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✨✧ Manu DibangoMakossa Man (Atlantic LP) ... LP
Atlantic, 1974. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An album of Manu Dibango's that was released after his big hit "Soul Makossa", but which was actually recorded before, in a very heavy Afro Funk mode! Manu plays organ and piano, as well as his usual soprano sax, and the tracks include "Weya", "Tom Tom", "Pepe Soup", "Senga", "Moni", "Essimo", and "Mwasa Makossa". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)
 
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Marius CultierOuelele Souskai (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Sonodisc/Creole Stream (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $15.99
Maybe the funkiest albums ever from Marius Cultier – and definitely one of the records that perfectly shows off his wonderful post-colonial blend of sounds! There's bits of funk from both sides of the Atlantic going on here – roots in both Africa and the Caribbean, but fused through that new sense of freedom that an artist like Cultier found on the Parisian scene – where he could also explore some jazzier inspirations, and move the grooves into so many great areas! The album's got a wonderful vibe – a sound that appeals both to lovers of global funk from the 70s, and sweet fusion as well – thanks to some great work on Fender Rhodes and vibes by Cultier. Titles include "Sousaki", "Ouelele", "Missie Sirop", "Laini", "Ni Tellement Longtemps", and "Mazouk Souvenir". CD

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King YorubaSunlightsquare ... CD
Sunlightsquare (UK), 2014. New Copy ... $16.99
Way more than just the usual Afro Funk sounds – as King Yoruba mix together a trans-Atlantic blend of styles that includes Latin elements, jazzy bits, and even some 70s soundtrack elements – all wrapped up in a tapestry of grooves that are heavy on acoustic percussion and electric keyboards, given a lot of spontaneous energy by jazzy horns! The set was recorded in both Havana and London, and really has that feel – almost like some of the best Gilles Peterson/Brownswood projects from Cuba – but maybe even jazzier. Titles include "Orula", "Ochosi", "Never Go Die-O", "Ogguere", "Breakin Down", and "Fantasy". CD

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Les Ambassadeurs Du Motel De BamakoLes Ambassadeurs Du Motel De Bamako ... CD
Sterns, Mid 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $14.99
Hardly the kind of group you'd hear in an American motel during the 70s – no cheesy lounge jazz here – and instead, a crucially important group on the West African scene, with great vocals by a young Salif Keita! The group have a style that nicely encompasses other influences from up north and the other side of the Atlantic – not in a cover band sort of way, but with careful ears for elements borrowed from Latin music, soul, jazz, and other styles – all woven into a rich tapestry of sound that's heavy on sweet guitar lines and cascading rhythms. There's also some very nice saxophone passages at times, which deepen the soul of the music – and the CD features 2CDs worth of material from the group's prime years, including a few previously unissued tracks. Titles include "Mali Denou", "Sabar", "Ray M'Bote", "Radio Mali Broadcast", "Djandio", "Mana Mana", "Tiecolom-Ba", "Wara", and "Djoula". CD
 
 
 
 



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