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John Gordon aka " The Deacon of Funk"

Rank #317 US Brooklyn, NY R&B/Soul

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Sounds Like: Rahsaan Patterson Music, *Tina Turner*, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson

Label: Waterbaby Music

Bio: Experience a vocalist with the control of Luther Vandross, the energy and range of Prince and the intense emotion of Michael Jackson. Growing up in Baltimore, MD listening to the sound of 70s R&B/soul music prepared JG for his inevitable love affair with music. Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder, the Jac... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: Solid Gold themed show? Gold sunglasses, gold outfit, gold platform boots. Donna Summer. Lionel Ritchie.... http://t.co/37lxByewMd

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  • 2014

    Mar 29


    New York, NY, US | 9:30pm

    New York, NY, US
    Sat Mar 29 9:30pm

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    The Infernal Funkquinox

  • 2012

    Oct 27


    Various UK Cities, UK | 8:00pm
    To be announced
    Various UK Cities, UK
    Sat Oct 27, 2012 8:00pm

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    Two artists sharing the same stage throughout various cities in the UK. Planning a UK city tour in October 2012 bring our unique brands of Soul, House, Funk, and R&B with a splash of Jazz. Stay tuned for more details.

  • 2012

    May 11


    New York, NY, US | 6:00pm
    The Ritz Bar
    New York, NY, US
    Fri May 11, 2012 6:00pm

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    Join us Friday May 11th from 6pm to 9pm at the Ritz Bar (369 West 46th Street, NYC) to jam with NYC’s “Deacon of Funk,” John Gordon (facebook.com/deaconoffunk), and Boulder’s own Dechen Hawk (dechenhawk.com) as they perform their amazing soul+funk music to benefit 5 justice seeking nonprofits. Raffle prizes will be given out at 9pm (no need to be present to win) which include round trip air travel, theater tix+dinner, spa packages, b&b stay upstate… and much more! (Every admission ticket sold entitles purchaser to one raffle ticket, additional raffle tickets will be available for sale online and at the event for $5 each.) Light soul food fare will be available with $2 beer and $3 drinks until 9pm. Tickets $25 in advance or $35 at the door. Organizing beneficiary: The Unitarian Universalist Community Schools Campaign (uucommunityschools.org). Additional beneficiaries: The Institute for Democratic Education in America (democraticeducation.org), The Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal (celsjr.org), The Lucy Stone Cooperative (lucystonecoop.org), and The UU College of Social Justice (uusc.org/justworks).

  • 2012

    May 11


    Manhattan, NY, US | 6:00pm

    Manhattan, NY, US
    Fri May 11, 2012 6:00pm

    Details

    Join us Friday May 11th from 6pm to 9pm at the Ritz Bar (369 West 46th Street, NYC) to jam with NYC’s “Deacon of Funk,” John Gordon (facebook.com/deaconoffunk), and Boulder’s own Dechen Hawk (dechenhawk.com) as they perform their amazing soul+funk music to benefit 5 justice seeking nonprofits. Raffle prizes will be given out at 9pm (no need to be present to win) which include round trip air travel, theater tix+dinner, spa packages, b&b stay upstate… and much more! (Every admission ticket sold entitles purchaser to one raffle ticket, additional raffle tickets will be available for sale online and at the event for $5 each.) Light soul food fare will be available with $2 beer and $3 drinks until 9pm. Tickets $25 in advance or $35 at the door. Organizing beneficiary: The Unitarian Universalist Community Schools Campaign (uucommunityschools.org). Additional beneficiaries: The Institute for Democratic Education in America (democraticeducation.org), The Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal (celsjr.org), The Lucy Stone Cooperative (lucystonecoop.org), and The UU College of Social Justice (uusc.org/justworks).

  • 2012

    Apr 21


    New York, NY, US | 6:00pm
    TURTLE BAY
    New York, NY, US
    Sat Apr 21, 2012 6:00pm

    Details

    A Music Benefit for the Callen Lorde Health Center, sponsored by NY Love Yoga.

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  • UE (Upper Echelon) (Artist) UE (Upper Echelon)
    @uehiphop -- Great songs! I'm feeling the vibe over here for real!Especially that first joint HOT LIKE CHURCH. Hit my profile up! Let me know what you think about the mu...
  • Richard Flinders 2 (Artist) Richard Flinders 2
    It's great to hear someone coming out with some new funk & soul. Good stuff!! My favorite track is Hot Like Church 'cause it reminds me of one of my favorite albums of al...
  • Yazz Money (Artist) Yazz Money
    likin the tunes man check out my shyt on my profile page leave a comment tell me wutchu think - 2Reel
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