||New Latinaires, Vol. 2 (1999) |
Volume two in Ubiquity's fabulous merger of techno and timbale is hot enough to set the speaker fabric afire. 2000 has seen countless producers mining the Cuban/Latin/Brazilian/electronica interface. Ubiquity has had a buzz on this kind of thing for years. ...
||Viva Cubop!: Jazz the Afro-Cuban Way (1999) |
One of the brightest lights in the '90s Afro-Cuban jazz scene, Cubop sports great recordings from several generations of Latin jazz musicians (from the '50s to the '90s), including Francisco Aguabella, Pucho, Bobby Matos, Snowboy, and the Afro-Rican Ensemble. Viva ...
||Between Or Beyond The Black Forest (1999) |
Track Listing: Space Bugaloo; So What; That Ol' Bus Smell; Woe's All Over Me; Au Right; Tema Pro Luis; 5 Zu 4; Speech Craft; Maiden Voyage; Reca; J.B.W.; Dur Dur Dur; Service II;
Mumia 911 (1999)
Proceeds support the Bill Of Rights Foundation and the Black United Fund.
Unbound includes: Chuck D, Black Thought, Zach de la Rocha, Wise Intelligent, Pharoah Monch, Dead Prez, Divine Styler, Freestyle Fellowship, Goldii Loks, Afu Ra, Channell Live, Tragedy, What What, ...
||Pucho & The Latin Soul Brothers|
Caliente Con Soul! (1999)
Pucho & His Latin Soul Brothers: Henry "Pucho" Brown (timbales); Eddie Pazant (saxophone, flute, oboe); John "Mad Hatter" Spruill (piano); Marvin Horne (guitar); Jon Hart (bass); Tyrone Govan (drums); Ernie Colon (bongos); Johnny Griggs (congas).
Recorded at Private Island Trax, Los ...
Fat, Drunk And Stupid (1998)
Track Listing: She's My Woman; Sea of Sound; One Eyed Bikini Monster; I Dig Your Holes; Freak; So Pretty; Fishermans Basket; Hot Rod Baby; Flippin' Out; She Wants More; Thee Sugarshack; No Brain, No Pain;
King Conga (1999)
Seven years into his career, percussionist Johnny Blas continued to propel the Latin jazz idiom further into the 21st century with some of the most exquisitely arranged, consummately executed music the genre had heard in some time. Not a major ...
||Glucklich, Vol. 1: A Collection Of Rare German Fusion Grooves With A Brazilian Flavour (1999) |
Glücklich -- in which a respected trip-hop producer and nu-jazz musician (A Forest Mighty Black's Rainer Trüby) -- compiles a series of German tracks produced in a Brazilian jazz-funk vibe during the '70s, by artists including Klaus Doldinger, Sunbirds, John ...
||Miles Davis / Miles Quintet Davis|
Cookin' with the Miles Davis Quintet (1957)
Digitally remastered by JVC using XRCD (Extended Resolution Compact Disc) technology.
Digitally remastered by Kirk Felton (1987, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California).
Digitally remastered using 20-bit K2 Super Coding System technology.
This is part of the Prestige Records 50th Anniversary Commemorative Special Edition series.
||Mundial Muzique (1999) |
Mundial Muzique collects modern tropical grooves from across the globe, including Turnstyle Orchestra's "Latin Soul," Azymuth's "Ah Voce Nao Sabe," Mr. Gone's "Da Sambafrique," and Bill Summers' "Pienso en Ti." Other artists such as Nick Holder, Brother of Soul, Jazzanova ...
||Future Sounds of Jazz, Vol. 6 (1999) |
Though it's six volumes in and counting, Compost's Future Sounds of Jazz series just keeps on shining. Recruiting a cast of varied standout producers -- Ian O'Brien, Fauna Flash, Tosca, Victor Simonelli, United Future Organization, Beatless -- helps immensely, as ...
||Best Of Cookin' (2000) |
BEST OF COOKIN' includes tracks previously released on Ubiquity's Cookin' series.
There is no shortage of conguero-led Afro-Cuban and Latin jazz groups in the world. With so many household names like Poncho Sanchez and Ray Barretto to choose from, why stop and take notice of the slightly below the radar Francisco ...
||Nuphonic 2 (1999) |
Nuphonic's soulful third collection was an interesting advertisement for the label's current roster, and a little more focused than the first. Although the overriding element was house, Nuphonic 2 stretched out in enough different directions, like the post-disco tropics of ...
||Glucklich, Vol. 3 (A Collection Of Rare German Fusion Grooves With A Brazilian Flavour) (1999) |
Compost Records' Glucklich 3 collects urban, Brazilian-inspired fusion from across Europe and the US. While the other two albums in the series focus on music from the '70s and '80s, volume 3 concentrates on the '90s' interpretation of "Brazilliance," which ...
||Nuphonic 1 (1999) |
Track Listing: Moonwalk; Escravos de Jo; Flim Flam; Recognize; Tribute; Snooky's Spirit; In the Trees; Nothing's Changed; Country Clonk;
Dave Pike has long been one of jazz's and Latin music's finest vibraphonists although he often gets overlooked. Peligroso, which is dedicated to Cal Tjader and Milt Jackson, was his first Latin jazz project in years. The influence of Tjader ...
Lo-Def Pressure (2000) (Import)
Lo. Def Pressure consists of two extended compositions (both over 20 minutes) from genre-expanding musician/composer/producer Bill Laswell. Featuring a group of percussionists (including the exceptional tabla player Zakir Hussain) and sound generators, the results are texture-heavy excursions into rhythm that ...
||Between Or Beyond: MPS Classics Vol. 2 (2000) |
This is another awesome jazz compilation circa 1960-1970 from the Crippled Dick Hot Wax label, which is famous for releasing old foreign porn soundtracks like Vampyros Lesbos and School Girl Report. Though a glimpse at the album art might suggest ...
||Schoolhouse Funk (2000) |
SCHOOLHOUSE FUNK features high school and college band recordings of funk songs from the 1960s and 1970s.
A compilation that truly defines the term "old school," Schoolhouse Funk takes diggin' in the crates a few steps further -- into high school ...
||New Latinaires, Vol. 3 (2000) |
This is the third and final installment of the New Latinaires series, provided by the San Francisco-based Ubiquity label, representing a global collection of club music from Berlin, Chicago, Tokyo, L.A., New York, and San Francisco. Nine cuts of Brazilian ...
||Viva Cubop!, Vol. 2: Dance the Afro - Cuban Way (2000) |
The Cubop subsidiary of the Ubiquity label has since the mid-'90s been documenting some of the top Afro-Cuban jazz musicians on the scene. This sampler has a dozen selections taken from a variety of all-stars recorded primarily in the late ...
||Future Sounds of Jazz, Vol. 7 (1999) |
Future Sounds of Jazz, Vol. 7 combines smooth jazz layered with progressive drum'n'bass, equally pleasing for dancing or intense listening. This budget-priced import from the German Compost label includes Universal Principles, Stephane A, Peter Kruder, and the Amalgamation of Soundz. ...
||Future Sound Of Jazz, Vol. 3 (2000) |
Track Listing: DISC 1: Quiddity (Second Visit); Scuba; Hurt Me; Skunk Me; Mush; Aqua Libra; Frank Zaffa; Split Into Fractions; Keynel; Shponk; B 52; DISC 2: Carsual Swing; Sister Stalking; Smoke; Harp of Gold; Code of Confidence; Fiasko; Wurst; My Way; Playtime;
Track Listing: Celebrate;