ShopMy NTS
Live now

Live on 1

Live on 2

Fred Wesley

NTS default image

Fred Wesley

Fred Wesley has been played on NTS in shows including Test Pressing, featured first on 10 November 2013. Songs played include House Party, I Am I Be and Breakin' Bread.

Fred Wesley (Born in Mobile, Ala.,July 4, 1943) is an American jazz and funk trombonist, who played with The Ike and Tina Turner Review in 1962 and Hank Ballard and the Midnighters before his best known period as musical director and arranger for James Brown's backing group The J.B.'s in the late 60's through early 1970s.

Beginning in 1968, as a pivotal member of James Brown's hard working band, Fred Wesley played on numerous hit recordings…

tracks
MOST PLAYED TRACKS
House Party
Fred Wesley
RSO, Curtom1980
House Party
Fred WesleyRSO, Curtom1980
Discogs
I Am I Be
De La Soul feat. Busta Rhymes, Chip Fu, Dres, Fred Wesley, Maceo Parker, May May Ali, Pee Wee Ellis
Tommy Boy1993
I Am I Be
De La Soul feat. Busta Rhymes, Chip Fu, Dres, Fred Wesley, Maceo Parker, May May Ali, Pee Wee EllisTommy Boy1993
Discogs
Breakin' Bread
James Brown, Fred Wesley, Bobby Byrd, The J.B.'s
RJPP Gravações Musicais Ltda.2001
Breakin' Bread
James Brown, Fred Wesley, Bobby Byrd, The J.B.'sRJPP Gravações Musicais Ltda.2001
Discogs
House Party
Fred Wesley
RSO1980
House Party
Fred WesleyRSO1980
Discogs