Sound Field

How James Brown Invented Funk

Season 1 Episode 1 | 8m 2s | Video has closed captioning.

James Brown, the Godfather of Soul, created the DNA for funk. Musicians LA Buckner and Nahre Sol explore how he created funk music, as well as how Brown's music influenced hip hop. They break down the sound of the genre, and create their own funky original song in the process.

Aired: 01/16/19

Expires: 02/01/24

Rating: NR


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