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  1. Fred Wesley (born July 4, 1943) is an American jazz and funk trombonist, best known for his work with James Brown in the 1960s and 1970s.
  2. Fred Wesley is a legendary funk, soul, and jazz musician.
  3. Fred Wesley is a walking personification of the history of funk.
  4. Fred Wesley is still very firmly at the helm of the band — and there's a power here that's equal to the later JBs work on the Breakin Bread album.
  5. Fred Wesley was born in 1943, the son of a high school teacher and big band leader.

Jb Horns

  1. They do not get any funkier than Fred Wesley, trombonist and leader of the JB Horns. (Web site)


  1. The BaNNed leaves you feeling as if Fred Wesley or Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis or another of Brown's longtime composers had been right there in the studio. (Web site)


  1. Fred Wesley: The companies never said anything to James, they just waited for it - when he brought it to them, they put it out. (Web site)


  1. In 1975, Parker and some of Brown's band members, including Fred Wesley, left to join George Clinton's band Parliament-Funkadelic.

Jazz Artists

  1. Throughout his career, he has shared the stage with jazz artists including Benny Golson, Fred Wesley, Jimmie Owens, Bill Hughes, and Buck Hill.


  1. Always great is the part of the concert when Brian plays the trombone and funks it up with sax and trumpet (reminding me of Fred Wesley and the Horny Horns). (Web site)

Trumpet Players

  1. Fred Wesley: I was introduced to him by one of his trumpet players, Waymond Reed. (Web site)


  1. Having spent more than ten years as James Brown's trombonist, arranger and musical director, Fred Wesley is acutely aware of the importance of a groove. (Web site)


  1. In 1975 Maceo and some of Brown's band members, including Fred Wesley, left to join George Clinton's Parliament.


  1. Fred Wesley (born 1943) is a jazz and funk trombonist.

Bootsy Collins

  1. In addition to Bootsy Collins, the album featured two other James Brown refugees: horn legends Maceo Parker and Fred Wesley. (Web site)

Great Reviews

  1. Fred Wesley continues to tour and garner great reviews for his memoir Hit Me, Fred: Recollections of a Sideman.


  1. I agree with Fred Wesley that the dissolving of the JB Horns and the resulting Maceo as pure solo artist has not been the best thing for the Funk. (Web site)

James Brown

  1. Mothership Connection was the first P-funk album to feature Maceo Parker and Fred Wesley, who had left The J.B.'s, James Brown 's backing band. (Web site)


  1. By the mid-1970s, Brown's star-status was on the wane, and key musicians in his band such as Fred Wesley left to join Parliament-Funkadelic.


  1. Fred Wesley and James Pankow certainly enjoyed a number of years in the public eye. (Web site)


  1. The Fred Wesley group recorded and toured for about two years until Wesley decided to put touring on the side and pursue a writing career. (Web site)
  2. Wesley was featured trombonist with Maceo Parker until 1996 when he formed his own band, The Fred Wesley Group.
  3. Wesley was featured trombonist with Parker until 1996 when he formed his own band, The Fred Wesley Group. (Web site)


  1. The Horny Horns were a horn section associated with Parliament-Funkadelic and Bootsy's Rubber Band led by trombonist Fred Wesley. (Web site)
  2. The singer-bandleader's temper is legendary; as trombonist Fred Wesley told Living in America author Cynthia Rose, "James was bossy and paranoid. (Web site)
  3. Through his ventures as a trombonist, arranger, and composer, Fred Wesley has established himself as one of the preeminent funk musicians.

Maceo Parker

  1. When Clinton had wanted horns for the first time, Bootsy had reached out to Fred Wesley and Maceo Parker. (Web site)
  2. With Fred Wesley and Maceo Parker he recorded a number of albums that defined a distinctive brand of jazz-funk.
  3. Mothership Connection was the first P-funk album with Maceo Parker and Fred Wesley, who had left The JB's, James Brown's backing band. (Web site)

Fred Wesley

  1. The following year, Maceo Parker and Fred Wesley (also from the JBs) joined Parliament, enhancing the horns and adding a new, jazzy dimension to the music.
  2. Best known for his work with James Brown and the JBs, Fred Wesley has built his career in funk and jazz. (Web site)
  3. He has arranged music for groups such as Parliament and Bootsy's Rubber Band, and has led his own groups, including Fred Wesley and the Horny Horns.


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