GET DOWN: THE INFLUENCE OF JAMES BROWN
EPISODIO 1 “THE FUNKY DRUMMER”

Get Down, The Influence Of James Brown is a three-part miniseries narrated by Questlove (The Legendary Roots Crew) that unravels the question of how James Brown changed American music forever. The first episode examines “The Funky Drummer”, the single released in 1970, which appears on the album, “In A Jungle Groove”. Brown’s band, specifically the legendary drummer Clyde Stubblefield, set in motion one of the most devastating moments in music, in this episode the super producer Lord Finesse and the founder of Wax Poetics, Andre Torres, analyze exactly the influence of “Funky Drummer ”.

DESIGN AND ANIMATION

Together with the Dreambear team and UMe Urban Legends we took care of the design and animation of this amazing project centered on the figure of James Brown. In this work we use different techniques and resources to approach the work: collage, illustration, video interviews, photo and video footage…

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FINAL FRAMES

A quick look at the episode through some of the styleframes we made for the project.

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