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Transcript of funk
Funk is a slow wholesome type of music with a great beat and a certain feel to it. History this is a video of play that funky music
by wild cherry in 1976 characteristics of African-American music eg sub-Saharan African music traditions, spirituals, work chants/songs, praise shouts, gospel, blues, and "body rhythms"
Funk music is an mix of soul music, soul jazz, R&B, and Afro-Cuban rhythms FUNKY TUBES Artists Funk Music In this presentation i will be exploring the world of funk music.
I have chosen funk because of its unique beat and good instrumental parts including guitars, and brass. As I play the bass guitar I particularly like the funky bass lines. By the mid-1960s, James Brown had developed his signature groove that emphasized the downbeat—with heavy emphasis on the first beat of every count to reach his distinctive sound, rather than the backbeat that typified African American music. Other musical groups picked up on the rhythms, and vocal style developed by James Brown and his band, and the funk style began to grow.
Dyke & the Blazers based in Phoenix, Arizona, released "Funky Broadway" in 1967, perhaps the first record of the soul era to have "funky" in the title. , on the West Coast, Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band was releasing funk tracks beginning with its first album in 1967, climaxing in the classic single "Express Yourself" in 1971. Wild Cherry were an american funk group formed in 1970 Sly and the Family Stone were an American group formed in 1967 Q1 who was the founder of funk and when
Q2 what music has funk been used extensively in
Q3 name one band and how Many people were in it
Q4 name the person who sang this and what the song was called (song clip)
Q5 who rote play that funky music white boy and when
Q6 what album cover is this (picture) quiz A1 James brown on the 1960
A2 hip hop, house music and drum and bass
A3 James brown and the famous flames 17
A4 James brown and I feel good
A5 wild cherry 1976
A6 wild cherry answers finish The Famous Flames were an American R&B vocal group, founded in Toccoa, Georgia, in 1953 by singer/songwriter Bobby Byrd. Internationally renowned singer James Brown was one of their 17 members James Brown
'The Godfather of Funk' Stevie Wonder
Blind but brilliant mega star Cool & the Gang Prince 1. Get Up (I Feel Like Being a Sex Machine) Part I -
2. Papa's Got a Brand New Bag - James Brown &
The Famous Flames
3. Thank You (Falletinme Be Mice Elf Agin) -
Sly & The Family Stone
4. Tear the Roof Off the Sucker/Give Up the Funk -
5. Theme from "Shaft" - Isaac Hayes
6. Superfly - Curtis Mayfield
7. Superstition - Stevie Wonder
8. Papa Was a Rollin' Stone - The Temptations
9. When Doves Cry - Prince & The Revolution
10. One Nation Under a Groove - Funkadelic What is funk? Some of the greatest funk hits ever Classic Album Covers Funk Visuals Cool and the Gang
"Get down on it" Stevie Wonder
"Give up the Funk" Bassic Funk As a bass player, my favourite part of funk is the interesting and groovy bass lines. These commonly use slap techniques which add to the distinctive funky sound. Funk's Legacy Funk is not only great music, it has inspired lots of other artists developing into other successful musical styles such as hip hop, house music and drum and bass.