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British Funk Musical Groups: Level 42, Sade, Average White Band, Imagination, Adequate Seven, Shakatak, Apb, the Higsons, Light of the World Source Wikipedia

British Funk Musical Groups: Level 42, Sade, Average White Band, Imagination, Adequate Seven, Shakatak, Apb, the Higsons, Light of the World

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Published August 12th 2011
ISBN : 9781155430973
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28 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: Level 42, Sade, Average White Band, Imagination, Adequate Seven, Shakatak, APB, The Higsons, Light of the World, Roogalator, Freeez, The Heavy, Gonzalez, Cymande, The Olympic Runners, Central Line, Electric Guitars, Funkshone, The Wondersmiths, Fried, Linx, Anweledig, Godfather, Los Fantasmas, Saravah Soul, The Mad Cows, Sweetback, The Jazz Funk Collective. Excerpt: Level 42 are an English pop rock and jazz-funk band who had a number of worldwide and UK hits during the 1980s and 1990s. The band gained fame for their high-calibre musicianship-in particular that of Mark King, whose percussive slap-bass guitar technique provided the driving groove of many of the bands hits. The band are also known for the combination of Kings lead vocals and keyboard player Mike Lindups falsetto backing vocals. Having been a very successful live and studio band in the 1980s, Level 42s commercial profile diminished during the early 1990s following a series of personnel changes and musical shifts. After disbanding in 1994, the band reformed in 2001. Mark King and the Gould brothers (Phil and Rowland, the latter generally known by his nickname Boon) were all brought up on the Isle of Wight and played together in various bands during their teenage years. Phil Gould went on to study at Londons Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he met keyboard player Mike Lindup on a percussion course. Both musicians found that they shared musical heroes: Miles Davis, John McLaughlin, Keith Jarrett and Jan Hammer. By 1979, Phil Gould and Mark King were both based in London and became involved in Robin Scotts pop project M (Gould played on the US number one single Pop Muzik). While working with M, they became acquainted with Waliou Wally Badarou, a freelance Afro-French keyboard and synthesiser player. In late 1979, Phil Gould introduced ...