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Sunday Aug 17 | All About Jazz

Oz Noy: Twisted Blues Volume 2

In the intervening period Noy has hardly been idle, releasing a couple of instructional DVDs and touring regularly but his return to the recording studio with his blues bag is certainly welcome.


Related Topix: Funk

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Charleston City Paper

George Porter Jr. revisits his funk archives for new-album inspiration

George Porter Jr. is always down for getting busy, as you'd expect from the bassist and founding member of The Funky Meters.


Related Topix: Funk, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Charleston, SC

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Home of the Groove

Funkify Your Life - Show #1 - Playlist

Air dates, Thursday, 8/7/2014, at 1:00 PM Central and Friday, 8/8/2014 at 9:00 PM, on KRVS 88.7 FM Lafayette, LA.


Related Topix: Lafayette, LA, Funk, Metairie, LA

The Billings Outpost

Trombone Shorty reunites Meters

There's no telling how Trombone Shorty's latest album, "Say That to Say This," will be remembered in the future.


Related Topix: Funk, Trombone Shorty, New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Jazz

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Nashville Scene

Bassist George Porter Jr. keeps New Orleans music alive with The Funky Meters

The seemingly casual funk instrumentals that The Meters recorded in New Orleans around 1970 have become touchstones of American music, but the records stand outside the mainstream of funk in a way that belies their importance.


Related Topix: Funk, New Orleans, LA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Nicholas Payton - Numbers

Fully in command of his own musical career and doing whatever the hell he wants to do - witness the sounds and circumstances surrounding 2011's Bitches - Nicholas Payton is the reserved combatant, the champion of #BAM to replace the moniker of "jazz" while calling out hip-hop stars like Pharrell Williams for blurring of the lines between making ... (more)


Related Topix: Jazz, Funk