ニュ－ヨ－ク・サウスブロンクス生まれの敏腕ベース奏者、Overlord Entertainment Group総帥”Paris Ford”
サンプリング大ネタにして70'sファンク大名曲「Seven Minutes Of Funk」を生んだ・・・「Tyrone Thomas & The Whole Darn Family」の最も若いメンバ－としてデビュ－
”The BB&Q Band (Brooklyn, Bronx & Queens Band)”の創始メンバ－として、ニュ－ヨ－ク・ダンス・クラシック至宝の名曲“On the Beat”では素晴らしいベース演奏を披露
85年には”Rick James”に請われ、アルバム「The Flag」では全曲ベース担当、ツア－メンバ－として活躍、86年にソロ・デビュ－、2000年以降は「Overlord Entertainment Group Inc Recordings」を立ち上げた”サウスブロンクス・ファンク本流”の素晴らしいアーティストです
今回、2017年以降に”Paris Ford”がリリ－スした4作品を・・・・・”Promotion Package”としてプレゼントしてもらいました
REAL NAME: Paris Ford
OCCUPATION: Bassist/Producer, Founder CEO Overlord Entertainment Group
BORN: S.Bronx, N.Y. USA
AGE: Forever young
One of the most enduring Bassist of the past two decades, PARIS FORD has taken his place as one of the most groundbreaking “New Old School” session players in popular music, from sharing recording sessions with the likes of Marcus Miller and Anthony Jackson to Recording and/or touring with everyone from Punk/Funk R&B; recording artist Rick James to Jazz Fusion Violinist Micheal Urbaniak to name a few.
FORD has already begun branching out into several remarkable directions, from his exceptional bass playing style to taking over the helm as Founder/CEO of Overlord Entertainment Group Inc a new record label, dedicated to providing an outlet for creative and diverse music projects.(now excepting Demos)(Stock options available)
PARIS FORD’s early days of Junior High School in the Bronx, playing in local bands with a great deal of his influences Larry Graham, Graham Central Station and Francis Rocco Prestia of Tower Power to name a few, makeup the unique style of his bass playing technique. His production combines the undeniably funky soulful song writing skills of R&B; Jazz/Funk and Hip Hop.
As the youngest member of the Soul/R&B;/Funk group Tyrone Thomas & The Whole Darn Family, with the release of one of the most sampled recordings in Hip Hop history ”7 Minutes of Funk” (Remixed 2nd released verison), was sampled by: and/or he has played sessions for Hip Hop artist’s: Jay-Z & Foxy Brown, KayGee (of Naughty by Nature), Faith Evans f/ Ja Rule,Vita & Caddillac Tah” (Fast & the Furious movie soundtrack), EPMD, Wycleff, Jodeci, The Alcoholics, Grave Diggaz, Mob Deep, Q-Tip, The College Boyz, DrawDown and a host of others just to name a few.
In the early 80s FORD was the Bassist for Capitol records group B.B.Q Band(Brooklyn, Bronx & Queen Band) whom had the Hit Gold Single “On The Beat”. Click to hear
In 82’ FORD was signed as a solo artist to Arthur Baker’s record label, Streetwise Records, there Ford released his debut Dance/Funk 12inch single ”Be My Girl”, charted at # 69 on Billboard R&B;/Dance charts also playing Bass on most of the Streetwise hits,
PARIS FORD has released several Recordings throughout Europe and has played Bass for Rick James, The B.B&Q; Band, Johnny Gill, New Edition, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Lenny White, Tyrone Thomas, Norman Conners, Lonnie Liston Smith, Micheal Urbankiak, Urszula Dudziak, James Robinson The Village People, Glen Jones, Vicki Sue Robinson, Jean Carn, Val Young, JP Branch & Oneness and many other well known major recording artist also playing on many Jingles.
PARIS FORD Plays Stuart Spector Basses and Handmade DR Bass Strings: .035 .055 .075 .095
Overlord Entertainment Group Inc. FOR RECORDING SESSIONS and/or MAJOR TOURS(sideman)
Philip Anthony Mgmt (917)498.3621
Visit Spector Bass website see Endorsee PARIS FORD with the likes of STING, Nikki Sixx(of Motley Crue) and Doug Winbush to name few click below:
Pictured Below are just 2 of many classic Gold & Platinum albums PARIS FORD have been involved with:
1-Tyrone Thomas & The Whole Darn Family ”HAS ARRIVED” (the album included the most sampled recording in Hip Hop history “7 Minutes Of Funk”(Remixed 2nd released verison)(Sampled by hip hop artist Jay-Z & foxy brown”Ain’t No Neg#@” off the Eddie Murphy “Nutty Professor Movie Sound track)(DOUBLE PLATINUM).
2-The B.B&Q; Band(Brooklyn, Bronx & Queens Band)The Dance Classic “On the Beat”(GOLD).
3-2001 LOOK OUT FOR ANOTHER SOLO RELEASE FROM PARIS FORD, THE GHETTO ANTHEM “DOPE ASS ON HER” b/w “SHANIQUE”