Label: Chrysalis - F4-34290,EMI - 7243-8-34290-4-2 • Format: Cassette Album • Country: Canada • Genre: Electronic • Style: Acid Jazz, Hip Hop
The follow-up to the heavily acclaimed Jazzmatazz, Vol. This album might not have quite as much Years FromNow - Dr.
Hook - The Hits power as the first volume did, but it's still quite good. Some of the big guns of jazz found their way into the album, including Branford Marsalis who, of course, had already experimented with urban beats a bit with his Buckshot Lefonque projectFreddie HubbardRamsey Lewisand Kenny Garrett. Underground rapper Kool Keith at this point still a member of the Ultramagnetics also makes an appearance. In some ways, the personnel on this album may be slightly superior to the first outing, but the music also seems a tiny bit blander.
Still, what makes Penumbra 1 - Project:Komakino - Retrospection Jazzmatazz albums special is the live synthesis of jazz and rap.
With Guru 's vocals over the top of live jazz performers as opposed the usual samplesinterplay is facilitated between the two, and thus a whole new dimension is added to the fusion.
Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Respect The Architect - Guru - Jazzmatazz Volume II : The New Reality . Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts.
Genre Rap. Styles Jazz-Rap. Track Listing. Life Saver. Living in This World. Looking Through Darkness. Watch What You Say. Defining Purpose. For You. Keith Elam. Lost Souls. Nobody Knows The Real Deal. Hip Hop as a Way of Life. Respect the Architect. Feel the Music. Young Ladies. The Traveler. Donald Byrd. Maintaining Focus. Count Your Blessings. Choice of Weapons. Something in the Past.
Revelation Alot on My Mind. For You Keith Elam. Respect the Architect Keith Elam. The Traveler Donald Byrd. Count Your Blessings Guru. Something in the Past Keith Elam.
Been All Around This World - Various - String Band Project, Jumping Jesus - Counting Crows - Underwater Sunshine (Or What We Did On Our Summer Vacation), Gattivissima - Rettore - Il Concerto, Fang Meine Träume Ein - Various - AMIGA-Express 1969