-- check out their newest release COME GET SUMMA THIS (www.cdbaby.com/funkmasters2)
FunkMasters llp, John "Jabó"Starks and Clyde Stubblefield, became recognized for their funky music while performing and recording with James Brown during the late 60's and early 70's.
Some of their most known performed and recorded songs are, Sex Machine, Mother Popcorn, Super Bad, Cold Sweat, I Got The Feelin', Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose, Licking Stick, Soul Power, Talkin'Loud and Sayin'Nothing-just to name a few.
They make live appearances for performances and drum clinics. Check out their tour in Europe at www.jaboandclyde.com.
They recorded with Fred Wesley, Bob Babbitt, Jack Ashford, Waldo Weathers, Tommy McKnight and Robert Orr at Ocean Way Studios in Nashville, TN. This CD, COME GET SUMMA THIS, has a release date of 9 May 2006. Look for it on CDBaby.com/funkmasters2. It is the BOMB! Joe Palmaccio has mastered this master piece.
Jab'o was with Bobby "Blue" Bland Band prior to Mr. Brown then played and recorded with B.B. King for about 8 years.
Clyde is the funky drummer on Public Radio International's WhatÝa Know Show with Michael Feldman.. Clyde was Rolling Stone's 1990 "Drummer of the Year", Modern Drummer magazine's "Founding Father of Funk" and the received the 2000 WAMI.
Jabó and Clyde are back on stage with their own band and still performing what they made famous, funky drumming. They are the most sampled drummers in the world and their drum sticks are enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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