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Jiro Inagaki & Soul Media

Funky Stuff [Japanese Import]

Funky Stuff [Japanese Import]

Nippon Columbia | CAT #: HMJY-102

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KEY FEATURES

  • Japanese Jazz Reissue Edition
  • 1xLP pressed on Classic Black Vinyl
  • Includes OBI strip
  • Arranged by Hiromasa Suzuki
  • Originally released in 1975
  • Limit 1 per household

DETAILS

ARTIST: Jiro Inagaki & Soul Media
LABEL: Nippon Columbia
CAT NO: HMJY-102
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GENRE / STYLE:

  • Jazz
  • Funk / Soul
  • Fusion
  • Jazz-Funk
  • Jazz-Rock
  • Boogie

RELEASE DESCRIPTION

Prepare to be blown away by this incredible Japanese Jazz-Funk album, aptly named Funky Stuff. It's a true gem that will have you hooked from the first note. With its fat basslines, diverse guitar sounds, vibrant horns, and groovy organ, accompanied by crisp drums, it instantly becomes an instant favorite that's impossible to resist.

Masterpiece alert! Jiro Inagaki takes jazz-rock to a whole new level with his exceptional artistry. Going beyond the boundaries of the genre, Jiro Inagaki & Soul Media ensemble achieve a tight and cool groove that transcends musical styles. As Inagaki himself proudly declares, "I did black funk," blending the explosive energy of jazz-rock with the soulful intensity of black music, resulting in a captivating musical experience. With Hiromasa Suzuki's unique arrangements adding a touch of mystique, the polished and glossy groove of this album shines brilliantly.

Every track on this masterpiece deserves recognition. From the dynamic and spirited "Painted Paradise" to the harmonious fusion of funk and mellowness in "Breeze", and a captivating rendition of Cool & The Gang's "Funky Stuff" with its grounded yet sharp essence, this album is a definitive masterpiece sought after by music enthusiasts worldwide.

TRACKLIST

1. Painted Paradise
2. Funky Motion
3. Breeze
4. Scratch
5. Funky Stuff
6. One For Jiro
7. Gentle Wave
8. Four Up

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CREDITS

  • Tenor Sax, Alto Sax, Flute, Producer – Jiro Inagaki
  • Electric Piano – Hiromasa Suzuki
  • Drums – Hajime Ishimatsu
  • Bass – Akira Okazawa
  • Guitar – Hiroshi Yasukawa
  • Trombone – Takashi Imai

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