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Joe LovanoRush Hour ... CD
Blue Note, 2008. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)
 
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✨✧ SumyTryin To Survive (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Galaxy/Rush Hour (Netherlands), 1983. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the strangest, most offbeat bits of 80s funk you'll ever here – and a record that's pretty darn groovy as well! Sumy hails from Surinam, and recorded this unique criss-crossing of styles in the early 80s – with a vibe that's very much in keeping with his look on the cover, and a sound that's like the most compelling underground American material of the time! The sound is electric, but never totally electro – and Sumy's vocals often have this higher pitch that works great with the keyboards, almost in an LA early 80s mode. There's a few warmer moments, too – which makes for a really well-rounded set – and the whole thing's in English throughout, with titles that include "Marriage", "Goodthingman", "Escape With Me", "Sumy Funk Force", "Where Were You Last Night", "Bitch We Danced A Lot", and "Escape From The Earth". CD features bonus tracks "Going Insane" and "Funkin In Your Mind". CD
 
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Gil MellePrimitive Modern/Quadrama ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1956. Used ... $19.99
An incredible record from an incredible group – one of the most unique-sounding combos of the 50s – headed by baritone saxophonist Gil Melle, and featuring a very compelling combination of instruments! Melle's horn is hardly the heavy honker you might expect – and instead he's sometimes as fluid and soulful as a tenor, other times even more spacious and modern than some of his most impressive 50s contemporaries on the instrument – matched here in brilliance by the amazing guitar work of Joe Cinderella – a player who seems to use the instrument more as a way to generate fast ringing tones, than any sort of usual groove! The mix of colors and tones is completely sublime – and sent homeward by the brilliant drumming of a young Ed Thigpen, and the bass of Billy Phillips. All tunes are originals, and mighty compelling – and titles include "Ironworks", "Dominica", "Mark One", and "Dedicatory Piece To The Geophysical Year Of 1957". Coupled with this album is another great quartet album, Quadrama – one that has more of a straight jazz feel, but which is also great. Titles on that one include "Full House", "Quadrama", "Rush Hour In Hong Kong", and "Walter Ego". Great stuff all round! CD
(Out of print.)
 
 
 



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