DRUMMER POOGIE BELL IN THE STUDIO

Poogie Bell, the eminent funk- and groove specialist, is currently in the recording studio working on his new album. Funk is the big theme of this new production and to underline this the master has invited several illustrious guests: Three of the most influential bassists in jazz history - Marcus Miller, Stanley Clarke and Ron Carter - are in on it. Further guests are the saxophonists Kenny Garrett and Gary Bartz as well as keyboarder Bobby Sparks and guitarist Dean Brown. Poogie’s new album is scheduled for release in May under the LEOPARD label.