Our Kind of Movement is a great intro for me to the band Speedometer out of the United Kingdom.  It’s a helluva album with everything a funk fan could want.  Great playing all around from the horns with some great baritone sax work, B3 organ, plucky guitar and bass andContinue Reading

Como De Allstars is the fifth studio album and sixth overall from The Greyboy Allstars and it’s terrific from track-to-track. GBA formed over than 25 years ago in San Diego and immediately rekindled the light of “boogaloo” music, a popular Latin form from the 1960s in New York City. TheirContinue Reading

M-A-C-E-O Parker is the most iconic funk sax player of all time, full stop.  He’s had a nearly 60-year career and has been on many of the most famous recordings of all time with James Brown, Parliament/Funkadelic, The JB’s and since the early 1990s his own albums.  He’s one ofContinue Reading

I first became aware of The Haggis Horns from their playing with The New Mastersounds on their debut album Keb Darge Presents (1999). Then I got hooked with their own debut album Enter The Haggis (2007).  Both of these then turned me on to Corinne Bailey Rae, the wife ofContinue Reading

Tower of Power, funk and soul legends, greatest horn band ever, 52-year veterans Step Up again with their latest album to be released on March 14, 2020. This album is another beauty, following on the heels of 2018’s Soul Side of Town which was recorded at the same time. InContinue Reading