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Unformatted text preview: o Key funk musician in the 1970s o Leader of Parliament/Funkadelic collective • “The Mothership” would come down during a concert and people would come out to create an alternative universe • “One Nation Under a Groove” • Parliament/Funkadelic “Tear the Roof off the Sucker (Give up the Funk)” (1978) o 10 min tune with little lyrics o Very repetitive o Positive message about the joy of funk Stevie Wonder (b.1950) • Singer, composer, producer, multi-instrumental • Signs with Motown at age 11 • Blends jazz, funk, gospel, rock, electronics and more • “Superstition” (1972) o Self-produced & composed o Funk rhythmic groove o Additive composition Percussion, bass & clavinet, rhythmic guitar, voice, horns All combined to form the groove/riff o “When you believe” – powerful harmonic change...
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2012 for the course MUSICOL 123 taught by Professor Garret during the Fall '11 term at University of Michigan.
- Fall '11