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VIDEOS: NOLA Crawfish Festival 2017: George Porter Jr., John Medeski, Eric Krasno, Terence Higgins, Jon Cleary, Nigel Hall, Tony Hall, Raymond Weber & Big D Perkins

NCF Funk Squad, George Porter Jr., Eric Krasno, John Medeski, Terence Higgins, NOLA Crawfish FestNCF Funk Squad: George Porter Jr., Eric Krasno, John Medeski & Terence Higgins

NCF Funk Squad 5/2/17 NOLA Crawfish Festival
Part 1 of 5:
Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything) [Donny Hathaway cover] > Keep On Marching [The Meters]

NCF Funk Squad 5/2/17 NOLA Crawfish Festival
Part 2 of 5:
Keep On Marching [The Meters], ?Art [The Meters]? > Dancing In The Street [Marvin Gaye / Martha And The Vandellas cover], Pungee [The Meters]

NCF Funk Squad 5/2/17 NOLA Crawfish Festival
Part 3 of 5:
Pungee [The Meters], Sugaree [The Grateful Dead cover] (with ???) > The Dragon (He Bite Me) [The Meters]

NCF Funk Squad 5/2/17 NOLA Crawfish Festival
Part 4 of 5:
The Dragon (He Bite Me) [The Meters], Turn On Your Lovelight [Bobby Bland / The Grateful Dead cover] (*In Tribute To Col. Bruce Hampton*), People Say [The Meters]

NCF Funk Squad 5/2/17 NOLA Crawfish Festival
Part 5 of 5:
People Say [The Meters] (with Derrick Freeman & ???)


MVP, Jon Cleary, Nigel Hall, Tony Hall, Raymond Weber, Big D Perkins, NOLA Crawfish FestMVP: Jon Cleary, Nigel Hall, Tony Hall, Derwin “Big D” Perkins & Raymond Weber

MVP 5/2/17 NOLA Crawfish Festival
Part 1 of 4:
Sometimes I Wonder [Jon Cleary], Don’t Change For Me [Nigel Hall], Night People [Allen Toussaint / Lee Dorsey cover]

MVP 5/2/17 NOLA Crawfish Festival
Part 2 of 4:
Moonburn [Jon Cleary], Color Blind [Frankie Beverly & Maze cover], Clean Up Woman [Betty Wright cover], Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine [James Brown cover]

MVP 5/2/17 NOLA Crawfish Festival
Part 3 of 4:
Running Away [Frankie Beverly & Maze cover], When You Get Back [Jon Cleary], Getcha GoGo Juice [Jon Cleary] (with Terence Higgins)

MVP 5/2/17 NOLA Crawfish Festival
Part 4 of 4:
Can’t Hide Love [Earth Wind & Fire cover], Groove Me [King Floyd cover]

Bonnaroo SuperJam 2014 feat. Derek Trucks, Chaka Khan, Taj Mahal, Ben Folds, etc.

Bonnaroo SuperJam

Bonnaroo SuperJam group shot by Re:FreshMedia

Derek Trucks Bonnaroo Superjam
June 14, 2014 – 12am
Manchester TN, @ That Tent – Bonnaroo Music Festival

SBD > webcast > Cool Edit Pro > WAV > CD Wave Editor > dbpoweramp > MP3


01. Intro by Hannibal Buress
02. Eleanor Rigby [The Beatles cover]
03. Keep On Growing [Derek & The Dominos cover]
04. Who Knows What Tomorrow May Bring [Traffic cover]
05. Darlin’ Be Home Soon [The Lovin’ Spoonful cover]
06. Kissing My Love [Bill Withers cover]
07. Respect Yourself [The Staples Sisters cover]
08. Everybody’s Gotta Change Sometimes [Taj Mahal]
09. I Can’t Turn You Loose [Otis Redding cover]
10. Statesboro Blues [The Allman Brothers Band cover]
11. These Arms Of Mine [Otis Redding cover]
12. Space Captain [Matthew Moore / Joe Cocker cover]
13. You’ve Got A Friend [Carol King / Donny Hathaway cover]
14. Signed, Sealed, Delivered [Stevie Wonder cover]
15. What Is And What Should Never Be [Led Zeppelin cover]
16. Until You Come Back To Me (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) [Stevie Wonder / Aretha Franklin cover]
17. Tell Me Something Good [Rufus & Chaka Khan]
18. Shining Star [Earth Wind & Fire cover]
19. Sing A Simple Song > I Want To Take You Higher [Sly & The Family Stone cover]

Derek Trucks – guitar
Susan Tedeschi – guitar, vocals
Tim Lefebvre – bass
JJ Johnson – drums
Tyler “Falcon” Greenwell – drums
David Hidalgo – guitar, vocals (Who Knows What Tomorrow Will Bring)
Eric Krasno – guitar
Nigel Hall – keys, vocals (lead vox on Respect Yourself, You’ve Got A Friend & Shining Star)
Kofi Burbridge – keys, flute?
The Shady Horns: Ryan Zoidis (sax), James Casey (sax), Eric Bloom (trumpet)
Alecia Chakour, Jasmine Muhammad, ?Mark Rivers? & Mike Mattison – background vocals
Willie Weeks – bass
James Gadson – drums (enters on t6)
Adam Deitch – drums (enters on t6)
Saunders Sermons – vocals, trombone (on Kissing My Love)
Taj Mahal – guitar, vocals (on t8 to t11)
Anthony Hamilton – vocals (on These Arms Of Mine & Signed Sealed Delivered)
Ben Folds – piano, vocals (on Space Captain)
Chaka Khan – vocals (t14 to t17)
Andrew Bird – ??
Karl Denson – ??

Group photo by Re:Fresh Media.
Live shots by John Partipilo / The Tennessean.

Eric Krasno’s Chapter 2 at Bear Creek Music Festival 2011

B. Getz, in his recent Bear Creek Music Festival review on JamBase, described Lettuce as Voltron: “individual vehicles joined together to form a giant super funk robot”. I, however, would give that moniker to Chapter 2.

Early Saturday afternoon at Uncle Charlie’s Porch Stage (arguably the best sounding stage at the festival), Eric Krasno, Adam Deitch, Nigel Hall, and Louis Cato joined forces to provide a wake up call to any Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park campers that might have overslept. WAKE UP! Chapter 2 at 2:25 p.m., The Funky Meters at 3:30, The New Mastersounds at 5, Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood at 6:30, Lettuce at 8, The Trey Anastasio Band at 9:30, and Dumpstaphunk’s Dumpstajam at midnight. There was no time to waste. And that was only 2 of the 7 stages operating that day! Not to mention that the music started at 11:30 a.m. and wouldn’t be stopping until 5 a.m.

I can’t say much about this group that you can’t find out by watching the videos. (Here at Funk It we like to let the content do the talking.) But I will point out that Louis Cato was the definitive all star of the entire festival. As far as I know, he played bass with Chapter 2, drums and percussion with fSnarky Puppy, trombone and bass at the Dumsptajam, drums with Dumpstaphunk the next night, and percussion and bass at the Tree House After Party Jam Session.

Seeing as this was the first full fledged Chapter 2 show with this lineup in over 7 months, they came out energized and at full force.

Here are the videos in raw HD with audio from my external mic:

Chapter 2 – 76 (end of the song):

Chapter 2 – Be Alright, Roll Out:

Chapter 2 – Roll Out (cont.):

Chapter 2 – Stratus (Billy Cobham cover):

Thanks to Bob Adamek & Dino Perrucci for the use of their photos.

And if you haven’t seen my Bear Creek teaser video, you should check it.