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ABOUT

Jeff “Cherokee” Bunn is an American musician best known for his work with George Clinton Parliament-Funkadelic & The Brides of Dr. Funkenstein.A "short" list of influence include Sly & The Family Stone,Larry Graham,Bootsy's Rubber Band,Earth Wind & Fire,Stevie Wonder,Ron Carter,Jaco Pastorius,Gil Scott-Heron,Howlin Wolfe to Frank Zappa,Weater Report,Betty Davis,Prince & Edwin Birdsong.
Cherokee was brought to P-Funk by Rodney "Skeet" Curtis and began working with Clinton’s Parliament-Funkadelic Thang Inc. music conglomerate in the fall of 1978 as the principle bassist for the company’s most recent act,“The Brides of Dr. Funkenstein,”supporting the “Funk or Walk” album - covering Skeet's and Bootsy's recorded work during the Funkadelic’s “One Nation Under A Groove” tour and continued in this position for the Parliament-Funkadelic “Aqua Boogie” and Gloryhallastoopid tours and the Bride’s last album,“Never Buy Texas From A Cowboy”.
After serving two years in Clinton’s “Uncle Jam’s Army”, Cherokee served four years in Uncle Sam’s Air Force before returning as a P-Funk All-star in 1992; subsequently supporting Praxis (Bernie Worrell,Jerome “Bigfoot” Brailey and Buckethead), and Jerome’s Mutiny CD “Aftershock 2005.” Cherokee continues to serve as “on call” bassist for George Clinton,sharing the bass chair with Lige Curry as well as supporting the Music Ministry at Second Baptist Church in Richmond, VA and The Brides of Funkenstien.Cherokee is also Haliwa-Saponi Native American Tribal Member, and U.S. Air Force Veteran.
Discography:
The P-Funk Horns-Bennie Cowan featuring George Clinton & Kendra Foster: "Arm & Hammer","Hornocopia", "My Last Spliff","Ironman"
Funkadelic - Uncle Jam Wants You: Freak Of The Week
Funkadelic (Uncle Jam’s Records And Tapes Promo): In The Cabin Of My Uncle Jam/P-Is The Funk
The Brides of Funkenstein - Live At The Howard Theater
The Brides of Funkenstein - Never Buy Texas From A Cowboy: "I’m Holding You Responsible", "Mother May I"
Parlet - Invasion Of The Booty Snatchers: "You’re Leavin"
Geore Clinton: The Awesome Power Of A Fully Operational Mothership/ (T.A.P.O.A.F.O.M.): "Mathematics" by Balckbyrd McKnight
George Clinton’s Family Series Vol. 1 - "Michele"
Jerome “Bigfoot” Brailey - MUTINY: Aftershock 2005: It’s All Good, Passion, 2005
Keith Wallace - Alice Is Traveling: Just Striving, Travelers Tales
Kevin Beale - SPLIT: Bigger Than All of Us

Screen name:
CherokeePFUNK
Member since:
Nov 30 2012
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
45
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:
Days

Influences

Sly & The Family Stone,Larry Graham,Bootsy's Rubber Band,Earth Wind & Fire,Stevie Wonder,Ron Carter,Jaco Pastorius,Gil Scott-Heron,Howlin Wolfe to Frank Zappa,Weater Report,Betty Davis,Prince & Edwin Birdsong.

Note: Under the "Music genre" category above "Funk" is left uncheck because having once viewed my profile it's obvious that I play funk:)

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Expert
Accordion:
Expert
Vocalist - Tenor:
Moderate
Lead Guitar:
Moderate
Acoustic Guitar:
Moderate
Drums:
Moderate
Keyboard:
Moderate
Piano:
Moderate
Upright bass:
Moderate
Trumpet:
Beginner
Cello:
Beginner

EQUIPMENT

Fender 4 & 5 str, Yamaha 5 str, GK, Roland, Boss, Electro-Harmonix, DOD, ProTools, Sure, MU-TRON

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