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Soul-Jazz (Music subgenre)
Soul-Jazz is a subgenre of jazz, that was popular in the 1960ies, that incorporates eements of blues, soul and gospel. It is an advancement of hard bop. Prominent representatives were Adderley, Donald Byrd or Horace Silver.
Soul-Jazz in Reviews
Music Review | posted 30.05.2016
Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids
We Be All Africans
Not only with their new album chant Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids »We Be All Africans«. They are legends, who have been around for 40 years.
Music Review | posted 11.06.2014
Maulawi
Orotunds
If Maulawi’s »Orotunds« was a Whisky, we’d taste a soft and full-bodied drink on our tongue, having our taste buds explode in a thousand different colors.
Music Review | posted 27.09.2013
Michael White
Spirit Dance
»Spirit Dance«, the masterly debut of the American jazz violinist Michael White, is being re-released on Universal Sound/Soul Jazz.
Music Review | posted 15.04.2013
The Heliocentrics
13 Degrees Of Reality
When you’ve already recorded tracks together with jazz-legend Mulatu Astatke, you can’t really make bad music, anymore. Heliocentrics are no exception.
Music Review | posted 08.11.2012
Ray Stephen Oche And His Matumbo
(Interpretation Of The Original Rhythms)
Laurent Garnier or Robert Luis have known it all the way: It’s worth re-discovering the nigerian trumpet player Ray Stephen Oche.
Music Review | posted 02.05.2012
Robert Glasper Experiment
Black Radio
In Erykah Badu, Bilal, Lupe Fiasco or yasiin bey, Robert Glasper found excellent artists to elaborate his Jazz-ideas.
Recent Articles
Music News | posted 10.05.2021
Henryk Debich
Exclusive Edition: »Monika / Zabawa«
»Monika / Zabawa«, by the must-discover Polish composer Henryk Debich, will be released on July 23 in a second limited edition available exclusively on HHV Records.
Music News | posted 24.05.2021
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band
Exclusive Edition: »Expansions«
With »Expansions«, the third album of the Hamburg-based Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band is released this July, featuring very special groovy cover versions of Grace Jones, Ike Turner, Jay-Z and Minnie Riperton.
Music Portrait | posted 10.06.2021
BBE Records
The influencer's influencer
Peter Adarkwah is the reason why some lives have been changed by J Dilla, why Roy Ayers experienced a second spring and why Japanese jazz albums are reviewed by Pitchfork. In other words: BBE Music turns 25 years this year.
Music Column | posted 16.06.2021
Records Revisited
The Smiths – The Queen Is Dead (1986)
Released in 1986, »The Queen Is Dead« is the culmination of the British band The Smiths’ career, which lasted only five years and four studio albums. It still sounds refreshingly idiosyncratic even after so long.
Music Review | posted 14.06.2021
Loscil
Clara
Like looking up at the starry night sky: Canadian musician Loscil has released a new album, »Clara,« on Kranky.