JONAS HELLBORG

The badass Danish bass player Ida Nielsen, also dubbed Prince’s “Funk Princess”, was discovered by Prince in 2010. She was a member of The New Power Generation and rock trio 3rdeyegirl until Prince’s death in 2016. Since then, Ida has made a name for herself as a solo artist and band leader with an energetic mix of jazz, funk, rock and pop. Since the release of her third solo album Turnitup (2016), Ida has toured Europe, Asia, Australia and the US with her own band The Funkbots.

Her fourth album “TIME 2 STOP WORRYING (bout the weird stuff)” was released in January 2019. The album once again shows Ida’s acoustically diverse repertoire: Oldschool funk mixed with hiphop and Nusoul. Add to this a sprinkle of beautiful soul inspired ballads, sexy and cool tunes reaching beyond the passionate. But make no mistake. This is the work of Ida the funk bass player – with a built-in passion for experiments and the heavy rhythm of the bass.

“Ida Nielsen – Funk Goddess” | (Bass player magazine)

“Ida is a mother plucker” |(Prince)

“Her name is Ida and she´ll eat a bass” | (Prince)

Line Up

  • Ida Nielsen
  • Zang, bas
  • Richard Lems
  • Drums
  • Kuku Agami
  • Rap
  • Phong Le
  • Toetsen, zang
  • Oliver Engqvist
  • Gitaar, zang
  • Patrick Dorcean
  • Drums, electronica

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