Five Alarm Funk
Afro-Funk from Vancouver BC
If you want to party on the dance floor ‘til your shoes burst into flames, then check out this awesome 11-piece rhythm machine from Vancouver. Five Alarm Funk is alarmingly energetic and draw inspiration from Afrobeat, James Brown and Kool and the Gang, all performed with the scorching passion of talented 20-somethings playing like their lives depended on it. These guys play killer dance music with the finesse of a jazz band. The group includes Justin Kennedy and Carl Julig percussion, Neil Towers bass, Tom Towers congas/bongos, Max Murphy baritone saxophone, Oliver Gibson and Gabe Boothroyd guitars, Dameian tenor and alto saxophone, Tayo Branston drums/vocals, Ryan Naso trumpet, and Nimish Parekh trombone.
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ArticlesFive Alarm Funk
|Tayo Branston||drums / vocals|
|Grain Stimulator||alto / tenor saxophone|
|Eli Bennett||tenor sax||2004-present|