- Tower of Power
- Funk/ Jazz/ Soul
Oakland-based American brass-funk band from California formed in 1968. Current line-up features Emilio Castillo - backing/ lead vocals, Stephen Kupka - saxophone/ songwriting, Francis Prestia - bass, David Garibaldi - drums, Larry Braggs - vocals, Roger Smith - keys, Tom E. Politzer - saxophone, Adolfo Acosta - trumpet, Michael Bogart - trumpet/ trombone/ flugelhorn and Mark Harper - bass.
Key albums include "East Bay Grease", "Back to Oakland" and "Urban Renewal". US hits include "Don't Change Horses (In The Middle of the Stream)", "So Very Hard To Go" and "Hipper Than Hip".