Orchestre Bembeya Jazz National – Ne Fais Pas De Sacrifice (Guinea Conakry, 1978, Areito)

For today, I wanted to share with you « Ne Fais Pas De Sacrifice », a deep breezing psychedelic Afro Funk Soul Manding Jazz track by the famous Guinean orchestra Bembeya Jazz National (formerly « Orchestre De Beyla », the area where its members come from), co-founded in the 1961 by Sekou Bembeya DiabateAboubacar Demba CamaraSékouba Bambino Diabaté amongst others.

This song is one of the hardest to find from the band, because it was only released in 1978 on the compilation presented here, recorded between Cuba & Guinea Conakry & only out localy in La havane at the time, to commemorate the historical musical friendship between those two countries – Enjoy !

Orchestre Bembeya Jazz National – Ne Fais Pas de Sacrifice

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Amedee Pierre – Souyassa (Ivory Coast, 1970s, Editions NAP)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Souyassa“, a gorgeous West African Latin Soul Jazz Anthem with a Bossa Nova twist, taken from one of the three albums recorded by the legendary Ivorian musician & composer Amédée Pierre who released around 50 singles from the beginning of the 60s – Enjoy !

Amedee Pierre – Souyassa

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The Dutch Benglos – Shabi-bi-di-do (Ghana, 1980s, Glovic Records)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Shabi-bi-di-do“, a bouncy summer Afro Highlife Boogie Funk track with Afrobeat flavors, taken from one of the three albums recorded by the Ghanaian Band “The Dutch Benglos” led by Gloria Aba Addison and that included legendary Ghanaian musicians from Dutch, Germany & Ghana such as the saxophone player George Amissah, the trumpetist Louis Hammond & the drummer Joseph Ghansah – Enjoy !

The Dutch Benglos – Shabi-bi-di-do

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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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Afrika Wanda – Give’Em A Chance (Cameroun, 1992, Essimo’oh Productions)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Give’Em A Chance“, a dope obscure Afro Modern Boogie Soul Funk Synth track taken from the ultra hard to find only LP recorded by the obscure band Afrika Wanda in 1992 (if someone has more infos about this to share, feel free to contact us !) – Enjoy !

Afrika Wanda – Give’Em A Chance

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Etoile de Dakar – Cely (Senegal, 1978, M. Diaw )

For today, I wanted to share with you “Cely“, a gorgeous Psychedelic Afro Latin Funk Psychedelic Mbalax Fusion Jazz gem with dreamy voices, catchy guitars & deep saxophone parts, first version ever of this all-time African anthem covered countless times, recorded in 1973 by the legendary Senegalese Orchestra “Etoile de Dakar” that included great names as the mythical musician & composer Youssou Madjiguène Ndour (this album was his first ever credited appearance as a singer !).

This album, as many of the greatest early Senegalese ones (such as Orchestra Baobab ones), was recorded at the well-known Jandeer Night Club in Dakar (Senegal), one of the only few places musicians could lent at the times all the musical instruments & equipments they didn’t have themselves – Enjoy !

Etoile de Dakar – Cely

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Orchestre Veve Star – Bassala Hot (Part 1 & 2) (Democratic Republic of the Congo / Former Zaïre, 1975, Editions Veve)

For today, I wanted to share with you the 1st & 2nd part of “Bassala Hot“, a deep Afro Funk Soul track with killer saxophone parts, recorded by the mythical Congolese orchestra “Orchestre Veve” led by the legendary Georges Kiamuangana Mateta “Verckys” after he left the band Orchestre T.P. Ok Jazz.

This track, initially out as a 2 parts single in 1975, was compiled on a few local releases, including the one presented here with that ultra cool picture sleeve – Enjoy !

Orchestre Veve Star – Bassala Hot (Part 1 & 2) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, former Zaire, 1975, Editions Veve)

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Etubom Rex Williams & his Nato Funky Stars – Disco Baby (Nigeria, 1981, Nato Records)

Following this former post, I wanted to share with you for today “Disco Baby“, an amazing catchy dance floor friendly Cosmic Afro Disco Boogie Funk track with awesome bass line & synth parts, taken from the ultra hard to find album recorded in 1981 by the Nigerian composer & musician Etubom Rex Williams and backed by his “Nato Funky Stars” band – Enjoy !

Etubom Rex Williams & his Nato Funky Stars – Disco Baby

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Armand de Preseau

Peter Bishop & Afro Wave – Mamy Wata (Cameroun, 1989, Equateur)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Mamy Wata“, a catchy Afro Boogie Jazz Funk Synth track with Afrobeat flavors and killer horns, taken from the only album privately recorded and distributed in the 90s by the mysterious musician & composer Peter Bishop and his Afro Wave Orchestra.

This LP is an extremely hard to find masterpiece from start to finish that looks like a lost 90s recording from the Nigerian Legend Fela Kuti so.. Enjoy !

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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