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7th Annual Roots Jam Session Hosted By Jimmy Fallon - Red Carpet

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Chuck Brown attends the 7th Annual Roots Jam Session hosted by Jimmy Fallon at The Music Box on February 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Toby Canham/Getty Images)

Funk pioneer Chuck Brown dies

Chuck Brown, who styled a unique mix of funk, soul and Latin party sounds to create go-go music in the nation's capital, has died after suffering from pneumonia. He was 75.