MARIN, BOBBY - MOVIN' MUCH TOO FAST/MR. SKYJACKER

MARIN, BOBBY - MOVIN' MUCH TOO FAST/MR. SKYJACKER

7" (7" Single/EP)

Login for pricing & ordering.

 

Label: ROCAFORT

Release date: 27/11/2013

Barcode: 2090503982666

Catalog no.: ROC0000002

Item ID: 398266

Reissue of a late '60s soul/funk/Latin gem on 7-inch. "I signed a recording contract with Speed Records in 1967 and was asked by producer Morty Craft to create my own album in my own style, so I decided to write and arrange one of the compositions ala James Brown, one of my favorite artists from that era. But the problem was the musical arrangement. I had never learned how to write musical arrangement, so I read books, asked a lot of questions and pretty much learned how to write and transpose music for studio musicians in a couple of weeks. I also decided to sing the song on the recording as well; though I would never dream of having the audacity to compare myself to Mr. Brown in any way. When it came to the arrangement, I wrote the score and showed it to my friend, the multi-talented Louie Ramirez. He made a few corrections and we were ready to record 'Movin' Much Too Fast'. I called some good musicians for the session including the famous drummer, Bernard Purdie, and of course, Louie Ramirez. When we finished recording and after I had re-mixed the tracks with studio engineer, Jon Fausty, we were all elated with the final outcome. I don't know exactly how I pulled it off but after listening to the final product, I was pretty satisfied. 'Mr. Skyjacker' was recorded during the time that planes were being diverted to Cuba from the US. I composed, produced and sang the song. PS 54 Schoolyard is a name I came up with. Marrero plays on." ~Bobby Marin, October 2013.

Ordering

Are you a private user? Order this item through our mailorder.

Are you a business user? Please login to add items to your basket.

More on the ROCAFORT label...


KUMA - KUMADE

KUMA - KUMADE

Rocafort Records presents the Swiss-French quartet Kuma, led by keyboardist Matthieu Llodra and saxophonist Arthur Donnot. Their 'Kumade' EP is well balanced out with two spaciously laconic, ethereal tracks that could easily belong on some ECM-inspired soundscape, ... read more »

 

CRUZ, CELIA -CON LA SONORA MATANCERA- - MI BOMBA SONO/A BAILAR ORIZA

CRUZ, CELIA -CON LA SONORA MATANCERA- - MI BOMBA SONO/A BAILAR ORIZA

Rocafort Records presents 'Mi Bomba Sono' featuring Celia Cruz teaming up with La Sonora Matancera. Joey Pastrana brings his rendition of 'A Bailar Oriza', a funky reinterpretation from the classic Silvestre Mendez song.

 

JONES, BOBBY - WELCOME BACK A FOOLISH MAN

JONES, BOBBY - WELCOME BACK A FOOLISH MAN

B/w 'Lovin' Hard, Livin' Good'. Originally released in 1970 on the amusingly named Kack label, soulman Bobby Jones assures us that there's nothing but the smell of sweet soul music happening here. Written and produced by well-known Chicago music veteran Maurice Lee ... read more »

 

BEAT BRONCO ORGAN TRIO - EASY BABY/GERIATRIC DANCE

BEAT BRONCO ORGAN TRIO - EASY BABY/GERIATRIC DANCE

Beat Bronco Organ Trio play soul jazz, the sound of the '60s popularized by artists such as Jimmy Smith, Grant Green, Jimmy McGriff and Reuben Wilson. With a warm and solid sound, the Madrid combo breaks into the scene with a groovy funky 7".

 

KOKORO DISCO-SAN - ISLA FANTASIA/SONIC FEELING

Kokoro Disco-San is an experienced trio of musicians and producers from Barcelona who have clearly been mixing the moods and variations of the nu-disco breeze. Coming like a warm scirocco from tropical climes, 'Isla Fantasia' has all the hallmarks of a Joey Negro/Masters At ... read more »

 

SLINGSHOTS - COFFEE COLD/SHE AIN'T GOT NO SOUL

SLINGSHOTS - COFFEE COLD/SHE AIN'T GOT NO SOUL

Slingshots is a contemporary funk and soul band from Barcelona. here they are doing an instrumental funk cover of the Galt McDermot song, and they put one of their own compositions on Side B.

 

 


Clear Spot - clearspot.nl

Clear Spot International BV
Hermelijnkoog 21
1822CA Alkmaar
The Netherlands

T. + 31 (0)72 567 9990
F. + 31 (0)84 229 8862

E. info@clearspot.nl
W. www.clear-spot.nl

Deze website gebruikt cookies. Meer info. / This website uses cookies. More info.