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John Gros Phone Interview

John Gros Phone Interview
aired on Induced to Judder
Thursday, May 28, 2009, 9pm
and on Soulful Situation
Monday, June 1, 2009, Noon

Straight from The Big Easy... a phone interview with John Gros of Papa Grows Funk. The leader, Hammond B-3 organist and singer spoke with David Eisenman about the band & its music in preparation for their performance Thursday June 4th at The State Theater in Falls Church. With an all-star line-up of John Gros (formerly George Porter, Jr.'s Runnin' Pardners), Jason Mingledorff (sax: formerly Galactic), June Yamagishi (guitar: Wild Magnolias), Marc Pero (bass: formerly Func Haus), and Jeffrey Alexander (drums), Papa Grows Funk has grown from a weekly Monday night jam-session at New Orleans' Maple Leaf Bar into a national touring act with a coast to coast fan base. Voted Best Funk Band by Offbeat Magazine in 2003 and 2002, Papa Grows Funk is the funkiest act to emerge from the Crescent City in years. The interview will be aired during Induced to Judder Thursday 5/28 at 9:00pm, and again on Monday 6/1 at noon during Soulful Situation... Yeah u right.

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