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Fred Wesley,who was considered one of the forefathers of Funk, was the trombonist behind all those funky horn hits by James Brown!

With Brown, Fred became known as the World’s Most Famous Sideman.

He went on to play with Parliament Funkadelic and now fronts his own band, the New J.B.’s.

Tonight, he’ll be honored with the 2015 Jus’ Blues James Brown Lifetime Heritage Award.


  • Jus’ Blues
  • Music Awards
  • Tonight     8 p.m.
  • Bluesville
  • Horseshoe Casino Tunica


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