I arrived a little late at 10:15pm to check out PHUNKYMAN doing the funky song "Here Comes De Funk".....it was a long jam featuring a rapper, a little bit of Chuck Brown's "Bustin' Loose", and a heavy, stanky, odorious bass attack by the madman, Warren Davis!!! "Waitin' on You" featured a fiery lead guitar solo by the one and only PHUNKYMAN! "Superstition" featured more of the guitar soloing, plus some nasty, nasty slap-bassisms and powerful drumming by Andre Adams! "Summatime" and "Trance" were good, but better was the performance of "Voodoo Chile" by two of Phunkyman's students (he teaches guitar class).......both student guitarists were very hardcore and nasty in their rendition of the Jimi Hendrix classic..........and it didn't hurt to hear Phunkyman doing the lead vocals!!There was an adaptation of James Brown's "Sex Machine" called "Love Machine" (the name change was for the benefit of the young ones in the crowd.....it was an ALL AGES event).......a long jam with some funky horns (Joe Augar, Elliott Levin, Dave and another horn player) and some fans dancing onstage (including one Dr. Brookenstein, in a purple pimp outfit).....included was the New Orleans standard "Iko Iko"!!!! "Funky Sunshine" was followed by Dora Eaton's performance of "Lady Marmalade".........personally, I don't understand why "Sex Machine" was changed if the band could get away with doing the somewhat racy lyrics of "Lady Marmalade" (and if you know French, you'd know what that famous chant meant)........anyway, Dora's vocals sounded good, but they seemed too low in the mix during the first verse. "Kiss" was da bomb, with funky, funky rhythm guitaring by Phunkyman and Elliott Levin blowing his horn.......oops, pardon my pun.......blowing the cobwebs outta everyone's minds with some high-pitched sax screeching!! The show was over at 12:00 midnight.
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