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Double your Bass with Go East!
This latest Funkestra release sees Stefan trading solos with his former Berklee teacher Bruce Gertz!
A Big Band Jazz Funk tune featuring the double bass (Bruce Gertz) and electric bass (Stefan Redtenbacher) – both in accompanying and virtuoso solo roles. Inspired by Ennio Morricone’s soundtrack for Quentin Tarantino’s ‘The Hateful Eight’ and Jaco Pastorius’ ‘Word of Mouth’ Big Band, this one has several ‘mini’ movements with unexpected twists and turns.
The latest in a series of monthly releases – Go East will feature on the Big FUNK Band album scheduled for release later this year.
‘Go East’ is a Big Band jazz funk tune written by Stefan Redtenbacher. Inspired by Ennio Morricone’s soundtrack for Quentin Tarantino’s ‘The Hateful Eight’ and Jaco Pastorius’ ‘Word of Mouth’ Big Band – it has several ‘mini’ movements and features the double bass (Bruce Gertz) and electric bass (Stefan Redtenbacher) – both in accompanying and solo roles.
‘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).