On their new Album “Funk Cruisin` - The neverending Voyage” Grand Slam takes a look back on their outstanding career and rearranged and remixed some of their greatest songs. They also recorded 5 new Songs which are State of The Art Funk. 80ies Electrosounds meets Daft Punks Disco Funk. Vocoder and Talkboxsound meets Raps and Cuts. All held together with a distinctive Clinton/Collins Attitude.
On a regular basis Grand Slam is working with P-Funk OG`s like Lige Curry (P-Funk All Stars), Rick Gardner (Parliament-Funkadelic) and extraordinaire vocalist Gary “Mudbone” Cooper. The original frontground voice of Bootsy`s Rubber Band and current lead vocalist of George Clinton`s P-Funk Allstars and Parliament-Funkadelic has been part of more than 400 album productions as singer, drummer, arranger, writer and producer. Recent works include stage and studio hints with the likes of Kendrick Lamar, A Tribe called Quest, Maceo Parker& Pink, to name a few.
Another heavily featured guest artist on ”Funk Cruisin`- The neverending Voyage” is Cologne`s own Talkbox King Funkmaster Ozone who participating on 4 Songs.
Attached to the Album comes a live DVD of a full concert Grand Slam recorded at legendary Club “Conrad Sohm” in Dornbirn, Austria in May 2016.
The first Video “Get on down” is going to be released before the album drops on July 7th, right before Grand Slam go on tour with Gary “Mudbone” Cooper in late September. They´re guaranteed to rock the house with an all new show, featuring their bestknown hits, brandnew material as well as P-Funk and related classics from Mudbone Cooper`s career. It`s going to be “one nation under a groove”!
Current line-up (2017): Ashonte "Dolo" Lee, Oliver "4wheel" Allwardt, Eric "LeShraah" Rohner, "Pappa Joe" Palmer Murphy, MC Man-E-Faces, Michael "Dandy" Dandorfer, Toby Mayerl aka "The cosmic pope", Frank "P-Frank" Holderied, Stephan Nachreiner aka "Stevel Knievel", Marco "Maca" Balk aka DJ Maca.
Regular guest Musicians are: Gary Mudbone Cooper, Rick Rockin Gardner, Lige Curry, Funkmaster Ozone