Funk / Slap / R&B Tunes

Ross enjoys playing a diverse repertoire of styles and songs.  To give you an idea of what he’s been playing recently in the Funk/Slap/R&B genre, below is list of songs.  Ross is also experienced playing and teaching many other styles & tunes other than those listed.

Recent Repertoire – Funk / Slap / R&B Tunes
A Message From The Meters – The Meters

Africa – The Meters

Agent Double O Soul – Eddie Starr

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye

Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing – Marvin Gaye

Ain’t That Peculiar – Marvin Gaye

Ain’t Too Proud To Beg – Temptations

Baby I Need Your Loving – Four Tops

Back In The Day – Tower Of Power

Bad Asses – Stanley Clarke

Beauty Is Only Skin Deep – Temptations

Behind The Smile – Marcus Miller

Bernadette – Four Tops

Better Half – Maceo Parker

Blast! – Marcus Miller

Blind Man Can See It – James Brown

Body Heat – James Brown

Boogie On Reggae Woman – Marcus Miller

Bruce Lee – Marcus Miller

Burning Down The House – Marcus Miller

Can I Get A Witness – Marvin Gaye

Can You Do Without – The Meters

Can’t Say Nothin’ – Curtis Mayfield

Can’t Stand To See The Slaught – Tower Of Power

Cardova – The Meters

Chain Of Fools – Aretha Franklin

Chicago Song – David Sanborn

Chump Change – Albert King

Cinco De Mayo – War

Cissy Strut – The Meters

Climax – Ohio Players

Cloud Nine – Temptations

Come On – Stanley Clarke

Come On With It – Tower Of Power

Come See About Me – Diana Ross

Come Together – Marcus Miller

Cut The Cake – Average White Band

Dancing In The Streets – Martha Reeves

Deal With It – Tower Of Power

Diggin’ On James Brown – Tower Of Power

Do You Wanna – Tower Of Power

Don’t Mess With Bill – Marvelettes

Eastside – Tower Of Power

Eric – Marcus Miller

Everyday I Have The Blues – T-Bone Walker

Fight The Power – Isley Brothers

Fire On The Bayou – The Meters

Food Stamps Y’all – Ohio Players

For Once In My Life – Stevie Wonder

Frankenstein – Marcus Miller

Full House – David Sanborn

Full Nelson – Marcus Miller

Full Nelson – Miles Davis

Funk Is The Own Reward – Stanley Clarke

Funkify Your Life – The Meters

Funky Nassau – Blues Brothers

Get Out Of My Life Woman – Albert King

Get Ready – Temptations

Get Up  – James Brown

Get Yo’ Feet Back On The Ground – Tower Of Power

Gettin’ Funkier All The Time – The Meters

Gimme My Mule – The Commodores

Gimme Some Lovin’ – Spencer Davis Group

Girls And Boys – Marcus Miller

Give Me The Proof – Tower Of Power

Go For Yourself – The Meters

Goin’ Home – Average White Band

Going To A Go Go – Smokey Robinson

Got To Getcha – Maceo Parker

Groovin’ The Night Away – Average White Band

Heard It Through Grape Vine – Marvin Gaye

Heartache – The Meters

Higher Ground – Marcus Miller

Higher Ground – Stevie Wonder

Hillbillies On A Quiet Afternoon – S.M.V.

Hitch Hike – Marvin Gaye

Hold On, I’m Comin’ – Blues Brothers

Honey Chile – Martha Reeves

How Sweet It Is – Marvin Gaye

I Can’t Get Next To You – Temptations

I Can’t Help Myself – Four Tops

I Feel Good – James Brown

I Feel Sanctified – The Commodores

I Get High On You – Sly & The Family Stone

I Got To Move – James Brown

I Hear A Symphony – Diana Ross

I Second That Emotion – Smokey Robinson

I Want A Love I Can Feel – Temptations

I Want You Back – Jackson Five

I Was Made To Love Her – Stevie Wonder

I’ll Be Doggone – Albert King

I’ll Turn To Stone – Four Tops

I’m Gonna Make You Love Me  – Diana Ross

I’m Losing You – Temptations

Iceman – Albert Collins

If I Play My Cards Right – Tower Of Power

If I Were Your Woman – Gladys Knight & The Pips

Infatuation – Marcus Miller

It’s All In A Game – Four Tops

It’s Growing – Temptations

It’s The Same Old Song – Four Tops

It’s Your Thing – Isley Brothers

Jazz In The House – Marcus Miller

Jean Pierre – Marcus Miller

Jooq – The Meters

Just Ask The Lonely – Four Tops

Just Kissed My Baby – The Meters

Ka Py Py – The Meters

Knock On Wood – Wilson Pickett

Lonnie’s Lament – Marcus Miller

Look – The Meters

Lopsy Lu –  Silly Putty – S.M.V.

