Funk Soul Jazz Renewal

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The history of a legendary Funk Soul Jazz style that nobody saw coming. 90’s & 2000’s deep cuts

Featuring artists like: Soulive John Scofield Medeski Martin & Wood The Greyboy Allstars The New Mastersounds Charlie Hunter Lettuce

Matt McCalpin

Matt McCalpin

Musician/Teacher/Songwriter/Producer/Music Collector. Matt McCalpin lives a life committed to music. He was born with a guitar in his lap, and soul in his heart. A funkified odyssey that began with an accomplished education from Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, has refined into a relentless amount of music created, stages played, students taught, and friendships formed. Currently Matt lives in Michigan with his wife, kids, and pup. When not spending time with his family, he is avidly collecting music, performing, recording, and producing the funk band Medicinal Groove. "Music is the best!"

Latest Posts

Sco: The Deep Works of John Scofield

Sco: The Deep Works of John Scofield

25 January 2023

The story of the great guitarist in chronological order. Deep cuts. THE Scofield playlist sorry not sorry. Featuring: John Scofield, Miles Davis, Billy Cobham, Medeski Martin & Wood, Steve Swallow, Bill Stewart, Larry Goldings, Jack DeJohnette

More Than Less Than Zero

More Than Less Than Zero

17 December 2022

The definitive Generation X mix tape to disappear in Los Angeles ca. 1983. Fuck Christmas with every directly-name-dropped and/or vaguely-hinted-at song in Bret Easton Ellis’s debut novel “Less Than Zero” — plus a couple of surprises.

In a club somewhere in the 1970’s, but not.

In a club somewhere in the 1970’s, but not.

15 December 2022

Go out on the town and spend your evening at a club in the 1970’s (sort of), and maybe spend some time at the after party without having to travel back in time. Featuring artists like: Alfie Templeton, Sigrid, Twin Shadow, Augustine, LP, Tove Lo, Dua Lipa, The Knocks.

Hot 2020

Hot 2020

13 December 2022

2020 yes it’s not a year most of want to remember but musically it’s not one I’ll forget for some time – featuring artists like Amy Douglas • Lady Blackbird • Smoove and Turrell • Kiko Bun • ASM • Jungle Brothers • Swarvy • Liam Bailey