Happy Birthday Joseph Bowie. ‘Living Defunkt’

This day (October 17, 1953), in St Louis, Missouri, is born Joseph Bowie, an American bandleader, trombonist, and founder of the seminal jazz fusion band, Defunkt.

DIGEST

Digest Tracklist :

Defunkt Millenium – Believing In Love (2012) . Defunkt – See Through (2010) . w/ Monsieur Dubois – You Don’T Know (2007) . Khalil’El Zabar, Joseph Bowie, Ernest Khabeer Dawkins – Live In France (2005) . Joe Bowie – Live In Berlin (2004) . Defunkt – Big Time (2000) . Defunkt – Defunkt (1984) . Defunkt – Illusion (1981) .

TOP 10

Joseph Bowie Top 10 :

Pulpo . Defunkt . Make Them Dance . In the Good Times . Blues . Strangling Me With Your Love . Avoid the Funk . Thermonuclear Sweat . Illusion . Melvin’s Tune .

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Wikipedia : This day (October 17, 1953), in St Louis, Missouri, is born Joseph Bowie, an American bandleader, trombonist, and founder of the seminal jazz fusion band, Defunkt.

Joseph Bowie : During this period 1973 –76 Joe collaborated and performed with Cecil Taylor, Human Arts Ensemble,Leroy Jenkins, Stanley Cowell, Sam Rivers, Ornette Coleman & many more jazz personalities in New York at that time. Joseph became a notable member of the new jazz community in NY.

@allmusic : The horn section became an opening act and then a band in its own right: Defunkt. This unit combined jazz chops and nouveau -funk cheer, touring with the Clash and Talking Heads and releasing several excellent studio albums.

@last.fm : In 2003, Joseph moved residence to Holland where he is developing new musical relationships throughout the EU and the world. He has formed a new funky group Kosen-Rufu and is currently producing the first CD of this ensemble.

@Discogs :

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