RARE FUNK GROOVING… What s wrong with JAZZ ?
GENRE/STYLE: Afro Funk, Vocal LABEL: Pläne | Germany | 1975
Rare political Afrofunk LP by FASIA on the tiny German Pläne label. Great Musical work outs with Fender-Rhodes, Saxophone, Mini.Moog…
Please listen to “FREDOM”
EBERHARD SCHOENER : BALI-AGUNG
GENRE/STYLE: Afro Funk, Electro LABEL: Hörzu | Germany | 1976
Rare LP by Eberhard Schoener (Moog & Mellotron) with Pete York on Percussion and Siegfried Schwaab on Guitar. Contain the Afro flavored club tune “KETJACK-ROCK”
GARRY BOYLE : STEP OUT!
GENRE/STYLE: Fusion Jazz with Brazilian feeling LABEL: Spiegelei | Germany | 1980
Another nice Fusion LP on the well known German Spiegelei Label. Contains many nice Fusion Jazz tunes, some with a strng Brazilian feeling like “FUCHI CE PESTA”, “JEANIES DANCE” or “GITTE” for example!
THE BOOGIE WOOGIE COMPANY
GENRE/STYLE: Jazz, Latin Jazz LABEL: EMI Columbia | Germany
Nice and rare LP of a German Jazz Quartet called THE BOOGIE WOOGIE COMPANY. Contains a very club friendly Boogaloo Jazz version of „WATERMELON MAN“ with nice guitar sequences.
PASSPORT : IGUACU
GENRE/STYLE: European Jazz , Brazil , Samba LABEL: Atlantic | Germany | 1977 CONDITION: EX/EX
Here we have a very classy German Jazz record by the PASSPORT formation around Klaus Doldinger with many Brazilian tunes, maybe because they have recorded some tracks in Rio de Janeiro . Many genius musicians have worked in this formation, for example Curt Cress, Wolfgang Schmid, Mats Björklund and much more.
The most recommendable tune is the club friendly and funny “SAMBUKADA” a fusion of Samba and Batucada with a hook line from Klaus Doldinger’s saxophone.
RELEASE MUSIC ORCHESTRA : NEWS
GENRE/STYLE: Jazz, Progressive Rock, Crossover, LABEL: BRAIN | Germany | 1979
A wonderful and rare German Progressive Rock record on BRAIN label. Contains the strong Brazilian flavored tune “SOMBRAS”
GENRE/STYLE: Obscure Cover LABEL: HÖR ZU | Germany
AMADINDA PERCUSSION GROUP
GENRE/STYLE: Percussion, Breaks & Beats LABEL: Hungaroton | Hungary | 1987 CONDITION: VG++/ EX+
Rare Hungarian percussion LP by the drummers Zoltan Racz, Karoly Bojtos, Zoltan Vaczi and Zsolt Sarkany. Contains the funky 5,12 min. percussion tune “AFRIKAI” and many other tracks with interesting Breaks and Beats.
MICHAEL KULLICK : VOODOO EXPLOSION
GENRE/STYLE: Percussion, Jazz, Breaks LABEL: ALLES records | Germany
Rare album by Michael Kullick, contains a 4,16 min percussive Fusion track called “VOODOO EXPLOSION”
GENRE/STYLE: Drum Breaks LABEL: BRAIN | Germany | 1979
Rare German Progressive Rock LP on BRAIN label. Contains one track called “EUER LIED” it’s a pure Drum Break, 3 minutes long. Good for take of some Samples!
JOHNNY TAME : INDISTINCT HORIZON
GENRE/STYLE: Percussive Fusion Jazz LABEL: Ariola | Germany
What a surprise to find such a club killer tune on a JOHNNY TAME album, it’s called
“INDISTINCT HORIZONS”, a short but very club friendly percussive saxophone track good to mix with contemporary club music!
CLARE FISCHER : SALSA PICANTE
GENRE/STYLE: Latin Jazz, Brazil LABEL: MPS | Germany | 1979
Rare MPS record by CLARE FISCHER contains many nice and really club friendly Latin Jazz and Brazil tunes like “BACHI”, « DESCARGA – YEMA YA » or “COSMIC FLIGHT” for example.
CLARE FISCHER : MACHACA
GENRE/STYLE: Latin Jazz, Brazil LABEL: MPS | Germany | 1980
Rare MPS record by CLARE FISCHER contains many nice and really club friendly Latin Jazz and Brazil tunes like “CLAVO” or “MACHACA” with a deep groovin’ bass line!
MERIT HEMMINGSON : BALSAM
GENRE/STYLE: Swedish Vocal, Bossa LABEL: EMI | Sweden | 1975
Another nice and rare LP from Sweden by MERIT HEMMINGSON contains many nice Swedish vocal and Bossa tunes. My favorite on this album is the incredible club friendly cover version “I HEARD IT TROGH THE GRAPEVINE” And the lovely Scat Vox tune called “TANGA!” with a strong Brazilian feeling!
ROBERTO BLANCO : HEUTE SO
GENRE/STYLE: German Vocal, Big Band LABEL: CGS | Germany | 1970
This is the very rare first album from ROBERTO BLANCO a German singer with Cuban roots. Contains an incredible version of “AQUARIUS – LET THE SUNSHINE IN” with strong brass section and the typical deep voice of ROBERTO BLANCO. LP comes in a nice foldout cover.
The cover has damage on the backside!
CHARLY ANTOLINI’S POWER DOZEN
GENRE/STYLE: Big Band, Brazil, Drum Breaks LABEL: EMI | Germany
Here we have a crazy German QUADROPHONIE compilation from 1973. There are also other German artists like the well know BERRY LIPMAN ORCHESTRA. But the best is that it contains a tune from CHARLY ANTOLINI’S POWER DOZEN it’s a mix of „YOU ARE MY INSPIRATION“ and the Latin Killer „UELA UELA“ wirtten and arragend by Eric Thöner. Listen here to the COMPLETE TRACK!
BRASIL TROPICAL SOUND : BRASIL
GENRE/STYLE: Brazil , Bossa LABEL: MFP | Belgium | 1975
One of those Dutch Brazil productions, contains some nice cover version of Brazilian classics by Jorge Ben like “PAIS TROPICAL” or “FIO MARAVILLIA”. But the best is the lazy and dope club tune “MALARIA FIEBRE”, comes great at a late hour!