….. RARE FUNK GROOVES …..
NOVA BOSSA NOVA
GENRE/STYLE: Brazil, Bossa Nova LABEL: MPS (STEREO 21 21557-1) | Germany | 1972
Lovely, rare and essential. This MPS LP was recorded in Rio de Janeiro with some genius Brazilian musicians like MARIA BETHANIA for example. Contains 12 lovely Brazil tunes like “MADRUGADA”
This LP comes in a lovely designed gatefold cover.
ORCHESTER NINI DE LA PLATA : FEURIGE RHYTHMEN AUS RIO
GENRE/STYLE: Orchestral Brazilian music, Latin LABEL: Irritren | Germany
This is POP SHOPPING! Irritren was a burn ointment by a german Pharmacy concern and this LP was a give away anywhere in the 70’s. Please click the cover picture to see the backside.
The LP contains 11 tunes played by ORCHESTER NINI DE LA PLATA. All tunes are anywhere between Brazil, Latin and crazy Orchestral music. Rare and obscure stuff!
Please listen to the funny vocal tune “THE CHICKEN AND THE HEN”
THE PASSIONATE FEW : JUNGLE LOVE
GENRE/STYLE: Afro, Brazil, Voodoo Drums, Percussion LABEL: Baccarola | Germany
Really obscure and ultra rare LP by a strange formation called THE PASSIONATE FEW released in the 70’s. Contains a firework of Afro Brazilian Drums and Percussion. Sometimes with funny vocals.
Some of the recommended tunes are “JUNGLE CHASE”, “COM-BA-SEE”, “SAFARI JUNGLE MAZE” or “SPARE DANCE”
Also highly interesting for producers are looking for some crazy Tribal Beats.
Wonderful designed cover sleeve.
ELKIN & NELSON
GENRE/STYLE: Latin, Progressive, Fusion, Vocal LABEL: CBS | Spain | 1974
Rare and very in demand Spanish Progressive LP by ELKIN & NELSON. Contains many really good tracks and some real floor fillers like “SAMBA SAMBA”, “LIGHT MY FIRE”, « CHEVRE” and classic killer tune “VAMONOUS” or the funny “AL CARNAVAL”
Highly recommendable! Album comes in a nice gatefold cover.
Unfortunately is the Cover in bad condition, had water damage. Also the vinyl is just VG+ with some minor scratches but plays fine near without any noises.
MARY ROOS : WORAUS MEINE LIEDER SIND
GENRE/STYLE: European Vocal, Bossa, Brazil LABEL: CBS | Germany | 1972
Lovely and very seldom LP by the outstanding female German singer MARY ROOS. Contains many nice Bossa and Vocal tunes like the chilled tune “MORGENS UM FÜNF” for example. Or the cover version of the Brazilian tune “N’OUBLIE PAS LOSQUE” by G. Costa.
YASUKO, LOVE BIRD : SUNGLOW
GENRE/STYLE: Japanese Vocal Jazz, Brazil LABEL: Invitation | Japan | 1981
This one is really amazing, female vocal stuff and really not to get outside of Japan. But I have the pleasure to offer one copy in superb condition here.
Contains Brazilian the club killer tune “SKINDO-LE-LE”
But also many other nice vocal tunes like the fast Bossa Scat Vox track “SHE~SENIOR DREAMS” for example.
Highly recommended and will become in massive demand…
THE KENNY CLARKE – FANCY BOLAND BIG-BAND : ALL BLUES
STYLE: European Big-Band Jazz LABEL: MPS [CRM 747 – 654 461 S2] | Germany
A true must have vinyl pearl for all collectors of European Big Band records.
Some of the musicians: KENNY CLARKE, FANCY BOLAND, DUSKO GOJKOVIC, RONNIE SCOTT, AKE PERSSON, KENNY CLARE, SAHIB SHIHAB…
THE WILDMAN, THE JAMFS ARE COMING, AT RONNIE’S, ALL BLUES, OPERN DOOR, DIA-BLEU, TOTAL BLUES.
Record comes in a nice gatefold cover!
THE KENNY CLARKE – FANCY BOLAND BIG-BAND : MORE SMILES
STYLE: European Big-Band Jazz LABEL: CRYSTAL JAZZ | Germany
A true must have vinyl pearl for all collectors of European Big Band records. Some of the musicians: KENNY CLARKE, FANCY BOLAND, DUSKO GOJKOVIC, AKE PERSSON, SAHIB SHIHAB, JOHNNY GRIFFIN, ERIK VAN LIER, IDREES SULIEMAN…
JOHNNY ONE NOTE, LULLABY ON THE LEAVES, BEI DIR WARS IMMER SO SCHÖN, MY FAVORITE THINGS, JUST IN TIME, ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT, NOVEMBER GIRL, MY HEART BELONGS TO DADDY, LOVE FOR SALE.
Record comes in a nice gatefold cover!
JAZZ FOR FUN : WOLFGANG LAUTH QUARTETT +2
GENRE/STYLE: Rare and Funky Euro Jazz LABEL: TREND | Austria
Here we have a ultra rare Jazz record on the small TREND label from Austria. Wolfgang Lauth, Fritz Hartuschuh, Fritz Münzer Klaus R. Nagel Peter Lübke Jochen Schaal and Thomas Tcheschner are the musicians in this formation.
