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Tom Browne - Funkin For Jamaica

The Story behind Tom Browne’s “Funkin For Jamaica (N.Y.)” (1980)

One of Queen’s finest, jazz trumpeter, Tom Browne, recorded what would become a Billboard #1 R&B chart topper back in 1980 – a funky, soulful laden track titled “Funkin’ for Jamaica (N.Y.)” This is a nice little feature giving us some insight into the studio when Browne and his band …

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Future Classics

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Future Classic: Jimetta Rose “The Light Bearer”

It’s rare for a city to have such an iconic sound but the Los Angeles vibe of artist Jimetta Rose is unmistakable. Her second studio album, ‘The Light Bearer LP’ is produced by prolific and legendary producer Georgia Anne Muldrow. The duo create an incredibly smooth and funky sound, with beautiful …

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Forgotten Treasures

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Forgotten Treasures
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Forgotten Treasure: Air “Air” (1971, Embryo)

It’s always nice to see hard to find gems getting the proper reissue treatment these days. After doing an amazing job with releases by Leon Ware, Ned Doheny and Letta Mbulu, among others, London’s Be With Records are adding an important piece to their impressive catalog this summer. Long Island’s …

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