Bare Knuckle Soul are a collection of poets, musicians and singers who met through the Sheffield music scene in 2002. They began work on a project rooted in and informed by the history of Groundbreaking black music, from Billie Holiday to Curtis Mayfield through The Specials and Fela Kuti ending somewhere around , D’Angelo, Soul II Soul and Outkast. Working out of a converted cutlery works in the steel city during the long hot summers without air-con, and the cold...
The Rebirth Brass Band is a New Orleans brass band. The group was founded in 1983 by tuba player Philip Frazier, his brother Keith Frazier and trumpeter Kermit Ruffins, along with other musicians with them at the Joseph S. Clark Sr. High School in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans. Rebirth is known for combining traditional New Orleans brass band music, including the New Orleans tradition of second line with funk, jazz, and soul influences. In 1992, Ruffins and Rebirth split amicably after Ruffins decided not to accompany the band on a trip to Africa.
Canadian born R&B and Soul artist Jeff Hendrick is no stranger to success. Since first hitting the stage at the age of seven, the accomplished singer/songwriter has emerged as one of his homelands brightest young music prospects. Deeply rooted in the R&B and Soul influences of artists like Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Prince, and Michael Jackson, Hendricks smooth vocal offerings often conjure up images of Philly soul rather than the Canadian prairies.
There are two artists with this name - Swedish and Japanese. The Swedish group Cinnamon was formed in 1993
Cinnamon’s music is hard to describe, you can hear echoes of Northern Soul, Kraftwerk as well as their European heritage with film, art and political turmoil.Cinnamon and their musical collective make music with visions beyond the year 2000.
Cinnamon does contemporary music perfumed with nostalgia.The twosomes fondness for 60s spy movies melt brilliantly with Diesen’s breathy voice.
Big Boss Man are a four piece band hailing from Newbury in Berkshire, and are the hottest news to come out of the area since the bypass got the go ahead. Their music is a hip Hammond hybrid of Pop, 60's R'n'B/Latin/Soul and Funk. The band formed in early 1999, signing to Blow Up in the Autumn of the same year. Having already played together in various bands and being old friends, the guys thought it made more than a little sense to put their heads together to form a suitably funked up outfit that reflected their shared love of original dance music flavours.
CHRISTOPHER LAMOUR ELLIS was born the youngest male progeny to
Fairly large Jazz Funk band with brass section from North London (UK) who had a big live following and some moderate chart success in the late 70's and early 80's. Most well known for their hits "London Town" and the 10 minute plus track, "Time". Band members Kenny Wellington, David Baptiste and Neville McKrieth also recorded as Beggar & Co throwing their two Top Forty chart hits into the LOTW repertoire. Paul Williams and Jean Paul Maunick also formed the successful splinter group Incognito during their time with Light Of The World.
"I hope people enjoy listening to my music as much as I enjoy making it. Thanks to everyone who’s supported the releases."