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The Funky Side of Life

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Released  Oct. 7, 2005
Artist  Sound Directions
Producer  Madlib
Genres  Funk, Jazz
Length  33:00
Release date  7 October 2005
Label  Stones Throw Records
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The Funky Side of Life is a jazz album released by Madlib's Jazz project under the alias of Sound Directions. It features Madlib playing different instruments under different aliases as part of a single group. This album was released in 2005 under Stones Throw Records.

Contents

Track list

All tracks produced by Madlib.

  1. "Directions" - 1:07
  2. "Dice Game" - 3:48
  3. "Wanda Vidal"(Marcos Valle) - 2:17
  4. "Forty Days" (Billy Brooks)- 5:08
  5. "Play Car" - 3:19
  6. "Divine Image" (David Axelrod)- 2:19
  7. "The Funk Side of Life" - 2:59
  8. "Theme For Ivory Black" - 3:33
  9. "The Horse" (Frank Brunson)- 2:49
  10. "One For J.J. (Johnson)" (J.J. Johnson)- 2:23
  11. "On The Hill" (Oliver Sain)- 3:18

Credits

Credits adapted from linear notes.

Sound Directions
  • Morgan Adams III – vocals, keyboards, organ
  • Otis Jackson, Jr. – drums, kalimba, keyboards, sound effects, voices
  • Derek Brooks – electric bass, synthesizer
  • Joe Johnson – drums, percussion
  • Additional musicians
  • Dan Ubick – guitar (tracks 4, 6, 7 and 11)
  • Tracy Wannomae – alto saxophone, flute and bass clarinet (tracks 1, 6, 7, 9, 10 and 11)
  • Kevin Lightning – baritone and tenor saxophone and flute (tracks 1, 2, 4, 6, 7 and 9)
  • David Ralicke – tenor saxophone and trombone (tracks 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10 and 11)
  • Hoagie Haven – trumpet and flugelhorn (tracks 2, 4, 7, 9, 10 and 11)
  • Todd Simon – trumpet, flugelhorn, keyboards and flute (tracks: 1, 2, 4, 6, 9, 10 and 11)
  • Don Babatunde – drums (tracks 8 and 9)
  • Malcom Catto – drums (track 7)
  • D'Wayne Kelly – hammond B-3 and arp string ensemble (track 6)
  • Additional personnel
  • Madlib – production, arrangements, mixing
  • Peanut Butter Wolf – executive producer
  • Todd Simon – horn arrangement
  • Kamala Walker – additional arrangements
  • Connie Price – horn arrangement (track 11)
  • Songs

    1Directions1:07
    2Dice Game3:43
    3Wanda Vidal2:15

    References

    The Funky Side of Life Wikipedia


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