The Funky Side of Life

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The Funky Side of Life
Studio album by Sound Directions
Released Oct. 7, 2005
Genre Jazz, Funk
Length 33:00
Label Stones Throw
Producer Madlib
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The Funky Side of Life is a jazz album released by Madlib's Jazz project under the alias of Sound Directions. It features Madlib playing different instruments under different aliases as part of a single group. This album was released in 2005 under Stones Throw Records.

Track list[edit]

All tracks produced by Madlib.

  1. "Directions" - 1:07
  2. "Dice Game" - 3:48
  3. "Wanda Vidal"(Marcos Valle) - 2:17
  4. "Forty Days" (Billy Brooks)- 5:08
  5. "Play Car" - 3:19
  6. "Divine Image" (David Axelrod)- 2:19
  7. "The Funk Side of Life" - 2:59
  8. "Theme For Ivory Black" - 3:33
  9. "The Horse" (Frank Brunson)- 2:49
  10. "One For J.J. (Johnson)" (J.J. Johnson)- 2:23
  11. "On The Hill" (Oliver Sain)- 3:18

Credits[edit]

Credits adopted from Discogs.

  • Arranged by - Madlib
  • Arranged by (add.) - Kamala Walker
  • Arranged by (horns) - Todd Simon
  • Bass (Electric muffle), Keyboards (Synthesizer) - Derek Brooks
  • Drums, percussion - Joe Johnson
  • Exec. producer - Peanut Butter Wolf
  • Guitar - Dan Ubick
  • Organ, Keyboards, Vocals - Morgan Adams III
  • Percussion (Kalimba), Drums, Keyboards, Vocals - Otis Jackson Jr.
  • Saxophone (Alto), Flute, Clarinet (Bass) - Tracy Wannomae
  • Saxophone (Baritone, Tenor), Flute - Kevin Lightning
  • Saxophone (Tenor), Trombone - David Ralicke
  • Trumpet, Flugelhorn - Hoagie Haven
  • Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Keyboards, Flute - Todd Simon