diplomats of funk
classic funk & soul
funk & soul to keep your feet moving
Influenced by Sly & the Family Stone, Tower of Power, Earth Wind & Fire, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Donny Hathaway, Billy Preston, James Brown, Prince, The Meters, War, The O'Jays, Kool & the Gang, Jimmy Smith, and Herbie Hancock
jay frigoletto: keyboards/vocals
Bandleader Jay Frigoletto is a veteran of the Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Boston music scenes. As a producer/engineer he is credited on multiple gold, platinum, multi-platinum and Grammy-winning albums, and has worked with a range of artists including Alice in Chains, Ani DiFranco, Black-Eyed Peas, INXS, Oasis, and Eddie Money. A Berklee trained pianist and multi-instrumentalist, he has toured, performed and recorded on both coasts since the age of sixteen with artists such as Peter Prince & Moon Boot Lover, Speech (Arrested Development), Lo Marie, and the Furious Bongos (touring Zappa tribute).
mike moore: guitar/vocals
Mike Moore is a diverse and seasoned guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter in the New England music scene and beyond. From SXSW in Austin to underground rock clubs in Brooklyn he can be seen fronting his rock band Fire in the Field. He has opened for acts such as Creedence Clearwater Revival and has shared the stage with Luther Dickinson (formerly of The Black Crowes) and Peter Prince & Moon Boot Lover. When not performing with The Diplomats of Funk or Fire in the Field he is a sought after hired gun for New England acts such as Red Sky Mary, Michael Bernier & Freevolt, and Miss Fairchild.