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Subject: Scotty Miller, Songwriter & drummer (Instant Funk)


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Date Posted: Thursday, April 20, 04:32:32pm

b. Steven Scott Miller, 22nd August 1951, Trenton, New Jersey, U.S.A.
 
d. 11th April 2017, Capital Health Regional Medical Center, Trenton, New Jersey, U.S.A.
 
The songwriter and drummer from the band Instant Funk, Scotty Miller, has died. He was 65.
Scotty was educated and graduated from Trenton Central High School.
Whilst at school, Raymond Earl met Scotty and they formed a group called The Music Machine.
The group gigged around New Jersey, before merging with another group called the TNJ’s.
Bunny Sigler took the group under his wing, releasing a couple of singles under that name.
The TNJ’s became Instant Funk, who went on to release 7 albums.
Scotty co-wrote Instant Funk’s evergreen 1979 dancer, ‘I Got My Mind Made Up’, as well as performed on many albums, by the likes of Carl Carlton, Gabor Szabo, Bunny Sigler, The Salsoul orchestra, Archie Bell & The Drells, Johnny Nash, Loleatta Holloway, Double Exposure, Evelyn Champagne King and The O’Jays amongst others.
 
Funeral service will be 11am Wed April 19, 2017 at Union Baptist Church 301 Pennington Ave. Trenton, NJ.

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