• www.thewickedsound.com Kahil El’Zabar David Murray Spirit Groove
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    Kahil El’Zabar and David Murray shared two new songs “One World Family” and “In My House”

    Kahil El’Zabar and David Murray shared two new songs “One World Family” and “In My House” from their new collaborative album “Spirit Groove”. It will be their fifth album as a co-leaders, and eight when they recorded together. “One World Family” is a new 16 minutes long version of a song co-written by the duo in the 80s. This track was closing the live album from 2000 with the same title. Watch the video to Kahil El’Zabar and David Murray new songs “One World Family” and “In My House” from their new collaborative album “Spirit Groove” below: "Spirit Groove intends to move you nakedly with a deep sense of dance…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Mulatu Astatke, Black Jesus Experience To Know Without Knowing
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    Mulatu Astatke and Black Jesus Experience released a new song “Lijay”.

    Mulatu Astatke and Black Jesus Experience released a new song “Lijay” the second single, after “Kulun Mankwaleshi” from their new collaborative album “To Know Without Knowing” (Agogo Records). The previous record  “Cradle With Humanity” came out in 2016. This one was recorded in Melbourne, Australia and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and contains Ethio-jazz at its best with some Aussie funky flavors. Watch the video to Mulatu Astatke and Black Jesus Experience new song “Lijay” the second single their second album together “To Know Without Knowing”. Video below: Mulatu Astatke is the Father of Ethio-Jazz and one of Africa's most influential and enduring musical figures. Black Jesus Experience is a community of…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.05.3 cover Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020/05/3 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound 2020/05/3 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from Timewarp Inc, Beat Ride, Damu The Fudgemunk, Archie Shepp, Raw Poetic, Mestizo Beat, Roy Ayers, Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Mulatu Astatke, Black Jesus Experience, Redtenbacher's Funkestra, Tucker Antell, Jacob Collier, Mahalia, Ty Dolla $ign, Brasstracks, Samm Henshaw, Butcher Brown, Victor Rice, Kamasi Washington, Angel Bat Dawid, Adam Deitch, Walter Smith III, Matthew Stevens, Micah Thomas, Linda May Han Oh, Nate Smith, Rudresh Mahanthappa, You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer or Soundcloud. The Wicked Sound weekly playlist 2020/05/3 Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats Tracklist: Timewarp Inc…

  • www.thewickedsound.com-Maceo-Parker-Cross-The-Track
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    Mighty Maceo Parker is coming back with the new single “Cross The Track” from his forthcoming cover album “‘Soul Food – Cooking with Maceo”.

    Mighty Maceo Parker is coming back with the new single “Cross The Track” from his forthcoming cover album “Soul Food – Cooking with Maceo”. That album blends raw, old school funk with the flavors of New Orleans, as Maceo and the band takes on iconic songs from Mississippi masters like Dr. John (“Right Place, Wrong Time”) The Meters (“Just Kissed My Baby”) and Allen Toussaint (“Yes, We Can Can), as well as Aretha Franklin’s “Rock Steady,” Prince’s “The Other Side of the Pillow” and David “Fathead” Newman’s “Hard Times.” We also get funky workouts from Parker’s own back catalog on "M A C E O" and "Cross The Track”. Watch…

  • www.thewickedsound.com-Khruangbin-Time-You-And-I So We Wan't Forget
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    Khruangbin unveils two new songs “Time (You and I)” and “So We Won’t Forget”

    Khruangbin unveils two new songs “Time (You and I)” and “So We Won’t Forget” first two singles from their forthcoming third, full-length studio album “Mordechai”. “Mordechai”  follows the band’s previous 2018 album, “Con Todo El Mundo”, and the collaborative EP with Leon Bridges, “Texas Sun”, from earlier this year.  Watch the video to Khruangbin new songs “Time (You and I)” and “So We Won’t Forget” first two singles from their forthcoming new album “Mordechai” below: Khruangbin is a three-piece band from Texas, formed of Laura Lee on bass, Mark Speer on guitar, and Donald Johnson on drums. They took influences from the 1960's Thai funk, even in their name, which literally…

  • www.thewickedsound.com-Aaron-Parks-Attention-Earthlings
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    Aaron Parks come back with the second chapter of his “Little Big II: Dreams of a Mechanical Man”.

