DEFUNKT SOUL/ nEU GENERATION

DEFUNKT SOUL/ nEU GENERATION

Future Funk at Half Note!

Trumpet player Joseph Bowie - brother of the famous trumpet player Lester Bowie - is the soul of the band Defunkt. Today Defunkt Soul is a band defined by funk. Joseph Bowie moves from the 70's inside the jazz circles. The band is on tour throughout USA and Europe, cooperating with very big names such as: Bobby Few, Ornette Coleman, Sam Rivers, Cecil Taylor. At the same time the band moves between r&b and punk/funk in cooperation with James Chance who at the end of 70's formed the famous Defunkt. Avant garde aesthetics, funky moves, great lyrics, 15 records and live geaks with James Brown, David Burne and Talking Heads, Isaac Hayes, Prince is the part of the 30 year history of the band.

Joseph Bowie lives now in Europe and continues with new projects. One of them is Defunkt Soul/ nEU Generation. Joseph Bowie is one of the best musicians of the new generation and gives new breath to Defunkt Soul...and this band is really unique.


Joe Bowie: vocals, trumpet 
Emma Lamadji: vocals
Linley Marthe: bass
Michael Lecoq: keyboard 
Rocco Zifarelli: guitar
Michael Desir: drums

 

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