinician based in the Kansas City area.
A Professional Musician who has recorded and performed on stage with a host of top professional and semi professional acts.
Have produced four CD’s as a leader and just was in the studio in March and April of 2005 to record threemoreCD’s.Co-leader with John Abercrombie in Jackalope.Rising star on DOWNBEAT poll.
www.musicianspage.com /musicians-list/instrumentalists/sax/jazz.html   (2484 words)

  
 Musicians List
Check out our song list on the website at www.jabberwockys.com/songs.htm If you are in music to sound good and have fun, this is the right situation for you.
Check out our song list on the website at www.jabberwockys.com If you are in music to sound good and have fun, this is the right situation for you.
I am a guitar player with 21 years experience looking for the right musicians to either form a band or join a pre-existing project in the same style that I am most interested in.
www.davephillipsmusic.com /thelist.html   (4804 words)

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