    Aaron Parks come back with the second chapter of his “Little Big II: Dreams of a Mechanical Man”. Aaron Parks with his band members Greg Tuohey on guitar, David Ginyard Jr on bass Tommy Crane on drums, are playing together as one. Slow soft ballads but melodic and hypnotic at the same time. Such a beautiful album, highly recommended, one of our favourites this year for sure. “Today, the band operates as a single organism. The first record was about the tunes and the aesthetic. This album keeps that focus and also captures the chemistry we’ve developed on the road, the way this band feels as it makes music at…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Ruby Rushton Sun Khosi
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    22a present new two-track 7″ single “Sun Khosi / Chrysalis” from the Tenderlonious-led jazz quartet Ruby Rushton

    22a present new two-track 7" single “Sun Khosi / Chrysalis" from the Tenderlonious-led jazz quartet Ruby Rushton. The band kicked down the door for the UK jazz renaissance back in 2015, and continue to lead the way in 2020 with this electrifying new recording. It’s joyous, energetic afrobeat infused fusion jazz. Somewhere between Fela Kuti, Herbie Hancock’s Headhunters, and Yusef Lateef. “Sun Khosi" is a tribute to Tenderlonious 's father who spent many years in Nepal working as a Gurkha officer. the name is taken from one of the most famous rivers in Nepal, which runs through the Himalayas. Listen to Ruby Rushton new song “Sun Khosi” below: 22a Music…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Blundetto Good Good Things
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    Blundetto released two reggae driven new singles “Sunday in the Club” and “Fly High”

    Blundetto released two reggae driven new singles “Sunday in the Club” and “Fly High” feat Hindi Zahra, the first two singles from his forthcoming new album “Good Good Things” (Heavenly Sweetness). It’s exactly 10 years after his critical acclaimed debut album “Bad Bad Things”, it looks like that all that bad things turned into good things for talented French producer hidden under Blundetto name. It’s Max Guiguet, French DJ, producer, and multi-instrumentalist. His production sometimes is more Reggae-oriented, sometimes it brings you directly to a Jazz club in Paris. Watch the video to Blundetto new song “Sunday in the Club” the first single from his forthcoming new album “Good Good…

  • www.thewickedsound.com-Wanubale-Nadra
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    Wanubale shared an energetic new single “Nadra / Loose Focus”

    Wanubale shared an energetic new single “Nadra / Loose Focus”. The band is a collective of 9 young musicians based in Berlin and Potsdam. They met at school, five of the nine in the band went to the same musical high school in Berlin. Heavily inspired by the cities' fresh Jazz scene and distinct club culture they set up this wonderful and fresh musical project. Influences come from Jazz, Neo Soul, and Funk one side, and Dub, Bass Music and Broken Beat from the other. A unique mixture of styles and vital energy onto the stage helped to shape their compositions. Watch the video to Wanubale new song “Nadra /…

  • he-Wicked-Sound-Playlist-2020.05.2 Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020/05/2 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound 2020/05/2 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from Wanubalé, Blundetto, Khruangbin, The Fearless Flyers, Maceo Parker, Menahan Street Band, Polyrhythmics, Les Frères Smith, Seun Kuti, Olivier St.Louis, Flevans, Laura Vane, Ambrose Akinmusire, Aaron Parks, Christian Sands, Marcus Strickland, Christian McBride Big Band, Joe Downard, Alex Hitchcock, James Copus, Will Barry, Rupert Cox, Felix Ambach, Quantum Trio You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer or Soundcloud.   The Wicked Sound weekly playlist 2020/05/2 Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats Tracklist: Wanubalé - Nadra Blundetto - Sunday in the Club Khruangbin - Time (You and I) The Fearless…