V.A. - 90 DEGREES OF SHADE. HOT JUMP-UP ISLAND SOUNDS FROM THE CARRIBEAN VOL. 1 (2LP)


"Soul Jazz Records' new album 90 Degrees of Shade features the music of the Caribbean - Mambo, Calypso, Mento, Merengue, Latin Jazz and much more. The music of Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and more all feature in this lightning journey through the many island sounds. This is the sound of independence, righteous and hot jump-up sounds from the 1950s and 60s, an exciting period of endless new musical styles that would travel across the world - Mento, the Jamaican precursor to reggae; mambos and descargas from Cuba, Dominican merengue, Haitian compas - and more. The new album comes as a deluxe two-CD pack complete with large outsize booklet, packed full of info and original artwork. Heavyweight double LP vinyl edition, housed in gatefold sleeve complete with insert, full text and free download code." (label info)
soon in stock - please pre-order | UK| 2014| SOUL JAZZ | 23.90


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