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Aa. Vv.: Emergency Funk Radio
Guerriglieri del groove, combattenti del new funky, estremisti della fusion: questo CD - compilation è un bignami delle nuove tendenze. Ma non solo.

Uno dopo l’altro, in una sfilata di talenti straordinari (Soulive, Groove Warriors, Medeski, Martin & Wood, tra gli altri), gli artisti chiamati a “raccolta” mostrano quanto la lezione di padri e “padrini” del funk sia ancora molto attuale e piena di possibilità stilistiche in divenire.

Avi Bortnick (già chitarra Überjam Band di John Scofield) sguazza tra blob elettronici e groove funky alla maniera del miglior Prince, mentre Sam Kininger sembra aver rubato con “32-84-31-St.” il pathos (e qualcos’altro) al miglior James Brown. C’è pure un gradito cameo di Marcus Miller.

Il funk servito caldo e al punto giusto.

Track Listing

01. Groove Warriors - Emergency Funk Radio; 02. Soulive & DJ Spinna - Cash`s Dream -Remix; 03. Groove Warriors - Seven Groove Interlude; 04. Magnum Coltrane Price - I Got Mine; 05. Sam Kininger - 32-84-31-St.; 06. The Mackrosoft - Gynacamastia; 07. Groove Warriors - Billy Groove Interlude; 08. Lettuce - Twisted; 09. Medeski, Martin & Wood - Night Marchers; 10. Groove Warriors - Seven Groove Interlude; 11. Avi Bortnick - Morning Star; 12. Mother Funk Conspiracy - Funky McSkunke; 13. Dean Brown - Break Song; 14. Soulive - Uncle Junior Remix

Personnel

Dean Brown
guitar, electric

Dean Brown (chitarra); JuJu House (batteria); Peter Habbe (loop, sequencing); Bernard Wright (tastiere); Michael Davis (trombone); Booker King (basso); Allan Evans (batteria); Neal Evans (tastiere); Eric Krasno (chitarra); DJ Spinna (remix); Magnum Coltrane Price (basso; voce; tastiere); Sam Kininger (sax); Fred Wesley (trombone); Jeff Lockhart (chitarra); Atticus Cole (piano); James Hurt (tastiere); Chris Loftlin (basso); Charles Haynes (batteria); Aja West (sintetizzatori); AJ Chavez (batteria); Mike Clark (batteria); Paul Jackson (basso); Steve Black (chitarra); Alex Veley (piano); Daniel Gould (sax); Adam Deitch (batteria); Adam Smirnoff (chitarra); Erick Coomes (basso); Jeff Bhasker (tastiere); Ryan Zoidis (sax tenore); Tonni Smith (voce); John Medeski (organo); Billy Martin (batteria); Chris Wood (basso); Avi Bortnick (chitarra); Zare Mussa (Sax); Dennis Hamm (tastiere); Doug Sikola (chitarra); Forrest Williams (basso); Jarred Pope (batteria); Marcus Miller (basso); Poogie Bell (batteria); Michael "Patches" Stewart (trombe); Roger Byron (sax tenore).

Album information

Title: Emergency Funk Radio | Year Released: 2006 | Record Label: ESC Records

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