The songwriter, arranger, and multi-instrumentalist was best known as the bandleader and arranger for the James Brown Orchestra during its most prolific and groundbreaking period.
‘Say It Loud (I'm Black And I’m Proud)’ became an R&B smash and an anthem of the Civil Rights era.
A reunion of James Brown band members and another of GRP label greats are part of the fifth annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival in New Jersey next month.
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...