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R. Fogù / C. Taormina – Jumping

R. Fogù / C. Taormina Jumping – Edipan ‎– MPS 3014 Italy 1977 Africa I love this dope and relaxed flute tune called AFRICA. Spiced up with some slightly kitschy strings and some rococo harpsichord sounds. But all well balanced. Nice and groovy Italian movie […]

Gianni Oddi ‎– 4 ODDI

Gianni Oddi 4 ODDI – RCA Italiana TPL1-1075 Italy 1974 Teenager One of the interesting albums by the Italian saxophonist Gianni Oddi and TEENAGER is my favorite tune on this one. Dope beats, funky wah wah, a breeze of strings and yeah, this deep grooving […]

Lino / P. Castiglione ‎– Clouds

Lino / Pasquale Castiglione Clouds – Octopus Records ‎– OTP 0293 Italy 1975 Games The slightly African influenced and extraordinary grooving flute tune GAMES is my long time favorite on this lovely Italian Library album. Hot Groovy Records As many Italian Library and Soundtrack albums […]

Mombasa – ‎African Rhythms & Blues

Mombasa ‎ African Rhythms & Blues – Spiegelei ‎– 26 564-5 U Germany 1975 Nairobi The non-circular grooving soulful Jazz tune NAIROBI is my favorite on this first MOMBASA album. If you also had the chance to ride with the notorious “Lunatic Express” from Nairobi […]

Mombasa – Mombasa 2 (African Rhythms & Blues)

Mombasa Mombasa 2 (African Rhythms & Blues) – Spiegelei ‎– INT 160.049 Germany 1976 African Hustle Groovy Afro-Jazz vocal tune with a interesting brocken beat, my all-time favorite tune on this album. Mombasa 2 The second and also essential LP of the formation MOMBASA around […]

Fuchs-Goos-Band ‎– Chameleon 2

Fuchs-Goos-Band ‎ Chameleon 2 – Software Music ‎– sowa 105 Germany 1981 Jazz-Zyklus 1 Another superb and seldom seen Jazz record on the lovely, local and familiar working SOFTWARE label. German drummer Joachim Fuchs-Charrier and Jazz guitarist Werner Goos are the headliners of this formation. […]

Jiggs Whigham ‎– Hope

Jiggs Whigham Hope – Telefunken – 6.23008 Germany 1977 Absolutely Knot HOPE is a very delicious, high quality German Jazz release. Jiggs Whigham, an excellent trombonist, recorded this album 1976 in Cologne with some great European Jazz musicians. Contains the lovely ABSOLUTELY KNOT with a […]

Rachel Gould – Chet Baker ‎– All Blues

Rachel Gould – Chet Baker All Blues – Bingow Records ‎– BGW 3103 France 1979 Phil’s Bossa Sweet and wonderful female vocal Bossa tune written by guitar player John Paul Florens. My little highlight on this in general great and relaxed Jazz album by vocalist […]

Roland Kovac New Set – God Means Joy

Roland Kovac New Set God Means Joy – Selected Sound ‎– 9022 Germany 1972 As You Like It AS YOU LIKE IT, my favorite tune on this overall good album. The Roland Kovac New Set is a formation of some genius well-respected European Jazz and […]