BIG FUNK BAND out now on RSB Records https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93zo_4V8Ph8 Best known for their original ‘wall-to-wall’…
New Orleans Drummer Stanton Moore is the drummer on ‘Feed The Chicken’ – one of the original Jazz Funk tracks forming part of Redtenbacher’s Funkestra fortcoming album ‘BIG FUNK BAND’, dropping April 30. You can pre-order a white vinyl or deluxe CD package HERE on Bandcamp.
Recently Stanton started a weekly Wednesday night live stream from this drum studio in New Orleans!
We got in touch and here is his live-in-the studio rendition of ‘Feed The Chicken’ – brilliant performance with tons of energy! WATCH IT HERE. Starts at 11:00 minutes.
From Stanton: ‘Please drop any questions you have in the chat and I will try to get to as many as I can. If you feel so inclined to help out while I am unable to gig or tour, my virtual tip jar is open.’
ABOUT STANTON MOORE
Stanton Moore is a GRAMMY award-winning artist, teacher and performer. Born and raised in New Orleans, Stanton Moore is a dedicated drummer, performer and educator especially connected to the city, its culture and collaborative spirit. In the early ‘90s, Moore helped found the New Orleans-based essential funk band Galactic who continue to amass a worldwide audience via recording and touring globally.
Moore launched his solo career in 1998. He has 9 records under his own name with the most current being “With You In Mind: The Songs of Allen Toussaint”.
Throughout his 25 year career, Moore has played and or recorded with a diverse group of artists including Maceo Parker, Joss Stone, Irma Thomas, Leo Nocentelli and George Porter (of the Meters),Tom Morello (of Rage Against the Machine), Corrosion of Conformity, Donald Harrison Jr., Nicholas Payton, Trombone Shorty, Skerik, Charlie Hunter, Robert Walter, Will Bernard, Ivan Neville, Anders Osborne and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. He has also appeared numerous times on the Jimmy Kimmel, Conan O’brien and Seth Meyers late night TV night shows.
With a bachelor’s degree in music and business from Loyola University, Moore stays involved in education by constantly presenting clinics and teaching master classes and private lessons all over the world. He has released two book and three video projects. His book Groove Alchemy was picked by Modern Drummer as one of the top 25 instructional drum books of all time. To continue with his passion for teaching and to become more closely connected with his students, he recently launched his own online drum academy, StantonMooreDrumAcademy.com.