Thursday, 19 March 2015

GetToKnow Episode #9: Maceo Parker

Episode #9 of our 'Get to Know' series see us finally showcasing the legendary work of tenor, alto and baritone saxophonist, Maceo "Blow Your Horn!" Parker.  He actually plays the flute too!

We've compiled a huge selection of gems over the next 70+ minutes of funk so hopefully we have a few of your favourites along with a few songs you may not have even realised featured Maceo's sax-playing: 'Groove is in the Heart' by Deee-Lite features both Maceo and Fred Wesley - how crazy is that?!  Make sure you also check out the Lenny Kravitz track featuring a veritable dream team of brass players.

Below is the tracklist for the show and please note there are several bonus interludes and treats in and around these songs as well:
'Got to Getcha' - Maceo & All The King's Men
'You Got to Have A Job' - Marva Whitney & James Brown
'Whole Lotta Loving' - Lenny Kravitz f/t Maceo Parker, Fred Wesley, Pee Wee Ellis, Rebirth Brass Band & Trombone Shorty
'My Baby Loves You' - Maceo Parker
'Groove is in the Heart' - Deee-Lite
'Soul Power '74' - Maceo & The Macks
'Pretty Man' [Extended Mix] - Prince
'People Pleaser' - Andy Allo
'Red Baron' - Marcus Miller
'We Do This' [live] - Prince f/t Maceo Parker & George Clinton
'Doing it to Death' - The JBs

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