The Souljazz Orchestra | Manifesto (Remastered)

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Manifesto (Remastered)

by The Souljazz Orchestra

With its powerful chants, majestic brass, overheated organs, chicken-scratch guitars, hypnotic bass and polyrhythmic percussion, Manifesto mixes dirty funk and tropical jazz to the band´s signature militant afrobeat. Remastered in 2014 for 180g vinyl.
Genre: World: Afro-Beat
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Parasite
5:39 album only
2. Kapital
9:41 album only
3. People, People
4:22 album only
4. State Terrorism
4:15 album only
5. Interested Benevolence
5:47 album only
6. Grasshopper & Toad
6:25 album only
7. Amen
7:38 album only


Album Notes
Description from Dusty Groove America:
A searing second set from Souljazz Orchestra -- easily one of the funkiest groups in the contemporary Afro Funk underground! The set's even sharper than their first -- really tight on the rhythms, which are filled with skittish guitars that cut a groove strongly -- vamping and quick-stepping with a wicked sort of feel that brings back plenty of James Brown influence to a 70s African sound! There's lots of great horns and keyboards too -- again played with a sharpness that's wonderful -- a meaningful approach to solos that's not as extended as on other records, but often much more powerful. Vocals are often shouted or called -- second stage, next to the instrumentation -- and titles include "State Terrorism", "Kapital", "Parasite", "Interested Benevolence", "Amen", and "Grasshopper & Toad".

This version was remastered in 2014 for 180g high-quality vinyl. Also comes with free download card.



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