THEO PARRISH - BLACK JAZZ SIGNATURE (2LP)
SNOWDOG - SDGBJ 1303LP
Arguably one of the world’s most important underground dance music producer/DJs lends his hands to selecting a set of jazz and funk records licensed from and originally released on the Black Jazz label 1971-1976. Tip!!
World renowned for his DJ sets and remixes /productions, Theo Parrish is near impossible to pigeonhole. Revered by a wide spectrum of dedicated music fanatics, he is known for his otherworldly DJ sets, and his serious approach to DJ’ing as an art form.
Theo gives special attention to Chicago musicians The Awakening (3 consecutive tracks, 4 total on the mix), one of the best funk/fusion groups that the Black Jazz label released, and whose only output was on that label. The set itself is a masterful “2 turntables all vinyl” execution, a format that Theo is dedicated to – no mp3, no CDr, just the vinyl palette for the true aural experience. Sit back and be drawn into his world, hear things his way.