Gato Barbieri ‎– Caliente! (1976)

Caliente! is a 1976 album by Argentine saxophonist Gato Barbieri. Issued by A&M Records, the recording was guided by label-head Herb Alpert. The nine tracks display the saxist’s smooth tones over a range of lush, samba-fied, variably paced backdrops. Tracklist: A1. Fireflies A2. Fiesta A3. Europa (Earth’s Cry Heaven’s Smile) A4. Don’t Cry Rochelle A5. […]

James Brown – Hell (1974)

Hell is a double album by soul/funk vocalist/musician James Brown, released in 1974 on Polydor. Tracklist: A1. “Coldblooded” (4:45) A2. “Hell” (5:03) A3. “My Thang” (4:20) A4. “Sayin’ It and Doin’ It” (3:05) A5. “Please, Please, Please” (4:07) B1. “When the Saints Go Marching In” (2:43) B2. “These Foolish Things Remind Me of You” (3:14) […]

Idris Muhammad – Power of Soul (1974)

Power of Soul is the third album by American jazz-funk drummer Idris Muhammad, released in 1974 on Kudu. Tracklist: A1. “Power of Soul” (7:04) A2. “Piece of Mind” (9:20) B1. “The Saddest Thing” (7:06) B2. “Loran’s Dance” (10:39) Credits: Idris Muhammad — drums Grover Washington, Jr. — soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, writer Bob James — […]

Chico Hamilton – Peregrinations (1975)

Peregrinations is a jazz-funk album by American drummer Chico Hamilton, released in 1975 on Blue Note. Tracklist: A1. “V-O” (3:59) A2. “The Morning Side of Love” (5:18) A3. “Abdullah and Abraham” (4:16) A4. “Andy’s Walk” (4:18) A5. “Peregrinations” (3:16) B1. “Sweet Dreams” (5:54) B2. “Little Lisa” (2:49) B3. “Space for Stacy” (3:10) B4. “On and Off” […]

Gus Vali ‎– Chimera (1974)

Chimera is a jazz-rock album by Greek/American saxist/arranger Gus Vali, released in 1974 on Peters International. Tracklist: A1. “Hadji Baba” (8:46) A2. “Nosh” (4:30) A3. “Telly” (3:53) B1. “Rockin’ Bird” (8:48) B2. “Tricks” (5:40) B3. “Mustafa” (2:31) Credits: Arranged By [Arrangements] – Gus Vali, Joe Castellon Bass – Chet Amsterdam Bouzouki [Buzukie] – George Mangas Clarinet […]

Joe Farrell ‎– Upon This Rock (1974)

Upon This Rock is the fifth album by American saxist/flutist Joe Farrell, released in 1974 on CTI. Tracklist: A1. “Weathervane” (8:00) A2. “I Won’t Be Back” (10:05) B1. “Upon This Rock” (11:54) B2. “Seven Seas” (6:50) Credits: Joe Farrell — tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute, writer Joe Beck — guitar, writer Herb Bushler — bass […]