Tribute to those who left us in 2020
Written by Mystic Al on March 17, 2021
MysticAl’s Funk Train Xpress will be paying Tribute to some of the Greats of Funk & Soul on 3/24 We will be celebrating the music they left to the world, inc. Truly Melvin- the daughter of Harold Melvin & Sharon Paige who sang with the Blue Notes, Micky Atkins Funkadelic’s original keyboardist & Harold Beane of Funkadelic & Isaac Hayes bands, Bonnie Pointer one of The Pointer Sisters, Pamela Hutchinson of The Emotions, Louie Patton Co-Founder & Singer of Side Effect, Gwen Wesley singer of The Ritchie Family, Hamilton Bohannon drummer/percussionist & leader of Bohannon, Rocco Prestia bassist for Tower of Power , Betty Wright the Miami Queen of Soul (the Clean up Woman), Ronald “Kalis” Bell co-founder of Kool & the Gang, Barbara Martin original singer with The Supreme, Edna Wright original singer of The Honey Cone (Want Ad’s), Bruce Williamson from the Temptations, Georgia Dobbins Davis from The Marvelettes, Tony Allen the Grandfather of Afrobeat who with Fela Kuti created African Funk, & Manu Dibango African Saxophone & Vibe funk player
Then on 3/26 we will pay Tribute to the Legendary Jazz artist Chick Corea from the early Return to Forever thru The Chick Coera Elektric Band & The Five Piece Band, Origin, & collaborations with Joe Henderson, Gary Butron, Lenny White 2 hours of non-stop jazz Thru Da Nite with DJ MysticAl spread the tunes.