Maceo Parker – School’s In
The wait is over. Maceo Parker, the grandmaster of funk, is back. And boy, is he ever. With his new full-length School s In he delivers a veritable masterpiece. 58 minutes of music, which will make you believe you are in the audience at a live concert. The stuff is as fresh and groovy as anything you have ever heard. Recorded with his working band , Maceo presents a cross-section of all facets of funk.
1. To Be Or Not To Be - 5:21 2. Basic Funk: 101 - 8:46 3. What You Know About Funk? - 5:06 4. ABC - 8:17 5. Song For My Teacher - 4:16 6. Speed Reading (It-si-bi-ya) - 5:02 7. What A Wonderful World - 5:46 8. Arts & Crafts - 3:47 9. Advanced Funk - 5:50 10. I'm Gonna Teach You - 5:26
Maceo Parker (alto saxophone, vocals, percussion) , Candy Dulfer (alto saxophone, vocals on 7) , Corey Parker (vocals) , Bruno Speight (guitar) , Peter Weniger (tenor saxophone) , Greg Boyer (trombone) , Ron Tooley (trumpet) , Rodney Curtis (bass) , Morris Hayes (keyboards, organ) , Jamal Thomas (drums) , Cynthia Johnson (backing vocals on 1,4,10) , Kip Blackshire (backing vocals on 1,4,7,10) , Martha High (backing vocals on 3) , Sadie Hayes (backing vocals on 1,4)
Recorded at Hansahaus Studios, Bonn, Germany, November-December, 2004.