John Bongo [Musician / DJ, Solo Artist]
DJ John Bongo has been entertaining folks for all sorts of special occasions for well over 30 years, and knows a thing or two about creating that vibe on the dance floor needed to make a party very special. Over the years, he's been at the musical helm for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, corporate events, and has appeared at venues such as hotels, clubs, festivals and pubs.He's the creator of 'Devon Funk & Soul Club' and regularly plays funk, soul and disco classics, from vinyl, as well as digital media. He takes great pride in entertaining party people with his selection of classic tunes, and loves nothing better than to see utter wild abandon taking place on a packed dance floor.As a Funk & Soul DJ, John Bongo plays Funk, Soul and Disco rhythms, boogaliscious basslines, punchy horns, groovy keys & soul-drenched vocals. He's been dishing out his funky stuff for over 30 years to soul-loving souls everywhere. He's true to his aim... to bring people together with this beautiful genre of music. Expect choice nuggets of Fortified Funk, Sizzling Soul and Delectable Disco from the classic era's to now.On the playlist: classic funk, soul and disco tunes. Typical examples of artistes played are:Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Ray Charles, Otis Redding, Edwin Starr, O'Jays, Temptations, Isley Brothers, Aretha Franklin, Chic, Earth Wind & Fire, Shalamar, KC & The Sunshine Band, Michael Jackson/Jacksons, Donna Summer, Rose Royce, Kool & The Gang, Barry White, a slice of Northern Soul - and maybe a few of the best of the recent funk and soul releases.He says, "There are few things as tribal and socially galvanising as a rhythmic beat, accompanied by a soulful voice. Ever since I first witnessed this, I was hooked on the magical power of the beat combined with the human voice."It's all about Peace, Unity, Love and Having Fun. Let's Start The Dance.
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|Band name||John Bongo|
|Based in||Exeter, Devon|
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Available for weddings, private parties, corporate events.
Own PA, own lights, equipment PAT tested.
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