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The Greyboy Allstars return next week with 'Inland Emperor'
The Greyboy Allstars return next week with 'Inland Emperor'

In the mid '90s, there weren't many safer bets on the West Coast for a raucous, funk-leaning good time than San Diego's Greyboy Allstars. Coalescing around the soul and rare groove sounds mined by the city's DJ Greyboy, the Allstars were part of a loosely defined American acid jazz scene that at various points included Soulive, Brooklyn Funk Essentials and offshoots of what became a sort of jazz-leaning instrumental "jam band" circuit. The Allstars even shifted into film work, performing music for Jake Kasdan's 1998 feature, "Zero Effect." While many such bands eventually became cut-out bin curiosities (Liquid Soul, anyone?), the Allstars...

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