Tag Archives: The Baker Brothers

THE BAKER BROTHERS: Snap Back EP (2012) video

Funk-jazzbos The Baker Brothers drop Snap Back off their Time To Testify album and as I’ve been a bit busy recently I passed it over to the monkeyboxing staff for some soundbites. Monkeyboxing taxi driver ‘Jazzy’ Dave thought it was, “a superb evocation of funk’s golden era of the early nineties – Incognito, Brand New Heavies and all that. Tip top,” while MB’s bike courier/BMX bandit

THE BAKER BROTHERS: Time To Testify (2011) + tracklist + ‘Make Your Move’ video

Ten years into their career and the The Baker Brothers’ seventh studio album Time To Testify is imminent. A mixture of vocal and instrumental tracks and – er – it’s jazzy. I was tempted to let monkeyboxing tea-lady Loretta May Drew (a very funky woman) review it but when I mentioned the words ‘jazz funk’ she threatened to serve me Earl Grey. Then I played it to monkeyboxing’s regular taxi driver ‘Jazzy’ Dave and he went, “Oh, I love

THE BAKER BROTHERS: The Young Patter / Patience – 2011

The Baker Brothers keep it smooth and jazzy with this new 45 from Record Kicks. Well, I say ‘keep it,’ I can’t see them doing it any other way really. These tracks are so smooth and jazzy that were you to turn your back even for a second whilst your 45 was on the turntable by the time you turned back you’d find your 45 adapters wearing miniature berets