Fred Wesley

~ Person

Relationships

additional collaborator on: Bonerama (2004 –)
member of: Abraham Inc.
Horny Horns (trombone)
The J.B.’s
The JB Horns
Maceo & The Macks
P-Funk All Stars
Fred Wesley & The Horny Horns
Fred Wesley and The J.B.’s
Parliament (1975 –)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/mn0000145269 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/artist/29807 [info]
IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0921739/ [info]
Myspace: https://myspace.com/fredwesley [info]
SecondHandSongs: http://www.secondhandsongs.com/artist/4721 [info]
Songkick: https://www.songkick.com/artists/351866 [info]
VIAF ID: VIAF: 10038794 [info]
Wikidata: Q585984 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Fred Wesley [info]
YouTube channels: https://www.youtube.com/user/FredWesleyTV [info]
official homepages: http://www.funkyfredwesley.com/ [info]
other databases: http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb139451233 [info]
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n92023972 [info]
https://d-nb.info/gnd/124803873 [info]
https://rateyourmusic.com/artist/fred_wesley [info]
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n92023972 [info]
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Appearances

Date Title Credited As Attributes Artist Length
arranger
All for One James Brown 6:38
Alone Again (Naturally) Fred Wesley & The J.B.'s 3:54
Blind Man Can See It James Brown 2:21
Chase James Brown 2:41
Check Your Body James Brown 4:31
Dead on It James Brown 13:08
Deep in It James Brown 7:31
Dirty Harri James Brown 1:31
Don't Fence Me In James Brown 3:57
Down and Out in New York City James Brown 4:46
Down and Out in New York City (version with Spoken intro) James Brown 5:24
Funky President (People It's Bad) James Brown 4:28
Funky President (People It’s Bad) James Brown 4:00
Further on Up the Road James Brown 4:14
Get Dressed George Clinton 3:42
Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine, Parts 1 & 2 James Brown 11:55
Get Up Off of Me James Brown 3:57
Hang Out & Hustle Sweet Charles 4:07
I Feel Good James Brown 3:05
I Feel Good James Brown 3:06
I'm Broken Hearted James Brown 4:28
Like It Is, Like It Was James Brown 3:51
Make It Good to Yourself James Brown 3:22
Mama Feelgood Lyn Collins 3:30
Mama's Dead James Brown 4:49
Never Can Say Goodbye James Brown 3:03
One Fun at a Time George Clinton 4:29
Over the Hump Curtis Mayfield 5:14
Problems James Brown 2:49
Problems James Brown 2:53
Reality James Brown 4:41
Sportin' Life James Brown 3:52
Take Your Time (Do It Right) (LP / 12" version) The S.O.S. Band 7:43
Take Your Time (Do It Right) (short version) The S.O.S. Band 4:10
The Boss James Brown 3:12
Together Sweet Charles 4:11
What Is My Woman For? Curtis Mayfield 7:15
What My Baby Needs Now Is a Little More Lovin' James Brown & Lyn Collins 2:54
White Lightning (I Mean Moonshine) James Brown 2:42
Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me) James Brown 4:05
You Better Stop Curtis Mayfield 6:50
You Can't Love Me If You Don't Respect Me Lyn Collins 3:13
You Can’t Love Me If You Don’t Respect Me Lyn Collins 5:33
composer
Get on the Good Foot
Hot Pants (She Got to Use What She Got to Get What She Wants)
House Party
The Payback
conductor
Take Some... Leave Some James Brown 8:34
instrument
1971-03-08 Medley: Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag / I Got You (I Feel Good) / I Got the Feelin’ (live, 1971-03-08: The Olympia, Paris, France) trombone James Brown 1:29
1972-05-09 Get on the Good Foot trombone James Brown 3:36
1975-06-18 – 1975-10-08 Bahia trombone Idris Muhammad 4:38
1975-06-18 – 1975-10-08 Hard to Face the Music trombone Idris Muhammad 4:48
1975-06-18 – 1975-10-08 Hey Pocky A-Way trombone Idris Muhammad 6:07
1975-06-18 – 1975-10-08 House of the Rising Sun trombone Idris Muhammad 4:42
1975-06-18 – 1975-10-08 Sudan trombone Idris Muhammad 10:52
