Thu, March 5th

Gene Pritsker’s Sound Liberation presents Setting Free the Funk

Funk hip-hop TICKETS

Doors 10PM
Show 10:15PM
Advance Price $10
Door Price $15
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Gene Pritsker’s Sound Liberation presents ‘Setting Free the Funk’

Celebrating its 19th year,  Sound Liberation, an eclectic chamber ensemble/band, presents a concert re imagining Funk. Sound Liberation's musical philosophy, developed by band founder Gene Pritsker, is based upon "ending the segregation of sound vibration. The group incorporates its philosophy by performing compositions that encompass a diverse range of musical genre, heavily influenced by hip-hop and rock rhythms. On March 5th the band takes on the subject of Funk at NYC’s DROM. With 3 world premieres of brand new eclectic Funk compositions by David ‘Criminal Cello’ GotayDaniel Schnyder and Gene ‘Noizepunk Pritsker, as well as songs from their recent album ‘DAYS’ on Composers Concordance Records. 

The show will featureChanda Rule - voice, Max Pollak - tap/body perc. and voice, Charles Coleman - opera/krooner voice, Gene Pritsker - guitar/rap, 

Franz Hackl - trumpet, Daniel Schnyder - soprano sax, Greg Baker - guitar, Mat Fieldes - bass, Gernod Bernroider - drums and special guests.

“An exceptionally complex and challenging record that lays down a gauntlet to the listener. After listening to a the album on and off for a week, I feel that I’ve only just started to get under the skin of Sound Liberation "

- Jodi Mullen, This is Not A Scene July, 2012

"Literally one of the best Hybrid Hip Hop/R&B/Electric music albums we have ever heard"

- Underground Hip Hop Blog

"Days, loaded with mind-blowing compositions rich with stylistic variation and raw musical talent 

- Niji Magazine

"Pushing boundaries by creating a style of sound & music that is like no other…

incredibly unique & original to the point where it will make your head spin!" 

- Skope Magazine

"The freedom of sounds, as the name suggests, is truly implemented in a masterful way" 

-  Thorsten Bendnarz -Jazzethic Magazine

"4 stars"  "unexpected twists and turns...The result my have you seeing visions...strains of jazz, contemporary classical mu    sic, minimalism, and even hip-hop and and African rhythms " 

- John Ephland, Downbeat, Nov. 2010