AMERICA NORTH: USA: New York (NY)
Quincy Jones, Miles Davis, Mother's Finest, Mint Condition, Prince, Chaka Khan
Ruperto C. Ifil founder of NY Funk Alliance sincen 2003 ~ resides in Woodstock, NY works as a freelance, drummer, producer, event promoter and manager. Began his musical career in partnership with avant garde musician Arthur Rhames in 1970.
Ruperto has played with a variety of musicians in a number of genres including Jaco Pastorius, members of Mandrill, Bad Brains, Parliament/Funkadelic, Da Flash Band, the John Schrader Band, the Duchess of Funk, Heavy Weather, Electric Rubyfish, and of course, NY Funk Alliance.
His legacy includes building one of the largest arts and entertainment complexes in Ulster Counrty in 2001 and ran it successfully for a decade, before dedicating himself full to performing and producing...this story has just entered a new chapter.
Ruperto Ifil, Jon Coghill, Flash Johnson, Denis Elmore
joined: 06/27/11 10:55:36