What The Funk?
When was Funk invented?
Funk is a music genre that originated in the mid- to late 1960s.
It was created by mixing up jazz soul and blues music.
Was anyone considered king of funk?
Pee Wee Willis was considered the Grandfather of funk.James Brown was considered the father of funk.
What were some major funk songs?
Get on up(I feel like being a) Sex machine was a major song by James BrownCall on the gator was another big one by Pee Wee himself
What does it take to make a song funk?
A strong rhythmic groove of electric bass and drums to the foreground.
It usually requires a single beat background and a funk style solo overtop of it repeated several times.
What instruments are usually used in funk?
The main instruments are usually electric bass, electric guitar, Hammond B-3 organ, synthesizer and an assortment of horns.There is also sax sometimes.