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Backburner featuring Tucker Antell & Mike Outram – Out Now!
The first release from forthcoming release ‘The Hang’ – an album recorded live at the Masterlink Studios in just two days!
Each musician contributed original tunes to this session and the result is funky fresh and super exciting! Dave Limina (piano chair of Berklee College of Music) and Tucker Antell (tenor saxophone) flew in from Boston to join the Funkestra rhythm section and it was funk at first sight!.
‘Backburner’ was recorded as part of ‘The Hang’ – an album recorded live at Masterlink Studios on two days. Each musician contributed original tunes to this session and the result is…fresh and exciting!
‘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.