Brand New Selection Of Extended 12" Mixes Of Soul, Funk & Disco Classics. Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s. It combines elements of African-American gospel music, rhythm and blues and jazz. Soul music became popular for dancing and listening in the United States, where record labels such as Motown, Atlantic and Stax were influential in the civil rights era. Soul also became popular around the world, directly influencing rock music and the music of Africa.
In this info-packed DVD, Mike Clark explains and demonstrates the blues, funk and jazz roots behind his unique and highly influential approach. Step by step, Clark takes viewers through the evolution of funk, shuffle and swing, showing with concise illustrations how he shaped his signature “Oakland ghost-note” style into the pioneering grooves he played with Herbie Hancock's Headhunters. Bonus live performances with his trio show the range, power and passion that have made Mike Clark into one of the most in-demand, genre-crossing drummers in contemporary music.