Funk legend, keyboardist Bernie Worrell

    When you think of the influential black rock, funk, metal, blues band, Parliament Funkadelic, you might not know one of the main architects in the band was a child piano prodigy. Our guest, BERNIE WORRELL, channelled his New England Conservatory of Music classical music talents into a keyboard synthesizer language that helped shape the sound of New Wave group, Talking Heads, and became one of the most sampled musicians in Hip Hop. The two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee has lead several solo projects, including the Woo Warriors and most recently, SociaLybrium. The Bernie Worrell Adventure is playing this weekend with some of Philadelphia’s most versatile rock musicians at concert hall Johnny Brenda’s. Listen to the mp3

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