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Brooklyn Boogaloo Blowout

Playing soul jazz in NYC since '98.
”The hybrid of jazz and funk is arguably the core of some of the best hip-hop music in history. Historically one can't deny the influence on “boogaloo,” which also incorporated some Latin and tropical styles. It leads to a lot of different styles, all of them great, and one band that successfully continues the boogaloo spirit is a band called The Brooklyn Boogaloo Blowout. Who Burnt The Bacon? could be a question asked if you were to play this before breakfast and you found yourself dancing on the streets too long. The majority of the album is tightly played instrumentals, whether it's an eerily slow take of Bobbie Gentry's “Ode To Billie Joe”, Roland Kirk's “Fallout”, or “Let's Never Break Up”, written by BBB bassist and band leader Tim Luntzel

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Who Burnt The Bacon?
Who Burnt The Bacon?
Self Produced
2006
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