Nils fourth album on Baja/TSR, "What the Funk?" expands on his already successful jazz base and incorporates dance and R&B into the mix. His impressive list of accolades includes most played song of the year at jazz radio in 2005 with "Pacific Coast Highway", a nomination as best Jazz Guitarist for the American Smooth Jazz Awards in 2010, musical director for the Independent Spirit Awards Show and numerous #1 hits from his previous three albums. "What the Funk" lives up to its title with groove filled tracks and soulful riffs that Nils delivers with his renowned guitar skills. The lineup of musicians features stalwarts Rickie Lawson (drums), Alex Al (bass), Oliver Brown (percussion) and Avatar choir vocalist Clydene Jackson (background vocals/ keyboards).
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