TIR 17: How Danny Bedrosian Came to Hold Keys to P-Funk’s Castle


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 this two-part series: Keyboardist Danny Bedrosian, who has spent more than two decades as a key member of George Clinton’s Parliament-Funkadelic, or P-Funk, organization, as well as producing several releases under his own name and as a supporting player for many other acts. He played on 17 tracks on Funkadelic’s last album, Shake the Gate, and continues to be a primary fixture on the band’s seemingly endless tour schedule.

In this series Bedrosian talks about his background and musical family; how he finagled his way into P-Funk as a teen by winning a George Clinton bed sheet design contest; how he learned the P-Funk way and was mentored by its endless cast of greats like Bernie Worrell; his favorite P-Funk albums and songs; the immeasurable breadth and importance of the P-Funk movement; most memorable moments; and his own ambitious albums.

Recorded August 2017

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