Sam’s Jams 008: Weldon Irvine - We Gettin’ Down

In 1975 Weldon Irvine released his album Spirit Man. The first song on the album is We Gettin’ Down, which is a nod to Herbie Hancock’s song from 1973 Chameleon, was sampled in 1993 by A Tribe Called Quest on their song Award Tour. 

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Sam Beaubien

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Sam is the founder and leader of the acclaimed ensemble, Will Sessions, a premier Detroit ensemble.

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