Marco Concert invites you on November 13 to enjoy the music of the legendary James Brown, who showed the whole world what a real gospel, rhythm and blues and funk. The music of James this evening will be played by the unbeatable Will Jacobs Band.
He is called the "godfather of soul." James Brown is one of the most important personalities in the development of pop music. During his life, he recorded 67 albums and received several notable awards such as the Grammy Lifetime, Achievement Award, the Kennedy Center Award for his compositions and significant contribution to the musical world.
James Brown grew up in a very poor family. His education involved a native aunt, who owned a brothel. The atmosphere in which the boy grew was clearly not the best for his becoming. Since childhood, he began to steal, for which he served his first term in jail.
But his penchant for music was not interrupted even by prison. Finding improvised means (forks, spoons, plates, pots, etc.), he created amazing melodies, from which breathtaking. At one of the prison concerts he was noticed by the owner of a well-known recording studio in his circles. This was the start of his great career.
James Brown - a man who devoted all his energy to the cause of his life - music, he became the founder of funk, he got on many charts and became known to the whole world. In addition, he tried himself in the film industry and wrote a single for the movie "Rocky IV" at the request of Sylvester Stallone himself.
James always said, "We must continue to do what we do." I do not want to change, because then I'll have to call myself Sam Smith or Tad Wright, or somehow, I'll be James Brown. "