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Sharon Jones


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Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, U.S.
Years Active: 1996–present
Genres: Funk, Soul, R&B

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings is a funk/soul band signed to Daptone Records, where the Dap-Kings are the house band. They are spearheads of a revivalist movement that aims to capture the essence of funk/soul music as it was at its height in the mid-1960s to mid-1970s. Part of the way this is achieved is to shun modern digital recording methods in favor of using traditional analog recording equipment. The original incarnation of the band, the Soul Providers, were formed in the mid nineties by Philip Lehman and Gabriel Roth AKA Bosco Mann. The Soul Providers began recording an album consisting of James Brown inspired instrumentals and vocal collaborations with Deep Funk legend Lee Fields. It w... Continue Bio >>


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