Esin Engin Ve Orkestrası – Kolbastı (Turkey, 1973, Kent)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Kolbasti“, a deep psychedelic Anatolian Funk Soul Jazz instrumental, one of the thousand versions of this all-time classic Turkish song, covered here in a belly-dance way by the Turkish composer, arranger, orchestra leader and film actor Esin Engin – Enjoy !

Esin Engin Ve Orkestrası – Kolbasti

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Abdennebi Ouiness – Chouaya Hob (Morocco, 1968, Pathé) / ويناس – شوية حب

For today, I wanted to share with you “𝐂𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐚𝐲𝐚 𝐇𝐨𝐛” (“شوية حب” or “A bit of Love” in Arabic), a raw Surf Rock Soul Mod track with killer organ & guitar riffs, taken from the first single ever recorded in 1968 by the famous Moroccan singer, composer & musician Abdennebi Ouiness (ويناس) – Enjoy !

Abdennebi Ouiness – Chouaya Hob

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Ferkal Al Ard – Huloul (Lebanon, 1979, Zida) / فرقة الأرض – حلول

For today, I wanted to share with you “Huloul” (“حلول” or “solution” in Arabic langage), a spellbinding Middle-Eastern Soul Jazz track with Brazilian influences a la Arthur Verocai & beautiful flute parts, taken from the first album of the Lebanese band “Ferkat Al Ard” (فرقة الأرض) leaded by the guitar player Issam Hajali (عصام الحاج علي) and composed with :

Issam Hajali (عصام الحاج علي) : Vocals, Guitar ;

Toufic Farroukh (توفيق فرّوخ) : Flute, Saxophone ;

Elie Saba (ايليا سابا) : Bouzouki, Oud ;

This album, arranged by the legendary Lebanese composer, musician & producer Ziad Rahbani (زياد الرحباني) & produced by the Lebanese-Armenian producer Khatchik Mardirian (co-founder with Ziad Rahbani of the mythical 70s Lebanese record label “Zida“) is considered by many as one of the hardest to find holygrail Lebanese vinyl record album ever out – Enjoy !

Ferkat Al Ard – Huloul / فرقة الأرض – حلول

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Ihsan Al-Munzer – Rasputin (Lebanon, 1979, Voice Of Stars)

For today, I wanted to share with you « Rasputin », a dope percussive Middle-Eastern Groovy Disco Synth instrumental cover of the interplanetary hit by the West-Indian band Boney M, recorded in 1979 by the legendary Lebanese very prolific composer and musical arranger Ihsan Al-Munzer, who sadly passed away recently on last 3rd of August.

This song was compiled on the record presented here, wich is a part of a Oriental series released in the late 70s on the mythical Lebanese-Armenian record label « Voice Of Stars », owned by the famous producer Daniel Der Sahakian – Enjoy !

Ihsan Al-Munzer – Rasputin (Lebanon, 1979, Voice Of Stars)

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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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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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Jacqueline – Ana Baddi Ish (I Will Survive) (Lebanon, 1980, Voix De L’Orient) (جاكلين – انا بدّي عيش)

For today, I wanted to share with you the middle-eastern 80s Disco Funk Oriental Synth club anthem “Ana Baddi Ish” (“I Will Survive“) recorded in 1980 by the Lebanese musician & singer Jacqueline (جاكلين) and that is an Arabic cover of the all-time classic song recorded in 1978 by the American Diva Gloria Gaynor – Enjoy !

Jacqueline – Ana Baddi Ish (I Will Survive) (جاكلين – انا بدّي عيش)

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Sayed Darwish (سيد درويش)- Arabesque (Egypt, 1975, Columbia)

Following to this former post, I wanted to share with you for today “Arabesque”, a dope Oriental Belly Dance Jazz instrumental Piano track with a funky swing, originally written by Sayed Darwish ( سيد درويش) a legendary Egyptian composer and singer, considered as the father of Egyptian popular music and that put music to the Egyptian national anthem “Bilady, Bilady, Bilady“, adapted from a famous speech by Mustafa Kamil (مصطفى كامل).

This track is taken from an ultra hard to find LP, never properly commercialized, only promotionally released in the 70s for tourist purposes, offered to the visitors of the great pyramid of Giza & Cairo’s Egyptian museum to make them discover Egyptian music – Enjoy !

Sayed Darwish (سيد درويش) – Arabesque (Egypt, 1975, Columbia)

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