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Funk

(fŭngk, fōōngk), Casimir 1884-1967.
Polish-born American biochemist whose research of deficiency diseases led to the discovery of vitamins, which he named in 1912.
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When Craig Charles asked his BBC Radio 6 Music listeners to vote for their Fantasy Funk Band, John Turrell was named as the best male funk vocalist.
This year, Funk Fest will bring together several R&B and Hip --Hop groups that have not performed together in years.
Josh Funk is a multi-talented, self-taught, and independent director and artist hailing from the city of Chico in the depths of Northern California.
That loan has also been defaulted on with Funk owing $237,505 in principal and $16,764 in interest, as well as $1,887 in late fees.
We want to bring real jazz, funk and soul to Birmingham, and the acts are picked on that basis.
He'll be followed by a DJ set from former Red Dwarf and Coronation Street actor and DJ of the BBC Radio 6 Funk and Soul Show Craig Charles.
The jazz funk music of the time included tunes by such artists as Herbie Hancock, Lonnie Liston Smith, George Benson, Azymuth, Roy Ayers, Donald Byrd, Al Jarreau - plus soul from artists like Luther Vandross, Earth Wind and Fire and James Brown.
In 2007, Funk sold his interest in Funk/Levis & Associates, whose roots date back to 1980, to the firm's president, Anne Marie Levis.
The chapters are divided into six sections: "Prelude from the Funkmaster," "Introduction," "Inside the Funk Shop: Writings on the Funk Band Era," "Impressions: Funkativity and Visual Art," "Funkintelechy: (Re)cognizing black Writing," and "Imagine That: Fonky Blues Rockin and Rollin.
Just as Tiger Woods looks outstanding at Torrey Pines, so Funk will be exceptionally hard to beat on a course he shot 65-64-64 on last year to win by a whopping 11 shots.
After a few years of teaching in area public schools and serving as president of the Wisconsin Designer Craftsmen, Funk returned to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to study ceramics under Robert Schellin where he earned an MS in 1962 and an MFA in 1969.
Just in time for the holidays is one of the most delightful funk and soul anthologies produced anywhere -- ``What It Is