Saturday, March 7, 2015

Fabiano Orchestra - Butterfly Island

Year : 2013/1980
Label :  Superfly Records/Franck R. Records
Genre : Jazz
Style : Jazz Funk, Fusion

Amazing Superfly Records reissue of rare French West Indies treasure recorded at Paradise Studio & mixed at Platinium Factory in New York. Fabiano Orchestra is a Jazz Fusion créole group based in Guadeloupe and playing in the pure Jazz Funk style "à la Hancock". Led by drummer Jean François Fabiano, the band consists of a percussionists ensemble and a brilliant american line-up featuring Clifford Jordan, Hannibal Peterson, Carter Jefferson from Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers. Titles include the Half Moon Bay featuring Bill Frizzell guitar solo, the Fo Ça Changé played in creole style, the spiritual Pointe des Chateaux or the reggae rockers Rastaman Rock feat. Bunny brissett (former chorist for the Sly&Robbie band). All tracks composed & arranged by JF Fabiano except For ça Changé by Gilbert Coco, Pointe des Chateaux by Clifford Jordan & Fusion (Manhattan Pulse) written with Bruce Carrington.

J. F. Fabiano_drums, percussions
Guito Jean Jacques & T.M. Stevens_bass
Calvin Bell & Gilbert Coco_guitar
Steve Robbin_electric Piano, Mini Moog, clavinet
Clifford Jordan_flute
Carter Jefferson_soprano & tenor saxophone
Chambers Stowe_percussions
Hannibal Marvin Peterson_trumpet
Bunny Brissett-Fabiano_vocals

01. Half Moon Bay
02. Fo That Changed
03. Creole
04. Rastaman Rock
05. West Indian Meditation
06. Butterfly Island
07. Fusion (Manhattan Pulse)
08. Pointe Des Châteaux

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