Fri, 05 Nov | Burleigh Heads

T H U M P 'SHAKE IT' Single Launch w/ FUTURE ROOTS (Digital Afrika) & Paul A . George (Tijuana Cartel)

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..
T H U M P 'SHAKE IT' Single Launch w/ FUTURE ROOTS (Digital Afrika) & Paul A . George (Tijuana Cartel)

Time & Location

05 Nov, 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Burleigh Heads, 18 Junction Rd, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220, Australia

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

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