Sunday Feb 23
The Etymology of Funk
I came across a Free Republic article about George Clinton tonight, and I thought about the music he helped to make popular.
Jeff Moehlis: Sold Out in Santa Barbara - Live Music Plays Out on Local Stages
It was a particularly good week-plus for live music in Santa Barbara, with four rather diverse concerts linked by the distinction of being sold-out shows.
All About Jazz
TV/FILM: Documentary: Sly Stone
Starting in 1967, Sly Stone combined raucous funk and rock and transformed the direction of several forms of music, including jazz.
Documentary | Finding The Funk
Earlier this week VH1 premiered a long-in-the-making documentary called Finding The Funk .
'Finding the Funk' excavates R&B artifacts
Every wondered where funk came from? So did journalist and filmmaker Nelson George, whose 'Finding the Funk' explores those roots and in the process dug up the elusive funk giant, Sly Stone.