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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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Mellow Maroc followed Salalem, performing a blend of reggae, Rai and funk music.
Originating from Clark University, The Great Whiskey Rebellion will bring its unique blend of Irish folk-gypsy funk music.
THERE'S a chance next week to hear a musician known worldwide as one of the architects of funk music.
The Swiss Alps make a suitably dramatic backdrop for this hip-hop, alternative and funk music festival that takes place on the mountain closest to downtown Berne this summer.
Self-explanatory Screw You is blistering and angry - funk music full of Tyneside pluck, spiced with hip-hop staccato rhythms, techno breakdowns and a hint of Bhangra.
A double bill combining West African soul, samba beats, jazz harmonies, pop, reggae and funk music will be the highlight of a performance on the same night at Arad Fort at 8.
Rotunda are named in a Birmingham fashion after the band whose jazz funk music they play, Tower of Power, while Ska'd do a jazz twist on all that two-tone and earlier stuff that people like to jump up and down to.
Rondoni's poems were recited within a uniquely esthetic musical atmosphere created by the music of pianist Mel Morcone, blended with the voice of the sound recordist and singer Alicia Bassini who mixed Jazz and the Blues with the Funk music of Portugal.
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.
For awhile everybody was really into '60s funk music and record collectors were spending insane amounts of money on that stuff, so I was priced out of the genre.
But going from a trio to a six-piece saw them become a real force in funk music, alongside James Brown and Sly and the Family Stone.
The concert is a tribute to the musician whose 40-year career of innovative songwriting and music writing left a strong impression, not only on many folk, jazz and blues musicians, but also on performers of reggae, trip-hop and funk music.