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Various - Hugo Mendez presents Tropical Funk Experience



Hugo Mendez presents Tropical Funk Experience
Various - Hugo Mendez presents Tropical Funk Experience! - Island Jump-Up: Caribbean Funk, Soul, Reggae, Calypso and Afro Grooves 1968-1975
(CD) Nascente NSFUNK002, 2009-07-27


Following on from Nascente's best-selling NuYorican Funk Experience, Brazilian Funk Experience and Cuban Funk Experience . Alas, I never got any Nascente promo release. John Armstrong who compiled the previous Cuban Funk compilation wrote to us saying he'll put us in touch with the label but we didn't get any news from them.... I'll try contacting the compiler Hugo Mendez directly... In the meantime, if someone's got it, don't hesitate to send a copy!

Hugo Mendez presents Tropical Funk Experience
Various - Hugo Mendez presents Tropical Funk Experience!
Island Jump-Up: Caribbean Funk, Soul, Reggae, Calypso and Afro Grooves 1968-1975
(CD) Nascente NSFUNK002, 2009-07-27

Tracklisting :
01. Spouge Explosion - Lunar 7
02. Let Me Get Stoned - Boo And The Tru Tones
03. Take The Funky Feeling - The Blue Rhythm Combo
04. Cissy Strut - De Boys An Dem
05. Fugitive Dub - The Skatalites
06. Don't Knock My Love - The Swingin' Stars Of Dominica
07. Black Water Gold - The Blue Rhythm Combo
08. Vehicle - Richard Stoute
09. Sweet Loving - Mighty Sparrow
10. Soul Makossa - Jablonski
11. Black Man's Cry - Gay Flamingoes
12. Smokey Feeling - The Organisation
13. Check It Out - Wildfire
14. Steppin' Up - Lynn Taitt
15. New Bag - The Exciters
16. Broasted Or Fried - St Vincents Latinaires
17. Jive Samba - Llans Thelwell And The Celestials
18. Latin Lips - The Invaders
19. Basa Bongo - Yoruba Singers
20. Back Home - Andre Tanker And The Mansa Musa Drummers

Links :
myspace.com/djhugomendez
demonmusicgroup.co.uk

Press Release :
• Rare tracks from Caribbean greats such as The Skatalites & Mighty Sparrow
• Tropical versions of funk classics such as 'Soul Makossa', 'Jive Samba' & 'Cissy Strut'
• 5 sought-after classics never before available on CD: De Boys an Dem 'Cissy Strut', Swinging Stars 'Don't knock my love', Lunar 7 'Spoug Explosion' and both Blue Rhythm Combo tracks: originals of these can reach over $500 on vinyl!
• Compiled by Hugo Mendez, globe-trotting DJ, producer, record compiler and ambassador for Tropical funk who runs the legendary Sofrito parties and has DJ'ed throughout Europe, the Caribbean, Australia and the USA.
Following on from Nascente's 'Cuban Funk Experience' & 'Brazilian Funk Experience' comes 'Tropical Funk Experience: Island Jump-up' the hottest funk, soul, reggae, calypso & Afro sounds from the golden era of Caribbean funk.
Featuring tracks from Jamaica, Bermuda, St Lucia, Barbados, Trinidad, Guyana, Dominica & Panama 'Tropical Funk Experience' is the most extensive overview of tropical funk from the golden age of the late 1960s to the mid 70s.
Virtually all the tracks are hard-to-come-by on CD and here Hugo has selected the hottest funk, soul, reggae, calypso & Afro sounds tunes that are sure-fire dancefloor dynamite as tested by him on his trips across the planet spreading the gospel of tropical funk.
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