TIR 125: How Chops Horn Honchos Became Session Stars

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Brought to you by FUNKNSTUFF.NET and hosted by Scott Goldfine — musicologist and author of “Everything Is on THE ONE: The First Guide of Funk” ― “TRUTH IN RHYTHM” is the interview show that gets DEEP into the pocket with contemporary music’s foremost masters of the groove.

Featured in TIR Episode 125: Returning to the program is saxophonist and drummer Darryl Dixon, whose impressive body of work that includes recording and playing with Parliament and P-Funk spin-offs Quazar and Mutiny; classic Sugarhill Records; a long list of studio credits; and more than 30 years ago forming the musical entity known as Chops Horns. It is primarily for the latter that he is back, bringing along his longtime partner in horniness — fellow sax and woodwinds player David Watson.

The two of them have provided their musical services to back an astounding array of well-known artists on stage and television and in the studio, including Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey, Christina Aguilera, Stevie Wonder, The O’Jays, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan and The Police. This is a can’t-miss discussion of funk, rock, soul and horns arranging and playing from two of the best.

RECORDED OCTOBER 2019

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