1975-06-18 – 1975-10-08 Theme for New York City trombone Idris Muhammad 3:25
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 9:20 Special trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 3:06
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 Back To The Apple trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 4:36
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 Basie trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 4:33
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 Big Stuff trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 3:25
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 Blue And Sentimental trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 2:38
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 Blues for Joe Turner trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 4:41
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 Blues For Me trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 6:47
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 Corner Pocket trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 5:08
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 Corner Pocket trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 5:02
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 Easy Does It trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 3:33
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 Every Tub trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 2:33
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 Good Time Blues trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 3:32
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 I'll Always Be In Love With You trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 4:17
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 Lady In Lace trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 4:34
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 Lena and Lenny trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 3:59
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 Li'l Darlin' trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 3:06
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 Moonlight Becomes You trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 3:43
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 On The Sunny Side Of The Street trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 4:00
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 Shiny Stockings trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 5:54
1978-01-16 – 1978-01-18 The Comeback trombone Milt Jackson & Count Basie 5:12
1984 (The Gift of Sound) Where the Sun Never Goes Down trombone David Byrne 2:33
1984 Admiral Perry trombone David Byrne 5:25
1984 I Bid You Goodnight trombone David Byrne 2:50
1984 I've Tried trombone David Byrne 3:22
1984 In the Future trombone David Byrne 6:30
1984 In the Upper Room trombone David Byrne 3:33
1984 Jungle Book trombone David Byrne 3:39
1984 Social Studies trombone David Byrne 4:51
1984 The Sound of Business trombone David Byrne 6:09
1984 Theadora Is Dozing trombone David Byrne 2:57
1984 Tree (Today Is an Important Occasion) trombone David Byrne 4:00
1984 Winter trombone David Byrne 6:12
1990-10 – 1990-11 As We Come (To Be) trombone Young Disciples 4:35
1990-10 – 1990-11 Move On trombone Young Disciples 3:27
1991-03 Chicken trombone Maceo Parker 8:17
1991-03 Fa Fa Fa (The Sad Song) trombone Maceo Parker 4:48
1991-03 Hallelujah I Love Her So trombone Maceo Parker 3:57
1991-03 Hamp's Boogie Woogie trombone Maceo Parker 6:12
1991-03 Jack's Back trombone Maceo Parker 5:41
1991-03 Let's Get It On trombone Maceo Parker 7:43
1991-03 Sister Sadie trombone Maceo Parker 5:26
1991-03 Southwick trombone Maceo Parker 9:08
1992-03-05 – 1992-03-07 Addictive Love trombone Maceo Parker 8:59
1992-03-05 – 1992-03-07 Children's World trombone Maceo Parker 6:22
