Fred Wesley tour

funk, jazz, trombone, p-funk, 70s

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Fred Wesley Concerts Schedule Feb 2019

Feb 21
Thu, 7:30 pm
Fred Wesley, Fred Wesley & the New JB's
Montpellier · Le Rockstore
Feb 22
Fri, 9:30 pm
Fred Wesley, Fred Wesley & the New JB's
Arles · Cargo de nuit

Fred Wesley Concerts Schedule Mar 2019

Mar 1
Fri, 8:30 pm
Fred Wesley, Premiere Partie
Vitry-le-François · L'ORANGE BLEUE

About Fred Wesley

Fred Wesley (born 1943) is an American jazz and funk trombonist, best known for his work with James Brown in the 1960s and 1970s. Wesley was born in Mobile, Alabama, the son of a high school teacher and big band leader. During the 1960s and 1970s he was a pivotal member of James Brown's bands, playing on many hit recordings including "Say it Loud - I'm Black and I'm Proud", "Mother Popcorn" and co-writing tunes such as "Hot Pants". His slippery riffs and pungent, precise solos, complementing those of saxophonist Maceo Parker, gave Brown's R&B, soul, and funk tunes their instrumental punch (