Boston Horns

Boston Horns

 Boston, Massachusetts, USA

A 7-Piece Jazz/Funk Explosion with a Dash of New Orleans! Mostly original instrumentals and a few nasty vocal jams.


The Boston Horns is a 7-piece funk/jazz/soul band led by founding members Garret Savluk and Jeff Buckridge. The bands compelling mix of funk and jazz has kept them busy performing for clubs, festivals and private events in New England, New York, Montreal, New Orleans and as far away as Tokyo, Japan.
Over the course of 20 years, members of the Boston Horns have collaborated and toured with a wide range of artists including Tower of Power, Extreme, Paquito D’Rivera, Sam Kininger, Johnny A., Shawn Mullins, Greg Piccolo and Susan Tedeschi to name just a few.


Studio Albums:
Shibuya Gumbo - 2007
A Thousand Souls - 2005
You’ve Got to Find Your Own Groove - 2004
East Coast Funk - 2003
Boogie Stop Shuffle - 2001
It’s In Your Face - 1999

Live Albums:
Live 2006
Live 2004
Live 2003
Live 2002
Live 2000

Released in Japan by P-Vine Records:
Givin' up food for funk - 2007
Live from Tokyo - 2006
Live from Boston - 2006
Bring on the Funk - 2006

Released in Japan by Impartmaint:
Speedball - 2011

Airplay (partial list - U.S.):
Live, Mojo Music Studios
WJAB, Huntsville, AL
KJZZ, Mesa, AZ
KASU, State Univ., AR
KUSP, Santa Cruz, CA
KCSM-FM, Hillsdale, CA
KCSS, Turlock, CA
KFSR, Fresno, CA
KKJZ, Long Beach, CA
KMFB, Mendocino, CA
KRML-AM, Carmel, CA
KSJS, San Jose, CA
KSJS-blues, Cupertino, CA
KUSP, Santa Cruz, CA
KZSU, Stanford, CA
KRFC, Ft. Collins, CO
KSUT, Ignasio, CO
KUVO, Denver, CO
KVNF, Paonia, CO
WECS, Willimantic, CT
WPKN, Bridgeport, CT
WRTC, Hartford, CT
WLRN, Miami, FL
WUCF, Orlando, FL
WHCJ, Savannah, GA
KIPO, Honolulu, HI
WFIU, Bloomington, IN
WICR Indianapolis, IN
WVPE, Elkhart, IN
KMUW, Wichita, KS
KEDM, Monroe, LA
WTUL, New Orleans, LA
WWOZ, New Orleans, LA
WFNX, Lynn, MA
WGBH, Boston, MA
WICN, Worcester, MA
WMBR, Cambridge, MA
WMUA, Amherst, MA
WEAA, Baltimore, MD
WESM, Princess Anne, MD
WCMU/WUCX, Mt. Pleasant, MI
WEMU, Ypsilanti, MI
WGVU, Grand Rapids, MI
WKAR, E. Lansing, MI
WNMC, Traverse City, MI
KBEM, Minneapolis, MN
KDHX, St. Louis, MO
KJLU, Jefferson City, MO
WJSU, Jackson, MS
WNNC, Newton, NC
WSHA, Raleigh, NC
WTEB, Greenville, NC
WFDU, Teaneck, NJ
KUNM, Albuqueque, NM
KUNV, Las Vegas, NV
WCDB, Albany, NY
WBGU, Bowling Green, OH
WCLV, Cleveland, OH
WJZA, Columbus, OH
KBOO, Portland, OR
KMHD, Portland, OR
KSMF, Ashland, OR
WDIY, Bethlehem, PA
WQLN, Erie, PA
WRTI, Philadelphia, PA
WSYC, Shippensburg, PA
WRIU, Kingston, RI
WUMR, Memphis, TN
WUOT, Knoxville, TN
KETR, Commerce, TX
KTEP, El Paso, TX
KTSU, Houston, TX
KVLU, Beaumont, TX
WRIR, Richmond, VA
WRUV, Burlington, VT
KEWU, Cheney, WA
KPBX, Spokane, WA
WWSP, Stevens Point, WI
WLSU, La Crosse, WI
WWVU, Morgantown, WV
94.1 FM Radio 2, Skopje, Macedonia

Set List

This is just sample - our repertoire is extensive.

It's in your Face: Original song, Tower of Power-style funk

In the Pink: Original song, up tempo funk / ferocious horn lines

Speedball: Original song, guitar skankin’ funk with funky horns

Ain't it Funky Now: The classic by Jimmy McGriff

Pass the Peas / Bring on the Funk: James and Maceo would be proud…

A Thousand Souls: Original song, spacey, rubato intro, kicks into a jam!

Ask Me Later – Original – Instrumental fun. This song is being covered by funk bands in Japan!

Express Yourself – The funk /soul classic done Boston Horns style!

Pink Polyester – Original, our first hit in Japan! (2006)

Sets average an hour in length. We have done 2 hours straight. We play mostly original music, but do a few covers including; “Crosstown Traffic’, ‘Pass the Peas’, ‘Funk 49’ and ‘Givin' up Food for Funk’.