Our list of the best female bassists includes key players in punk, funk and lyrical rock, and headed by one of the most versatile musicians to ever pick up the instrument.
It was the 84-year-old's second New Orleans gig of the day, after an appearance at JazzFest.
Charles Neville, legendary saxophonist of the New Orleans funk outfit the Neville Brothers has died at the age of 79 after battling pancreatic cancer.
In the summer of 1969, the reconfigured Bar-Kays were seeing their first US chart action, albeit modestly, with the album Gotta Groove.
Bobby Rush, now 82 and one of the great names in southern funk-blues, has signed to Rounder and will release the album Porcupine Meat on 16 September.
The members of Paul Weller's band are to tour as Songbook Collective, and Paul Weller himself is to score the boxing movie Jawbone, starring Ray Winstone.
Martha High, who sang on stage with James Brown for 30 years and was his longest-running female vocalist, is back in the spotlight for a new solo album.
What is funk? Some say it’s all about the groove, for others it’s the attitude, the glide in your stride, the dip in yo’ hip. Time to immerse yourself...
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