Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Candido - Drum Fever

Year : 1973
Label : Polydor
Genre : Jazz, Latin
Style : Afro-Cuban Jazz, Soul-Jazz, Jazz-Funk

Last volume of the Candido "Funk Trilogy" serie which started with "Thousand Finger Man" (1970 - Solid State), and passing by "Beautiful" licenced on Blue Note records in 1971. "Drum Fever" is one of the Candido's funkiest records, conducted by the legendary Afro-Cuban-Jazz arranger Chico O' Farrill, it includes latin waves and soul-jazz grooves with swinging congas, killer keyboards, wah wah guitar and funky brass section. "Drum Fever" was conceived with the Chico O' Farrill complicity, most of the tracks are composed by the Candido-Farrill duo, including also two jazz standards, the big classic "St. Louis Blues" and the carribean jazz "St. Thomas" of Sonny Rollins played in a full dynamic funk variation.

01. Candido's Funk
02. Succulent
03. Mighty Mouth
04. St. Louis Blues
05. Yolanda
06. St. Thomas
07. Sultry
08. Kushy
09. Soulwanco


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