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BeatTips MusicStudy: The Nite Liters – “Excuse Me While I Do My Thing”


Funky Rhythm Section Embellished By Simmering Brass Section


The Nite Liters are essential funk. Aside from the various lessons found in their incredibly high octane arrangements, The Nite Liters should be studied—perhaps mostly— for the “rhythm geniuses” that they are.

For educational purposes…

The Nite Liters – “Excuse Me While I Do My Thing”

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