The Graham Collier Septet
Deep Dark Blue Centre
Whatmusic.com presents bassist Graham Collier's debut LP 'Deep Dark Blue Centre' originally released in 1967. Collier's compositions are fully realised by a Septet of emerging British jazz luminaries through a set including the much-loved 'Crumblin' Cookie'.With 5 original compositions and Charlie Mariano's 'Blue Walls', this LP mixes progressive modality with a 'blue' timeless jazz essence.
whatmusic.com presents 'O Trio' from Projeto III, the essential companion to that cocktail party made in heaven, the bass and rhythm sections croon as they are softly but consummately enamoured by the most elegant of pianos, while the organ delicately sweeps you far, far away.
Teddy Rok Seven
whatmusic.com presents ‘Universal Four’ from the truly magnificent Teddy Rok Seven, a blend of organic deep groove funk and the highest quality new soul revival, complemented generously with fine jazz horns and smart hip-hop experimentation!
Jazz Band de Free
whatmusic.com presents ‘Ego’ by Jazz Band de Free, featuring the music and drumming of Carlos ‘Pocho’ Lapouble. A 1972 collaboration of top Argentinean & Uruguayan musicians, ‘Ego’ blends electric, free and latin jazz into a powerful progressive statement of intent – and action!
whatmusic.com and Trailer Happiness present 'Velvet Voodoo', a collection of 12 exquisite tracks chosen from the whatmusic.com catalogue!
Happy Jazz Band
whatmusic.com presents drummer Matti Oiling's special wizardry on 'Happy Jazz Band' from 1970. Backed by an innovative all-finnish combo featuring reeds, guitar and african finger piano, 'HJB' mixes backbeat funk with groovy jazz improvisation - and more!
Meireles E Os Copa 7
whatmusic.com presents 'Tropical'. One of the rarest Brazilian LPs of all time. For this LP Meirelles expanded his Copa 5 group for tunes by Donald Byrd, Horace Silver & Julian Adderley - a tough take on American Jazz with a Brazilian twist!
Mancini Tambem é Samba
whatmusic.com presents 'Mancini Tambem é Samba'. All-star jazz line up led by Waltel Branco puts Mancini through the bossa mill on this uptempo rarity from 1966. A very jazzy LP!
whatmusic.com presents 'Vox Populi'. Led by Guto Graça Mello & Amaury Tristão, 'Vox Populi' mixes MPB/psych/bossa with the Sergio Mendes' Bossa Rio sound plus 60s West Coast influences to forge a new Brasilian groove.
whatmusic.com presents 'Ed Lincoln' one of his rarest LPs originally released on his own label. Groovy breaks, psychedelic scat vox and bossa Hammond from the godfather of Samba Soul!
O Som Do Copa 7
Tougher and more streetwise than Banda Black Rio, the Copa 7 named themselves after the Meirelles group of the same name. Vocalist Damiao sounds like Horace Andy on tough samba based funk tracks with impeccable hooks, scat vocals and killer horn breaks!
whatmusic.com presents 'Suite Trane' by Alberto Favero. Composed in memory of John Coltrane soon after his death in 1967, this much sought-after masterpiece is once again available on CD & LP on the 35th anniversary of its first release!