"The Funk Skunks have been around since the early 80's and are a stable of experienced and talented pro musicians.
The objective was always to play for the enjoyment of the music and the not inconsiderable social aspects after the gigs!
In those days we had no regular singers, usually none at all, but sometimes friends would turn up and do a couple of numbers. I had been playing predominantly on cruise ships in the West Indies and America and had listened to a lot more modern stuff than you could get in Brighton in those days. Everybody else was busking Georgia and Summertime, but we were playing Sergio Mendes, Tom Scott, David Sanborn, and The Crusaders which made us pretty different and we soon built up a bit of a following."