Fred Wesley

    Fred Wesley

    • Fred Wesley
    Fred Wesley

    Fred Wesley

    • Fred Wesley

    Fred Wesley

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        As the longtime musical director for soul legend James Brown's renowned backing unit the J.B.'s, trombonist Fred Wesley was the world's most famous sideman, orchestrating the sinuous grooves and contributing the bold, surgically precise solos that defined the language of funk. Born July 4, 1943, in Columbus, GA, Wesley was raised in Mobile, AL. At age three, he studied classical piano under his grandmother, a music teacher, but much preferred the big-band music played by his fat... Read more

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