Jonny Rubin

is Dr. Funk

A Little About the Doc

"It's all about having a good time, all the time"

My name is Jonny Rubin aka Dr Funk and I play the bass guitar. Originally from Sunderland, I now live in Newquay, Cornwall (I was actually born in California), where I mix my love of surfing with music.

I play the bass with a loop pedal to play the melody of songs. I love to slap the bass and am influenced by Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers, Louis Johnson, Larry Graham and others and I have been playing since the age of 12.

From the age of 16 I developed a passion for jazz and found a love for a bass player called Marcus Miller. I have had my own dream to be a lead bass player in a big band, ever since.

I have played in bands since since 2006, when I was 14, most recently in ‘The Big Sets’, a funk and blues band. This is where I adopted the name Dr Funk (I even have it tattooed on the inside of my bottom lip).

I have been busking since the age of 16, at first slapping the bass without a loop pedal on a 5 watt portable Marshall amplifier in Newcastle Metro stations. I now use the Boss RC 3 loop pedal with a portable Roland Bass Cube and you can find me busking most days on the streets of Cornwall.

I have gained a large following on social media sites after being filmed busking in Barcelona by Mark Laird. One of the videos was seen by a popular Facebook group called Music Life. The video has so far had nearly 7 million views and it made me realise what a power medium social media is.

Anyway I hope you all enjoy what I have to give you, and I am very grateful for all the love that you have given me.

I hope to see you at one of my shows when I’m on the big stage! 

Peace! 
Jonny aka Dr Funk

Keeping it Funky

Here's some of my videos

and some photos

Merchandise

Fill the Funk Flask

Buy my new album for £4.99 right here...

My latest album is called "Fill the Funk Flask". It is a 14 track album, with my interpretations of 11 well known songs, plus 4 of my own compositions.

The album is for download only and after you have completed your purchase, click on "Return to Merchant" to reach the download page. 

Dr Funk - Fill the Funk Flask



Tracklisting:
01. Roadrunner (Dr Funk) 
02. Can't Stop (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
03. Third Stone from the Sun (Jimi Hendrix)
04. Boogie On Reggae Woman (Stevie Wonder)
05. Skids McDuck (Dr Funk)
06. Feel it Still (Portugal. The Man)
07. Get Lucky (Daft Punk)
08. Jean Pierre (Miles Davis)
09. Ms Jeffers (Dr Funk)
10. Pick up the Pieces (Average White Band)
11. Pluck (Marcus Miller)
12. Purple Haze (Jimi Hendrix)
13. Superstition (Stevie Wonder)
14. Papa Was a Rolling Stone (The Temptations)

Buy the instant download now for £4.99!
(remember to click on "Return to Merchant" after completing payment.)


The Dr Funk EP

Buy my EP for £4.99 and the first 100 purchasers will get a limited edition album of demos.

The Dr Funk EP

Buy my EP and the first 100 purchasers will get a limited edition 13 track, 60 minute album of my demos.

The EP is for download only and after you have completed your purchase, click on "Return to Merchant" to reach the download page.

Tracklisting:
01. Benevolent
02. Gullible
03. Interval
04. Morning Mood
05. Surf Funk

Buy the instant download now for £4.99! 
(remember to click on "Return to Merchant" after completing payment.)


The Big Sets - Sex Wax EP

This is the EP I have recorded with my band, The Big Sets

The Big Sets - Sex Wax EP

Four of the band's self-penned tracks. Full of energy, blues and funk.
The EP is sold in CD format and will be posted to the specified address.

Tracklisting:
01. Perfect Woman
02. Come with You
03. I'm Gonna Get Drunk
04. Get Down

UK: £4.99 (+ £2.00 postage)



Europe and Overseas: £4.99 (+ £5.00 postage)


The Big Sets - T-Shirt

Official Big Sets T-Shirts

The Big Sets Official T-Shirt

Made from heavy cotton, with the band's logo on the front in white text.



UK: £12.99 (+ £3.00 postage)

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Europe and Overseas: £12.99 (+ £6.00 postage)

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Contact Me

Email:

jonnyrubin@mail.com

Mobile:

07957-746580

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