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Mother Popcorn by Funk Elastic

Mother Popcorn feat. Nikola Marjanovic by Funk Elastic

Mother Popcorn by Funk Elastic feat. Nikola Marjanović is a song written by James Brown and Alfred “Pee Wee” Ellis, recorded by James Brown Orchestra and released as a two-part single in 1969. Mother Popcorn (You Got to Have a Mother for Me) has a groove and structure similar to Cold Sweat, but a faster tempo and a greater amount of rhythmic activity give it a more funkier quality than the earlier song. Continue reading

Besame Mucho by Funk Elastic

Besame Mucho by Funk Elastic

Besame Mucho by Funk Elastic, (Kiss Me a Lot in English translation) is a famous bolero written in 1940 by Mexican songwriter Consuelo Velázquez. It is considered to be one of the most popular songs of the 20th century and one of the most important songs in the history of Latin music. This arrangement is based on Artie Shaw‘s version from 1953 and is more on the cha-cha groove side. The featuring solos are on tenor saxophone and piano. Continue reading

Four Odd Reload by Funk Elastic

Four Odd Reload by Funk Elastic

Four Odd Reload by Funk Elastic, this is a jazz-lounge mood tune in a form of minor blues with mixed time signatures, featuring electric bass and tenor saxophone solos. This is a new version of a composition originally released in 2006 on the Lost in HTML album, listen to the original version at YouTube. This version features Robert Lajić on electric bass and Zdenko Ivanušić on tenor saxophone. Continue reading

Lost in HTML 22 by Funk Elastic

Lost in HTML 22 by Funk Elastic

Lost in HTML 22 by Funk Elastic is a jazz-fusion composition based on a strong unison line, featuring trumpet and alto saxophone solos. This is a new version of a tune originally released in 2006 on the Lost in HTML album and there are already two remixes by Robert Lajić a.k.a. BeeBass, Lost in HTML Remix and Voodoo. There is also an acoustic version by Donna Lee Saxophone Quartet on the Mellow album. This version by Funk Elastic features Andrej Jakuš on trumpet and Zdenko Ivanušić on alto saxophone. Continue reading

Saxtail by Funk Elastic

Saxtail by Funk Elastic

Saxtail by Funk Elastic, this is a jazz-fusion groove with some drum & bass flavor, featuring 6 string electric bass and tenor saxophone solos. This tune features Damir Šomen, one of the best Croatian session drummers, legendary Croatian bass player Zvonimir Bučević Butch, on a 6 string electric bass solo and DJ Mr Dirty Hairy with some inventive scratches. Continue reading

Funk Elastic Band

Funk Elastic New Music

As I relaunched the Funk Elastic project with new music last year, after ten years of inactivity, we released three instrumental singles in 2020. This relaunch was greatly catalyzed by lack of live gigs and work with other bands, due to the Covid-19 virus. In 2021 we are planning to release four new singles, three more instrumentals Continue reading

Sambite by Funk Elastic

Sambite by Funk Elastic

Soon – Sambite by Funk Elastic, this is rock samba groove and added percussions on top of it, with piano and tenor saxophone solos it gets a nice Latin jazz vibe. It has a simple flow without any major breaks. The theme is presented by three horns, flute (lead), flugelhorn and tenor saxophone. Apart from some strings background, there is not much arranging involved. Continue reading