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Hit Me, Fred free pdf With "Hit Me, Fred", sensational sideman Fred Wesley Jr. moves front and center to tell his life story. A legendary funk, soul, and jazz musician, Wesley is best known for his work in the late sixties and early seventies with James Brown and as the leader of Brown's band, Fred Wesley and the JB's. Having been the band's music director, arranger, trombone player, and frequent composer, Wesley is one of the original architects of funk music. '[Fred Wesley is] one of the most influential instrumentalist/composer/arrangers in the annals of R

About Fred Wesley

Fred Wesley Jr. is an accomplished trombonist renowned for his contributions to funk and jazz music over the past several decades. Working for James Brown from 1968-75, he was instrumental in the production of such milestone recordings as The Payback- Doing It to Death- Get on the Good Foot- and Say It Loud, I'm Black and I'm Proud, as well as the scoring of the soundtracks to Black Caesar and Slaughter's Big Rip-Off. In the 1990s Wesley toured extensively with Pee Wee Ellis and Maceo Parker, before forming his own band. Wesley continues to tour and play music. He also writes, lectures, and conducts workshops on jazz and funk music. Wesley lives in South Carolina.

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Author : Fred Wesley
Publisher : Duke University Press
Data Published : 30 June 2005
ISBN : 0822335484
EAN : 9780822335481
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 344 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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