Freekbass has cemented himself as a ground breaking bass player and funk guru. His innovative styling including his signature double thumb strumming technique has garnered critical acclaim and a cult fan following. With the new album, Freekbass has devoted his craft to push the funk forward by harnessing the Cincinnati sound and merging it with universal influences that bring the funk to the present with the spirit of the future. Freekbass enthusiastically adds, “this album could have been recorded in 1972 and some of it in 2072. Read more
Freekbass, hailed by the legendary Bootsy Collins as “the new spiritual warrior for the funk,” is ready to serve up his new album All The Way This. All The Way That. on the exciting new Color Red imprint on May 31, 2019. The highly anticipated album embodies the past, present, and future of funk music from the creative minds of Freekbass and co-producers Itaal Shur and Color Red founder Eddie Roberts. Read more
Freekbass returns for a hometown concert on Friday, November 23, the day after Thanksgiving, for his annual “FUNKSGIVING” show at Southgate House Revival in Newport, KY. This is now his fourth year, and the show has become an annual event. He kicks it up a notch this year, bringing in special guest, Sammi Garett from the Brooklyn-based band, Turkuaz. Read more
King Records Month Official Kickoff Event Friday, September 1, 2017
The Woodward Theater | 1404 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 5PM – 11PM, Free, 18+ (under 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian)
KING RECORDS MONTH OFFICIAL KICKOFF EVENT:
Please join us for this free admission event sponsored by Artswave and King Studios. Funk masters Freekbass will headline the show while the School of Rock will feature a full set of King Records songs that will include special performances by King Records recording artists Otis Williams and Philip Paul. In early evening there will be plenty of great King Records tunes, hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, and a King Records exhibit on display. Read more
Lots of cameos including Mike Gordon (Phish), Ryan Stasik (Umphrey’s McGee), George Porter Jr. (The Meters), Stefan Lessard (Dave Matthews Band), Bernie Worrell (P-Funk), Kim Manning (P-Funk), Steve Molitz (Particle) Zion Godchaux (BoomBox), Baseball Hit King Pete Rose, Alan Light (editor of Vibe and Spin Magazine), Big Robb (Zapp), and many more. The video is directed by Ted Mandell.