Eugène Mona – 1700 (Martinique, 1975, Hit Parade)

For today, I wanted to share with you “1700“, an excellent west indian spiritual soul jazz track with a groove from the Martinican flute Master Georges Nilecam, better known as Eugene Mona – Enjoy !

Eugene Mona – 1700

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel “African Grooves” here : https://youtu.be/r6pb3IhbAI4

Have a nice sunday,

Armand de Preseau

Francisco – Biguine Lélé (Martinique, 1970s, Hit Parade)

Following to this post, I wanted to share with you for today “Biguine Lélé“, another great track from the Master Frantz-Charles “Francisco” Denis, an awesome blend of syncopated Biguine, Jazz, Creole and Latin influenced sound with awesome piano arrangements – Enjoy !

Francisco – Biguine Lélé 

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/6Q_wEXeWHwo

Have a really nice wednesday,

Armand de Preseau

Henri Debs Et Son Combo – Bidonville “Berimbau” (Guadeloupe, 1971, Disques Debs International)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Bidonville“, a splendid Bossa Nova Jazz track from Guadeloupe (French West Indies) from Henri Debs et Son Combo, superb cover of Baden Powell‘s standard “Berimbao“, sung here in french by Serge Christophe.

Henri Debs Et Son Combo – Bidonville “Berimbau”

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/AXBYqQn6MwU

Have a nice Sunday,

Armand de Preseau

Henri Guedon – L’An Messe Minuit (Martinique, 1970s, Magic’Tirelir Disques)

Following this former post, I wanted to share with you for today another song from the Martinican musician & painter Henri Guedon, “L’An Messe Minuit“, an excellent Biguine Jazz track with Latin influences – Enjoy !

Henri Guedon – L’An Messe Minuit

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/Qw8Pw4Ql2uQ

Have a nice day !

Armand de Preseau

Os Apolos – D’Leau Coco (Cape Verde, 1970s, La Do Si Discos)

For today, I wanted to share with you a version of the classic West Indian anthem “D’Leau Coco“,  written by Albert Nadeau, a member of the band Les Leopards de St Pierre (Martinique), covered here in a raw Tropical way by the Cape Verdian band Os Apolos – Enjoy !

Os Apolos – D’Leau Coco

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/omX1bE6FbFA

Best regards,

Armand de Preseau

Max Cilla – La Flûte des Mornes (Martinique, 1981, Apia)

For today, I wanted to share with you “La Flûte des Mornes“, a Spiritual Island Jazz track driven by the sublime flute of the Martinican Master Max Cilla (who is still active today !) & backed by killer Gwo-Ka percussions, taken from the 1st album of the artist & recorded in 1981 – Enjoy !

Max Cilla – La Flûte des Mornes

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/yer3fDcm4RM

Best regards,

Armand de Preseau

Ibo Simon – Lide Fou (Guadeloupe, 1970s, La Voix du Globe)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Lide Fou“, an excellent Cadence track, not so well known, played by the Guadeloupean musician Ibo Simon, accompanied live with the Martinican legend Henri Guedon and his orchestra – Enjoy !

Ibo Simon – Lide Fou

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/MwiY9Fv1bpU

Best regards,

Armand

Henri Guedon – Vulcano (Martinique, 1974, Epic)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Vulcano“, my all time favourite West Indian Guaguanco track, taken from the legendary “Cosmozouk Percussion” album recorded in 1974 by the martinican musician & painter Henri Guedon.

That record never leaves my DJ bag, each track of this LP is a dancefloor burner – Enjoy !

Henri Guedon – Vulcano

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/nOvA6DuJots

Armand

José Versol – Ti Chimen Yan (Martinique, 1985, JVN 001)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Ti Chimen Yan“, a jazzy biguine folk song from Martinique (French West Indies) from the singer José Versol with beautiful flute parts – Enjoy !!

José Versol – Ti Chimen Yan

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/walL_R9G0VQ

Armand

Les Melodix – Machan Tienette (Martinique, 1974, 3A Production)

Les Melodix” was a band of musicians from Martinique island (French West Indies) led by Michel Pavilla and that recorded 2 albums in the 70s.

For today, I wanted to share with you “Machan Tienette“, a sweet jazzy biguine track with mellow guitar solos – Enjoy !

Les Melodix – Machan Tienette

You can also listen to this track on my #Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/FVl4EaC4VcY

Armand