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Funktion 11 is a musical faction comprised of formally trained, world-class musicians from Juiliard and other conservatories of music. Having woven together their diverse backgrounds in Jazz, Gospel, Funk/R&B and Pop, they create incredible original classics that fuse all of those stylings. Members of the band have accompanied many Music Heavyweights including, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, Jill Scott, Faith Evans, Kelly Clarkson, Jimmy Heath, James Moody, Christian McBride, Roy Hargrove, Gregory Porter, Johnathan Blake, and Bebe and Cece Winans, to name a few. This 11 piece ensemble has shared the stage with national artists Sheila E, Big Daddy Kane, Orgone, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes, The Stylistics, The Ebonys and others. Having played 100s of shows together, Funktion 11’s recent focus is pursuing a career as international recording artists. 

 

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SONG LIST


Motown


Aretha Franklin-Chain of Fools

Aretha Franklin-Lady Marmalade

Aretha Franklin-Respect

The Dramatics-Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get

The Jackson 5-I Want You Back

Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes-Bad Luck

Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes-If You Don’t Know Me By Now

Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes-The Love I Lost

Marvin Gaye/ Tami Terrell-Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

Marvin Gaye-Got to Give It Up

Marvin Gaye-Mercy Mercy Me

Marvin Gaye-What’s Happening Brother

Marvin Gaye-Your All I need to Get By

Otis Redding-How Strong My Love Is

Sam Cooke-You Send Me

Spinners-I’ll Be Around

Stevie Wonder-Ain’t That Love

Stevie Wonder-Boogie On Reggae Woman

Stevie Wonder-I Wish

Stevie Wonder-Isn’t She Lovely

Stevie Wonder-Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Stevie Wonder-Sir Duk

Stevie Wonder-Superstition

The Stylistics-Betcha By Golly Wow

The Stylistics-You Are Every Thing

The Temptations-My Girl

Current and Hip Hop

 

Fleur East-Sax

Adele-Make You Feel My Love

Alex Newell-Kill The Lights

Alexandra Stan-Mr. Saxobeat

Alicia Keyes-That’s How Strong My Love Is

Alicia Keys-Empire State Of Mind

Aloe Blacc-I’m The Man

Beyonce-Déjà vu

Beyonce-Flaws & All

Beyonce-Love on Top

Black Eyed Peas-I Gotta A Feelin

Bom Bom-Sam and the Womp

Bruno Mars/ Mark Ronson -Uptown Funk

Bruno Mars-Locked out of Heaven

Bruno Mars-Treasure

Ceelo Green-Forget You

Christina Perri-A Thousand Years

Diana Ross with Mase-Mo Money, Mo Problems

DNCE-Cake By The Ocean

Ed Sheeran-Thinking Out Loud

Elle King-Ex’s & Oh’s

Estelle & Kanye West-American Boy

Estelle-American Boy

Flo Rida-Good Feeling

Flo Rida-Wild One’s

Gnarls Barkely-Crazy

The Heavy-How Do You Like Me Now

Ini Kamoze-Here Comes the Hotstepper

John Legend-Green Light

John Mayer-Waiting On the World

Just Got Paid-Johnny Kemp

Justin Timberlake-Suit & Tie

Lady Gaga-Just Dance

The Lumineers-Hey Ho

Maroon 5-Feelings

Maroon 5-Moves Like Jagger

Maroon 5-Sugar

Maroon 5-This Love

Megan Trainor-Lips Are Moving

Michelle Branch/ Santana-The Game of Love

Naughty by Nature-O.P,P.

Outkast-Hey Ya

Paramore-Ain’t it Fun

Pharrell-Get Lucky

Pharrell-Happy

PM Dawn-Set Adrift on Memory Bliss

Robin Thicke-Blurred Lines

Sam Smith-Latch

Sergio Mendes & The Black Eyed Peas-Mas Que Nada

Slick Rick-Children’s Story

Taylor Swift-Shake It Off

Train-Fifty Ways To Say Goodbye

Train-Marry Me

US3- (Rap Version)-Cantaloupe Island

The Weekend-I Can’t Feel My Face


FUNK

 

Billy Preston-Will it go Round in Circles

Chuck Brown-Bustin Loose

The Commodores-Brick House

Earth Wind and Fire-Fantasy

Earth Wind and Fire-Got To Get You Into My Life

Earth Wind and Fire-Let’s Groove Tonight

Earth Wind and Fire-Septemeber

Earth Wind and Fire-Shining Star

Earth Wind and Fire-That’s The Way of the World

Heatwave-Boogie Nights

Heatwave-Grooveline

James Brown-Sex Machine

Kool & The Gang-Get Down On It

Kool & The Gang-Hollywood Swingin

Kool & The Gang-Jungle Boogie

LTD-Back in Love Again

The Ohio Players-Skin Tight

Parliament Funkadelic-We Want The Funk

Rick James-Give It To Me

Sly & The Family Stone-Dance To The Music

Sugar Hill Gang-Apache

Sugar Hill Gang-Rapper’s Delight

Tower of Power-So Very hard to Go

Tower Of Power-Soul Vaccination

Tower of Power-What is Hip

Wild Cherry-Play That Funky Music

 

80’s/ 90’s

 

