Dismiss Notice

Psst... Ready to join TalkBass and start posting, make new friends, sell your gear, and more?  Register your free account in 30 seconds.

Brecker Brothers live?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by beermonkey, Oct 20, 2001.


  1. beermonkey

    beermonkey

    Sep 26, 2001
    Seattle, WA
    Who is the bassist on the Brecker Brothers live version of "Some Skunk Funk" from the cd "Brecker Brothers Collection Vol 2". Just curious because he plays some great stuff on that bad boy.
     
  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Oops, this version is not with Will Lee on bass, but Marcus Miller. I hope I got it right this time - I don't have the album here to verify. Anyway, it's one of them.
     
  3. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    ...hmmmm-
    It's NOT Neil Jason?
    If this version was culled from Heavy Metal Bebop(with Terry Bozzio), it's Jason!
    (Jason has that "Classic single coil-Fender Jazz-bridge pickup-growl" tone).

    I'm thinking this was pre-Marcus Miller(like the mid-'70s)...?
     
  4. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Well, it's a live version on Collection vol. 2...but it's one of the three in any case. Honest now.
     
  5. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    JMX-
    "OK", I hadda go dig into my Brecker albums(VINYL)-
    Found two with "Some Skunk Funk":
    The Brecker Brothers, from '75, has Will Lee.
    Heavy Metal Bebop, from '78, is LIVE & has Neil Jason.
    Where's the third version? I'm drawing a blank...is it an import?! ;)

    ...and that 'sig' of your's is all too true! Funny stuff!
     
  6. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Jim, you're probably right. I had to search over the net, and The Collection Vol.2 lists Lee,Miller and Jason as bassists, but I didn't find an exact tracklist. I somehow didn't associate Jason with that song (probably only because I don't know much about him, and I thought it's more Lee/Miller-style).


    Oh, and thanks for commenting on my sig, the dubya quote wasn't pc anymore, probably would've made Zulufunk freak out even more ;)