Get on up! What is it about James Brown's music that makes it sound so funky?

How James Brown Invented Funk Sound Field

Premiered January 16, 2019
How James Brown Invented Funk

James Brown, the Godfather of Soul, created the DNA for funk. Musicians LA Buckner and Nahre Sol explore how he created funk music, as well as how Brown's music influenced hip hop. They break down the sound of the genre, and create their own funky original song in the process.

About the Program

Sound Field

LA Buckner and Nahre Sol are accomplished musicians and music teachers exploring the music theory, production, history and culture behind our favorite songs and musical styles.

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