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Galactic

Galactic

Biography:
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Years Active: Early 1990s - Present
Genres: Jazz, Funk, Rock, Hip Hop, New Orleans

Galactic is a funk and jazz jam band from New Orleans, Louisiana. Originally formed in 1994 as an octet (under the name Galactic Prophylactic) and including singer Chris Lane and guitarist Rob Gowen, the group was soon pared down to a sextet of guitarist Jeff Raines, bassist Robert Mercurio, drummer Stanton Moore, Hammond organist Rich Vogel, Theryl DeClouet on vocals, and later adding saxophonist Ben Ellman. The group was started when Raines and Mercurio, childhood friends from the Washington D.C. area, moved to New Orleans together to attend college at Tulane and Loyola Universities, and became enamored of the local funk scene, populated by such legendary acts as The Meters and Dirty Dozen...

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Albums:

Higher And Higher (Feat. Jj Grey)

Dolla Diva (Feat. David Shaw & Maggie Koerner…

Move Fast (Feat. Mystikal & Mannie Fresh)

From The Corner To The Block

Carnivale Electricos

The Other Side Of Midnight: Live In New Orlea…

Ya-Ka-May (Deluxe Edition)

Ya-Ka-May

Heart Of Steel (Featuring Irma Thomas) (Singl…

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Videos:
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