Electric Jazz Funk – from Traditional Jazz to Rock and Fusion

Electric Jazz Funk has a story to tell – from traditional jazz to rock and jazz fusion. Electric Jazz Funk – from its Origins in Traditional Jazz to Rock Jazz and Fusion Electric Jazz Funk is my favorite music genre because it combines the instrumentation, energy level and overall excitement level (and volume level) of rock music with some of the most advanced […]

Jazz Artists of the ’60s: A Movement in Progress

Progressive jazz artists of the 1960s Progressive jazz artists of the 1960s were constantly pushing the boundaries of what jazz could be. They experimented with new sounds and techniques, and incorporated elements from other genres of music into their work. Some of the most influential progressive jazz artists of the 1960s include Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and Ornette Coleman. These artists helped to […]

The “Keys” of the 1970s

Jazz fusion of the 1970s was a style of music that combined elements of jazz and rock. This new style of music was pioneered by bands like Miles Davis and Weather Report. Jazz fusion was a popular style of music in the 1970s and 1980s, and is still performed today. Here’s a look at some of the most influential keyboardists of the Jazz […]

Mahavishnu Orchestra: The Five Most Famous Concerts

The Mahavishnu Orchestra were known for their epic concerts and out-of-this-world live performances. Here is a look at five of their most famous concerts. The Mahavishnu Orchestra in Concert, New York City, 1973 The Mahavishnu Orchestra in Tokyo, 1974 The Mahavishnu Orchestra in Boston, 1975 The Mahavishnu Orchestra in London, 1976 The Mahavishnu Orchestra Reunion Concert, New York City, 1996 1. The Mahavishnu […]

Funkatology Records Releases New Album “Funkatology” Nov. 15th

Exciting news! On November 15th our new album “Funkatology” by Hugh Hitchcock goes live on all streaming and download platforms and CDs will be available through this link. Hugh Hitchcock happens to be the owner here at Funkatology Records LLC and this release will be his long-awaited second album on Funkatology Records. “Funkatology” features a new rendition of Hugh’s classic track “Captain Jarvis” […]

Funk Fusion, Rock Jazz, Electro Funk

Here at Funkatology Records LLC we are all about funk fusion, rock jazz, fusion jazz artists, and instrumental fusion. We love to listen to fusion jazz songs,electro funk, and electro funk artists. We deal exclusively in electrofunk, funky electronic music, electronic funk, jazz funk songs, and funky jazz. If you are interested in the best jazz funk, jazz funk artists, jazz funk bands, […]

Miles Davis and Melodic Minimalism

Miles Davis is by far even more economical than Coltrane. Almost like a Japanese parchment painting, where you just take the ink and that’s it, man. It’s there and that’s it. In “Freddie Freeloader”, Miles does something really beautiful. He gives me a melody of 2 notes. See, he’s doing the 12 bar blues. It’s the 12 bar blues. But he does something […]

Jazz Fusion with John McLaughlin and the Mahavishnu Orchestra

Jazz fusion has never been the same since John McLaughlin and the Mahavishnu Orchestra hit the scene in the 1970s. in 1971, The Mahavishnu Orchestra was conceived and organized in New York City by jazz guitarist John McLaughlin. The band underwent several line-up changes throughout its history. There were two main incarnations of the band – the first from 1971 to 1976, and […]