Bandcamp at https://expansionrecords.bandcamp.com/
The Brit Funk Association comprises of former members of Beggar & Co, Hi Tension, Central Line and Light of the World with some former members of Incognito occasionally joining the fraternity. As well as the funk and jazz funk classics, the band have a number of national chart records between them, giving rise to a live show that highlights the range of material that they now share on stage creating a vibrant live performance. After years of playing their own shows, in doing so creating the ‘Brit Funk’ genre itself, these incredible musicians have come together for this association, “Ancestral Voices” their third album release
Originally released in 1974, "When I'm With You" is a Larry Mizell creation for Brenda Lee Eager (who sang with Jerry Butler). This is a Mizell masterpiece. Available soon from all good record shops and online in the Expansion shop by clicking on the image above. Happy 80th Birthday, Larry Mizell
Available first, exclusively at Cornell's UK shows February 24th/25th at Pizza Express, High Holborn. "The Change" is taken from a forthcoming album on Expansion. Orders here will ship in March
The success of the series comes down to the quality of tracks sourced from independent soul music artists, and major names too this year - Will Downing, Con Funk Shun and Narada Michael Walden. For many of the 35 tracks, this is the first time they will have appeared on CD having been either No.1 or in the Top 10 over the last 12 months in soul charts. There are exclusive tracks this year by The Requestors feat. Vivienne McKone, Kloud 9 feat. Kenya, The Paradise Projex with an exclusive mix of "Here & Now" with other notable releases by Carol Riddick (former Motown artist), Ronnie Herel & Kenny Thomas, Mike Lindup (Level 42), Robert Gee, Paulette McWilliams and showcasing new artist Steven Thad.