Ivan "Funkboy" Bodley / Press

“Bassist Ivan 'Funkboy' Bodley's 'Soundtrack' full of Hall of Famers. How does a proudly self-proclaimed “journeyman bassist” end up performing with 30-some Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees—including Sting, Elvis Costello, The Temptations, Solomon Burke, Ben E.King, Percy Sledge and Bo Diddley--not to mention a dream singer-songwriter trio consisting of Barry Mann, Lamont Dozier and Jimmy Webb? “I’m not sure!” says Ivan "Funkboy" Bodley, who has also served as musical dirfector for Sam Moore, Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, The Shirelles, The Crystals and The Tokens—all this after starting out in New York record company publicity. “But everything with me is always word-of-mouth, with one personal referral leading to something else,” he quickly adds....”

“Best known as one of NY’s top musical directors, Ivan Bodley gathers his trio for a goodtime romp thru neo-preserved grooves that echo Motown, Memphis, P-Funk, ‘70s 4-on-the-floor, & especially the Meters. “If Only” & “Booty-licious” are among the salted, succulent spin-offs that really”