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Jungle Funk: Jungle Funk

Read "Jungle Funk" reviewed by David Adler


Jungle Funk is a trio composed of drummer Will Calhoun and bassist Doug Wimbish, both formerly of Living Colour, and Vinx, a backup percussionist for the likes of Sting and Peter Gabriel and a solo vocalist in his own right. Their debut, Jungle Funk, was recorded live in Austria in April 1998. The music contains elements of Living Colour-style hard funk, but it’s updated for the 90s with drum programming, sampling, and other features imported from the world of jungle, ...

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Jungle Funk (Vinx, Will Calhoun & Doug Wimbish): Jungle Funk

Read "Jungle Funk" reviewed by Glenn Astarita


Recorded Live in Austria, “Jungle Funk” is all about DJ inspired rhythms and grooves subsidized by an arsenal of electronic gadgetry such as digital loops, samplers and electronic percussion. Jungle Funk is: Vinx; Vocals, Percussion, Loops& Samples: Will Calhoun: (ex-Living Colour) Drums, Percussion & Loops: Doug Wimbish (ex-Living Colour): Bass, Vocals & Loops. The initial claim to fame here resides within the fact that there is no utilization of overdubs; hence, this Trio portrays an overall sound that seems larger ...


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