Thursday, 25 July 2013

Jay Jeffrey and Gilles Peterson "Top 5 Lists"

Excerpts from issue #1 of the Soultearoa Shakedown fanzine:

Top 5: Must Have LPs
1. Young Disciples - Road To Freedom
2. Stevie Wonder - Songs In The Key Of Life
3. James Mason - Rhythm Of Life
4. Maze featuring Frankie Beverly - Maze
5. Minnie Riperton - Adventures In Paradise
Jay has played with the likes of Chaka Khan, James Brown and Jamiroquai; spent a couple of lost summers DJing in Ibiza; ran the legendary UK clubnight 'Takin' Off'; and once owned a record store called Fat Albert's. Jay now calls Auckland his home and you can hear him on Radio Ponsonby every Saturday from 10am 'til midday, with Fat Albert's Rare Groove Show.

Top 5: Re-Issues Of 2012/2013
1. Weldon Irvine - Music From Young, Gifted And Black
2. Kenny Cox - Lost My Love
3. Paco Zambrano Y Su Combo - Meshkalina
4. Shuggie Otis - Wings Of Love
5. That's Why - That's Why
Do we need to write a blurb piece about Gilles Peterson? Really...? No, we don't. However, we would like to say he compiled this Top 5 exclusively for issue #1 of the Soultearoa Shakedown. Niceness. Thanks Gilles. 

Issue #2 of the 'zine will be available for FREE at the next NZ Soul All Dayer event - also FREE, from midday til midnight, Saturday 17 August, at the Britomart Country Club.

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