Having started getting into Reggae its cool to see some recomendations. I
picked up a Linval Thompson cd "Rockers From Channel One" today. Spent a
while at the store listening to cd's and they all sounded good. I didn't
see any of those compilations, but then the sales guy had me a stack to
listen to within in a few minutes. They all sounded good so it seems like
there's a lot of quality (which I expected). I'm feeling Dub and Roots from
what I heard. All I've known was Bob Marley and Peter Tosh from friends
(which I always liked). But now looks like I found another type of music to
>From: Jason Witherspoon <email@example.com>
>To: Mark Turner <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
>Subject: RE: and on... reggae
>Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2001 23:08:33 -0700
>At 4:43 PM -0700 4/29/01, Mark Turner wrote:
>> > Their Jackie Mittoo comp is also sheer genius. I have them to thank
>>> for turning me onto to Jackie Mittoo (well, & making it stick-- a
>>> friend had played me _Evening Time_ which was really nice, but not
>>> like the later stuff!) & the mighty Cedric "Im" Brooks, the finest
>>> spiritual-roots-reggae sax player I've heard!
>>Heartbeat come again...check out the 2-CD TRIBUTE TO JACKIE MITTOO
>>compilation for more of the same. :-)
>I've had that one for a while, but it doesn't have "Oboe"!
>Generally, I've found the Soul Jazz comps to just be a notch or two
>above the Heartbeat stuff (in both selection *and* mastering).
>Falling just short of some of the best comps ever leaves lots of room
>for excellence, though!
>>And for more Cedric "Im" Brooks, most essential is his album UNITED
>>It's been released on numerous labels; my copy is on Aquarius.
>_Im Flash Forward_ is pretty amazing too, although in a slinky
>rocksteady stylee. Kind of like some of the stuff Tommy McCook was
>doing during that era, but more sinewy & sultry--
> Jason Witherspoon
> ICQ #62837760
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