Lost Without U – Marcus Miller

Love & Happiness – David Sanborn

Love Bug – Tower Of Power

Love Child – Diana Ross

Love Is Like An Itching In My Heart – Diana Ross

Love Slip Upon Ya – The Meters

Lovin’ You – Marcus Miller

Low Rider – War

Maceo – Maceo Parker

Make It Funky – Maceo Parker

Maybe It’ll Rub Off – Tower Of Power

Memphis Soul Stew – King Curtis

Milky Way – Marcus Miller

Mista’ Cool – Brothers Johnson

Mother’s Kitchen – Maceo Parker

My Baby Loves Me – Martha Reeves

My Baby Must Be A Magician – Marvelettes

My Cherie Amour – Stevie Wonder

My Girl – Temptations

My Whole World Ended  – David Ruffin

My World Is Empty Without You – Diana Ross

N.T. – Kool & The Gang

Nasty Habits – Tommy Castro

Natives – Victor Wooten

New Moon – Maceo Parker

Nikki’s Groove – Marcus Miller

Nowhere To Run – Martha Reeves

Oh Maceo – Average White Band

One Hundred Ways – David Sanborn

Ooh – Marcus Miller

Ooo Baby Baby – Smokey Robinson

Panther – Marcus Miller

Papa´S Got A Brand New Bag – James Brown

Pass The Peas – Maceo Parker

People Say – The Meters

Pick Up The Pieces – Average White Band

Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry

Please Mr. Postman – Marvelettes

Pluck – Marcus Miller

Power – Marcus Miller

Power Of Soul – Marcus Miller

Pride & Joy – Marvin Gaye

Quicksand – Martha Reeves

Rabbits In The Pea Patch – Maceo Parker

Rampage – Marcus Miller

Reach Out – Average White Band

Reach Out I’ll Be There – Four Tops

Reflections – Diana Ross

Ride The Rhythm – Kool & The Gang

Roadrunne – Jr. Walker

Run For Cover – David Sanborn

Seven Rooms Of Gloom – Four Tops

Shake Me, Wake Me – Four Tops

Shakey Ground – Temptations

Shakey Ground – Etta James

She Caught The Katy – Blues Brothers

Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day – Stevie Wonder

Shop Around – The Miracles

Shotgun – Jr. Walker

Silly Putty – Primus

Simple Song – The Meters

Since I Lost My Baby – Temptations

Sing A Simple Song – Sly & The Family Stone

Sing A Single Song – Maceo Parker

Slam – David Sanborn

So Far Away – David Sanborn

So I Got To Groove – Tower Of Power

Sophisticated Cissy – The Meters

Soul Man – Blues Brothers

Soul With A Capital S – Tower Of Power

South Of The Boulevard – Tower Of Power

Southwick – Maceo Parker

Splatch – Miles Davis

Standing In The Shadow Of Love – Four Tops

Still Waters Run Deep – Four Tops

Stop! In The Name Of Love – Diana Ross

Stretch Your Rubber Band – The Meters

Strum – Marcus Miller

Stubborn Kind Of Fellow – Marvin Gaye

Sugar Sweet – Freddie King

Superstition – Stevie Wonder

Sweet And Tangy – Maceo Parker

Tales – Marcus Miller

Talkin’ Loud & Sayin’ Nothing – James Brown

Taxed To The Max – Tower Of Power

Thank You  – Sly & The Family Stone

Thank You For Talkin’ To Me – Sly & Family Stone

The Bells – The Originals

The Educated Bump – Tower Of Power

The Girl’s Alright With Me – Temptations

The Jugglers – Average White Band

The Message – Average White Band

The Way You Do The Things – Temptations

This Funky Music Makes You Feel Good – War

This Old Heart Of Mine – Isley Brothers

Thunder – S.M.V.

To Busy Thinking About My Baby – Marvin Gaye

Tobacco Road – War

Too Many Fish In The Sea – Marvelettes

Tracks Of My Tears – Smokie Robinson

Two Lovers – Mary Wells

Uptight – Stevie Wonder

Voodoo Woman – Susan Tedeschi

Walking-Home-Together – Maceo Parker

We’re On The Move – Maceo Parker

What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted – J. Ruffin

Whats Going On – Marvin Gaye

When Will You Be Mine – Average White Band

When Your Young & In Love – Marvelettes

Who’s Making Love – Blues Brothers

Why Can’t We Be Friends – War

You Beat Me To The Punch – Mary Wells

You Can Make It If You Try – Sly & Family Stone

You Can’t Hurry Love – Diana Ross

You Got To Funkifize – Tower Of Power

You Keep Me Hanging On – Diana Ross

You Really Got A Hold On Me – Smokey Robinson

You’re The Most – Tower Of Power

Your Precious Love – Marvin Gaye

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