MOM DJs Present
"Motown On Mondays" with Breakdown Brass Band
DJ Wisdom, & Special Guests
61 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11249
Doors 6:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
Breakdown Brass - Dirty sousaphone bass lines, deep pockets and sizzling horns from Brooklyn's finest. Hip-Hop, Funk, Dub, Motown, Salsa, Afrobeat, and whatever else makes BK dance floors bump.
The members of Breakdown Brass tour/record with international artists such as Wyclef Jean, Wu Tang, The Duke Ellington Orchestra, Aretha Franklin, Streetlight Manifesto, Lee Fields and the Expressions, Ikebe Shakedown, La Excelencia, Slavic Soul Party, The Walkmen, The Pimps of Joytime, Blitz the Ambassador and many more.
When asked twenty years ago by his parents "what are you gonna do out there in San Francisco", New York Native Wisdom confidently replied, "Deejay!" Now twenty years later in 2012, DJ Wisdom's career has taken him to places as far away as Europe and all over the United States and Canada. This list of parties he's played at nationally and internationally have included Cafe Moscow in Berlin, Germany, The Fillmore West, in San Francisco, CA, and The Basement, in Ontario, Canada. Wisdom has been the founder and resident at numerous parties throughout San Francisco's golden era of the 1990's and early 2000's, such as Funkside (Club Deco), Blend (Storyville), and Casa (Madrone). These parties are representative of the diverse types of of music DJ Wisdom blends (brings into the mix?), as varied as hip hop, soul, latin, caribbean, and international. This multifaceted appeal grew its roots in the early years in San Fran when, in 1993, DJ Wisdom, along with J-Boogie and Raw-B, created Beatsauce hip hop radio show on KUSF, a groundbreaking show that ran for 15 years. During those programs, DJ Wisdom interviewed such musical legends as Afrika Bambata, Guru, Common, and Jay-Z. Currently living in New York with his family, with residencies throughout NYC and upstate,....