The LP contains nice Bossa tunes like “MOVING WAVES” but my favorite is the track “ERNOS BISTRO” with strong drums and wonderful vibes…
REICHOW JAZZ FORMATION : AS TIME GOES BY…
GENRE/STYLE: Big Band Jazz, Scat Vox LABEL: Luzifer | Germany
This is an ultra rare local private pressed LP. Some local working musicians in a Big Band Formation. The singer, Pete Lanchaster, is performing a scurrile and seldom heard Style of Scat Vox with a deep voice. Recommended tunes “YOU ARE THE SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE”, “OPUS DE FUNK” and “THE GIRL FROM IPENEMA”
PLEASE LISTEN TO THE SOUND SAMPLE!
Highly recommended! Cover and record in superb condition!
As usual for ultra rare private press, we have a autograph by the artist on the cover sleeve…
JET : MIXED EMOTIONS
GENRE/STYLE: Funky Club Samba LABEL: KN | Sweden | 1982
Very rare, was a private press only a couple of hundred and never commercially released.
Also in massive demand at the moment, every DJ wants to have because this LP contains the dance floor nugget “SUNRISE SAMBA”
Cover and specially Vinyl are in superb condition!
COMBO RONNY BUHRE : HELLO, GOOD EVENING
GENRE/STYLE: Funky Brazil Vocal Jazz LABEL: BUREC | Holland
This records is really incredible, contains « DEIXE QUE DIGA » a brilliant jazz jive club version of the Brazilian DEIXA ISSO PRA LA track.
BAJAZZO : FASTEN SEAT BELTS!
GENRE/STYLE: Female Vocal, Scat, brazil LABEL: AMIGA | East Germany | 1982
Rare East German Latin, Brazil flavored record featuring PASCAL VON WROMBLEWSKI released on the AMIGA label. Contains 8 wonderful tracks, funky female vocal stuff for the dance floor!
Please listen to “SAMBALITA” but there are more lovely tunes, also some nice cover version like “STREET LIFE” or “A NIGHT IN TUNESIA” and other Brazilian infused tunes like “MARACUJA” and “FASTEN SEAT BELTS!”
Really a must have gem for all DJs and Collector of female Scat Vox stuff from Europe with a Brazilian tingle.
COMPLETORIUM : PURPUROWA BOSSA/THE PURPLE BOSSA
GENRE/STYLE: Jazz, Bossa, Brazil LABEL: Muza | Poland
Wonderful Bossa LP from Poland, contains many lovely Bossa, Percussive Up-tempo and Samba tunes like ”SPAIN”, “CARAVAN”, “KROTKA SAMBA” or the title theme “PURPLE BOSSA”
Some Great East European Jazz musicians around the guitar player KRZYSZTOF WOLINSKI.
MARIANNE MENDT : LIEDER SONG SCHLAGER
GENRE/STYLE: Vocal Jazz, Bossa LABEL: EMI | Germany | 1974
Nice and very rare album by the Austrian singer MARIANNE MENDT. Contains a wonderful Bossa tune called “DU BIST DER SONNENSCHEIN FÜR MICH”
For me is this one of the best cover versions of Stevie Wonder’s “YOU ARE THE SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE”. Highly recommendable!
ASTON REYMERS RIVALER : TVAL
GENRE/STYLE: Swedish Rock, Samba LABEL: Metronome | Sweden | 1981
On this scurrile Swedish LP I discovered a real club killer called “BETA SAMBA”
I played in the last time a couple of times at my DJ Sets and the people really love it. An amazing club tune, really essential for DJs that also play European Brazil flavored stuff! A true must!
GENRE/STYLE: Funky Jazz, Vocal, Brazil LABEL: ROXON | Germany | 1983
Here we have a nice and very rare record by a formation called RE with musicians like: Mathias Erlewein, Horst Götz, Bernd Hufnagel…and many more. Also with well known guest artist like JOE GALLARDO, KATRIN HAUG or FREDDY SANTIAGO
On this LP are 5 really lovely tunes anywhere between Funky Vocal, Brazil, Latin, Jazz, Scat Vox, Fusion….
Please take a listen to the unique tune “HOY TOCA EL RE”
Wonderful record in superb condition!
JOEL VANDROOGENBROECK : JOEL HOWEVER
GENRE/STYLE: Funky Library Samba LABEL: COLORSOUND | Germany
Rare Library LP by JOEL VANDROOGENBROECK well known from his Band BRAINTICKET. Yes, this LP contains the killer jazz samba club track « SAMBA PARA NORMA » well known from some compilations which came up the last years…very in demand!
NOC W’EUROPEJSKIM’ : NIGHT IN THE ’EUROPEJSKIM’
GENRE/STYLE: Funny Orchestral, Brazil LABEL: MUZA | Poland
As I discovered this one some years ago, I was really happy that I have finally found a dance floor acceptable version of the often (unfortunately cheesy) covered track “BRAZIL”
VOLKER KRIEGEL : TOPICAL HARVEST
GENRE/STYLE: Fusion Jazz LABEL: MPS | Germany | 1976
Yes, this one goes Latin, Maybe because RAY MANTILLA plays Percussion on this LP. Ten lovely tunes between lazy listening and lively Fusion dance floor stuff. For example the strong Brazilian infused tune “BAHIA NEXT YEAR”