S. JOEL NORMAN
For over ten years, multi-instrumentalist and composer S. Joel Norman has been fusing soul, rock, funk, blues, jazz, and roots music into the hybrid sound that has become his signature. Transcending trends, the mission has been to create an enjoyable, exoteric musical experience while maintaining a passionate depth in songwriting. It’s a mission that cares less for industry hype and more for crafting a community that values the sheer joy of excellent music.
THE FUNKEE JBEEZ
The FunkeeJBeez is a Clyde Stubblefield tribute band based out of Madison, Wisconsin and led by musical director and Grammy nominated drummer Joey B. Banks. The band plays a monthly “Funky Friday” happy hour show at Madison’s High Noon Saloon and features an All Star Band of local, regional and nationally known musicians. The band performs all of Clyde Stubblefield’s hits with James Brown, The JB’s and songs from “The Original” and “Revenge of the Funky Drummer” albums. The band also performs some of Clyde’s favorite Funk standards. The band will be performing tribute shows all over the Midwest region and will be working to keep Clyde’s “Funky Drummer” legacy alive for years to come. Spreading “Peace and Love” through the music and beats of Clyde Stubblefield.