All posts tagged “African

Lufthansa Band Cargo Party 1 – EMI Electrola ‎– F 668 187 Deutsche Lufthansa AG Germany

Lufthansa Band ‎– Cargo Party 1

Lufthansa Band Cargo Party 1 – EMI Electrola ‎– F 668 187 Deutsche Lufthansa AG Germany Lufthansa Band Frankfurt Airportwww.lufthansa-band.de Lufthansa Band Take-off for some dope Corporate-Funk. Soulful sounding Work-Life-Balance project by some employees of the major German airline corporate group. The Lufthansa Band was […]

Selected Sound ‎– Folklore-Serie – AFRICA VOL.1

Selected Sound ‎– Folklore-Serie – AFRICA VOL.1

Selected Sound ‎– Folklore-Serie AFRICA VOL.1 – Selected Sound ‎– ST 156 Germany 1983 Friedel Berlipp – Exotischer Urwald To stay in the line we have here also AFRICA VOL.1 from the Selected Sound ‎– Folklore-Serie. Album full of music that seems to be African […]

Selected Sound ‎– Folklore-Serie AFRICA VOL.2 – Selected Sound ‎– ST 173 Germany 1985 by Gerhard Trede

Selected Sound ‎– Folklore-Serie – AFRICA VOL.2

Selected Sound ‎– Folklore-Serie AFRICA VOL.2 – Selected Sound ‎– ST 173 Germany 1985 That’s a big one. In my understanding the best album of the Folklore-Serie. Likely the best Gerhard Trede recording for Selected Sound. In any case he had also the courage to […]

Bongi Makeba ‎– Blow On Wind

Bongi Makeba ‎ Blow On Wind – pläne ‎– 88234 Germany 1980 Blow On Wind Gorgeous African music release on the tiny German PLÄNE label by the South African singer and songwriter Bongi Makeba (Sibongile Angela Makeba). Yes, that’s Miriam Makeba’s daughter and this one […]

Frank Kojo ‎– Hidden Treasures

Frank Kojo ‎ Hidden Treasures – Tamale Sounds ‎– 1001 ST Germany 1981 Hidden Treasures Excellent album by the in Accra, Ghana born Frank Kojo. But there is not only African music to discover on this record. Reggae, Funk & Soul, Caribbean and Arabian affected […]

Kapingbdi ‎– Don’t Escape

Kapingbdi Don’t Escape ‎– Trikont ‎– US-0081, Trikont ‎– US-81 Germany 1981 AFRICAN MUSIK FROM LIBERIA Another African record that was released in Germany. This time with amazing music from Liberia. Good vibes between Spiritual Jazz, Afro Funk and some Soul. This third album by […]

Charly Kingson ‎– Dance to the music

Charly Kingson ‎– Dance to the music

Charly Kingson ‎ Dance To The Music – CK 001 Germany 1980 Jazz Welle Plus Hamburg To make the three in a row, with all the Charly Kingson releases, complete we have here the album DANCE TO THE MUSIC. If I got that right it’s complete […]

Charly Kingson ‎– Born In Africa

Charly Kingson ‎ Born In Africa – Fleet ‎– 26 165 XOT Netherlands 1978 Manyaka If you ask me today I would say MANYAKA (118 BPM) is my absolutely favorite tune. Incredible baselines, dope Synthesizer grooves, the decent operation of the „The Munich Strings“ and […]

Charly Kingson ‎– Born In Africa (Remix 1982)

Charly Kingson ‎ Born In Africa (Remix 1982) – Ariola ‎– 600.608 Germany 1982 Born In Africa (Remix 1982) Slightly edited 12″ Maxi-Single version of BORN IN AFRICA remixed by percussionist, Eddie Conard. Tidy and dance floor friendly. With 117 BPM little faster but also […]

Ikwezi ‎– Ikwezi

Ikwezi Ikwezi – Biton ‎– BIT 2122 Germany 1981 All That I Desire Far-out 110 BPM Afro-Disco-Funk recorded at Bitone Studios Frankfurt/M. Germany. Ikwezi IKWEZI was founded by former MOMBASA 2 bassist Donald „DON“ Ridgeway. Awesome album, Afrobeat and great Funk & Soul but what […]

Mombasa – ‎African Rhythms & Blues

Mombasa ‎ African Rhythms & Blues – Spiegelei ‎– 26 564-5 U Germany 1975 Nairobi The non-circular grooving soulful Jazz tune NAIROBI is my favorite on this first MOMBASA album. If you also had the chance to ride with the notorious “Lunatic Express” from Nairobi […]

Mombasa – Mombasa 2 (African Rhythms & Blues)

Mombasa Mombasa 2 (African Rhythms & Blues) – Spiegelei ‎– INT 160.049 Germany 1976 African Hustle Groovy Afro-Jazz vocal tune with a interesting brocken beat, my all-time favorite tune on this album. Mombasa 2 The second and also essential LP of the formation MOMBASA around […]

Jabula ‎– African Soul

Jabula African Soul – pläne ‎– 88154 Germany 1979 Raining In Amsterdam (Regen In Amsterdam) Pretty nice album by Jabula, a band that was formed in Europe with members from South Africa. Performing great African Soul-Jazz with titles and lyrics about the political situation in […]