Down to the Bone (band)

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Down to the Bone is an acid jazz group led by British DJ Stuart Wade, who formed the band with Chris Morgans (who has now left) in 1996. The group is very popular in the UK, where they are "hailed as the kings of UK jazz groove."[citation needed] Their music is a mix of funk and jazz.

The music[edit]

Stuart Wade, the band's leader, does not play any instruments. He hums into a dictaphone.[1]


  • 1997 From Manhattan to Staten
  • 1999 The Urban Grooves : Album II, featuring keyboardist Reuben Wilson
  • 2000 Spread the Word : Album III
  • 2002 Crazy Vibes & Things, featuring Hil St. Soul
  • 2004 Cellar Funk, featuring vocalist Flora Purim
  • 2005 Spread Love Like Wildfire, featuring N'Dambi and flutist Jeremy Steig
  • 2006 The Best of Down to the Bone
  • 2007 Supercharged, featuring vibraphonist Roy Ayers
  • 2009 Future Boogie, with Hil St. Soul and Roy Ayers
  • 2011 The Main Ingredients
  • 2014 Dig It


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