Fred Wesley at Hideaway
uploaded this event on October 19, 2018
2 Empire Mews, Stanthorpe Rd
020 8835 7070
Former James Brown Band leader and P Funk-a-teer, FRED WESLEY returns with his GENERATIONS project.\nFred funking on the T-Bone with Leonardo Corradi on Hammond plus bass pedals and the groove machine that is Tony Match on drums. The Generations rip up the rule book and explode the grooves of Jimmy Smith plus some huge funk treats... DO NOT MISS!!\nLegendary bandleader and trombonist Fred Wesley is one of the forefathers of funk and he is still setting the standard for others to follow. As music director for James Brown and the JBs, arranger for P-Funk and one third of the amazing JB Horns, he secured his place in funk history forever!\nDuring the 1960s and 1970s he was a pivotal member of James Brown’s bands, playing on many hit recordings including ‘Say it Loud - I’m Black and I’m Proud’, ‘Mother Popcorn’ and co-writing tunes such as “Hot Pants”...