………. RARE FUNK GROOVING …..
MICHEL PETRUCCIANI TRIO : ESTATE
GENRE/STYLE: European Jazz, Latin LABEL: RIVIERA | Italy | 1983
Michael Petrucciani (Pinao), Furio Di Castri (Bass), Aldo Romano (Drums). This LP contains the wanted tune “SAMBA DES PROPHETES” with a nice Piano line.
BUKI YAMAZ AND DEBBIE CAMERON : MAYBE WE
GENRE/STYLE: Funky Jazz, Vocal LABEL: CBS records | 1979
CONDITION: VG– / EX (close to NM)
Rare LP contains the jazzy and soulful 80’s vocal funk tune “MAYBE WE“ well known from the compilation COPENHAGEN DANCEFLOOR CLASSICS
But there are many more great scat vox and instrumental jazz tunes on this album for example is there a track called “LOSE THEM“ also with funky female vocals and percussive Latin flavor…GREAT!
CONEXION LATINA : CALORCITO
GENRE/STYLE: Latin, Salsa LABEL: Enja | Germany
Contains wonderful Vocal and Instrumental tracks like « LATIN GROOVE » and « COMO EL VIENTO »! Very nice Latin Jazz album! Take a listen to the SOUND CLIP
GENRE/STYLE: Fusion Jazz LABEL: Compendium | Norway | 1977
Rare self titled album By BLOW OUT from Norway. Interesting Rock Fusion Jazz stuff with many Latin Rhythms, Percussions, Beats and a Brazilian flavor…Recorded 1977 at Oslo.
GURU GURU : GLOBETROTTER
GENRE/STYLE: Fusion Jazz, Rock, Brazil LABEL: Brain | Germany | 1977
Another lovely LP by Mani Neumeiers GURU GURU formation that includes a really interesting sound mixture with Afro, Latin and Brazil infused Fusion and Jazz-rock tunes. Listen for example to “DA WEE” a 5,12 minute Brazil flavored vocal tune with strong Percussion.
GENRE/STYLE: Funky Russian Disco Boogie LABEL: MELODIA | USSR | 1979
CONDITION: VG / EX
Crazy Russian Disco Boogie LP with really nice female vocals by Alla Pugatschewa, contains one Brazilian appeared club tune called “THREE WISCHES”
Highly recomendeble, and comes in massive demand next time, belive me!
GENRE/STYLE: German Vocal, Jazz LABEL: POLYDOR | Germany
This record by Dalia Lavi contains a excellent German Sung version of the classic tune “FEVER” with funky Organ grooves. LP comes in a wonderful designed cover sleeve!
PASCAL VON WROBLEWSKY : SWINGING POOL
GENRE/STYLE: European Brazil , Vocal LABEL: AMIGA | East Germany
Great female German vocal jazz record with many very nice Latin and Bossa tracks. Really rare AMIGA stuff from eastern Germany for the dance floor!….If you love obscure Brazil stuff from Germany , this one is excellent. If you would ask me, the track « SWINGING POOL » is the best, but there are much more great tracks with funky scat vox on this LP, for example “WATERMELON MAN”, “DINDI”, “FOOL ON THE HILL” or “THE MORE I SEE YOU”.
Musicians are: Pascal von Wroblewsky (vocals) and Studio Orchestra Reihard Walter.
RUNE GUSTAFSSON : MOVE
GENRE/STYLE: Scat Vox, Guitar Jazz LABEL: TOLEDO | SWEDEN | 1977
CONDITION: EX- (cut out)/NM
Wonderful Swedish Jazz LP on the TOLEDO Label.
Musicians are Rune Gustafsson, Jojje Wandeius, Janne Schaffer, Pekka Pohijola, Mads Vinding and Ed Thipgpen. Contains “FEELINGS” and other really lovely Guitar Jazz and Scat Vox tunes…
PLESE LISTEN TO THE SOUND SAMPLE!
JOHANN WOLFGANG GOEHTE UNIVERSITÄT : JAZZ UND ROCK AN DER UNI
GENRE/STYLE: Bossa , Brazil , Vocal, Instrumental LABEL: LYRA | Germany | 1985
CONDITION: NM-/ NM
What a pleasure to offer a second copy of this ultra rare release of the JOHANN WOLFGANG GOEHTE UNIVERSITÄT FRANKFURT. Strong limited just for the College-age-group of 1985. This LP contains tunes by the College-Big Band and from other Jazz and Rock Formations from the College.
Contains amongst others a very lovely version of “AQUA DE BEBER” by the College-Big Band with the wonderful voice of ELKE DIEPENBECK and a strange version of “LET GO” by BADEN BOWELL sung by the Group FLOY-DAY.
HALLIMASCH : CANTA
GENRE/STYLE: Brazil, Jazz, Afro LABEL: Strange custom made press | Germany | 1980
CONDITION: NM- /NM
I love this record, all the 9 tracks are very interesting many are real Club friendly tunes in different styles and speeds. Great musicians like Hans Engstfeld, Axel Adams, Wolfgang Filz, Thomas Giesler, Cordelia Loosen and Babette Menzen are the funny AFRO LATIN and FOLK JAZZ group HALLIMASCH.
