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The sixties were surely the times of jazz, R&B and funk. These genres flourished and contributed to music immensely. However, the fusion and blend of all of these genres with pop can never be done the way it was done by the sensational hit groups of the time. Kool and The Gang is one example of the popping fizzing sixties. Their trademark Kalimba and horns brought some of the biggest and the best funk hits to mainstream music. The group continues to keep its hot and happening music alive. It returns this year with Kool and The Gang tour to enliven a season of trance with the same beat and heat of the good old days. Kool and The Gang tickets offer a journey into the funkadelic live play of a jazzy, funky pop.
Kool and The Gang started off making music in the mid sixties. The initial band lineup comprised of Robert Kool Bell, Khalis Bayyan, Dennis DT Thomas and George Funky Brown Robert Spike Mickens, Charles Smith, Ricky West and Woody Sparrow. Today Kool, Bayyan, DT and Funky stand as Kool and The Gang. From the Jersey City projects the group enjoined upon a journey for creating a version of music never heard before. Exposure to music from Miles Davis albums and James Brown allowed them to experiment fusion. These kids in their late adolescence began jamming pop. Soul, jazz and the blend seemed very attractive to nut just them but everyone who heard it. From their home basements the group started playing live for parties and festive occasions and eventually made it to the local clubbing scene. Their face as a group came forth as Jazzicas that was a harcore jazz and soul inspired outfit.
It was the year 1969 when Kool and The Gang formalized their presence and made advancement to mainstream. Their debut self titled record was an ultimate example of confidence teamed with creativity and fresh talent. Fun was one word that described their work and it retains this attribute even today. Jungle Boogie proved itself as the best entrée by the Kool and The Gang. This song followed by Hollywood Swinging proved to be a marvel. The group together was stupendous in very way; they kept strumming their way into the hearts of fans and heated up charts by smashing them with hits one after the other.
Not far down the road when the time and taste started changing, Kool and The Gang began discovering other dimension. Rhythm teamed with Blues and undertones of classic soul was the Gang’s signature track of play. However, by incorporating sounds like disco and deviant rock they won a place in the rocking seventies. They stayed relatively streamlined with mainstream compared to their contemporaries for their upgraded funkadelic stance. They also became popular in those years for putting up live shows that exuded the true light, energy and trance of funk.
Eighties remained relatively smooth for Kool and The Gang; it was time for popular music. With pop blended in their traditional beat; the group kept up the wide appeal and glitz of their music. Moreso, they kept expanding more into the pop culture and diffused styles like disco. No wonder they also earned their songs places in sound tracks of hit movies like Rocky and the musical hit wonder Saturday Night Fever. Kool and The Gang became funk icons that stood strong together as a band for two more decades. In the nineties they stamped hard with a pure jazz identity retaining pop and rock imprints. Hit tracks of these years include some of the Gang’s biggest commercial jackpots; Celebration, Get Down on It, Misled, Joanna, Ladies' Night, Cherish, Tonight are some memorable ones.
Kool and The Gang is one of its kind musical group that kept evolving with respect to changes everywhere. They never failed to retain their position as the top-flight entertainers of their domain. Apart from transient disbandment phase, the band never actually faced trouble with their musical identity. Kool and The Gang is undoubtedly the icon of funk living legacy of their own. Kool and The Gang tickets invite all funk fans to watch them perform in this touring season. They are sure to revive senses and pleasure them with the nostalgic hits from the past and renditions of today. Time to grab Kool and The Gang tickets as they might not be there when you are. Avail Kool and The Gang tickets before they are gone.