PRESS

"Listened to the whole album, which is rare for me. I dig the diversity of styles, and yet the sound has some unity. You know what you are doing and I'm impressed." - Rickey Vincent


"I was already a Valenti fan from his charismatic work with the Effinays. This album cements his place among my favorite DFW musicians." - Eric Nadel



"Dirty from the downbeat of its opening track, Irving/Bear Creek, the self-titled solo debut of Valenti Funk promises to live up to its creator’s middle name."  - Ft. Worth Star Telegram

 

“Overall, with superb musicianship and songwriting craft, plus a stellar vocal

performance from LaLa Johnson, it all adds up a blistering piece of funk that Stevie

Wonder would approve of. Like Stevie, Valenti is a versatile musician/songwriter

and I’m looking forward to hearing his debut album, which should help to establish

him as a major talent.” – The Faulkner Review
 

 

“Listening to this, you get the feeling that the musicians could jam forever if they

wanted to…and you could groove to this for even much longer!”- Independent Music

News
 

 

“The album “Valenti”, sounds like one of those essential recordings from the late

70’s, filled with funk, soul, reggae and just downright good music.” – Independent

Music News
 

 

Valenti Funk’s self-produced debut album Valenti is an exploration of jazz, funk, 

gospel, reggae and hip-hop that sits right on the cutting edge.” – GoodBAMMSho
 

 

Valenti is a fantastic expression of a great artist and innovative producer.” – GoodBAMMSho
 

 

Valenti Funk is able to combine old with new, digital with analog, acoustic with

electric, all while drawing from an extremely wide range of musical genres.” –  GoodBAMMSho