Bel Biv Devoe-Poison

Billy Joel-Just The Way You Are

Black Box-Everybody Everybody

Bobby Brown-Every Little Step

Bobby Brown-My Prerogative

Boyz To Men-Song for Mama

Calloway-I Want To Be Rich

Cameo-Word Up

Chaka Khan-Ain’t Nobody

Cyndi Lauper-Time After Time

Dee Lite-Groove is in the Heart

Des’ree-Kissing You

Diana Ross-I’m Comin Out

Hall & Oates-I Can’t Go For That

Hall & Oates-You Make My Dreams Come True

Janet Jackson-Nasty

Madonna-Express Yourself

Michael Jackson-Bad

Michael Jackson-Billie Jean

Michael Jackson-Butterflies

Michael Jackson-Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough

Michael Jackson-Rock With You

Michael Jackson-Working Day and Night

Montel Jordan-This Is How We Do It

Notorious B.I.G.-Mo Money Mo Problems

Prince-Kiss

Prince-Wanna Be Your Lover

Sixpense None the Richer-Kiss Me

Spandau Ballet-True

Tone Loc-Funky Cold Medina

UB 40-I Can’t Help Falling In Love

Will Smith-Get Jiggy With It

 

ROCK

 

Alice Smith-So Bad

The Beatles-In My Life

Bruce Springsteen-When You Need Me

Chicago-Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is

Dave Matthews Band-You & Me

Dave Matthews Band-You and Me

The Doobie Brothers-Long Trains Runnin

Edward Sharpe & The Machines-Home

Elton John-Blue Eyes

Elton John-Rocket Man

Elton John-Your Song

Elvis Presley-The Wonder of You

Fleetwood Mac-Songbird

The Ides of March-Vehicle

Journey-Don’t Stop Believing

Kiss-Rock & Roll

Led Zeppelin-Good Times, Bad Times

Lenny Kravitz-Fly Away

Loggins & Messina-Danny’s Song

Mumford & Son’s-Not Without Haste

Paul Simon-Cecelia

Paul Simon-Late in the Evening

Peter Frampton-Show Me the Way

Phil Collins-You’ll Be In My Heart

Robert Palmer-Sneakin Sally Through the Alley

Rolling Stones-Honkey Tonk Woman

Rolling Stones-Miss You

Santana-Smooth

Sister Hazel-Everything Else Disappears

South Side Johnny and the Asbury Jukes-Trapped Again

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes-Talk To Me

Train-Zoe Jane

Tweezer-Reprise

Van Morrison-Days Like These

Van Morrison-Into the Mystic

Van Morrison-Moondance

Van Morrison-Tupelo Honey


Jazz/Contemporary

Astrud Gilberto & Stan Getz-The Girl From Impanema

Barbara Streisand-If I Could

Bobby Darin-Beyond the Sea

Brian Setzer-Jump Jive and Wail

Cannonball Adderley-Mercy, Mercy, Mercy

Dean Martin-Blue Moon

Earth Wind and Fire-Can’t Hide Love

Etta James-At Last

Frank Sinatra-All the Way

Frank Sinatra-Fly Me to the Moon

Frank Sinatra-My Way

Frank Sinatra-Summer Wind

Frank Sinatra-Under My Skin

The Gypsy Kings-Bombalao

Herb Alpert-Rise

Herbie Hancock-Watermelon Man

Kenny Dorham-Blue Bossa

Louis Armstrong-La Vie En Rose

Louis Armstrong-Wonderful World

Nancy Sinatra-It’s For My Dad

Nat King Cole-L.O.V.E.

Natalie Cole-Route 66

Nora Jones-Don’t Know Why

The Pussy Cat Dolls-Sway

Roberta Flack/ D’Angelo-Feel Like Makin Love

Roberta Flack-The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Stevie Wonder-Overjoyed

I Can’t Help It- Funktion 11, (An off shoot of the Michael Jackson, original)


Others- Not Categorized

 

Adele-Love Song

Amos Lee-Sweat Pea

The Beach Boys-Wouldn’t it be Nice

The Beatles-All You Need is Love

Celine Dion-Because You Loved Me

Cesaria Evora-Besame Mucho

Chrissette Michele-Mr. Right

Chuck Berry-Earth Angel

Edward Sharpe and The Machines-Home

Edwin Mc Cain-Walk with Me

Elvis Presley-I Can’t Help Falling in Love

Fiddler on the Roof-Sunrise/ Sunset

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons-I Love You Baby

Ginger Rogers & Fred Astaire-Cheek to Cheek

Gypsy Kings-El Carnivale

Heartland-I saw Her First

Hora- Funktion 11’s own version, for weddings when requested.

Israel Kamakawiwo-Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Jerusalem of Gold- Funktion 11’s own version, for weddings when requested.

LeAnn Rimes-How Do I Live Without You

Marvin Berry & the Starlighters-Earth Angel

Marvin Sapp-Never Would Have Made It

Otis Redding-Sittin at the Dock of the Bay

Paul Simon-Father & Daughter

The Pointer Sisters-We Are Family

Rascal Flats-My Wish

Ray Charles-Ain’t That Love

Ray Lamontange-You Are The Best Thing

Russell Walder-This Moment Now

Simon & Garfunkel-Bridge Over Troubled Water

Traffic-The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys

Vitamin String Quartet-Yellow

 

Funktion 11 Originals

Sam Cooke- Change is Gonna Come (Funktion 11 does it Reggae, in its own style, and added copyrighted horns parts.)

Funktion 11 original song-Thought you told Me

Funktion 11 original song-Stop me in the Middle

Funktion 11 original song-Lost in the World

Funktion 11 original song-Carousel

Funktion 11 original song-Gone

Funktion 11 original song-Watson

Funktion 11 original song-Let Yourself Go

Funktion 11 original song-Champion

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