Lanu drops a freestyle selection blurring boundaries between Jazz, Hip hop, Latin, Drum & Bass, Afro-Beat, Soul, House, Funk, Broken Beat and Boogie.

Playlist 20/02/06

1. Patrice Rushen Music Of The Earth [Elektra]
2. Roy Ayers Everybody [Uno Melodic]
3. Roberta Flack Conversation Love [Atlantic]
4. Ira Sullivan Wonderful Sound [Pausa]
5. Cal Tjader & Carmen McCrae (Don’t You Worry ‘bout A Thing) [Concord]
6. James Brown & Lyn Collins Let It Be Me [Polydor]
7. Afrique Kumbo Coming [Mainstream]
8. The Meters Oh Calcutta! [Josie]
9. Kimiko Kasai w/ Gil Evans Orchestra I’m Walkin’ [CBS]
10. Sylvester Was it Something That I Said [Fantasy]
11. Rare Essence Body Moves [Rhythm King]
12. Harvey Mason Hopscotch [Arista]

Wedding bells tolling for Lanu this fortnight. And in my absence a great opportunity to hear some deeper selections from the Back To The Future crates. “Shelf-life’” is all about digging for the influences that shape the Back To The Future sound.


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