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Cory Henry and The Funk Apostles set to headline Malasimbo music festival / ABS-CBN News

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There are a few things to note about the 10th edition of the Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival in the Philippines. The lineup for this year's festival includes; Award-winning keyboardist Cory Henry and his band; The Funk Apostles who are set to headline . They'll be blessing the event with their unique soul, jazz, and gospel music, such as in the performance below

A Brooklyn native, Henry may be best known for his role in Snarky Puppy, the instrumental jazz-pop orchestra hailed by Rolling Stone as "one of the more versatile groups on the planet right now." He's won a pair of GRAMMY Awards for his work with the band since 2012, but Henry's deft keyboard skills have been blowing minds around the world for more than two decades now. At six, he made his debut at Harlem's legendary Apollo Theater, and at nineteen, he joined the touring band of jazz icon Kenny Garrett. Since then, he's toured or recorded with everyone from Bruce Springsteen and The Roots to P. Diddy and Yolanda Adams in addition to cracking the Top 10 on Billboard's Jazz charts with a pair of solo albums. NPR called him "a master" and said his "musical charisma is a match for a nearly 400 pound organ," while Keyboard Magazine dubbed his playing "soulful, church-y, playful, restrained, and virtuosic," and The Boston Globe raved that "if anyone's going to preach the gospel of the Hammond organ, it should be Cory Henry."

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