An insidious organization known as the Funkanauts. Self described "Afro-Futurist" known to collude with masked vigilantes and Extra- Terrestrials, has released a collection of sound recordings entitled "Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth. Thickly described as something called the Funk, distribution of this " "popcornoagraphy" is a final step in founder Jason "Jstone" Collins prime- directive: transport all "Funky People" back to Planet Funk. Since establishing an Oakland, Ca. satellite base in 1996. Stone has managed
to enlist the service of several so-called funkateers including whom we will introduce down below.
Growing up in the San Francisco and in 1982 moving across the bay to East Oakland, Ca. Home of the Black Panthers, Oakland Raiders, En Vouge, Tony Toni Tone, Too Short, Lenny Williams, Tower of Power, Sheila E and now Jstone.
The band started out as a trio in 1996. Lowen Harper on drums, Parrish James on bass and Jstone on guitar.
2021 the band consist of
Ace Alan / Bass
John "Macfab" Flaherty / Drums
Michael Fields / Drums
Kyle "Coyote" Collins / Funk Box
Ocea Savage / Keyboards
Rick Campbell / Percussion
Advanced Aerospace Funk Identification Program - concerning the Funkanauts aka Brothas From Planet Funk or BFPF released the B.I.B.L.E - Chief Investigators - Special Agents, Concert Promoters, Radio D.J's, Podcasters, Music Lovers...1 Small Leap for Man , 1 Huge Leap for Funk.
Known for there dynamic live performances, there music has travelled all over the world into the hearts and minds of the listener. To date the Funkanauts have 5 CD's Bringers of the Dawn, Crash Landing, Reclaiming the Pyramids, The Blew Print & Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth.
Ace is the host of his very own podcast with co-host Jstone. They interview their Funk Hero's & Shero's
Diving deep into the funk
Past guest have been Rustee Allen, Vet Stone, Jay Double You, Joe"pep" Harris, Steve Boyd. Richard Segovia, Sweet LD, Wayne Foote & many more
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1996 Bringers of the Dawn - recorded in San Francisco, Ca.
Mary Wanna was recorded in Oakland, Ca. Reclaiming The Pyramids 2008
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