Concept: suite-like jazz-rock with brilliant solo passages combined
with electronic styles of the 90s in form of live interpreted ambient
and jungle grooves.
Their legendary live album was recorded in the
Viennese jazz club "Porgy & Bess" in 1997. The 14 works of Mair,
Lang and Sarne were developed between 1986 and 1996. Since founded in
1989 Manfred Sarne, Stefan Wessel, Alexander Lackner (b) und Richard
Halbemmer (dr) also belong to the ensemble. Guest musicians: Lorenz
Raab (tp), Martin Fuss, Jürgen Jagfeld (sax).
(Newspaper) AZ, 15 June 1991, Popodrom final (1st prize audience, 2nd
prize jury): "The fourth and by far the most interesting finalist comes
from a totally different world: the "Funkmothers" play their
instrumental funk-jazz mixture, interlarded with witty breaks, with
rousing dynamics and, in their young unspoiled way, with unbelievable