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    Let's Groove together this holiday season and all year long.
    Brought to you by VisitDetroit.com
    Follow-us on Facebook to stay up to date on all things Detroit! 
    (Detroit’s Tribute to The Funk)

    Original song by Funkadelic was released in1978 by Warner Bros. 
    Songwriters: George Clinton Jr., Walter Morrison and Garry Shider.
    Published by Bridgeport Music, Inc. BMI

    Performed by The Detroit Academy of Arts & Sciences Choir
    ft. King Bethel and Anaiya Hall

    DAAS choir includes:
    Sincere Austin, Ireland Bradley, Kyndall Bouldin, Drie Boyd, Alonzo Dock, Aniya Elkins, Taylor Glover, Morgann Hicks, Ari'Onah Jackson, Precious Jackson, Jeremiah Johnson, Tania Kato, Lucinda Liggions, Brionna Mahone, DeShawn Marks, Akeylah Mason, Charles McLean, Lillyan Orr-Mercer, Jessie Miller, Joslyn Mosley, Marcus Parker, Brandon Payton, Aja Ross, Aianya Smith, Ashanti Wade, Alanah Wingfield, Rian Woods

    Choir Direction by Angela Kee
    Dr. Ras Mikey C, Director of Choreography 

    Also featuring:
    Chi Amen-Ra, Percussion
    Efe Bes, Percussion
    Duminie Deporres, Guitar
    Amp Fiddler, Synthesizer
    Larry Fratangelo, Percussion
    LaShawn D. Gary, Keys & Key Bass 
    Eric “Rain Man” Gaston, Drums

    Video presented by VisitDetroit.Com and the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau

    Executive producer, director and editor, Bill Bowen, Octane Design
    Co-produced by Mike Ellison, AddisDetroit

    Song produced and arranged by Mike Ellison and LaShawn D. Gary
    Spoken word written by Mike Ellison

    Recorded at the Tempermill in Ferndale, MI
    Sound engineers Tony Hamera and Jake Shives
    Mixed by Carlos Gunn, Masterpiece Sound Studios 
    Mastered by Danny Leake, Urban Guerrilla Engineers

    Directors of photography: Andrew Stefanik, Iron Coast and Myron Watkins II
    Cameras: Ed Knight and Scott West

    It takes a village. Thanks to these people for their help.
    All the parents of these beautiful children for allowing their kids to be at the various locations for filming.
    Talent coordination by Ann Delisi, AddisDetroit
    Interpretive performer, Dr. Ras Mikey C
    Appearance by B-Boy, Haleem “Stringz” Rasul
    Armen Boladian, Bridgeport Music, Inc.
    Scott L. Guy, The Riviera Group Management
    Crystal McMahon, DMCVB
    PM, Christine Ribusovski, Octane Design
    And anyone we may have missed : )

    Special thanks to these locations/organizations:
    Capoeira Mandinga Detroit 
    Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
    Detroit Institute of Art
    Downtown Detroit Partnership (Capitol Park and Cadillac Square)
    Eastern Market 
    Guardian Building 
    Great Lakes Crossing Outlets
    The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation (Rosa Parks bus)
    The Majestic Theatre
    Motown Museum 
    Narrow Way Cafe 
    The Riverfront Conservancy
    Royal Transportation Co.
    Yum Village

    Image of George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic performing in Waterfront Park, Louisville, Kentucky on July 4th, 2008 by JMSchneid. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
    See why you can't stop Detroit at VisitDetroit.com

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