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Slipped Biscuit ft. Keith Carlock & Tucker Antell – out now
The meaty heft of the Funk crushing into Big Band horns!
I’m super excited and proud about the latest Funkestra single ‘Slipped Biscuit’ featuring Steely Dan drummer Keith Carlock (Steely Dan, Toto, Sting) and Boston saxophone player Tucker Antell. The meaty heft of the Funk rhythm section meets the sizzling Big Band section from Boston. From a bass player’s perspective it was an absolute dream to play along to Keith’s drum groove!
‘Slipped Biscuit’ – single cover (photo by Rob Blackham, cover design by Stefan Redtenbacher) I’m super excited and proud about the latest Funkestra single ‘Slipped Biscuit’ featuring Steely Dan drummer Keith Carlock and Boston saxophone player Tucker Antell. Totally in love with Tucker’s fills and solo and Keith’s groove drum solo at the tag of […]
‘The Masterlink sessions’ are a joint venture of James Welch (MLP studio) and Stefan Redtenbacher (Redtenbacher’s Funkestra) to strengthen the community of creative and open-minded musicians who love Funk, Soul, Blues and Jazz.
‘Jump Up’ is another high-energy and unalloyed Funk release by Redtenbacher’s Funkestra, best-known for their bass driven original (Jazz) Funk penned by Stefan Redtenbacher. Francesco Mendolia (Incognito) is shining with a high intensity drum performance full of vigor inspiring solo flights by Dave Limina (Hammond) and Tucker Antell (Sax).
Any Funk music lover worth their salt will know the tune ‘The Chicken’. Written by former musical director and tenor saxophone player Pee Wee Ellis and lifted to further heights by legendary bassist Jaco Pastorius, ‘The Chicken’ remains a classic and a favorite at jam sessions and impromptu music at get-togethers. Possibly needless to say, but I always loved this funky opus.