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Brooklyn Funk Essentials is an , , and collective featuring musicians and poets from different cultures. The band was conceived in 1993 by producer Arthur Baker and bassist and musical director Lati Kronlund. Lati Kronlund played the bass, and other members included Hanifah Walidah (aka Sha-key), Joi Cardwell, Papa Dee and Stephanie McKay (vocals), Everton Sylvester and David Allen (dub poetry), Josh Roseman (trombone), Bob Brockmann (trumpet), Paul Shapiro (sax & flute), Yancy Drew and Tony Allen (drums… read more

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  • there's a new album out!
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  • Not enough can be said about how great this band was. Hopefully they'll rejoin and tour again. There are no fillers or half hearted cuts. Only the very best that these artists could put forth. True through backs to a time when musicians held their music higher than the big $ contracts.
  • Vinyl Crisis!
  • FUNK - ACID JAZZ - HIP - HOP ...... Will be glad to hear more .....
  • I wish they were more prolific. I'd like to hear more.
  • "Go drown in a lake of Diet Coke".... Is there really anything that tops that yuppie-assaulting statement? I doubt it.
  • istanbul twilight!
  • ♥♪♥♥ Take the L Train ♥♥♫♥
  • Ахрененнейшая формация!!!Супермьюзик!

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