Root Down – From the people that brought you the Yardbird Jazz Club… Bringing the Funk back to Brum

Root Down – From the people that brought you the Yardbird Jazz Club… Bringing the Funk back to Brum

featuring:

THE FUNK SOUL COLLECTIVE (seven piece live funk outfit)

and

DJ OLLIE LLOYD (the yardbird jazz club)

The Funk Soul Collective were initially created as the house band for Funk Nation, a series of Funk and Soul nights across the UK. Made up of some of the best session players in the UK, they are on a mission to bring back Funk played in the right way, by the likes of Mr. James Brown, the Godfather of Soul and the JB’s brass stars Maceo Parker, Fred Wesley and Pee Wee Ellis, Parliament Funkadelic, and many more as their inspiration. The band also play all the best rare groove and jazz funk, including hits from the likes of Roy Ayers, the Brand New Heavies and Jamiroquai.

Gareth John – trumpet/vocals
Tony Looby – alto saxophone/vocals
Spencer Hague – trombone/vocals
Clem Dublin – guitar/vocals
Andy Price – keyboards
Matej Jaraba – bass
Eddie Dublin – drums

Friday 12th February at the Dark Horse, Moseley. £3 entry. 9pm – 2am

Tickets here: www.facebook.com/events/

Read our exclusive Ollie Lloyd interview here and his DJ mix on our Radio Cloud.

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