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Curated by James Brown’s MD, renowned saxophonist Pee Wee Ellis and singer China Moses, FUNK: A Music Revolution celebrates funk’s influence from its early days to latest sounds.

The nine-piece band features some of the best funk and soul artists from the UK and USA including Omar – vocals, Dennis Rollins – trombone, Neville Malcolm – bass and Daru Jones – drums.

From James Brown & Pee Wee’s Cold Sweat and Stevie Wonder’s Sir Duke to Kool & the Gang’s Jungle Boogie, Funk kickstarted a revolution of bass lines, street wear and attitude that has permeated our music, culture and outlook. Celebrating funk’s influence on dance styles, UK street dance group The Locksmiths join the stage. Bring on the FUNK.

Line up:
BAND LEADER & MD – Pee Wee Ellis
VOCALS – China Moses + plus guest OMAR
GUITAR – Tony Remy
HORNS – Pee Wee Ellis – sax, Camilla George – sax, Dennis Rollins – trombone,
KEYS – Dan Moore
BASS – Neville Malcolm
DRUMS – Daru Jones

Dance company – The Locksmiths dance co

Produced by Sound UK

“From 1967 when Mr. Brown and I wrote “Cold Sweat” until today Funk has been woven into the DNA of popular music. We want to tell that story.” Pee Wee Ellis

Please note: there is no lift access to seats in the balconies or choir stalls for the duration of the Warwick 20:20 Project. If you have any queries, please contact Box Office.

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