East Coast

East Coast were an American soul-funk band from N.Y.C. that released a self-titled album on Bernard Purdie‘s Encounter Records in 1973.

Members: Gregory Johnson (keyboards), Gwen Guthrie (vocals), Larry Blackmon (drums), Pat Grant [Haras Fyre] (trombone), Michael Harris (percussion), Melvin Whay (bass), James Wheeler (alto saxophone)


  • East Coast (1973)
  • “Meat the Beat” / “East Coast Theme” (1979)
  • “The Rock” (1979)

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