Rickey Vincent

Rickey Vincent is the author of Funk: The Music, the People, and the Rhythm of The One (St. Martin's Press), winner of the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award. He teaches courses at City College of San Francisco and SF State University, and has been a longtime radio host at KPFA, where his The History of Funk show airs every Friday at 10PM. Vincent is currently finishing Party Music, a history of the Black Panther Party’s funk band, The Lumpen. For more, visit http://www.rickeyvincent.com.


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