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Afrofunk Forum Host: Robert Fox

Robert Fox is the bass player for Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band as well as the Business Director for Grigri Discs. Robert has been playing and collecting music for twenty-five years and is a student of many musical genres. His musical influences include Duke Ellington, Fela Kuti, Bob Marley, John Zorn, MC5, The Velvet Underground, Manu Chao and Johnny Cash. He is a social justice activist who has also worked as a photojournalist, community organizer, translator and fill-in blues radio DJ. He once shook hands with B.B. King while wearing a shirt that said "I Am B.B. King."

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