Thinking Outside the Funk!

The Funkery

The Second release. Our new EP steps beyond the funky notes of 'Brew the Funk!' while keeping the strong collaboration and soloing of the band.

Produced by 'the Funkery' Executive Producers Steve Ginsberg & Dave Pierce Lead Audio Producer/Engineer Steve Ginsberg Recording Engineering - Christian Rice, Steve Ginsberg, Christoffer "Kid" Andersen, Melanie Bresnan Recorded @ Triple C Studios, Black Cats Studios, Greaseland & Black Dog Recording

All songs Mixed by P. Nigel Brown (except Learning to Fly (Slight Return) mixing by Steve Ginsberg)

Mastering by Piper Payne, Neato! Mastering.

Artwork Steve Ginsberg

The Funkery is Dave Pierce, Steve Ginsberg, Greg Studley, Chris Horgan, Glenn McNulty, John Nava Melanie Bresnan - Vocals on Learning to Fly (Slight Return), Background Vocals on Learning to Fly Christoffer "Kid" Andersen - Moog w/TalkBox on MMF

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Brew the Funk!

The Funkery

This album presents originals & covers combining Funk, Rock, Jam, as well as Latin and Pop elements. Influences from the Meters, Galactic, Santana, Beatles, New Mastersounds and others get an equal play (though mostly the Meters!). Enjoy!

Love Slip Up On Ya (written by the Meters) Steve Ginsberg ~ Vocals, Bass Dave Pierce ~ Hammond B3, Fender Rhodes, Steinway Grand Piano, Vocals Greg Studley ~ Guitar, Vocals Glenn McNulty ~Tenor Saxophone John Nava ~ Congas, Timbales and Hand Percussion Darian Gray ~ Drums Sunshine Becker ~ Vocals, Flute

Fiyo on the Bayou (written by the Meters) Steve Ginsberg ~ Vocals, Bass Dave Pierce ~ Steinway Grand Piano, Rhodes Electric Piano, Hammond B3, minimoog Greg Studley ~ Guitar, Vocals Glenn McNulty ~Tenor Saxophone John Nava ~ Congas, Timbales and Hand Percussion Darian Gray ~ Drums Sunshine Becker ~ Vocals

Soul of Dr. John (written by Steve Ginsberg and Dave Pierce) Steve Ginsberg ~ Vocals, Bass Dave Pierce ~ Upright Grand Piano, Hammond B3, Vocals Greg Studley ~ Guitar Glenn McNulty ~Tenor Saxophone John Nava ~ Congas, Timbales and Hand Percussion Chris Horgan ~Drums Eric Bloch ~ Trombone Chris ‘Kid’ Anderson ~ RMI electric piano

Love Is An Ocean (The Funkery featuring Sunshine Becker) (written by Steve Ginsberg and Greg Studley) Sunshine Becker ~Vocals Dave Pierce ~ Wurlitzer, Hammond B3 Greg Studley ~ Guitar Glenn McNulty ~Tenor Saxophone John Nava ~ Congas, Timbales and Hand Percussion Darian Gray ~ Drums Steve Ginsberg ~ Vocals, Bass

Brew the Funk! (written by Dave Pierce and Steve Ginsberg) Dave Pierce ~ Clavinet, minimoog, Hammond B3, Vocals Greg Studley ~ Guitar Glenn McNulty ~Tenor Saxophone, Vocals John Nava ~ Congas, Timbales and Hand Percussion Chris Horgan ~ Drums Steve Ginsberg ~ Bass, Vocals Eric Bloch ~ Trombone, Vocals

Woke Up Loving You (written by Dave Pierce and Steve Ginsberg) Dave Pierce ~ Vocal Steinway Grand Piano, Wurlitzer, Hammond B3 Greg Studley ~ Guitar Glenn McNulty ~Tenor Saxophone John Nava ~ Congas, Bongos Chris Horgan ~ Drums Steve Ginsberg Bass Nicole Denny ~ Vocals Teree Jaye ~Vocals Eric Bloch ~ Trombone Jerry Davis ~ Clarinet

Jacamo Dave Pierce ~ Vocals Steve Ginsberg ~ Vocals Teree Jaye ~ Vocals

My Favorite Thing (The Funkery featuring Teree Jaye) (written by Dave Pierce and Steve Ginsberg) Teree Jaye ~ Vocals Dave Pierce ~ Acoustic Piano, Hammond B3 Glenn McNulty ~Tenor Saxaphone John Nava ~ Percussion Chris Horgan ~ Drums Steve Ginsberg ~ Bass

Everything is Everything (written by Richard Evans Ric Powell, Phil Upchurch) Steve Ginsberg ~ Vocals, Bass Dave Pierce ~ Vocals, Steinway Grand Piano, Rhodes Electric Piano, Wurlitzer, Hammond B3, minimoog Greg Studley ~ Guitar Glenn McNulty ~Tenor Saxaphone John Nava ~ Percussion Darian Gray ~ Drums Sunshine Becker ~Vocals, Flute

Actions Speak Louder than Words (Bonus Track) (written by Chocolate Milk) Steve Ginsberg ~ Vocals, Bass Dave Pierce ~ Nord Stage, Hammond XK3 Greg Studley ~ Guitar, Vocals Glenn McNulty ~Tenor Saxophone John Nava ~ Percussion Darian Gray ~ Drums Teree Jaye- Vocals

The Funkery would like to thank all the musicians, engineers as well as all of our family and friends for helping this come together.

Recorded and Engineered @ ex’pression, Greaseland Studios, Coast Studios and Black Cats Studio.

Produced by Dave Piece and Steve Ginsberg and J. Michael Neal and Chris ‘Kid’ Anderson

Engineered by J. Michael Neal

Recording Engineers J. Michael Neal Chris ‘Kid’ Anderson P. Nigel Brown Steve Ginsberg Christian Rice Will M. Ehlert

Mastered by Piper Payne @ Michael Romanowski Mastering in San Francisco

Cover Photo by Evan Welch Copyright 2015

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