1992-03-05 – 1992-03-07 Georgia on My Mind trombone Maceo Parker 7:23
1992-03-05 – 1992-03-07 Got to Get U trombone Maceo Parker 7:09
1992-03-05 – 1992-03-07 I Got You (I Feel Good) trombone Maceo Parker 3:46
1992-03-05 – 1992-03-07 Pass the Peas trombone Maceo Parker 11:27
1992-03-05 – 1992-03-07 Shake Everything You've Got trombone Maceo Parker 16:39
1992-03-05 – 1992-03-07 Soul Power '92 trombone Maceo Parker 14:13
1994-03-21 Fried Grease trombone The Greyboy Allstars with Fred Wesley 6:17
1994-03-21 Gravee trombone The Greyboy Allstars with Fred Wesley 4:03
1994-03-21 Soul Dream trombone The Greyboy Allstars with Fred Wesley 5:15
1994-04-12 – 1994-04-14 C Jam Funk trombone Maceo Parker 11:50
1994-04-12 – 1994-04-14 Chameleon trombone Maceo Parker 10:40
1994-04-12 – 1994-04-14 Cold Sweat trombone Maceo Parker 9:08
1994-04-12 – 1994-04-14 Do Right Woman do Right Man trombone Maceo Parker 4:26
1994-04-12 – 1994-04-14 House Party trombone Maceo Parker 7:38
1994-04-12 – 1994-04-14 Knock on Wood trombone Maceo Parker 4:27
1994-04-12 – 1994-04-14 Make It Funky - Funky Good Time -There Was a Time trombone Maceo Parker 15:01
1994-04-12 – 1994-04-14 New Moon trombone Maceo Parker 7:25
1994-04-12 – 1994-04-14 New Song trombone Maceo Parker 5:12
1997-05-12 – 1997-05-16 2 dock ''C'' trombone Pee Wee Ellis 6:07
1997-05-12 – 1997-05-16 Far from home trombone Pee Wee Ellis 6:53
1997-05-12 – 1997-05-16 I get along withoug your... trombone Pee Wee Ellis 5:13
1997-05-12 – 1997-05-16 I will be there trombone Pee Wee Ellis 2:46
1997-05-12 – 1997-05-16 Soul drive trombone Pee Wee Ellis 4:56
1997-05-12 – 1997-05-16 Step trombone Pee Wee Ellis 3:50
1997-05-12 – 1997-05-16 Take me to the river trombone Pee Wee Ellis 5:25
1997-05-12 – 1997-05-16 The prophet trombone Pee Wee Ellis 5:01
1997-05-12 – 1997-05-16 Tune with awiew trombone Pee Wee Ellis 6:14
1997-05-12 – 1997-05-16 What you like trombone Pee Wee Ellis 6:04
1997-05-12 – 1997-05-16 Your love is trombone Pee Wee Ellis 5:36
1998-02 Do You Love Me trombone Maceo Parker 3:59
1998-02 Elephant's Foot trombone Maceo Parker 4:20
1998-02 Going in Circles trombone Maceo Parker 6:53
1998-02 Inner City Blues trombone Maceo Parker 4:24
1998-02 Let's Get It On trombone Maceo Parker 3:37
1998-02 Maceo's Groove trombone Maceo Parker 5:24
1998-02 Sing a Simple Song trombone Maceo Parker 3:38
1998-02 Tell Me Something Good trombone Maceo Parker 3:40
1998-02 Uptown Up trombone Maceo Parker 4:17
1998-02 We're on the Move trombone Maceo Parker 4:15
1998-02 Youth of the World trombone Maceo Parker 3:49
2004-11-09 Blackout in New York City guest, solo and trombone Bonerama 5:35
2004-11-09 Less is Moore guest, solo and trombone Bonerama 5:18
Ain’t It Funky Now trombone James Brown 5:36
American Ghost Dance trombone Red Hot Chili Peppers 3:45
Baby Like Fonkin' It Up trombone Funkadelic 9:37
Better Get Hit in Yo' Soul trombone Maceo Parker 5:45
Bewildered trombone James Brown 4:19
Blues guest and trombone Agathe Jazz Quartet 1:22
Blues & Pants trombone James Brown 9:42
Brother Rapp trombone James Brown 3:03
Bruha Bembe trombone Dr. John 5:25
Burning Down the House trombone Marcus Miller 6:54
Can't Stand It trombone James Brown 4:42
Candy Everybody Wants Fred Wesley trombone 10,000 Maniacs 3:08
Children's World trombone Maceo Parker 10:48
Coldblooded trombone James Brown 4:47
Creole Moon trombone Dr. John 8:35
Dissinfordollars trombone Bernie Worrell 6:28
Elixir trombone Susanne Alt 6:01
Escape-ism (complete take) trombone James Brown 19:10
Escape-ism, Part 1 trombone James Brown 3:24
Escape-ism, Part 2 trombone James Brown 4:16
Every Saturday Night trombone Maceo Parker 5:19
F-Encounter trombone Bootsy 7:39
Fat Cat trombone Bootsy 7:08
Feeling Alive guest and trombone Agathe Jazz Quartet 5:57
Few and Far Between Fred Wesley trombone 10,000 Maniacs 3:16
Flex trombone Bernie Worrell 6:05
Food for Thot trombone Dr. John 4:57
Fuddy Duddy Judge horn Deee‐Lite 4:37
