Papa Grows Funk

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Papa Grows Funk is a funk band from New Orleans.

The band was started by frontman John ‘Papa’ Gros in early 2000, developing from a series of Monday night jam sessions helmed by Gros at New Orleans’ Maple Leaf Bar. Gros would invite some friends down to play, and the impromptu jams became a common bond for a handful of musicians, including guitarist June Yamagishi, sax player Jason Mingledorf, bassist Marc Pero and drummer Jeffery ‘Jellybean’ Alexander.

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