Future Classics

Future Classics

Future Classic: Sarathy Korwar & Upaj Collective ‘Night Dreamer Direct​-​to​-​Disc Sessions’

The prolific drummer, percussionist and musical artist Sarathy Korwar, alongside his allstar “UPAJ Collective”, has already broken considerable ground, rebalancing spiritual jazz with authentic Indian classical music. However, “UPAJ” means “to improvise” in Hindi, and here, whilst making a formidable debut contribution to Night Dreamer’s direct-to-disc series, recording at Artone …

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Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasures

The Grooms ” Slow Down / I Deserve A Little Bit More” (197?)

In the 1960’s, when Atlantic, Stax and Motown were at their peak, a little-known label in Norfolk, Virginia, was also giving young kids with singing talent an opportunity to perform. Shiptown Records was headed up by Noah H. Biggs, who was nearly as famous around Norfolk for his sharp appearance …

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