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Incognito - 100% match to The Brand New Heavies

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Among the most prolific and popular of the 90s UK jazz funk generation, Incognito’s origins can be traced back to the previous decade’s Britfunk movement. The mainstay of the band is Jean Paul ‘Bluey’ Maunick, a veteran of Light Of The World. His original co-conspirator in Incognito was Paul ‘Tubs’ Williams (11 October 1962, Hackney, London, Eng Read more

Jamiroquai - 38% match to The Brand New Heavies

Genres: Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Jason ‘Jay’ Kay’s UK funk band Jamiroquai (named after the Iroquois tribe whose pantheism inspired him) made a rapid impact - they were signed to Sony Records for an eight-album contract on the strength of just one single for Acid Jazz Records - ‘When You Gonna Learn?’. Kay (30 December 1969, Stretford, Manchester, England) was brought up in Ealing b Read more

Ronny Jordan - 29% match to The Brand New Heavies

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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29 November 1962, London, England. Described by some as ‘the quintessential acid-jazz guitarist’, Jordan has an intimate and readily accessible musical demeanour that has endeared him to many. By the mid-90s he had disassociated himself with the acid-jazz movement, commenting that ‘the way I see acid-jazz, it’s more of a fashion statement and I’m not Read more

Jazzanova - 26% match to The Brand New Heavies

Genres: Electronic & Ambient R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This German DJ project assembles the diverse talents of Jürgen von Knoblauch, Alexander Barck, Claas Brieler, Stefan Leisering, Axel Reinemer and Roskow Kretschmann. The name, a hybrid of jazz and bossa nova, suggests a free form of music, combining as it does a deep jazz style with real dance music beats.Formed in 1995, the Berlin-based outfit esta Read more

Roy Ayers - 24% match to The Brand New Heavies

Genres: Dance Funk Jazz Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 September 1940, Los Angeles, California, USA. A popular jazz vibraphonist and vocalist, Ayers reached the peak of his commercial popularity during the mid-70s and early 80s, crossing over into the mainstream charts. He is also justly celebrated as an important influence on the latter decade’s acid-jazz movement.Ayers played piano as a child an Read more

Soul II Soul - 24% match to The Brand New Heavies

Genres: Dance R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This highly successful UK rap, soul and R&B outfit originally consisted of Jazzie B (Beresford Romeo, 26 January 1963, London, England; rapper), Nellee Hooper (b. Bristol, Avon, England; musical arranger) and Philip ‘Daddae’ Harvey (multi-instrumentalist). The early definition of the group was uncomplicated: ‘It’s a sound system, an organisation (whic Read more

Average White Band - 23% match to The Brand New Heavies

Genres: Funk Pop / Rock Pop / Rock R&B / Soul World Music
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Tower of Power - 23% match to The Brand New Heavies

Genres: Funk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1967 in Oakland, California, USA, this durable funky soul group - Rufus Miller (vocals), Greg Adams (trumpet), Emilio ‘Mimi’ Castillo (Detroit, Michigan, USA; saxophone), Steve Kupka (saxophone), Lenny Pickett (saxophone), David Padron (trumpet), Mic Gillette (horns), Willie Fulton (guitar), Francis Prestia (bass), Brent Byers (percussion) and David Garib Read more

George Duke - 22% match to The Brand New Heavies

Genres: Funk Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 January 1946, San Rafael, California, USA. Duke studied the piano at school (where he ran a Les McCann -inspired Latin band) and emerged from the San Francisco Conservatory as a Bachelor of Music in 1967. From 1965-67 he was resident pianist at the Half Note, accompanying musicians such as Dizzy Gillespie and Kenny Dorham. This grounding served as a musical education for Read more

Azymuth - 20% match to The Brand New Heavies

Genres: Jazz R&B / Soul World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Azymuth (not to be confused with Azimuth, the UK trio formed in 1977) was formed in Brazil in 1971 by José Roberto Bertrami (21 February 1946, Tatui, Brazil; piano/keyboards), Alex Malheiros (b. 19 August 1946, Niteroi, Brazil; bass), and Ivan Conti (b. 16 August 1946, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; drums - sometimes joined in his percussion duties by Aleuda). Adopting the p Read more

Chaka Khan - 19% match to The Brand New Heavies

Genres: Disco Funk Jazz R&B / Soul R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Yvette Marie Stevens, 23 March 1953, Great Lakes Naval Training Station, Illinois, USA. Having sung with several Chicago club bands, including Lyfe, Lock And Chains and Baby Huey And The Babysitters, Chaka Khan became acquainted with Ask Rufus, a group formed from the remnants of hit group the American Breed. When Khan replaced original singer Paulette McWilliams, the line-u Read more

Quincy Jones - 19% match to The Brand New Heavies

Genres: Big Band & Swing Disco Jazz Jazz R&B / Soul Radio Shows Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Quincy Delight Jones Jnr., 14 March 1933, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Jones began playing trumpet as a child and also developed an early interest in arranging, studying at the Berklee College Of Music. When he joined Lionel Hampton in 1951 it was as both performer and writer. With Hampton he visited Europe in a remarkable group that included rising stars Clifford Brown, Art Farm Read more

Meshell Ndegeocello - 18% match to The Brand New Heavies

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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29 August 1969, Berlin, West Germany. Introduced early on in her career by her PR machine as a female equivalent to Prince, Ndegéocello has embraced both the hip-hop and R&B markets while producing music that has grown increasingly ambitious and challenging.Like Prince, Ndegéocello is a multi-instrumentalist, and writes, produces and Read more

Shakatak - 18% match to The Brand New Heavies

Genres: Dance Funk Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of the original benefactors of the early 80s UK jazz/funk boom, alongside contemporaries Level 42, Shakatak originally comprised Bill Sharpe (keyboards), Steve Underwood (bass), Keith Winter (guitar), Roger Odell (drums), and Nigel Wright (keyboards, synthesizers). Between 1980 and 1987, Shakatak had 14 UK chart singles. Beginning with their chart debut, 1980’s ‘F Read more

The Brothers Johnson - 18% match to The Brand New Heavies

Genres: Disco Funk Funk R&B / Soul R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US hard-funk duo featured George Johnson (17 May 1953, Los Angeles, California, USA; guitar, vocals) and Louis Johnson (b. 13 April 1955, Los Angeles, California, USA; bass). They previously worked alongside their older brother Tommy and cousin Alex Weir in the band Johnson Three Plus One, backing the Supremes and Bobby Womack. George and Louis then went on to tour with Read more


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