Thread: Good funk bands
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Old 11-24-2011, 01:11 AM
drumfreak1987
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Originally Posted by ?uesto View Post
Galactic (Stanton Moore)
Garage A Trois (Stanton Moore)
James Taylor Quartet
Rudder (Keith Carlock)
Groove Collective
Funk Filharmonik (Lee Finkelstein)
Average White Band (Steve Ferrone)
Booker T & The MG's
The Blues Brothers
Dumpstaphunk
Lettuce (Adam Deitch)
Soulive
Alan Tew Orchestra
Medeski Martin & Wood
Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats (Chad Smith)
Earth Wind & Fire
Stevie Wonder
Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings
TJ Kirk
Charlie Hunter Trio
The Neville Brothers
Rebirth Brass Band
LOVE your post, man...i listen to them religiously!! Also check out:

THE METERS
George Benson
The Greyboy Allstars
Maceo Parker
George Clinton/P-Funk
Tower of Power
Curtis Mayfield
New Birth
The Brecker Bros.
The Isely Bros
War
Prince
Marvin Gaye
Barry White (started listening to him at age 12, he taught me how to treat a lady)
Ohio Players
Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band
Al Green
Ottis Redding
Lyn Collins
Rufus & Chaka Khan
Jonny "Guitar" Watson
O'Jays
Jamiroquai
The Brand New Heavies
Trombone Shorty


Funk-based Fusion (and jazz cats who broke out with some funk) and Rock:

Miles Davis ("Bitches Brew" era)
Tony Williams Lifetime
Me'Shell Ndegeochello (oon-day-gay-o-chell-o)
Headhunters (Herbie Hancock funk fusion project)
Return to Forever
Mahavishnu Orchectra
Roy Ayers
Carl Denson's Tiny Universe
Steely Dan
Lotus
Primus
Oysterhead
Keller Williams (check out the album "Breathe", by Williams w/String Cheese Incident)
Bela Fleck and the Flecktones
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