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SHOP ALERT! Now you can buy all the Beat Funktion albums and merch right from our own online collector's shop, including the latest release "Green Man"! Paypal or credit cards! Flat rate of €3 for Swedish orders and €7 for orders outside Sweden! Will ship to you in 2-3 week days! Happy shopping!

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NEW PHOTOS! Master photographer Palli Kristmundsson captured the sparkle, the cool, the heat, the groove and the funky retro-vibe of Beat Funktion's 'Green Man' release concert at a packed Fasching Jazzclub on September 1st 2016. On stage: Karl Olandersson Olle Thunström Daniel Lantz Johan Öijen Pal Johnson Jon Eriksson Ola Bothzén Viktoria Tolstoy Matilda Gratte Claes Janson Deodato Siquir Adée Sani Gamedze. Kari Gaffney Mats Björke Andy Collins! Please tag, comment and share!

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Beat Funktion in concert at Fasching Jazzclub on September 1 2016. Release concert for 'Green Man'. Photos: Palli Kristmundsson

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Beat Funktion in concert at Fasching Jazzclub on September 1 2016. Release concert for 'Green Man'. Photos: @[100000893945029:2048:Palli Kristmundsson]

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Beat Funktion in concert at Fasching Jazzclub on September 1 2016. Release concert for 'Green Man'. Photos: @[100000893945029:2048:Palli Kristmundsson]

NEW VIDEO! Two title tracks back to back - 'Green Man', here the first-ever public tryout, and 'The Plunge', a frequently revisited encore - in the hands of a cooking BF and guest singers Chasmin Marquez and Sani Gamedze make for a jamming 28-minute midnight groove fest. We wanted to give you the full length of this last surviving Beat Funktion live concert footage from the renowned, regrettably now defunct, jazz venue Bistro Hijazz in the core of Uppsala, Sweden, which served hundreds of artists and bands for more than a decade. This video is a dedication to its founder Celal Alparslan. Make sure to play this loud, and please share! Have a great weekend!

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"GREEN MAN / THE PLUNGE" : Live At Bistro Hijazz 2015 Recorded live at Bistro Hijazz, Uppsala, Sweden, on December 18 2015. Video and Editing : ERIK LINDEBOR...

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David BradishThis tune I liked much better. Good work4 days ago   ·  1

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SWEDISH FANS! Get a free Beat Funktion bonus fix on Fri Sep 30 at Katalin And All That Jazz in Uppsala! Show starts at 9 pm. Bring your friends and your towels! #beatfunktion #bonusshow #katalin

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Beat Funktion - Fri Entré

September 30, 2016, 9:00pm

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Efter många års internationella framgångar har Uppsala-rotade jazz-funk-disco-soul gruppen Beat Funktion nyligen släppt sitt sjätte rosade album "Green Man", fullspäckat med gäster såsom Viktoria Tolstoy, Jasmine Kara, Claes Janson, Damon Elliott, Matilda Gratte, Adée, Alicia Olatuja och Deodato Siquir. För Uppsala-publiken gör bandet en exklusiv fredagskonsert med fri entré, där bandet bl a spelar musik från det nya albumet "Green Man" som kommer att finnas till försäljning. Glöm inte dansskor och handduk för här utlovas energi, tryck och svett! Line-up: Sani Gamedze, sång Karl Olandersson, trumpet Olle Thunström, tenorsax Johan Öijen, elgitarr Daniel Lantz, keyboards Pal Johnson, elbas Jon Eriksson, trummor Tiago Loei, percussion

"GREEN MAN" REVIEW IN SWEDISH ORKESTERJOURNALEN TRANSLATED:

"When the internationally successful Beat Funktion invites eight guest soloists for their sixth album they become something of a jazz-funky alternative to the more soul- and r&b-biased Blacknuss All Stars. There is a minority of instrumental tracks so to speak, but there is still room for the sextet's instrumentalists to play out some shining and inspiring solos. Guitarist Johan Öijen is always good. The leader himself, Daniel Lantz, keeps a rather low profile but explodes in a lightly hysterical Moog-solo on We Are Young. Among all the great soloists, I became particularly fond of Claes Janson's cool vocals in Rewind, even though its wurlitzer-funk is somewhat overly Bo Kaspers-sweet, and Alicia Olatuja in the percussive, latin-soulful In Love In Vain.

Dan Backman"

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NEW VIDEO! In this 2nd part of the 9-episode documentary on "Green Man", which sees a US & Canada release on January 27 2017, we meet American jazz phenomenon Alicia Olatuja, who tells us about herself and her work on the album. Please share to your funk-loving friends! Have a good weekend!

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"EXPLORING 'GREEN MAN' - PART 2/9 : Alicia Olatuja" : Documentary Interviews : BIIM FRISCHENFELDT, JEFF WILLIAMS & LAURA MERAZ Video And Editing : LARS LINDG...

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Royce MackEddie Orange, just goes to show funk spans all genres and races abd rulz that space between the ears as supreme music fir shakin that bootay!1 week ago   ·  1

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