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Soulive - 100% match to Karl Denson

Genres: Dance Jazz Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This US quartet is a modern jazz/soul outfit, which also manages to merge elements of rap, and funky jamming into the mix. The band was formed on 2 March 1999, a date when drummer Alan Evans, Hammond B-3 organ-playing brother Neal Evans, and guitarist Eric Krasno first met up to jam. Unlike most other bands that spend a stretch of time ‘woodshedding, ’ the trio record Read more

Galactic - 45% match to Karl Denson

Genres: Funk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Despite being responsible for such funky sounds, Galactic’s founding members, Jeff Raines (guitar) and Robert Mercurio (bass), were originally in Washington DC, USA-based punk bands. It was only after relocating to New Orleans, Louisiana, that the duo began playing the funk and soul inflected sounds closely associated with the area (the Meters, the Neville Brothers, Dr. Jo Read more

The New Mastersounds - 44% match to Karl Denson

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Medeski Martin & Wood - 36% match to Karl Denson

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
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Charlie Hunter - 34% match to Karl Denson

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul Reggae
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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1968, Rhode Island, USA. Hunter grew up in Berkeley, California, where his mother repaired guitars for a living. He had his own first guitar at 12 and took lessons from Joe Satriani, but although he attended the same school as Joshua Redman and Benny Green he chose not to participate in the music programme. His musical interests were varied but heavily pop-orientated: blues, Read more

Maceo Parker - 34% match to Karl Denson

Genres: Funk Jazz Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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14 February 1943, Kinston, North Carolina, USA. Tenor saxophonist Maceo, and his brother Melvin (b. Kinston, North Carolina, USA; drums), played in various high school bands before joining the James Brown revue in 1964. They featured on several of the artist’s seminal recordings before embarking on an independent career in March 1970. Their new group, Maceo And The King Read more

Orgone - 33% match to Karl Denson

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Funk R&B / Soul World Music
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Reuben Wilson - 25% match to Karl Denson

Genres: Funk Jazz
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Crusaders - 23% match to Karl Denson

Genres: Funk
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The Crusaders - 23% match to Karl Denson

Genres: Funk Jazz Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This remarkably versatile group was formed in Houston, Texas, as the Swingsters. During the 50s, Wilton Felder (31 August 1940, Houston, Texas, USA; reeds), Wayne Henderson (b. 24 September 1939, Houston, Texas, USA; trombone), Joe Sample (b. 1 February 1939, Houston, Texas, USA; keyboards) and Nesbert ‘Stix’ Hooper (b. 15 August 1938, Houston, Texas, USA; drums), Read more

Trombone Shorty - 22% match to Karl Denson

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Idris Muhammad - 21% match to Karl Denson

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Leo Morris, 13 November 1939, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Immaculate, imaginative and equally at home on contemporary jazz and more popular funk and soul sessions, Idris Muhammad is one of America’s most impressive and swinging drummers. Playing since the age of eight, he began working professionally in the soul scene in the early 60s, accompanying vocalists Jerry Butl Read more

Jimmy McGriff - 20% match to Karl Denson

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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James Herrell, 3 April 1936, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Encouraged by a musical home environment (both his parents were pianists), by the time he left school, McGriff played not only piano but bass, vibes, drums and saxophone. He played with Archie Shepp, Reggie Workman, Charles Earland and Donald Bailey in his youth, but after two years as an military policeman in the Read more

John Scofield - 20% match to Karl Denson

Genres: Christian & Gospel Funk Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 December 1951, Dayton, Ohio, USA. From an early background of playing with local R&B groups in Connecticut where he was raised, guitarist Scofield attended the renowned Berklee College Of Music in Boston during the early 70s. He recorded with Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker and eventually received an invitation to join Billy Cobham as replacement for John Abercrombie. F Read more

Poets Of Rhythm - 19% match to Karl Denson

Genres: Funk
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