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Redtenbacher's Funkestra

Redtenbacher's Funkestra

Jazz / Funk / Soul London, UK  UK
Funktionality***FREE DOWNLOAD***
Funktionality***FREE DOWNLOAD***
Funky Barbarella RADIO EDIT
Funky Barbarella RADIO EDIT
Crankmaster General (feat. Eric Krasno) RADIO EDIT
Crankmaster General (feat. Eric Krasno) RADIO EDIT
Bow Wow
Bow Wow


Dr Hypenstein


  • 2014

    Aug 8

    London, UK | 8:00pm

    Dear liberated funk brothers and sisters, I hope you are enjoying the sweltering summer. If you also like your Jazz Funk hot and sweaty come down to see us at the 606 Jazz Club on Friday, 8th of August, feat. Brendan Reilly on vocals. The stellar line up will be: Stefan Redtenbacher - bass, talking, waving hands, etc. Mike Sturgis - drums Eran Kendler - guitar plus Steve Corley - keys Robbie Robson - trumpet Edgar Jones - tenor and Brendan Reilly on vocals For more info and booking go to the club’s website: http://www.606club.co.uk/ From the Club’s website: 9:30PM - This incredible London-based 6-piece is led by Austrian bassist Stefan Redtenbacher who draws his inspiration from jazz, funk and soul. Stefan has established himself as the UK’s groove bass player of choice for many artists, with a list of musicians with whom he has worked including Steve Winwood, Sam Brown, Herb Alpert and Danny Gottlieb. Plus his own recordings feature “jazz/funk” legends Fred Wesley (Parliament, James Brown) and Elliot Randall (Steely Dan). The Funkestra’s name pretty accurately describes the high energy feel of the music as this band performs original funky grooves with an authority and style that is hard to beat. With 7 albums already to their name the band are currently working on a new album, ‘Dr Hypenstein’ which will showcase the raw energy and funk-driven bass riffs with which the band are now synonymous. Their shows, which always include a regular Guest Vocalist, will tonight feature the brilliant Brendan Reilly along with two of the finest horn players on the UK Jazz scene, Robbie Robson (Tony Bennett, Jamie Cullum) on trumpet and the terrific Ed Jones (US3, Incognito) on sax. The band is highly entertaining, with tremendous musicianship applied to some amazing music. A guaranteed good night out! “The Governor of Bass” BBC Radio2; “…a near perfect slice of jazz-funk bass from one of Europe’s great players.” Bass Guitar Magazine “Reilly…stunning Soul-Jazz vocalist” Time Out Musicians: Check out this blog from the KnowledgeRocks website - Get all the sheet music (including full scores) and backing tracks for all instruments on the in-app store of the FREE KR Player for iPad. https://knowledgerocks.com/blog/redtenbachers-funkestra-sheet-music-backing-tracks-available-on-kr-player Looking forward to seeing your friendly faces down at the club. Stefan

  • 2014

    Jul 18

    Reading, UK | 8:00pm

    See us for the second year at this great festival with Brendan Reilly on vocals, Mike Sturgis on drums, Eran Kendler on guitar, Rob Taggart on keys, Sid Gauld on trumpet, Rob Fowler on tenor saxophone and Stefan Redtenbacher on bass.

  • 2014

    Jul 4

    Haslemere, ENG, UK | 10:00pm

    Come and see us with vocalist Brendan Reilly at the Marquee at 10:15. Stefan Redtenbacher - bass, Mike Sturgis - drums, Eran Kendler - guitar, Sid Gauld - trumpet, Rob Taggart, Rob Fowler - tenor saxophone.

  • 2014

    May 23

    Haslemere, SRY, UK | 8:00pm

    A local gig for local people - home game! Come and see us for the first time in Haslemere with Stefan Redtenbacher - bass, Mike Sturgis - drums, Eran Kendler - guitar, Sid Gauld - trumpet, Rob Fowler - tenor sax, Graeme Taylor - keys

  • 2014

    May 9

    London, UK | 9:00pm

    Come and see us with special guest vocalist Brendan Reilly at our favorite London Jazz venue. Stefan Redtenbacher - bass, Mike Sturgis - drums, Eran Kendler - guitar, Graeme Taylor - keys, Sid Gauld - trumpet, Tenor sax - TBC


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  • Mac McClanahan (Sax Assured) (Artist)
    Mac McClanahan (Sax ...
    Man! You cats lay it down and run all over it. Brilliant music! Keep it FUNky.Causes
  • sickdub (Fan)
    really enjoying your music, great stuff!


  • Eran Kendler and Stefan Redtenbacher playing headless (photo courtesy of Rob Blackham)
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  • Jericho Horns aka Paul Jordanous and Rob Fowler (photo courtesy of Rob Blackham)


Mike Sturgis


Eran Kendler

Electric Guitar


Sounds Like: Tower of Power, James Brown, Larry Graham, Lettuce, Earth, Wind & Fire

Label: Wooden Hat Records

Manager: Thomas Feurer

Bio: Redtenbacher’s Funkestra delivers “out-and-out spectacular funk," says London DJ and percussionist Snowboy.

“The Funkestra has got that ‘what is hip’ attitude...more deep grooves than a 78 rpm record,” enthuses George W. Harris, Jazz Weekly.

On Dr Hypenstein, Redtenbacher's Funkestra brings the...See Full Bio

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