The Budos Band

The Budos Band



The Budos Band is an instrumental band recording on the Daptone Records label. The band has nine members (with occasional guests) who on their first studio albums, played instrumental music that was self-described as "Afro-Soul," a term and sound which - in a 2007 interview - baritone saxophone player Jared Tankel elucidated as being drawn from Ethiopian music the band had been listening to that had a soul undercurrent to it, which the band then "sprinkled a little bit of sweet 60's stuff on top" of.[1] Since this time, the band has moved toward playing what they refer to as "70's Psychedelic Instrumental Music."[2]

Jazz, deep funk, Afro-beat, soul and heavy-metal influences can be heard in the Budos Band recordings, all of which were released on Daptone Records and recorded at the label's own studio, Daptone's House of Soul, in Brooklyn, New York. Though they reside in Brooklyn The Budos Band have toured most of North America, Several countries in Europe and parts of Australia.



The Budos Band III
The Budos Band III is the third self-titled album by Staten Island, New York-based group The Budos Band.
Burnt Offering Spotify Playlist Intro
Burnt Offering Spotify Playlist Intro is a song by musical group The Budos Band, released on October 8, 2014.
Burnt Offering
Burnt Offering is an album by musical group The Budos Band, released on October 21, 2014.
The Budos Band EP
The Budos Band EP is an album by musical group The Budos Band, released on June 23, 2009.

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