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Tony Hall Grooves On New Maceo Parker Album, “Soul Food”
New Albums

Tony Hall Grooves On New Maceo Parker Album, “Soul Food”

Funk and soul legend Maceo Parker has just released “Soul Food – Cooking With Maceo”, which marks his first studio album in eight years. Parker tapped a handful of local musicians to make the album, including bassist Tony Hall of Dumpstaphunk.

Quarantine Comes Alive Online Festival Announced for May 30th
Concerts & Tours

Quarantine Comes Alive Online Festival Announced for May 30th

Live for Live Music is presenting a one-day virtual music festival on Saturday, May 30th. The line-up includes some terrific bassists, including George Porter Jr., Mononeon, Erick "Jesus" Coomes, Tony Hall, Nick Daniels III, and Pete Shand.

Dumpstaphunk: “Water” Live (2013)
Bass Videos

Dumpstaphunk: “Water” Live (2013)

This version of Graham Central Station’s “Water” by Dumpstaphunk is stellar – AND it has two bassists. Nick Daniels and Tony Hall share Larry Graham’s bass line as they lead the band in this 2013 performance.

Dumpstaphunk: “Gasman Chronicles” Live (2013)
Bass Videos

Dumpstaphunk: “Gasman Chronicles” Live (2013)

Thanks to the new iTunes Radio, I got on a Dumpstaphunk kick, which extended to videos of the band. This is one funky band, started by Ivan Neville (son of Aaron Neville) and including two bassists (Nick Daniels and Tony Hall), and one incredible drummer (Nikki Glaspie). Here they are in their return home to New Orleans for this year’s...