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Kool & The Gang

Origin: United States

Genre: R&B/Soul/Funk

The founding members of Kool & The Gang may come from jazz, but it didn't take them long to turn to funk, R&B, soul and disco. The group was formed in New Jersey in 1964 but didn't become Kool & The Gang until four years later. In 1973, the band had its first major success with Wild & Peaceful, an album that included the single Jungle Boogie, which enjoyed renewed success in 1994 as part of the soundtrack to the film Pulp Fiction. After the arrival of new singer James "J.T." Taylor in 1978, Kool & The Gang turned out a string of disco hits, including Celebration, Ladies Night and Too Hot.

Kool & The Gang
Opening Act: The Brooks
Monday, July 4, 2016 at 8:30 p.m.
Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier - PdA

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