My personal favorite is ”TANGA”, the nice flute tune, but there is also the club friendly Batucada track “CANTA”, the lovely scat vox Brazil tune “CHILD OF THE SUN” and many more!
MACADAM : TICKET TO RIO
GENRE/STYLE: Funky Disco Jazz, Vocal LABEL: Intercord | Germany | 1979
Very rare Boogie, Jazz , Brazil LP on the well known German Intercord label by a group of French musicians called MACADAM.
Contains a classy 7,48min Disco tune called “TICKET TO RIO” with strong Brazilian feeling and a good percussion part. More over is there a nice funky vocal club track called “FUNKY ALL THE TIME” , « MACADAM BALL » and the clubby “DANCING SHOES” Highly recommendable and very rare too!
HEINZ VON MOISY : REALITIC PERCUSSION
GENRE/STYLE:Percussion, Brazil LABEL: AUDIO Platte | Germany | 1983
Rare LP from a German AUDIO fanzine contains tracks by some genius German drummers and percussion players.
For example HEINZ VON MOISY “PRACA MAUO” or the lovely vibe tune by JOHN BECK “JAZZ VARIATIONS” or SIEGFRIED FINK with “KANONADE”
Some of the tracks have a strong Brazilian feeling, this record is also very recommendable for producers to take some fresh percussion samples and breaks! Ultra rare too. Record comes in a nice gatefold cover.
MONICA TÖRNELL : JAG AR SOM JAG AR
GENRE/STYLE: Lovely Swedish Vocal Bossa LABEL: Phongramm | Sweden | 1978
EVA OLMEROVÀ : JAZZ FEELING
GENRE/STYLE: Lovely vocal Jazz & Bossa LABEL: Supraphon | Czechoslovakia | 1969
Wonderful and ultra rare LP on the Czech Supraphon label contain man nice Jazz, Soul and Bossa tunes sung by EVA OLMEROVÀ supported from KAREL VELEBNY ENSEMBLE. Contains the clubby Bossa tune “LITTLE BOAT”
Highly recommendable and very rare too!
ENGSFELD PLÜMER WEISS
GENRE/STYLE: European Jazz , Brazil , Fusion LABEL: NABEL records | Germany | 1983 CONDITION: NM/NM
Ultra rare Jazz record on the tiny German NABEL label.
The Trio members WOLFGANG ENGSFELD, GUNNAR PLÜMER and MICHAEL WEISS brings here 6 jazz tracks of the highest level, sometimes free with longer solo parts. Two tunes “SAMBA DU COMMERCE” and “CALYPSO” has this typical feeling that we love, when German Jazz artist composing a SAMBA tune! Highly recommendable!
NORGEN, EKHOLM, JOHANSSON : SCHLAGERS
GENRE/STYLE: European Fusion Jazz , Brazil LABEL: Paläg | Sweden
Ultra rare Swedish Fusion Jazz LP, when my information is correct, there were only 1000 copies available, and this is one of them. Many persons have this one on their want lists cause of the track “BOSSES SAMBA” but there is much more good stuff on it.
Take a listen to the SOUND CLIP
GRUPA ABC : ANDRZEJA NEBESKIEGO
GENRE/STYLE: Beat, Jazz, Scat Vox, Brazil LABEL: Muza | Poland | 1987
Yes, that’s the LP with the amazing voice of HALINA FRACKOWIAK. Contains many Great tunes with strong Percussion Parts that remembers a little bit on the INCREDIBLE BONGO BAND from Michael Viner. But also Beat, Jazz and Brazil flavored tunes can be found on this LP.
Important tunes on this LP are dance floor nuggets like “ZU DUZO CHCESZ” or the percussion Break overloaded “WSPOMNIENIE Z SOPOTU” and not to forget “PREZEMINELO Z WIATREM TYLE DNI” with vocals by WOJECIECH GASSOWKI.
GENRE/STYLE: Latin, Fusion, Breaks LABEL: Atlantic | Italy | 1975
Very nice LP contains many great tunes with fat drums, breaks and dope bass lines but also highly recommendable fusion vocal stuff. Please listen to the scat vox tune “LENGUAS” or the funky jazz dancer “BLUEGARIAN FUNK DANCE”
Or the two lovely club tunes “KARMANALIA” and “BAMBOO”
Great stuff! Highly recommendable!
BARBARA THOMPSON : JUBIABA
GENRE/STYLE: Funky Afro Latin Jazz LABEL: MCA | Germany
Very rare and hard to get outside of Europe . Funky Fusion Afro Latin Jazz with many percussions and duelling Voodoo Drums. Musicians are: Barbara Thompson, Roy Babbington, Derek Wadsworth, Ian Hammer, Bill Le Sage, Glyn Thomas, Henry Lowther, Trevor Tomkins, Peter Lemer.
Most recommendable tracks are “CUBAN THING” and « BLACK PEARL”