East Side Funk | Better Tomorrows

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Better Tomorrows

by East Side Funk

Inspired old school funk, jazz, latin, and R&B instrumental music
Genre: Jazz: Jazz-Funk
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Better Tomorrows
3:10 $0.99
2. Stop the Clock
3:03 $0.99
3. Go Ask Your Uncle (Live)
5:17 $0.99
4. Remember
7:09 $0.99
5. Spoiler Alert (Live)
4:11 $0.99
6. Run the Race
5:15 $0.99
7. Step on It
3:33 $0.99
8. Redemption
6:13 $0.99
9. Git up and Move
3:22 $0.99
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Album Notes
East Side Funk is an 8-piece, San Jose-based ensemble playing original material fusing jazz, funk, Latin and R&B to create music that is inspirational, improvisational and enjoyable.

Funky guitar rhythms, relentless grooves, and catchy horn lines provide the foundation for a soulful and dynamic musical experience. East Side Funk, led by local composer Bobby Valderrama, continues to captivate audiences throughout the Bay Area by sharing the contagious message of “Love, Joy and Groove”.


Better Tomorrows 3:16
Stop the Clock 3:07
Go Ask Your Uncle 5:22
Remember 7:16
Spoiler Alert 4:20
Run The Race 5:20
Step On It 3:39
Redemption 6:20
Git Up and Move 3:33

Bobby Valderrama – keyboards
Don Thomas – drums
Jesse Dominguez – sax (soprano, tenor)
John Calderon – bass
Les Thomas – guitar
Manny Angel – trumpet
Martin Rossip – sax (alto, tenor)
Paul Degen – flute and sax (alto, tenor, baritone)

This project is dedicated to Aly Perla (1990-2018)

Songs composed by Bobby Valderrama
Arranged by East Side Funk

To our wives and families: Denise Valderrama, Jeannie Ellis, Rita Calderon, Audrey Thomas, Divya Shukla, Anita Spiro, Linda Dominguez, Dolores Angel, Eleanor Leahy, Lola, Janette, Norm, Lito, Mary

To our loyal supporters and friends: Peter Baron, Dan Vado, Bob Shea, Erik Luper, Alexander Dumble, Chuck D’Aloia, Jason Calderon

To God for the ability to create, perform, enjoy and share music!

Graphics: Bethany Valderrama (cover art); Ryan Geery [ryangeery.com]

Produced by Bobby Valderrama, Les Thomas
Executive Producers: Bobby Valderrama, John Calderon

Recorded at Reeds Recording (Adam Reed)
Recorded at ToneFreq (Steve Glaze)
Recorded, Mixed & Mastered at Magneson Loop Studios (Les Thomas)
“Spoiler Alert” & “Go Ask Your Uncle” Recorded at Art Boutiki March 2019

2019 Valderrama Productions



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