The Greasy Beats
The Greasy Beats The Greasy Beats are an all-star funky music machine that hails from Los Angeles and features some of the most respected, in-demand musicians in Southern California. Every individual in this funky gang of musicians has made their mark on the music scene. Members have performed/recorded with such notable bands/artists as the Black Eyed Peas, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Sergio Mendez, Cake, $Mark, Mos Def, Cut Chemist, Jason Mraz, Mike Doughty, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Robert Walter's 20th Congress, The Breakestra, Quantic Soul Orchestra, Melvin Sparks, Eddie Bo, DJ Logic, Jem, The Southland, Jive and Connie Price & The Keystones just to name a few. Also many notable stars of the jam band and acid-jazz/funk scene have sat-in or guested with The GBs, including Chris Stillwell, Mike Andrews and Robert Walter (of the Greyboy Allstars), Stanton Moore (Galactic), Cheme Gastelum (20th Congress), Brian Jordan (KDTU), Steve Molitz (Particle), Sam Kininger (Soulive) and most recently rocker Slash (Guns N' Roses).

The Greasy Beats have forged a rough and raw approach to the FUNK that is reminiscent of The JB's, Bootsy's Rubber Band, The Meters, P-Funk and the Godfather of Soul himself, James Brown. The Greasy Beats have firmly established their reputation as THE heaviest funk & soul band in Southern California with successful extended residences at both the world famous Roxy Theatre in Hollywood and the Temple Bar in Santa Monica. Visit GreasyBeats.com for updates and more show info.

"FOR THE GREASY BEATS , WHEN IT COMES TO GETTIN' DOWN, JAMES BROWN IS THE GROUND!"

THE GREASY BEATS are:

JOEL BOWERS - tenor sax, bandleader (joelbowers.com)
MIXMASTER WOLF - vocals (breakestra.com)
DAN BOISSY - alto sax (nkband.com)
SHAUNTE PALMER - trombone (myspace.com/shauntepalmer)
DANNY CHAIMSON - keys, vocals (the-southland.com)
ROSS GRANT - guitar (myspace.com/rossgrant)
ANTHONY KING - guitar (anthonyking.org)
ETHAN PHILLIPS - bass (the-southland.com)
PETE McNEAL - drums (mikedoughty.com)
CHUCK PRADA - percussion (chuckprada.com)