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OriginDayton, Ohio, U.S.
GenresR&B, funk
LabelsShe Records

Faze-O was a late 1970s funk group based in Dayton, Ohio[1] and produced by Clarence Satchell of the Ohio Players, for whom it was the front band during many live performances.[2] Their 1977 song "Riding High" has been sampled by hip hop artists.[3][4]

Band members[edit]

  • Keith Harrison - Arp, Clavinet, Composer, Fender Rhodes, Keyboards, Mini Moog, Percussion, Piano, Piano (Electric), Lead and Backing Vocals
  • Ralph "Love" Aikens, Jr. - Guitar, Talk Box, Lead and Backing Vocals
  • Tyrone "Flye" Crum - Bass, Backing Vocals
  • Robert Neal, Jr. - Percussion, Lead and Backing Vocals
  • Roger Parker - Drums, Percussion



  1. ^ Robinson, Amelia. "Dayton funk museum open mid-March, honor Ohio Players, other bands". Dayton Daily News. Dayton Daily News. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
  2. ^ Glassman, Judith (1977). The Year in Music. New York: Gladstone Book. ISBN 0-930748-08-5.
  3. ^ Thompson, Dave (2001). Funk : [great musicians, influential groups, 1500 recordings reviewed & rated]. San Francisco: Backbeat Books. pp. 174. ISBN 0-87930-629-7.
  4. ^ Coleman, Brian (2007). Check the technique : liner notes for the hip-hop junkie (Villard Books trade pbk. ed.). New York: Villard. pp. 69. ISBN 0-8129-7775-0.

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