After their celebrated debut Storm in 2020, the 3 guys from Funktionality take Funk to the next level. With Chill OUT the groove trio's work is enriched by several facets and the Funk horizon is widened up. They always follow their own spirit of passionate play, whereby the whole is much more than the single parts.
Enjoy Chill OUT, a journey through the rhythms of the world. In the luggage the explosive mix of Funk, Jazz'n'Fusion, Soul and a pinch of World Music. Fasten your seatbelts.
Get ready for take off. Chill OUT!
Still alive and kicking, our first beloved album "STORM". Take a listen!
Thanks to soultrainonline for their fabulous review of our new release CHILL OUT!
“… zeitloses Black Music-Konstrukt …, das den Entertainment-Faktor an die Speerspitze der eigenen Musikidentifikation setzt – Funktionality Funk!
… cooles, organisches, unverbautes und bestens funktionierendes Funk-, Soul- und Jazz-Entertainment!“
Live-Auftritt „Fête de la musique 2022“, Hannover
Rise Of The Butterfly
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Well acquainted with various jazz styles from mainstream to electric fusion, he shapes the sound behind the keys of bands like "Subjam" or "Akio & Band" and, most recently, with "FUNKTIONALITY". Here he manages to combine groovy riffs with furious jazz solos, thus giving the funk board its very own facet.
has proven his bass grooves in numerous funk projects. With FUNKTIONALITY he can realize his versatile bass style of cool grooves. Not for nothing he is called the bass minister.
served the drums and sang with the "Edgar Rubin Band", before he brought the ultimate streetfunk to Northern Germany as mastermind of the international funk'n'soul band "Deep" in the 1990s. With FUNKTIONALITY he is now at the drums as rhythm master. With the groove boost turned on and driving beats, his playing forms the backbone of the groove trio.