Label: Soul Jazz Records - SJR CD 288 • Format: 2x, CD Compilation • Country: UK • Genre: Jazz • Style: Soul-Jazz, Avant-garde Jazz
This compilation attempts to elucidate the versatility and transience of jazz music through the '60s and '70s in America, when the civil rights movement was in full swing and the sounds around it were constantly changing.
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There will be a few folk popping in to ship orders, deal with queries, etc. Sorry about that. We hope you have a Merry Christmas, and a very happy New Year! Deluxe 2CD on Soul Jazz inc. This is a lovely collection of deep, deep jazz from a radical era of American black history that reflects the social and political tumult of that time in the wildness of the music. That shouldn't scare you off though, whilst this is as far for smooth easy listening jazz as you can get this isn't screeching unlistenable free jazz either.
There is a groove here that makes the fierce independent spirit of these recordings all the more rewarding to return to. These artists were trying to show what could be done outside of or in spite of the restrictions economics, segregation and racism were placing upon them. A real highlight. Taking you further are Doug Hammond taking you to the cosmos with spaced out rhythms. Across the 3 records there is so mych more.
As a summary of the radical era this is superb. I'd recommend losing yourself in the deep, spiritual music whilst you leaf through the accompanying book. What the artist or label has to say for themselves. Read more. Various New Jack City - New Jack City EP Fire! Various 'Black Fire!
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