Defunkt Discography of CDs
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||Heroes CD (1990) |
Defunkt: Joe Bowie, Kim Clarke, Bill Bickford, John Mulkerin, Kenny Martin, Marry Bruschini.
||Defunkt/Thermonuclear Sweat CDs (2005) |
This 2 CD set includes Defunkts first two albums: DEFUNKT (1980) and THERMONUCLEAR SWEAT (1982).
Defunkt/Thermonuclear Sweat is the pairing of the first two albums by Joseph Bowie's all-star jazz-funk group, Defunkt, which included such luminaries as Vernon Reid, Kelvyn Bell, Kim Clarke, Kenny Martin, Melvin Gibbs, and others. Defunkt (1980) picked up an aesthetic first put forth by Miles in the mid-'70s, and Ornette Coleman's Prime Time in the late '70s, with the latter adding the hot-foot whomp of James Brown, the tune sparking the fire of Prince and the Downtown New York scene's outsider vision. The formula was refined and perfected in 1982 with the issue of Thermonuclear Sweat, where Bowie's trombone and vocals added more "song" to the groove: the effect was devastating. Defunkt was and is a place where vanguard jazz, hard funk, street ...
||Avoid The Funk: A Defunkt Anthology CD |
This is a serviceable look back at the first part of Defunkt's illustrious career, and though the label should have included more music, there's no arguing with the quality of the content. Included are "Make Them ...
||Defunkt CD (1980) |
Trombonist Joe Bowie's free-wheeling outfit Defunkt avoids categorization. They rip through soul, funk, free jazz, rock, and blues, and stretch the limits of each one. The atmosphere on their records is feverish; they don't do anything ...
||Live At The Knitting Factory CD (1994) |
Recorded live at The Knitting Factory, New York, New York on December 22, 1990.
Trombonist Joseph Bowie co-led and organized numerous editions of Defunkt, many with longtime section mate Bobo Shaw. Shaw wasn't aboard for this 1990 ...
||In America CD (1988) |
Track Listing of songs: Smooth Love; Change; Piece of Mind, A; Eraserhead; In America;
||Live & Reunified CD (2001) |
Re-Issue Track Listing of songs: Steppin' Off; Refuse to Love; Hit Me; Crisis; Groove Faked; Illusion; Strangling Me with Your Love; Smooth Love; Defunkt;
||A Blues Tribute: Jimi Hendrix & Muddy Waters CD |
Recorded live at the Knitting Factory, New York.
Personnel: Joseph Bowie (vocals, trombone, congas); Kelli Sae (vocals); Jean-Paul Bourelly (guitar); Alfredo Alias (drums).
Recording information: Knitting Factory, New York, NY (01/1994).
Photographer: Bernaded Dexters.
Defunkt includes: Joe Bowie, Jean-Paul Bourelly.
||Pleasure Love CD |
||Crisis CD |
Recorded at Skyline Studios and East Hill Studios, New York, New York.
Personnel: Joseph Bowie (vocals, trombone, congas); Bill Bickford (guitar, background vocals); Byron Bowie (tenor saxophone, background vocals); John Mulkerin (trumpet, background vocals); Kevin Bents (keyboards, ...
||Cum Funky CD (1994) |
Recording information: East Hill Studios; Skyline Studios.
Unknown Contributor Role: Michael Knuth.
Personnel: Kelli Sae (vocals); Kevin Bents (guitar); Byron Bowie (tenor saxophone); Lester Bowie (trumpet, flugelhorn); Joseph Bowie (trombone, percussion, vocals, rap); Ronnie Jenkins (bass); Scooter Warner ...
||Legend Continues CDs (2005) |
Track Listing of songs: Illusion; Make Them Dance; Strangling Me With Your Love; Believing In Love; Love You From Afar; Groove Faked; See Through; Knuckle Sandwich; Rocket; World Under Siege; Missing Miles; She's 19 Years Old; With Love ...
Popular or famous Defunkt music songs: Strangling Me With Your Love, Defunkt, Illusion, Make 'Em Dance, Crisis, In the Good Times, Groove Faked. More music songs Manic Depression, Refuse To Love, Smooth Love, Thermonuclear Sweat, Melvin's Tune, Steppin' Off, Knuckle Sandwich, Avoid the Funk. More music songs For the Love of Money, We All Dance Together, You Don't Know, Razor's Edge, See Through. See All Songs
|Member Name||Worked With|
|Vernon Reid||Living Colour, Big Blue Ball, Tracy Chapman, DJ Spooky, Yohimbe Brothers, Jack Bruce, Burnt Sugar The Arkestra Chamber, Chuck D, Free Form Funky Freqs, Howard Mandel|
|Ronnie Burrage||Avery Sharpe, Kevin Eubanks, World Saxophone Quartet, Ray Anderson, Vincent Chancey, Richard Davis, Sonny Fortune, Alan Glover, Mac Gollehon|
|Jean-Paul Bourelly||Miles Davis, Cassandra Wilson, Muhal Richard Abrams, Bell Biv Devoe, Del's Patio, Craig Harris, Mark Weinstein, Ayibobo, Blackbandits|
|Kahil El'Zabar||Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, David Murray, Ritual Trio, Hamiet Bluiett, Bright Moments, Nona Hendryx, Kahil El'zabar's Ethnics, Kahil El'Zabar's Ritual Trio, Wadada Leo Smith|
|Lester Bowie||Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Fela Kuti, Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy, Roscoe Mitchell, Mac Gollehon, Sunny Murray, John Abercrombie, Africa 70, Africa 70 / Fela Kuti|
|Dave Hubbard||Charles Earland, Dr. Lonnie Smith, George A. Johnson, Jr., Boogaloo Joe Jones, Irene Reid, Melvin Sparks, Alvin Lee, Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes, Lonnie L. Smith|
|Kenny Martin||Jimmy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra, Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians, Chip Shelton, Jack Teagarden, Ayibobo, Marcus Klossek Imagination, Liquid Hips, Guy Lombardo|
|Kevin Bents||Boz Scaggs, Krishna Das, Deanna Kirk, Yvonne Roome, Wade Imre Morissette, Saul Zonana, Drala, Phillip Foxman, Steve Gorn|
|Richard Martin||Deon Kipping, Raul Malo, Salim Nourallah, Pepe Aguilar, Scott Blasey, Enola Gay, Harvey Mandel, Powder, Spragga Benz|
|Alex Harding||Ahmed Abdullah, Ahmed Abdullah's Ebonic Tones, Julie Bluestone, Hamiet Bluiett, Elliott Sharp's Terraplane, Francisco Mora Catlett, George Gee & the Jump Jive Wailers, Grass Roots, Julius Hemphill, Angelique Kidjo|
|Kelli Sae||Incognito, Pepe Bradock, Brendaly, Arrested Development, Full Flava, Kevin Anthony, Count Basic, Ben Neill, Philippe Saisse Acoustique Trio|
|Luther Thomas||On Ka'A Davis, James Chance, Charles Bobo Shaw, James White|
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