Various Artists | Far Out Jazz Funk – [Far Out Recordings, 2009]The third in Far Out Recordings’ hugely popular Brazilian genre series, following on from the massive success of ‘Far Out Bossa Nova’ and ‘Far Out Strictly Samba’, ‘Far Out Jazz Funk’ is a worthy addition to the collection. A digital only exclusive, ‘Jazz Funk’ collects the music Far Out is famous for reviving and bringing in to the 21st century.
Artists like Azymuth, Mamond, Grupo Batuque and Brazilian Groove Band were resurrected by the label and given a new energy working with renowned modern producers and remix artists. The album brings together the very best Brazilian Jazz Funk tracks the label has produced over the last 15 years from legendary early tracks such as ‘Jazz Carnival’ through to modern classics including Sabrina Malheiros’ ‘New Morning’. The album gives a first ever airing to the brilliant and never before released ‘Somewhere Beyond’ by Marc Mac Natures Plan.
‘Far Out Jazz Funk’ brings together Far Out’s finest tracks that flow beautifully together while at the same time encompassing retro, modern and futuristic artists and elements of jazz funk. After their guides to Bossa Nova and Samba Far Out’s third installment gives a concise but wide-ranging insight to a vast field. This classy selection gives a connoisseurs choice of essential Brazilian Jazz Funk.
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