Dance Originality (Caculo, 2015)
There seems to be a new wave of artists performing new visions of funk music. Add VO5 to the list. This group from Wisconsin creates a captivating and infectious mix of 1970s-style disco, funk, soul, salsa, world music, jazz, and electronic dance music elements.
The big band has also invested is several fun to watch videos featuring dancers. The lineup on Dance Originality includes John Feith on guitars; Andrew Rohn on keyboards; Cat Capellaro on vocals; Drew Szabo on bass; Gail Campbell on drums; Marcy Weiland on keyboards; Steve Tyska on wind instruments; and Jim Yockey on percussion.
Dance Originality is a hip shaking album that brings together 1970s and current club scene dance styles.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.