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John Gordon aka " The Deacon of Funk"

John Gordon aka " The Deacon of Funk"

R&B/Soul / Funk / Jazz Brooklyn, NY  US
Back 2gether - Happy Funksgiving '11 Live @ The Bitter End NYC
Hot Like Church - Happy Funksgiving '11 Live @ The Bitter End NYC


  • 2016

    Apr 23

    New York, NY, US | 10:00pm

    2 drink minimum

  • 2015

    Oct 24

    New York, NY, US | 10:00pm

    The Return of the Infernal Funkquinox

  • 2014

    Mar 29

    New York, NY, US | 9:30pm

    The Infernal Funkquinox

  • 2012

    Oct 27

    London - Shoreditch And Camden, LND, UK | 8:00pm

    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

    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).


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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 music, aight? OH Yeah and EVERYBODY that loves real LYRICS and DOPE BEATS show some support for that good ish, and check my profile out, Leave a COMMENT and FAN BACK ya'll Thanks! -- @uehiphop <-- Follow Us We Follow Back!.
  • 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 all time, Fresh, by Sly Stone. Love your style!!
  • 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



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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