Funkin' Like My Father trombone Brian Culbertson 5:16
Funky Drummer trombone James Brown 9:15
Georgia on My Mind trombone James Brown 6:12
Georgianna trombone Dr. John 3:47
Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved trombone James Brown 2:08
Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved (finale) trombone James Brown 3:33
Give It Up or Turnit a Loose trombone James Brown 5:14
Groove Is in the Heart trombone Deee‐Lite 3:52
Heart Be Still horn Deee‐Lite 4:11
Hell trombone James Brown 5:08
Hold on, I'm Comin' trombone George Benson 5:44
Holdin' Pattern trombone Dr. John 4:45
Hollywood trombone Red Hot Chili Peppers 5:03
Hot Pants (She Got to Use What She Got to Get What She Wants) trombone James Brown 8:42
Hot Pants (She Got to Use What She Got to Get What She Wants) trombone James Brown 8:50
I Can't Stand It "76" trombone James Brown 8:09
I Had a Dream I Was Falling Through a Hole in the Ozone Layer horn Deee‐Lite 5:38
I Won't Give Up horn Deee‐Lite 4:25
I’ll Be Around trombone Randy Crawford 3:51
If You Want Me to Stay trombone Red Hot Chili Peppers 4:07
Imitation of Love trombone Dr. John 4:41
In the Name of You trombone Dr. John 4:53
In Time trombone Maceo Parker 5:29
Intro trombone James Brown 1:12
Is That My Song? trombone Bootsy 3:46
It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World trombone James Brown 5:44
It’s a Musical trombone Bootsy 4:50
It’s a New Day trombone James Brown 2:53
Jumpin' the Blues trombone Maceo Parker 6:20
Late Last Night guest and trombone Hans Theessink 3:31
Litenin' trombone Dr. John 3:29
Lonely Days & Lonely Nights guest and trombone Hans Theessink 3:28
Maybellene guest and trombone Hans Theessink 2:55
Monkey & Baboon trombone Dr. John 7:46
Moon Over Brixton trombone Bernie Worrell 5:58
My Thang tambourine James Brown 4:20
Never Get Enough trombone Bobby Byrd 3:14
Nevermind trombone Red Hot Chili Peppers 2:48
Now That You Got Me trombone Dr. John 3:32
On Track trombone Susanne Alt Quartet 5:16
On Track (Ska) trombone Susanne Alt Quartet 3:26
One 2 A.M. Too Many trombone Dr. John 4:24
One Rock Don't Make No Boulder trombone George Benson 7:05
Over the Rainbow trombone Maceo Parker 4:16
Papa Don't Take No Mess trombone James Brown 13:52
People Get Ready trombone Maceo Parker 5:57
Please Please Please trombone James Brown 2:08
Queen of Cold trombone Dr. John 3:43
Recyclé guest and trombone Hocus Pocus feat. Fred Wesley & Stro the 89th Key 3:29
Red Baron solo and trombone Marcus Miller 6:38
Sacred Flower trombone Bootsy 6:49
Saxify trombone Susanne Alt 6:53
Saxify (single version) trombone Susanne Alt 3:14
Sex Machine trombone James Brown 8:45
Sex Machine (reprise) trombone James Brown 0:39
Siberian Workout trombone George Benson 6:40
Smile On trombone Deee‐Lite 3:55
Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise guest and trombone Agathe Jazz Quartet 4:27
Soul of Song guest and trombone Hans Theessink 5:29
Soul Power trombone James Brown 4:25
Soul Power (re-edit) (mono) trombone James Brown 8:02
Sound Crack trombone Bootsy 7:06
Sugar Sweet trombone Susanne Alt 5:05
Super Bad trombone James Brown 5:07
Take What I Can Get trombone Dr. John 3:50
The Brothers Cup trombone Red Hot Chili Peppers 3:28
The Ghetto trombone Jestofunk 7:09
The Glow of Love trombone Randy Crawford 7:37
The Harder We Fight (The Sweeter the Love) trombone Susanne Alt 5:12
The Theme From 'Starsky and Hutch' F. Wesley trombone The James Taylor Quartet 3:51
The Vision trombone Bernie Worrell 8:05
The Way You Look Tonight trombone Maceo Parker 6:11
Them That Got trombone Maceo Parker 3:57
Theme From Good King Bad trombone George Benson 5:59
Theme from Starsky and Hutch (Funky People Mix) horn The James Taylor Quartet 5:56
Things To Do trombone Susanne Alt Quartet 6:15
Throwback trombone Susanne Alt 4:46
Time Out trombone The V.I.P. Club 5:30
Try Me trombone James Brown 2:20
Try Me on… I’m Very You trombone Deee‐Lite 5:14
Tudo Bem trombone Susanne Alt 5:09
