Lonnie Smith aka Dr. A personal favorite from the New York based latin-influenced jazz fusion group, who released four albums in the mid-late seventies. Post jazz-funk era, later in the early s, he threw electronic influences into the jazz-funk mix when he created Future Shock album. Featured on one of the most unique and greatest recordings from the Legendary Latin percussionist. Dom Um Romao was a Brazilian jazz drummer, percussionist and composer who released a number of brilliant recordings during the mid-seventies. A third feature is the shift of proportions between composition and improvisation. The UK e. Composer, vibraphonist, and vocalist Roy Ayers is one of the greatest jazz-funk musicians of our time. The song features some soaring and soulful vocals by Cheryl Alexander with spiritual lyrics questioning our purpose both on Earth and the afterlife. Certainly one of his greatest recordings, and for someone that is so accomplished … that is saying something.
Jazz-funk is a subgenre of jazz music characterized by a strong back beat ( groove), electrified. Post jazz-funk era, later in the early s, he threw electronic influences into the jazz-funk mix when he created Future Shock album.
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The genre. If the song identified stronger with funk, disco, spiritual jazz, or early on tracks from the late 60s to the early 80s, basically the essentials. Some Early 80s Soul & Funk Classics. by chakasmoothjazz. Positive Force - We Got The Funk (Original US re-edit version vinyl ).
The UK e. This type of music was also heavily played on Europe's first soul radio station, Radio Invicta.
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Mike HollandGermany e. Definitely a personal favorite.
I hope you' ll like it. This is a mix I put together indocumenting music that was played on the Jazz-Funk scene in the UK during the early 80's.
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It illustrates how things would. During oldies were a vital part of a Jazz-Funk night due to the lack of current releases of a similar quality. The list below was handed out at Wigan Pier and.
Now things just got serious … and therefore I accept any criticism for having this track so high in the countdown.
Mike HollandGermany e. He released a string of essential jazz-funk recordings off the now considered legendary New York-based label Groove Merchant, and his title track to his album featuring Levy both on guitar and vocals sits right at the top of the list.
Overall, a brilliant track and one of the most notable crossover jazz-influenced recordings of our time.
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Both issues continue to be very rare finds.
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|The track was included on the recording Gene Harris of The Three Soundsand even though there is a reference to The Three Sounds group, none of the other members appeared on the album.
This article needs additional citations for verification. Mike HollandGermany e. A third feature is the shift of proportions between composition and improvisation.
You can hear the Earth, Wind, and Fire influence on this one.
Unlike New Romantic, Goth, and so many other fast fashions that whipped through the UK in the early 80s, British jazz-funk is barely known in. Starting in the mids, these progenitors of funk took soul, jazz, and. swag, or wearing as much glitter, as Rick James in the early '80s.
A third feature is the shift of proportions between composition and improvisation.
In the late s, the work of rare groove crate diggers—DJs in England who were interested in looking back into the past and re-discovering old tunes, such as Norman Jay and Gilles Peterson and hip hop DJ's such as Marley Marl in the US, have both the jazz community and the pop professionals beginning to understand the value of the genre. With the launching of BeatCaffeineI thought it was important that one of my early posts did two things 1 compile a list of recordings that would both help set the tone for this site, and 2 create an opportunity for personal exploration into what has become my one of my favorite music genres to collect, listen to, and learn about.
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An all-time classic that sounds as if it was recorded during an outer space mission to the moon. Recorded in a trio setting and released on MPS Records, the track features a deep funk bass line from German bassist Peter Trunk that lays the foundation for the piece.