Farnell Newton & The Othership Connection PDX Funksters

Revitalizing Funk & Soul with a new twist, Farnell Newton & The Othership Connection has been stirring up a ton of noise on the NW music scene. Led by Trumpeter Farnell Newton, who currently tours with Jill Scott & Bootsy Collins, The Othership Connection brings a sound that blends the old with the new.  They are gaining a reputation of funkin’ up stages all night long.

Trumpeter Farnell Newton is one of the most versatile musicians & educators in the Northwest, playing straight ahead jazz, funk, Latin music, soul, hip hop, and more. In the last few years, Newton toured with 3-time Grammy Winner & award winning Actress Jill Scott.  Farnell has also performed with a who’s who of world class artists including, Stevie Wonder, George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Cee-Lo Green, Karl Denson, Lettuce, George Duke, Brian Blade, Eric Benet, Lalah Hathaway, Mike Phillips, Fred Wesley, Charlie Wilson, and more!