Two Clouds Above Nine horn Deee‐Lite 5:09
Up and Down East Street trombone Maceo Parker 8:16
Urban Life trombone The V.I.P. Club 4:58
Wednesday Funk trombone Susanne Alt 5:58
What a Difference a Day Makes trombone Randy Crawford 5:54
What Would James Do trombone Gerald Albright 5:36
Whole Lotta Loving trombone Lenny Kravitz with Rebirth Brass Band, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Fred Wesley, Pee Wee Ellis and Maceo Parker 4:20
Witness for the Defense trombone Bernie Worrell 5:18
Yertle the Turtle trombone Red Hot Chili Peppers 3:37
You And Me trombone Susanne Alt 5:45
You Got to Have a Job (If You Don't Work, You Can't Eat) (live) trombone James Brown & Marva Whitney 4:14
You Swore trombone Dr. John 4:25
Funkentelechy vs. the Placebo Syndrome trombone Parliament
Funkentelechy vs. the Placebo Syndrome trombone Parliament
Funky Miracle: Live at the Moonwalker, Volume 2 guest and trombone The Meters
heiß & fettig trumpet Jazzkantine
Mothership Connection trombone Parliament
Mothership Connection trombone Parliament
Shoogie Wanna Boogie trombone and valve trombone David Matthews with Whirlwind
Turn You to Love trombone Terry Callier
Turn You to Love trombone Terry Callier
instrument arranger
Another Point of View horn Bootsy’s Rubber Band 7:03
Bruha Bembe horn Dr. John 5:25
Cannonball horn Soulive 5:41
Creole Moon horn Dr. John 8:35
Doin' Something horn Soulive 6:46
Food for Thot horn Dr. John 4:57
Georgianna horn Dr. John 3:47
Holdin' Pattern horn Dr. John 4:45
Holding Back the Years horn Randy Crawford 5:30
I’d Rather Be With You horn Bootsy’s Rubber Band 4:57
I’ll Be Around horn Randy Crawford 3:51
Imitation of Love horn Dr. John 4:41
In the Name of You horn Dr. John 4:53
Litenin' horn Dr. John 3:29
Love Vibes horn Bootsy’s Rubber Band 4:54
Monkey & Baboon horn Dr. John 7:46
Moon Over Brixton woodwind Bernie Worrell 5:58
Now That You Got Me horn Dr. John 3:32
One 2 A.M. Too Many horn Dr. John 4:24
Physical Love horn Bootsy’s Rubber Band 4:50
PsychoticBumpSchool horn Bootsy’s Rubber Band 5:21
Purple Rain horn Randy Crawford 5:52
Queen of Cold horn Dr. John 3:43
Silly Millameter horn George Clinton 4:58
Stretchin’ Out (In a Rubber Band) horn Bootsy’s Rubber Band 6:53
Take What I Can Get horn Dr. John 3:50
The Glow of Love horn Randy Crawford 7:37
Vanish in Our Sleep horn Bootsy’s Rubber Band 5:49
What a Difference a Day Makes horn Randy Crawford 5:54
Witness for the Defense woodwind Bernie Worrell 5:18
You Swore horn Dr. John 4:25
Funkentelechy vs. the Placebo Syndrome wind instruments Parliament
Funkentelechy vs. the Placebo Syndrome wind instruments Parliament
Mothership Connection wind instruments Parliament
Mothership Connection wind instruments Parliament
lyricist
Get on the Good Foot
Hot Pants (She Got to Use What She Got to Get What She Wants)
The Payback
performer
(These Are the) Good Old Days Socalled 5:17
Elephants guest Karl Denson feat. Fred Wesley & Roy Hargrove 9:10
I Am I Be guest De La Soul 5:03
If You've Got It, You'll Get It Jestofunk 6:16
Patti Dooke guest De La Soul 5:54
The Ghetto (part of “Kontor Sunset Chill, 7” DJ-mix) Jestofunk feat. CeCe Rogers & Fred Wesley 6:37
The Ghetto guest Jestofunk 7:09
producer
Gone for the Weekend Trussel 6:05
Love Injection (album / 12″ version) Trussel 7:49
vocal
My Thang background vocals James Brown 4:20
Recyclé guest and lead vocals Hocus Pocus feat. Fred Wesley & Stro the 89th Key 3:29
Throwback background vocals Susanne Alt 4:46
Throwback lead vocals Susanne Alt 4:46
writer
All for One
Blind Man Can See It
Blues & Pants
Chase
Check Your Body
Dead on It
Get Up Off of Me
Hot Pants... I'm Coming. Coming. I'm Coming
House Party
J.B. Shout
Make It Good to Yourself
Mama's Dead
Never Get Enough
Papa Don't Take No Mess
Payback Is a Grandmother
People Get Up and Drive Your Funky Soul
Reality
Run Around
Sportin' Life
The Boss
The Overpass Fred Wesley Jr
White Lightning (I Mean Moonshine)