Today’s trax



Thank you father  –  Tashan (Tashan was part of Def Jam’s Original Black Records – this is where a Hip hop/Rap label re-introduces Real Soul Artists back into the public domain)

Westside Story  –  Salsoul Orchestra (Producer/writer/arranger and vibraphone virtuoso Vincent Montana took Leonard Bernstein best known work – condensed it the re-invented it as a Disco medley masterpiece)

Sun dancer  –  Mass Production (The ten piece self-contained outfit kicks you – with this timeless JazzFunk marvel)

Sinfonia della notta  –  Dennis Ferrer (Loosely translated means ‘Symphony of the night’ … the word ‘Genius’ is over used however not in Dennis’s case – just when you think think he has reached the glass ceiling he smashes it to the next higher plateau musically)

Today’s trax



Hit  –  Drizabone (U.K. Soul/Funk band assigned to Island Records subsidary Fourth & Broadway … headed by Vincent Garcia & Billy April featuring Kimberley Peer)

Our lover’s concerto  –  Rice & Beans Orchestra (‘Inspired’ by Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.1 – producer Pepe Luis Soto adds a Latin/Disco twist to the classic piece)

Indigo Country  –  Ultrafunk (Headed by the late Gerry Shurry – the band was a studio concept who was also responsibility for Armada Orchestra)

Ancestors  –  Kings of Tomorrow featuring Treasa Fennie (Sandy Rivera & Jose’ Burgos are the Dj/producers … should be called Kings of the dance floor)

Today’s trax



If i had my way/if you had your way – Isaac Hayes & Millie Jackson (When ‘Rap’ was a word on the streets,    before it became a musical genre – this duo was the king & queen of Rap or ‘Royal Rappin’ to name their lp )

Disco Madness  –  Sparkle (Released on Jam Session Records of New Jersey … produced by Harold Sargent – known for ‘Dance Freak – Chain Reaction’ on the iconic ‘Sound of New York, USA)

Love you from afar  –  Defunkt (After leaving Joe Boyd’s Hannibal Records – Joe Bowie signed his band to Island’s avant-gard subsidiary Antilles Records … also featured female bass guitarist extra-ordinaire Kim Clarke)

Just another man  –  Jeannie Harris (Another underground trak that didn’t get credit and respect it deserved  … released on Studio Records – written by Ray Gaskins, mixed by Archie Lucas and produced by Archie & Ray)