Re: Atjazz/Mantis Recordings

From: Jason Witherspoon (
Date: Sat May 12 2001 - 12:02:20 CEST

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    At 2:09 AM -0700 5/12/01, Beau J. Young wrote:
    >But in the sound being tagged broken beat there is definitely an element of
    >70's jazz, funk and soul. And if you pay attention there are samples from
    >this era. And no doubt quincy jones is part of that influence. I have one
    >quincy jones album with "walking in space" and "dead end" and that album
    >alone would easily influence me in making music.

    "Killer Joe" from the _Walking in Space_ album blows me away every time....

    _Gula Matari_ is probably my favorite Q. record, though-- don't know
    how it fits in w/broken beat, but:
    >QUESTION: Have any artists in the past done broken beat? Funk or jazz
    >artists in the 70's? It seems like there are in some old songs, but any
    >good stuff broken to almost silence?

    Shuggie Otis: "XL-30" (and "Happy House", even)--


    Jason Witherspoon ICQ #62837760

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