Henri Guedon Et Les Contesta – Bilongo (Martinique, 1972, Aux Ondes)

Following this former post, I wanted to share with you for today « Bilongo », an outstanding Tropical Guaguanco Salsa Latin track from the French West Indies (Martinique), taken from the first album of the legendary musician, painter, sculptor and ceramist Henri Guedon, considered as the grandfather of modern music from French Antilles, and backed by his band « La Contesta ».

This record came out in 1972 on the record label « Aux Ondes », subdivision of the mythical West Indian record company « Celini Disques » – Enjoy !

Henri Guedon Et Les Protesta – Bilongo

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Armand de Preseau

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

Ti Plume & Macumbe – I Dream Of … (Haiti, 1993, Moustache Productions)

For today, I wanted to share with you “I Dream Of … “, an amazing deep bewitching Island Jazz Soul Voodoo-ish instrumental with haunting flute & drums, recorded in 1993 by the Haitian composer & guitar player Ricardo Franck (better known as “Ti Plume“), accompanied by his band “Macumbe” that included great names of Haitian music such as Gardner Lalane (leader of the legendary band “Les Loups Noirs“) or Edward Richard (from the band “Les Shleu Shleu“) – Enjoy !

Ti Plume & Macumbe – I Dream Of …

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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

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

Guerda Hector – Helas (Haïti, 1986, JD Productions)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Helas“, a beautiful catchy Spiritual Jazzy Cadence Funk track taken from the only album recorded by the obscure Haitian singer & composed Guerda Hector in 1986 – Enjoy !

Guerda Hector – Helas

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Armand de Preseau

Josy Mass – Mimile (Guyana, 1984, Self-Released)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Mimile“, a very beautiful Spiritual Biguine Mazurka Island Jazz track with a Bossa Nova twist, taken from a privately released & very hard to find album recorded in 1984 by the French Guyana native singer & poetess Josy Masse – look at this gorgeous cover art !

This song was initially recorded in the early 70s s by the Guadeloupean (French West Indies) Jazz composer Franck Valmont, really can’t decide which one is my favorite version so.. maybe I’ll share it with you in the future if you want me too – Enjoy !

Josy Mass – Mimile

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Armand de Preseau

Jacqueline Farreyrol – Empare Maloya (La Reunion, 1979, Auvidis)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Empare Maloya“, a deep percussive Maloya Jazz Folk track recorded in 1978 by the singer, composer Jacqueline Farreyrol, one of Reunion’s musical scene most eminent figure – Enjoy !

Jacqueline Farreyrol – Empare Maloya

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Armand de Preseau