U-Turn – Panno Kaye (Haiti, 1988, Mini Records)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Panno Kaye“, a dreamy West Indian spiritual Fusion Funk Soul Ambiant Synth track from Haiti (Ayiti, in the Antilles), taken from the only & invisible album from the obscure Haitian band U-Turn, recorded in 1988 in Brooklyn (United States), leaded by the musician & producer Alix Jacques, and composed by some of the former members of the country’s legendary historical musical formations such as Djet-X, Alix Jacques Colé Colé Band, Les Freres Dejean & Gary French & The Tropical Sextet – Enjoy !

U-Turn – Panno Kaye

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Exode + – L’Histoire (Guadeloupe, 1984, Disques Caraibes Record)

For today, I wanted to share with you “L’Histoire“, a furious Tropical Island Funk Cadence Zouk track with devastating furious keyboard & horn parts, taken from the only known album of the obscure Guadeloupean (French West Indies) band “Exode +“, released in the early 80s on the record label “Disques Caraïbes Record” – Instant dance floor burner, enjoy !

Exode + – L’Histoire

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Paul Louis & Ses Cumbeleros – Yasmina (Guadeloupe, 1970s, Ebonia Disques)

For today, I wanted to share with you « Yasmina », an awesome catchy Biguine Island Jazz Funk Cadence instrumental track from the French West Indies (Guadeloupe), taken from an album recorded in the 70s by the Guadeloupean flutist & singer Paul Louis & produced & arranged by his brother, the mythical Caribbean composer & pianist Roland Louis, including legendary musicians such as :

–          Marcel Louis-Joseph (saxophone) ;

–          Al Julien (vocals) ;

–          Amédée Suriam (drums).

Instant dancefloor bomb with a very cute cover art – Enjoy !

Paul Louis & Ses Cumbeleros – Yasmina

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Armand de Preseau

Paul Noglotte – An Ba Bwa (Guadeloupe, 1980s, Paul Noglotte Self-Released)

For today, I wanted to share with you « An Ba Bwa », a killer & catchy Dancefloor Caribbean Cosmic Digital Synth Zouk Funk Balearic track, recorded & privately released in the 80s in Guadeloupe (in the French West Indies) by the mysterious composer & musician Paul Noglotte, who only seems to have issue the double-sider presented here (any further informations are welcome !) with a gorgeous cover art !

This song was co-arranged by the legendary Guadeloupean composer Guy Jacquet, Zouk hero & former guitarist of the band « Les Vikings de la Guadeloupe » – Enjoy !

Paul Noglotte – An Ba Bwa

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Ti L’Afrique (Roland Fatime) – Soul Sock Sega (Mauritius, 1970s, Disques Capricorne)

Following this former post, I wanted to share with you for today “Soul Sock Sega“, an awesome psychedelic syncopated Soul Sega Funk track from Mauritius (Indian Ocean), recorded in the 70s by the singer & composer Roland Fatime (better known as “Ti L’Afrique“), founder of the “Soul Sega” musical genre, whose the song presented here is a good example – Enjoy !

Ti L’Afrique (Roland Fatime) – Soul Sock Sega

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Armand de Preseau

Fair-Nick Stars – Arrete Mal Pale (Guadeloupe, 1978, Capriccio)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Arrete Mal Pale“, an instant dance floor friendly and now classic furious Island Funk Cadence Soul track from the French West Indies, taken from the first album recorded in 1978 by Fair-Nick Stars, the band founded in 1974 by Monique & Guy Fanfant (a very well-known Guadeloupean family of musicians), and composed by musicians from Guadeloupe, Martinique and French Guyana, such as (for the album presented here) :

Lead Guitar : Max Labor ;

Bass Guitar : Jean-Pierre Misaine ;

Drums, Cowbell & Cymbal : Charles Fanfant ;

Piano & Organ : Ralph Victoire ;

Saxophone : Victor René-Corail ;

Trumpet : Guy René-Corail ;

Vocals : Edwige Rechal ;

Xylophone, Congas & Percussions : Guy Fanfant ;

Chorus : Monique & Veronique Fanfant ;

Fair-Nick Stars – Arrete Mal Pale

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Maud & Ti Roi – Pa Gain Zanmi Enco (Haiti, 1979, JJ Records)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Pa Gain Zanmi Enco“, an uptempo trippy Island Cadence Compas Soul Jazz, serious dance floor burner taken from the only album by the obscure Haitian duo Maud & Henri Pigniat “Ti Roi” out in 1979 on the local label JJ Records and backed by great Haitian musicians such as :

Almando Keslin, drummer in the Haitian band Zotobre, D.P. Express, Bossa Combo & Les Difficiles de Petion-Ville ;

Roger Laurent, bass & chorus singer in the Haitian band Scorpio ;

Claude Hesley, guitarist in the Haitian band Zotobre.

Maud & Ti Roi – Pa Gain Zanmi Enco

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Armand de Preseau

Ti Plume & Cie – Diablo (Haiti, 1980, Mini Records)

Following that former post, I wanted to share with you for today “Diablo“, an uptempo tropical Cadence Island Funk dance floor stormer with amazing horns & guitar solos, recorded by in 1980 by the Haitian composer & guitar player Ricardo Franck (better known as “Ti Plume“) – Enjoy !

Ti Plume & Cie – Diablo

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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

Henri Guedon et Les Contesta – Van Van (Martinique, 1970s, Disques Debs)

Following to that former post, I wanted to share with you for today “Van Van”, a mind-blowing Afro Cuban Latin Salsa Funk Soul gem from the French West Indies (Martinique), recorded in the 70s on the legendary “Disques Debs” record label by “Henri Guedon“, the legendary musician, painter, sculptor and ceramist & master of the genre, backed here by his band “Les Contesta” – Enjoy !

Henri Guedon et les Contesta – Van Van (Martinique, 1970s, Disques Debs)

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Armand de Preseau