Kc and The Sunshine Band : The Disco Band of the 70s

With a total of 15 musicians including the lead singer Harry Casey, KC and the Sunshine Band, took the disco and funk world by storm with their hit singles. Their songs appeared in over 200 motion picture soundtracks and have been featured at every single major sporting event from the NFL to the Kentucky Derby. […]

From Bebop to Summer of Soul

From Bebop to Summer Of Soul  By : Essence McClure   In the 40’s from Dizzy in Harlem, blowing that trumpet Take that drum and thump it. Up on the stage, ‘ keep it snazzy’ Keep it Jazzy. Music full of color, adventurous improvisation But buckle your seatbelts Soon, we’ll arrive at the Funky Station. […]

Welcome to Funky Town: The Truth About Funk and Soul

How did Funk and Soul Music Impact the Black Community? Funk Soul Funk is a music genre that originated in African American communities in the mid 1960s. This genre is comprised of a mixture of genres including soul, jazz, and R&B. Funk music is known to have strong bass lines and grooves that makes you […]

Disco with Sister Sledge

Disco with Sister Sledge Disco came around in the early 70’s and brought a unique sound to the music industry. Sister Sledge formed their group in ’71 and began to achieve their fame and success in ’79. These women brought an extra piece of gold to the table with their unique sound paired with their […]