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
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
»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
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
In Erykah Badu, Bilal, Lupe Fiasco or yasiin bey, Robert Glasper found excellent artists to elaborate his Jazz-ideas.
Music − News | posted 24.06.2020
Apollo Brown & Che' Noir
Exclusive Edition: »As God Intended«
Apollo Brown has teamed up with Che’ Noir for »As God Intended«, which will be released by Mello Music Group on September 4, 2020. The album is exclusively available from us in a Coloured Vinyl Edition.
Music − News | posted 16.07.2020
HHV For The Culture
Save Your Club
In support of the club scene, which was hit hard by the Corona crisis, a Vinyl 7" series was created with three Berlin clubs that are strongly connected to us. The complete proceeds will go to the venues. Together »For The Culture«! Save your club!
Music − Essay | posted 09.07.2020
Baltic & Finnish Jazz
While jazz from London to L.A. is evolving a fresh pop sensibility or even tries to update the fusion heritage, cool flavors between new blood and nostalgia are cultivated on the shores of the Baltic Sea. Here the genre is cosmopolitan as well and yet totally distinct.
Music − News | posted 29.06.2020
Joell Ortiz & Kxng Crooked
Exclusive Edition: »H.A.R.D.«
Joell Ortiz and Kxng Crooked (aka Crooked I), both from the rap supergroup Slaughterhouse have announced a new album on Mello Music with »H.A.R.D.«. Vinyl will follow in September. We have a strictly limited colour edition in our assortment.
Music − Portrait | posted 07.07.2020
In search of the truth
For six years the label International Anthem from Chicago has been reliably delivering jazz with their own attitude and idea. Although the founders refuse to be ascribed almost any kind of attribution to a genre. For them, the most beautiful sound is just always: the truth.