T H U M P 'SHAKE IT' Single Launch w/ FUTURE ROOTS (Digital Afrika) & Paul A . George (Tijuana Cartel)
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About the Event
T H U M P -
An all star cast of musicians who also perform with artists like The John Butler Trio, Jimmy Barnes, The Whitlams, Mark Peric, Band of Frequencies, Dave Orr Band, Jaguar Jonze, Resin Dogs + many more..
The band name T H U M P pays tribute to the legendary bass players who have brought that 'Slap / Thump' funk sound & heavy groove to the world like the one and only 'Thunder Thumbs' Mr. Louis Johnson from Brothers Johnson, Bootsy Collins, Paul Jackson from the Head Hunters and Larry Graham of Sly and the Family Stone & Graham Central Station. All members of the band have a collective love for the New Orleans funk and bring this approach to their original music. On high rotation in T H U M P HQ are bands like LETTUCE, Tedeschi Trucks Band, DumpstaPhunk, MOTET, NTH Power, Corey Henry, Robert Glasper, D'Angelo, Kamasi Washington, Jon Cleary, Terrace Martin to name a few. The band are also heavily influenced by the masters & legends in funk and soul like Quincy Jones, Brothers Johnson, Graham Central Station, Marvin Gaye, Steely Dan, Earth, Wind & Fire, James Brown, Sly & the family Stone, George Clinton's Parliament & Funkadelic, AWB, Maceo Parker, Donny Hathaway, Bill Withers, Herbie Handcock & the Headhunters to name a few.
T H U M P . New EP out now called 'A Better Way' (Yama-Nui Records)
-FUTURE ROOTS (Digital Afrika)-
With many guises Future Roots has at his command a broad palette of instrumentation including a large array of traditional percussion instruments and drum kits from around the world, and morecontemporary ways of forging sound through the use of synthesisers, programming and DJing.
Drawing on a rich life journey and an expansive tradition of musical performance including mentorshipswith percussion masters in Australia, Cuba, PNG, Africa , India and performances with International music icons YOTHU YINDI, MULATU ASTAKE , HORACE ANDY , LUCIANO , BAMBINO , TONYALLAN and JBOOG, Zhonu’s professional work spans tours, concerts and recordings across the globe. And can often be seen gracing the decks at various late night clubs, underground events and festivals in Australia ,U.S., Asia and Europe .He also regularly performs with some of Australia's top Afrobeat , Ethio jazz, Hiphop an African music groups , and his own new live Afro House project
DIGITAL AFRIKA . sparking interest across the globe with there debut EP released through WONDER WHEEL RECORDS (DJ Nicodemus /NYC)
-Paul A . George (Tijuana Cartel)-
Music to move to, music to meditate to too Inspired from a world of music and a home in the Australian rainforest. Paul has had a wide ranging experience of musicality. From living in India and studying sitar, to training his fingers in the south of Spain to the intricate rhythms of flamenco Cumbia percussion, Flamenco guitars, Progressive sounds From the front man of Tijuana Cartel, these a deeper rainforest inspired beats are aimed to induce a deeper, intuitive exploration of dance and electronica