Hartar – Sari Siroun Yar (Armenia, 1978, Hartar Self-Released)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Sari Siroun Yar“, a beautiful melancholic Folk Jazz Ballad with dreamy acoustic guitar & violins parts, taken the only recorded album recorded & self-released in 1978 in France by the Armenian band Hartar, founded by HARout Bezdjian & Vicken TARpinian.

This album was backed by an orchestra leaded by Nazareth Hakimian & Andy Emler, and composed by :

Celo : Jean Hucho & Dino Quarleri ;
Flute : Remy Cotton ;
Oboe : Gaston Maugras ;
Piano : Andy Emler ;
Drums : Nazareth Hakimian ;
Bass Guitar : Yves Mazieres ;
Guitar : Harout Bezdjian (guitar).

Hartar – Sari Siroun Yar

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Les Freres Diabate – N’Fa (Guinea Conakry, 1972, Editions Syliphone Conakry)

For today, I wanted to share with you “N’Fa“, a sublime melancholic Afro Folk Jazz Instrumental track with gorgeous acoustic guitar, recorded by the Guinean (Conakry) band “Les Freres Diabate” (the Diabate brothers), and released in 1972 only on this compilation, second volume of a series of seven, released each year by the legendary Guinean record label “Editions Syliphone Conakry” from 1970 to 1976 – Enjoy !

Les Freres Diabate – N’Fa

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Ministere de l’Information et de la Culture (Unkown Artist) – Gasba Touila Et Gallal (Genre Oranais) (Algeria, 1982, Unité de disques du Ministère de l’Information et de la Culture)

For today, I wanted to share “Gasba Touila Et Gallal“, a raw hypnotic & bouncy Algerian Rai Folk Jazz Blues track with dope Gallal (Algerian drums) & Gasba Touila (Algerian flute), taken from a very hard to find LP that was part of a boxset privately edited and promotionally distributed by the national Algerian Ministry of Culture (that was part the legendary Algerian composer & musician Ahmed Malek) intended to promote national folk recordings – Enjoy !

Ministere de l’Information et de la Culture (Unkown Artist) – Gasba Touila Et Gallal (Genre Oranais)

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Mohamed Asfour – Noura (محمد عصفور – نوره) (Egypt, 1969, Tarek Phone / اسطوانات طارق فون)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Noura” (نوره), a deep bewitching Middle-Eastern psychedelic Folk Jazz Funk Belly dance track with killer arabic grooves & awesome violin parts, recorded in the early 60s by the Egyptian composer & accordion player Mohamed Asfour (محمد عصفور) & that reminds me the best compositions from the other Egyptian legendary musician Baligh Hamdi (بليغ حمدي)- Enjoy !

Mohamed Asfour – Noura (محمد عصفور – نوره)

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Naser Zarabadi – Kalagh Par (ناصر زرآبادی – کلاغ پر) (Iran, 1970s, Royal)

For today, I wanted to share with you “کلاغ پر” (“Kalagh Par” in Farsi – Persian langage), a deep beautiful syncopated Middle-Eastern catchy Instrumental Jazz Folk Funk track with outstanding violin & guitar parts recorded in the 70s by the Iranian composer & musician Naser Zarabadi (ناصر زرآبادی) on the legendary Teheran (Iran) based record label “Royal” – Enjoy !

ناصر زرآبادی – کلاغ پر

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Armand de Preseau

Kimbundu Music – Teka Dya Kingudi (Angola, 1984, Centre International des Civilisations Bantu)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Teka Dya Kingudi“, a breezing & amazing catchy deep Afro Folk track, field recorded by the legendary French musicologist Charles Duvelle the 2nd of may 1984 in Luanda (Angola) for the Centre International des Civilisations Bantu (CICIBA), sung in Kimbundu (Mbundu tribe’s langage) and played on a xylophone.

The instrument you can listen there is a “Madimba” (a mounted 20-key xylophone with calabash-gourd resonators).

Two musicians are involved here : Amindo da Fonseca plays in the upper register, and Joao Francisco plays in the lower register in this musical composition in which the instrumentalists are also the singers, and which is usually performed during funeral services.

Kimbundu Music – Teka Dya Kingudi (Angola, 1984, Centre International des Civilisations Bantu)

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Armand de Preseau

Jean-Claude Thévenin – Baisse Le Prix Du Riz (La Réunion, 1975, Disques Jackman)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Baisse Le Prix Du Riz“, a deep melancholic syncopated Soul Sega Folk track from Reunion island (Indian Ocean) with a message & killer jazzy piano riffs, recorded in the early 70s by the composer & musician Jean-Claude Thévenin, also released in this highly recommended compilation out in 1975 – Enjoy !

Jean-Claude Thévenin – Baisse Le Prix Du Riz (La Réunion, 1975, Disques Jackman)

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Armand de Preseau

Guenshi-Ever – Gbeme Dan (Benin, 1988, Production Nenuphar)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Gbeme Dan“, a deep syncopated percussive Psychedelic Afro Funk Sato Folk track with crazy drums & synth parts recorded in the late 80s by the Beninese composer & singer Guendehou “Guenshi-Ever” Sidonie Evelyne that only recorded two now hard to find LP – Enjoy !

Guenshi-Ever – Gbeme Dan

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Orchestre Gorom – Yen Djigue Gni (Senegal, 1977, Sonafric)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Yen Djigue Gni“, an incredible psychedelic Mbalax Jazz Fusion Funk Folk track taken from “Senegal Authentic 1977“, the only album recorded in 1977 by the Senegalese Orchestra “L’Orchestre Gorom” that included great names of that country’s musical history such as Yande Codou (composer & singer), Pape Mboup (arranger & singer) & Khar Mbaye (singer).

That record, out on the famous record label “Sonafric“, has 6 tracks, all winners – Enjoy !

Orchestre Gorom – Yen Djigue Gni (Senegal, 1977, Sonafric)

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Armand de Preseau

Wòz – Joël É Jack (Guadeloupe, 1989, Judith S. Faisans-Renac Self-Released)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Wòz – Joël É Jack“, a splendid spiritual deep Gwo Ka Island Jazz Folk track from Guadeloupe (French West Indies) with beautiful synth parts, privately recorded & released in 1989 by a bunch of Guadeloupean culture, roots militant & artists leaded by the musician & poet Judith Simone “Wòz” Faisans-Renac.

The band was composed by Marcel Louis-Sidney, Humbert Marboeuf, Joël Nankin, Henri Peratout, Luc Reinette, Lucien Viardot, Judith Simone Faisans-Renac, Jacques Grizelin, Georges Faisans, Max Cointre, Georges Bourguignon, Henri Bernard, Henri Amedien, Etienne Faisans, Christian Amour, Hector Poullet among others.

Incredible rare record & true piece of Guadeloupean history here, hope you’ll like it – Enjoy !

Wòz – Joël É Jack

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Armand de Preseau