Melvin Sparks

Melvin Sparks

New York, NY
  • Boogaloo, Acid-Jazz, Soul Jazz, Funk
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Melvin Sparks has been hailed as the “Essential Guitar Player,” the “Master Of The Groove,” an “Acid-Jazz Pioneer,” and one of the originators of “Boogaloo Jazz” and “Barbecue Funk.” Sparks left his Houston, Texas home in 1964 as a member of The Upsetters, a R&B group that backed singers such as...

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Melvin Sparks has been hailed as the “Essential Guitar Player,” the “Master Of The Groove,” an “Acid-Jazz Pioneer,” and one of the originators of “Boogaloo Jazz” and “Barbecue Funk.” Sparks left his Houston, Texas home in 1964 as a member of The Upsetters, a R&B group that backed singers such as... Read more

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