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BROOKLYNMUSIC

DANNY BROWN IS ALL GROWN UP BUT

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BLACKBYRD MCKNIGHT - Guitar

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BLACKBYRD MCKNIGHT - Guitar

Blackbyrd was grooved in the cradle by his father’s broad collection of jazz recordings as an infant, brainwashed by Jimi Hendrix in his teens, entered the University of Funk in his twenties, and has never stopped evolving and rocking people ever since. In the early stages of his career, Blackbyrd mainly worked with Jazz musicians, such as Miles Davis, Charles Lloyd, Sonny Rollins, Herbie Hancock & the Headhunters, and more. He then redirected his path towards funk when he joined the P-Funk Camp in 1978 and has been funkin people up ever since. He was the musical director of George Clinton and Parliament/Funkadelic from 1980 to 2008. Other than working with P-Funk artists such as George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, and Bernie Worrell, Blackbyrd has also worked with The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ron Wood & Bernard Fowler of the Rolling Stones, Bill Laswell, HR of Bad Brains, Macy Gray, Fishbone and Wyzard of Mothers Finest to name but a few.


LYRICS

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Charles Lloyd: “Morning Sunrise” (1973)

Charles Lloyd: “Geeta” (1973)

Sonny Rollins: “Nucleus” (1975)

Herbie Hancock: “Man-child” (1975)

Herbie Hancock: “Flood – Live in Japan 75”

The Headhunters: “Survival of the Fittest” (1975)

Alphonso Johnson: “Moonshadows”(1976)

Bennie Maupin: “Slow traffic to the right" (1977)

The Headhunters: “Straight from the Gate” (1978)