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Tribute to MANU DIBANGO — Selected & Mixed by DJ Kobal

Emmanuel N’Djoké Dibango, simply known as Manu Dibango was born on December 12th 1933 in Douala, Cameroon Upon his arrival in France after the second world war, he learns piano and saxophone during the 1950’s and discovers Jazz music. After many concerts in Africa he forms his first big band …

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Soul Soul & Funk

Tribute to CURTIS MAYFIELD – Mixed & Selected by Kobal

Curtis Mayfield (born June 3, 1942, died December 26, 1999) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, and one of the most influential musicians behind Soul and politically conscious African-American music. He first achieved success and recognition with The Impressions during the civil rights movement of the late 1950s …

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Soul & Funk

FUNKY JIMI (Tribute to JIMI HENDRIX) – Mixed & Selected by Kobal

I think we can all agree that he was way too young to die. Jimi Hendrix was the king of electric guitar and he played with too many people to list, and even though he passed at the young age of 27, he left a legacy that has inspired so …

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Soul Jazz

Tribute to NINA SIMONE – Mixed & Selected by Dj Kobal

I hand-picked 80 minutes of some of my favourite music recorded by The High Priestess of Soul. Nina Simone was a singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist who worked in a broad range of musical styles including classical, jazz, blues, folk, R&B, gospel, and pop. Follow Kobal’s Mixcloud …

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Soul

Tribute to MARVIN GAYE – Selected by KOBAL

Since I was a teenager my love for soul music has been growing exponentially. Getting back to where this passion started for me, around 1985 I was listening as usual to my favorite radio station (Couleur3, the Swiss station) and “Is That Enough” from Marvin Gaye came on the air …

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Soul & Funk Jazz

Tribute to DONALD BYRD – Selected by KOBAL

A lovely blend of some of the most beautiful that Donald Byrd, the genius of the trumpet has given us. A vinyl-only mix featurting music that he played or produced (The Blackbyrds). Mix by DJ Kobal (Montreal) – https://www.facebook.com/djkobal/ TRACKLIST Coming soon

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