Fred Wesley & Vinyl Crisis.

Fred Wesley

Vinyl Crisis interviewed the one and only Fred Wesley, the Father of Funk. Fred is the dynamic trombonist who worked with James Brown in the 1960s and 1970s, as well as Parliament-Funkadelic in the second half of the 1970s and was the leader of Fred Wesley & The Horny Horns.

Wesley’s 35-year career includes playing with and arranging for a wide variety of other artists including Ray Charles, Lionel Hampton, Randy Crawford, Vanessa Williams, The SOS Band, Cameo, Van Morrison, Socalled and rappers De La Soul, to name but a few. Listen to our talk with the man who helped define the world of Funk. Find his vinyl on Discogs

 

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