Mark Lettieri led a solo tour earlier this year to share his music and his killer band, which includes Jason “JT Thomas on drums, Daniel Porter on keyboards, and Wes Stephenson on bass. Now he’s released an album from the trek.
The Funky Knuckles have returned with their fifth album, entitled “The Way It Is.” The band has always had a diverse sound, but this time they’ve really gone off the deep end.
The Funky Knuckles have a new album dropping on May 19th, and they’re giving us a preview of what’s to come. It’s so good to hear new music from Wes Stephenson and the band!
The Funky Knuckles have dropped a new video for their song “Next One,” which originally appeared on 2012’s “As Of Lately.” Composed by bassist Wes Stephenson, the 10-minute jam grooves with rich textures and outstanding solos.
It is always exciting to see a video by the Mark Lettieri Group drop. GroundUP Music just shared this live cut of “Red Dwarf” with Wes Stephenson handling both the bass and a Fisher-Price Laugh n’ Learn. What a smokin’ tune!
Wes Stephenson has been lending his incredible bass playing to artists, including his band The Funky Knuckles, for decades. Now, the groove guru has released his debut solo album, entitled “In Progress”.
It’s always great to see a video with Wes Stephenson hit the feed. In this clip, Wes performs with the Mark Lettieri Group for a live-streamed show at the Guitar Sanctuary in McKinney, TX on Aug. 22, 2020.
The Funky Knuckles have returned with their fourth album, Delicious, and as the title suggests, it’s a tasty treat for your ears. We caught up with Wes Stephenson to get the scope on that and more.
Mark Lettieri has a new album coming out on October 18th. He’s just released the first single from “Things of That Nature,” which features the fantastic bass work of Wes Stephenson on the tune, “Naptime.”
We’re big fans of bassist Wes Stephenson. Here he is performing with guitarist Mark Lettieri on the tune, “Montreal,” which appears on Lettieri’s 2016 album, . Wes always seems to find the perfect line to serve the song. Plus, he offers up a terrific solo on this one.
Wes Stephenson is a favorite around here, thanks in part to his work with the Funky Knuckles. Here’s Wes laying down the low end with Mark Lettieri’s band, on the tune “Slant.” The track is from the band’s album, .
The Funky Knuckles just dropped a new video, featuring the title track from their album, . Once again, bassist Wes Stephenson and the band blew us away.