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MIMS Guest Mix: Henry Keen (Maddjazz, London)

Jazz Soul & Funk

“I wanted to come up with a theme relating to my recent ’70’s Baby’ release on Maddjazz Recordings.”

“Initially I thought to do a mix of some of my favourite tunes from the 1970s, but in the end decided that was such a wide scope to pick from and wanted to narrow it down a bit, so I settled on a mix of tunes released in 1978, the year of my birth. It was actually really fun to dig through my records, listening as I went along, whilst imagining myself as a baby and trying to visualize what was going on in the world at that time.

My choices were defined by what I had in my collection, and amazingly I found strange 1978 sized gaps in the discographies of some of my favourite artists! The result is a mixture of some great Jazz/Funk/Fusion tracks, records I bought whilst digging for samples and a healthy dose of Jamaican and Brazilian heat.” -Henry Keen

TRACKLIST

The Crusaders – Cosmic Reign
WAR – Junk Yard
Weather Report – The Pursuit Of the Woman With The Feathered Hat
Noel Pointer – Roots Suite
Gregory Isaacs – Slum In Dub
Tomita – Peer Gynt:Solvejg’s Song
Zapp – More Bounce To The Ounce
Giorgio Moroder – The Wheel
Jan Akkerman – Floatin’
Jorge Ben – Berenice
Banda Black Rio – Gafiera Universal
Eddie Henderson – Emotions
Deodato – Whistle Bump
Herbie Hancock – No Means Yes
Giorgio Moroder – (Theme From) Midnight Express
Joe Sample – In All My Wildest Dreams
Linvall Thompson – I Love Marijuana
Rockers Allstars – Levi Dub
Lonnie Liston Smith – Journey Into Love
WAR – Sing A Happy Song
George Duke – The Woman Who Sends Me Home

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