“From 1967 when Mr. Brown and I wrote "Cold Sweat" until today, Funk has been woven into the DNA of popular music. We want to tell that story.”
- Pee Wee Ellis
Featuring groundbreaking songs Cold Sweat and Say it Loud, I’m Black and I’m Proud, the ten-piece band journey through six decades of music. Hear new arrangements of the funk classics, riffs and samples that have influenced popular music from disco to afrobeat to hip hop. UK street dance group The Locksmiths join the stage.
Bring on the FUNK.
BAND LEADER & MD, sax – Pee Wee Ellis
VOCALS – China Moses + plus guest OMAR MBE
GUITAR – Tony Remy
HORNS – Camilla George – sax, Dennis Rollins MBE - trombone,
KEYS – Dan Moore
BASS – Neville Malcolm
DRUMS - Daru Jones
RAPPER – Lady Sanity
Dance company – The Locksmiths dance co
Produced by Sound UK
Listen to Pee Wee's and China's Funk Foundations playlist ft. James Brown, Parliament, Teena Marie...