As-Shams Archive Vol. 1: South African Jazz, Funk & Soul 1975-1982
by Various


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Spread over ten pivotal rare groove compositions taken from key South-African jazz, soul and funk albums spanning from 1975 to 1982, ‘Archive Volume 1’ is a thrilling and adventurous 85 minute ride through the South-African jazz underground that features essential tracks from the likes of Dick Khoza, Black Disco and Harari and a host of illustrious others.

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Catalog #: ASA101 Label: As-Shams Format: 2LP Vinyl EU Categories:


As-Shams Archive Vol. 1 introduces the core catalogue of As-Shams/The Sun, the independent record label that documented some of the most exciting developments in jazz, funk and soul from South Africa in the 1970s. With 10 tracks from 10 iconic albums featuring 10 different artists and 10 original compositions, this 2LP compilation delivers 85 minutes of South African music history.

Including essential tracks by the likes of Dick Khoza, Black Disco and Harari, remastered from the original analog tapes and housed in a gatefold art sleeve, As-Shams Archive Vol. 1 is an unbeatable introduction to South African rare groove for new listeners as well as a long-awaited first anthology for the label’s many devoted followers.

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Weight 0,4 kg
Dimensions 30 × 1 × 30 cm



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